Anyone in the habit of reading the New York Times will have no trouble recognizing a few of the book's characters, and reporters and editors will probably share a great deal of the author's gallows humor
Of course it is a living death as well as a literal one, but Hocks is one up on the pithy old emblemists: He knows that humor, even gallows humor
, is redemptive.
9-point earthquake that struck during Hollywood Park's second race Thursday, the quake did inspire some gallows humor
from track announcer Vic Stauffer.
To describe Out of Sight/Out of Mind this way is to slip into gallows humor
, which misses the real somber creepiness of the massive chair, the inventively directed movie, and those unnervingly comfortable padded cells.
One of the greatest casts of tough-guy farceurs ever assembled - Don Rickles, ``Dozen's'' Telly Savalas, a proto-hippie Donald Sutherland, a pre-Archie Bunker Carroll O'Connor, Gavin McLeod, Harry Dean Stanton - keeps the gallows humor
Live From Baghdad'' does a pretty good job of depicting the gallows humor
that informed the attitudes of Western journalists stationed in Iraq in those days, but it does an even better job of essaying the relationship between Wiener and the minister of Iraqi information (British actor David Suchet, who has become memorable playing Agatha Christie's Inspector Poirot, here does wonders with his eyebrows).
Likewise, the medics display gallows humor
while doing their jobs, which, one doctor explains, ``helps keep us sane.
Kennedy's themes are almost always dark, but her gallows humor
and her elegance as a stylist are strangely inviting, eliciting gasps, sighs, and the occasional complicitously sinister laugh.
With Jackson, who underwent an angioplasty during the 2003 playoffs, it was a bit of gallows humor
But their emotions, as revealed to me, run from fear to resignation to a kind of gallows humor
If the travails of Martin Dorfman, the struggling screenwriter at the center of Blumenthal's ``What's Wrong With Dorfman'' seem especially real, it's probably because they're based on the author's own battle with depression - gallows humor
That condition brings out a gallows humor
tempered by the ability to smile at it all.
Perhaps it is weird to sport the patterns of death on one's tie or scarf, but Hal Kassarjian, a professor of marketing at California State University, Northridge, suspects the popularity of the anthrax ties is a form of gallows humor
As dark as this all may sound, ``Dead's'' loopy gallows humor
keeps it afloat at times.
However, things tilt in ``Titus' '' favor as he cites a study suggesting 63 percent of the country is in dysfunctional relationships - meaning, of course, the majority of the country will easily be able to relate to what sometimes can be gallows humor