Supported by the Arts Council and Wicklow County Council


Title: The Joke Book: Collected by Seth Siegelaub
Editor:  Maxine Kopsa, Seth Siegelaub, Riet Wijnen
Managing Editor: Ronja Andersen
Design: Marc Hollenstein
Publication date: 2017
Pages: 216
Dimensions: 20 x 13cm
Language: English
ISBN: 978-3-03764-123-1
Price: €15.00

A man rushed into a busy doctor’s office and shouted, “Doctor! I think I’m shrinking!!” The doctor calmly responded, “Now, settle down. You’ll just have to be a little patient.

The Joke Book is the first printed edition of the complete collection of the jokes and messages file that was found on Seth Siegelaub’s computer by his partner Marja Bloem. It contains jokes, quotes and pieces of advice that he collected since 1999 and regularly redistributed via e-mail amongst his friends. With contributions by Alex Alberto, John Baldessari, Marja Bloem, Myrna Bloom, Martin Browne, Alan Kennedy, David Kunzle, Joel Miller, Loren Miller, Kay Robertson, Laurent Sauerwein, Seth Siegelaub, Joan Simon, Kira Simon-Kennedy, Peter Sinclair, Steven Wright and an introduction by Huan Hsu (written after a long conversation with Marja Bloem).