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Patriot Games: For Don Novello-Otherwise Known as Father Guido Sarducci-The U.S. Mail Is Just Another Way to Have Fun

Magazine article Book

Patriot Games: For Don Novello-Otherwise Known as Father Guido Sarducci-The U.S. Mail Is Just Another Way to Have Fun

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Comic Don Novello became famous under the name Guido Sarducci--the chain-smoking priest who used to appear on Saturday Night Live--but for thirty years he's used another name as well: Lazlo Toth. As Toth, he sends odd but unfailingly patriotic letters to politicians, CEOs and other public figures, and has held onto whatever responses he receives. From Bush to Bush is the third collection of "Lazlo letters," as they're known, and hits stores in October.

Book: How do you choose the people to whom you send letters?

Novello: I often respond to what I read in the paper. I wrote to [Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff] Richard B. Myers to ask him if it's okay to eat goats that have been killed by missiles. He wrote back.

And they listen to what you have to say?

I do think that sometimes I give people good ideas . …

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