Men want to be like him; women want to be with him. These words apply to James Bond, a character sometimes discussed in the classroom of Mr. Collis, a pasty fellow who struggles to lift two volume editions of Dickens novels. Paul teaches English at Brentwood College, where he has revolutionized the dress code and only occasionally forgotten about his lunch duty assignment, for which, again, he is very sorry.

Title: “Crying with Laughter.”

The fusion of comedy and tragedy and the funniest joke in the world.