Jokester is a science-fiction short story by Isaac Asimov. Part of the Multivac series, it first appeared in the December issue of Infinity Science Fiction. Asimov, Isaac – Jokester. Home · Asimov, Isaac – Isaac Asimov – Nemesis – Isaac Asimov. Read more Asimov, Isaac – Foundation and Empire – Isaac Asimov. Jokester by Isaac Asimov, The magic trick: Twisting a common sci-fi theme into a new idea The joke may be on me, here at SSMT HQ.

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Asimov was a long-time member and Vice President of Mensa International, albeit reluctantly; he described some members of that organization as “brain-proud and aggressive about their IQs” He took more joy in being president of the American Humanist Association.

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Surprising and fresh, the words slide wonderfully through my mind every time I read it. Refresh and try again. Short Story Magic Tricks Tags: Time Enough At Last Musings from an avid reader who never has enough time to read. Bookish Beck Anglo-American literary dabbler. And suddenly nothing is ever funny again. jokesetr


‘Jokester’ by Isaac Asimov

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Asimov, Isaac – Jokester

January 14, January 5, by bcw56 Categories: Multivac short stories by Isaac Asimov short stories Works originally published in Infinity magazine. C rated it liked it Nov 25, He has works published in nine of the ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System lacking only an entry in the s category of Philosophy. The Mookse and the Gripes Books and films from around the world.

For practical joker, see Practical joke. Professor Asimov is jokesteer considered one of the most prolific writers of all time, having written or edited more than books and an estimated 90, letters and postcards. Notify me of new comments via email.

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