The poker player:
I will freely admit I loved his work.
One book that Wiki doesn't mention is Poor H. Allen Smith's Almanac
. It's mostly a takeoff on the Old Farmer's Almanac
, and the cover shows a barefoot Smith standing on a manure pile, and holding a shovel. On the shovel is a typewriter.
There were a number of stories about Alpine and Marfa, TX.... and a few other pleasantries that are not exactly G-rated. I lost my copy of that book a long time ago -- I'm looking for another.