Merrill Markoe


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in New York, The United States
August 13, 1948

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An author, a television writer and a sometime standup comedienne.

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MY NEW BOOK: We Saw Scenery

Allow me to make a sales pitch, won’t you?











If that convinced you to buy one, here is a link to INDIE BOOK STORES





Of course, so does Amazon:





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“Maybe this is kind of cliche, but animals, well, dogs, are what I do for a living. One reason I like spending time with them so much is they seem to think people are really good. They live with us, and obey our rules, most of which make no sense to them. And the main reason they do it is because they like us. When I watch them, sometimes I'm so blow away by how enthusiastic they are about everything we do that I have to go out and buy them something squeaky or chewy. Just because I love proving to them that it's not a mistake to see the world as a great benevolent place. I hope one day to react to something with as much pure ecstasy as I see in Chuck's face every time I throw the ball. Sometimes he looks so happy, it reminds me of the way blind people smile way too big because they can't see themselves. And if none of this links to anything in you, well... I think you don't know who I am.”
Merrill Markoe, Walking in Circles Before Lying Down

“I sometimes look into the face of my dog Stan and see a wistful sadness and existential angst, when all he is actually doing is slowly scanning the ceiling for flies.”
Merrill Markoe
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“I always hated those classic kid movies like Old Yeller or The Yearling where the beloved pet dies. What would be so wrong with having those damn kids learn their lessons about mortality from watching Grandpa kick? Then at least the dog would be around to comfort them.”
Merrill Markoe, Walking in Circles Before Lying Down

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