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Roz Chast + Steve Martin = Good Scrabulous Words

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Without even accounting for triple-word or double-letter scores, rozchast will earn you 22 points, and stevemartin 16. I officially declare them both sanctioned TWL words, and if anyone disputes this, they can answer to me.

Anyway, as I’m sure you know, Roz Chast and Steve Martin did an alphabet book together, and it’s damn funny. What you didn’t know was that there’s a video here at wsj.com in which Chast talks, winsomely and slightly mischievously as usual, about the book (as well as her supremely awesome collection The Party After You Left). I love the idea of these two cooking this up together. You can see Chast and Martin chatting chummily in a video from last year’s New Yorker Festival, and if you’re a genuine Chast completionist, you’ll check out a little chat I had with her not too long ago.

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