Economy of Errors: Satirewire Gives Business the Business

Andrew Marlatt, Author Broadway Books $14.95 (192p) ISBN 978-0-7679-0887-0
With a humorous take on the business of mistakes, Andrew Marlatt (an editor, writer, designer and technician at offers Economy of Errors: SatireWire Gives Business the Business. The book is a compendium of nine issues of the satirical magazine BusinessMonth Weekly. Some of the pieces are indeed funny (e.g., an article titled ""Cubists Launch Unnavigable Web Site; Conceptual Realism Dominates Site No One Will Be Able to Use Anyway""); others are just plain corny (e.g., an ad proclaiming, ""Business Gifts for Business People: Save Yourself with `Shoot Howard Next!' Officewear""). (June 4)
Reviewed on: 06/01/2002
Release date: 06/01/2002
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