Donald Ogden Stewart

A Model Young Man — He Dresses and Writes With Care

It must be difficult to be a good humorist and still remain a human being. Irvin Cobb has done that; but, after all, his humor is Brobdingnagian. It partakes of brown gravy, and of cream puffs thrown wantonly. F. P. A. is occasionally human, though at times he seems to become the war sage looking at life through the war glasses of an ironist. Robert C. Benchley is almost human. Perhaps if I could see him weep once, I...

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