P. J. O'Rourke was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio, and attended Miami University and Johns Hopkins. He began writing funny things in 1960s "underground" newspapers, became editor-in-chief of National Lampoon, then spent 20 years reporting for Rolling Stone and The Atlantic Monthly as the world's only trouble-spot humorist, going to wars, riots, rebellions, and other "Holidays in Hell" in more than 40 countries. He's written 16 books on subjects as diverse as politics and cars and etiquette and economics. His book about Washington, Parliament of Whores, and his book about international...
Highlights of P.J. O'Rourke's remarks at the Acton Institute 23rd Anniversary Dinner
October 24, 2013
Best-selling author and leading political satirist P.J. O'Rourke delivers his remarks on the current state of American governance at the Acton Institute's 23rd Anniversary Dinner on October 24, 2013 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.