Ben Yagoda

Ben Yagoda is a professor of journalism at the University of Delaware and the author of many books, including an e-book titled You Need to Read This: The Death of the Imperative Mode, the Rise of the American Glottal Stop, the Bizarre Populatiry of ‘Amongst,’ and Other Cuckoo Things That Have Happened to the English Language. Visit him at

Seven Things Writers Can Learn from Stand-up Comedians

by Ben Yagoda | Monday, July 14, 2014

Trial and Eros

When Lady Chatterley's Lover ran afoul of Britain's 1959 obscenity law, the resulting case had a cast worthy of P.G. Wodehouse

by Ben Yagoda | Wednesday, September 01, 2010