Round Table Links
"Repartee is what you wish you’d said." — Heywood Broun
The Dorothy Parker Society
Since 1999 this amazing organization has kept Mrs. Parker's spirit alive. The website has 50 locations associated with her life.
The Robert Benchley Society
The Robert Benchley Society is based in Boston. It is working to spread the word about one of America's greatest humorists.
The Algonquin Hotel
This is the place to stay in New York. Be sure to visit the Round Table Room and see the painting of the Vicious Circle by Natalie Ascencios.
Round Table Caricatures
The National Portrait Gallery (in the Smithsonian Institution) has a page of Round Table folk, part of the Celebrity Caricature in America collection. Wonderful artwork.
Nat Benchley is the grandson of Robert Benchley. Like his grandfather, Nat is an actor, writer and humorist. He performs a show of RB's work called Benchley Despite Himself, and recorded a selection of classic Benchley pieces.
Emdashes, The New Yorker Between the Lines
Obsessed with The New Yorker? So is Brooklyn girl Emily Gordon. See her blog Em Dashes for all things related to the magazine, present and past.
Bobbed Hair & Bathtub Gin
Launched by Nan A. Talese Books to support Marion Meade's 2004 hardcover book, Bobbed Hair and Bathtub Gin: Writers Running Wild in the Twenties.
Complete Screenplay for "Citizen Kane"
Herman J. Mankiewicz & Orson Welles won an Academy Award for the screenplay for the 1941 classic "Citizen Kane" -- Mankiewicz was a Round Table member. The film ranked #1 in 1998 in the American Film Institute's list of Best American Movies.