Benchley


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United States humorist (1889-1945)

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Christopher Perdue makes good use of the faux-authoritative tone that Benchley used so often to parody scientific advances," Barry said, citing Perdue's "marvelously Benchley-esque" opening line: "According to a recent study, scientists disagree about when humans, the smartest, most adaptable creatures on earth, will finally be killed by breakfast food.
Benchley came from American writing royalty as his father was the celebrated satirical novelist Nathaniel.
According to the BBC, Benchley previously said that he had been interested in sharks since his childhood days spent on the island of Nantucket off Massachusetts.
If you wipe out the sharks, there will be no more shark-fin soup," Benchley said.
Often referred to as the "Academy Awards" for the ocean, the Benchley Awards recognize excellence across a range of expertise, including national leadership, policy, science, media, youth and grassroots activism.
White, Robert Benchley, John Gould, Russell Baker and good old Ben Franklin.
At the movies JAWS 3-D (also known as Jaws 3 or Jaws III) was the the second sequel to Steven Spielberg''s Jaws, which was based on the novel by Peter Benchley.
Which novel by Peter Benchley was adapted for a Hollywood film which inspired three sequels?
Even Peter Benchley -- the author who instilled terror in millions of moviegoers with his best-selling novel "Jaws," which he helped turn into a movie -- (http://archives.
9 Roy Scheider played the lead role in which 1975 film, adapted from a Peter Benchley novel?
Which novel by Peter Benchley was the inspiration for four Hollywood films?
2006: Peter Benchley, author of the bestselling book Jaws, which became a blockbuster film, died on this day
Writers appearing at the library included M Y Alam, Chaz Benchley, Maureen Carter, Brendan Cleary, Manzu Islam, Pete Kalu, Tariq Mehmood, Clare Morrall, Tom Palmer and Jackie Wills.
Peter Benchley first encountered sharks when he went on family fishing holidays to Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, and would occasionally hook one without disastrous consequences.
18 at Michael's On East, followed by a lunch with Jaws author Peter Benchley Oct.