About this author

Richard Zoglin is a contributing editor and theater critic for Time magazine. His book Comedy at the Edge: How Stand-up in the 1970s Changed America is considered the definitive history of that seminal era in stand-up comedy. Zoglin is a native of Kansas City, Missouri, and currently lives in New York City. His late wife, Charla Krupp, was the author of the bestselling books How Not to Look Old and How to Never Look Fat Again.

1 Upcoming Event for "Richard Zoglin"

July 2019



Elvis in Vegas: How the King Reinvented the Las Vegas Show
Richard Zoglin
Author Event (Music/CD, Biography)
Tuesday July 23, 2019 7:00 PM The usual take is that Las Vegas destroyed Elvis Presley, leading him to drugs, boredom, and erratic stage behavior until his fatal overdose. But Richard Zoglin argues that Vegas is where the King of Rock n' Roll resurrected his career, reinvented himself as a performer, and created the most exciting show in Vegas history. Join us for a book discussion and signing with Richard Zoglin!

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