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Gut Busters and Belly Laughs

by Steven D. Price Skyhorse (August 05, 2014)

Although no one has ever said that growing old is a zany laugh riot, humor certainly eases the path to and through one’s golden years. And here is a heaping dose of jokes and anecdotes (anecdotes for one’s...


Wild Chickens and Petty Tyrants

by Arnie Kozak Wisdom Publications (March 10, 2009)

This engaging and accessible little book is filled with both humor and profound teaching. It presents 108 metaphors for mindfulness, meditation practice, the nature of the self, change, deep acceptance, and...


What's So Funny About Getting Old

by Ed Fischer & Jane Thomas Noland Meadowbrook (March 11, 2014)

One bonus of getting older is that it gives us a great perspective on life ...and that includes plenty of humor! This collection of cartoons, quips, quotes, and insights introduces a new comedy genre: elderhumor....


Age Happens

by Bruce Lansky Meadowbrook (December 31, 2013)

A gift of laughter for your aging friends and relatives (or comic relief for yourself). Here are the funniest quotes and cartoons about growing older by Ellen DeGeneres, Bill Cosby, Chris Rock, Woody Allen,...


Drinking with George

by George Wendt Gallery Books (October 20, 2009)

Will Rogers once said he never met a man he didn't like. I feel the same about beer.

George Wendt and beer have shared a lot over the years: good times, great stories, useless trivia, and a successful show...


Morbid Curiosity Cures the Blues

by Loren Rhoads Scribner (September 29, 2009)

For ten years, Morbid Curiosity was a one-of-a-kind underground magazine that gained a devoted following for its celebration of absurd, grotesque, and unusual tales -- all true -- submitted from contributors...


American Thighs

by Jill Conner Browne Simon & Schuster (December 30, 2008)

"If I can save one woman from these thighs, I will not have lived in vain," #1 New York Times bestselling humorist Jill Conner Browne writes in American Thighs, her handbook and memoir for the Hot and Flashy....


The Illustrated Dictionary of Snark

by Lawrence Dorfman Skyhorse (September 01, 2013)

What do Dorothy Parker, Groucho Marx, H. L. Mencken, Oscar Wilde, Robert Benchley, George Bernard Shaw, Jules Feiffer, Bill Hicks, Bill Maher, Phyllis Diller, Édith Piaf, W. C. Fields, Mark Twain, Voltaire,...


Fifty Shades of Dumb

by Leland Gregory Skyhorse (September 01, 2013)

Sex. It’s something that’s on everyone’s mind. But the minds that thought of the weird, strange, and stupid sex acts that are reported in Fifty Shades of Dumb: True Stories of Strange and Screwy Sex are...


Weirdest and Wackiest World Records

by Tony Lyons Skyhorse (May 11, 2012)

Who knew that one could make a claim to fame in such an unorthodox way? The Weirdest and Wackiest World Records may not list the most traditional achievements, but it sure will leave readers speechless. From...


Nice Is Just a Place in France: How to Win at Basically Everything

by Betches Gallery Books (March 12, 2013)

LOOK, MAYBE YOU’RE A NICE GIRL, but we’re guessing you’re more like us or you probably wouldn’t have picked up this book. Not that we have a problem with girls who are nice people. But being nice is...


Does the Name Pavlov Ring a Bell?

by Gary Blake Skyhorse (January 02, 2018)

Everyone loves wordplay! This collection of more than eight hundred quips and pun-filled anecdotes will have your friends in stitches! Classics and new inventions fill these pages with humor and wit. Divided...


The Smart Words and Wicked Wit of William Shakespeare

by Max Morris Skyhorse (September 05, 2017)

“Better a witty fool, than a foolish wit,” said the world’s greatest and most preeminent English writer of all time, William Shakespeare.

Have you ever wanted to quote the most quoted writer in the English...


The Adorable Circle of Life

by Alex Solis Skyhorse (May 09, 2017)

Savage. Menacing. Ruthless.

Predators get a pretty bad rap. Sure, they prey on helpless animals that never stand a chance, but behind those jagged teeth, powerful jaws, and razor-sharp claws, every predator has...


The A-List Playbook

by Leslie Gornstein Skyhorse (February 22, 2009)

If Hollywood is a sport, you want Leslie Gornstein on your team and this playbook in your ridiculously-oversized leather purse. The A-List Playbook is the perfect introduction for newcomers to the exciting alternate...


1,001 Words and Phrases You Never Knew You Didn't Know

by W. R. Runyan Skyhorse (November 11, 2010)

As times change so do the things we use and what we call them. W.R. Runyan has compiled a fascinating collection of words and phrases that, once common everywhere in America, are little known today. This book...


The Little Red Book of Hope

by Nick Lyons & Tony Lyons Skyhorse (April 20, 2013)

Hope is an interesting thing. Some think it’s foolish, often misplaced, and at rarer times devastating; but more agree that hope is an integral and beautiful part of life, something that implicitly makes us...


Sarah Palin's Expert Guide to Good Grammar

by Jenny Baranick Skyhorse (March 07, 2017)

A hilarious, informative guide to language and grammar inspired by America’s favorite maverick.

It would seem to go without saying that a strong understanding of how to use language properly and effectively...


Reader's Digest Dumb Dad Jokes

by Reader's Digest Reader's Digest (May 07, 2019)

Is your dad funny?  Is he funny looking?  Just kidding.  In the Reader's Digest Dumb Dad Jokes we have compiled some of the funniest jokes, riddles, and one-liners that can be shared across generations,...


Hello Goodbye Hello: A Circle of 101 Remarkable Meetings

by Craig Brown Simon & Schuster (August 07, 2012)

Hello Goodbye Hello is a daisy chain of 101 fascinating true encounters, a book that has been hailed by reviewers in London as “howlingly funny” (The Spectator), “original and a complete delight” (The...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Mad Science

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (January 01, 2014)

Take a fascinating quantum leap into the fun side of science.

From the amazing to the amusing, this byte-sized collection will bring you the inside stories behind earth-shattering discoveries, accidental inventions,...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Screen Gems

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (August 22, 2014)

In a world…where movies rule…only one man…can write a super-fun e-book about them!

If you love movies as much as we do, you won’t want to miss this epic e-book! Several classic Bathroom Reader articles,...


Uncle John's Canoramic Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (November 01, 2014)

Uncle John’s 27th Bathroom Reader is all new and better than ever!

Weighing in at a whopping 544 pages, Uncle John’s Canoramic Bathroom Reader presents a wide-angle view of the world around us. It’s overflowing...


Uncle John's Facts to Go UJTV

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (December 15, 2013)

Uncle John takes a loving look at life on the small screen.

From the Honeymooners to Honey Boo Boo, this entertaining expose of all things television is full of behind-the-scenes secrets, amazing origins, quotes,...


Uncle John's Robotica

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (September 01, 2014)

From the world-wide leader in strange-but-true stories comes a fascinating book full of the marvels of mechanical men, glimpses into tomorrow’s technology…and what happens when machines go mad. It’s a...


Uncle John's Facts to Go History Makers

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (December 01, 2013)

When it comes to making history fun, Uncle John is second to none!

Uncle John takes readers on a journey through the ages, shedding new light onto some of the past’s most famous (and infamous) figures, and...


Uncle John's Facts to Go International Affairs

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (March 01, 2015)

Time to play “Around the World in 50 Pages!”

Starting from the depths of the Bathroom Reader archives, you’ll be transported to exotic lands where you’ll learn the local customs and sample the curious...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Attack of the Factoids

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (March 01, 2014)

Uncle John is battening down the hatches and preparing for a Fact Attack in this third, un-bowl-ievable volume of fascinating facts!

Packed with more than 400 pages, Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Attack of the...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Where'd THAT Come From?

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (January 15, 2014)

Hundreds of incredible origin stories, ranging from everyday items to social customs to history-altering inventions.

Uncle John’s Where’d That Come From? delivers the true stories behind all sorts of things,...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Attack of the Foodies

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (July 15, 2014)

It’s the most delicious Uncle John’s ever!

Pizza, chocolate, potatoes, grubs, coffee, croissants . . . grubs? Yes, grubs! In Attack of the Foodies, no food or beverage is safe from the culinary clutches...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Playtime!

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (February 01, 2014)

A loving look at toys and games—and the people who make and play them—from the past and present.

Albert Einstein once said, “Play is the highest form of research.” Uncle John adds: “And it’s really...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Bathroom Lore

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (June 01, 2014)

Uncle John’s favorite room finally gets its own book!

Some of the best bathroom reading we’ve ever squeezed out has been about the bathroom itself. And in this e-book, the hallowed throne gets its moment...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Modern Mythology

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (March 01, 2014)

Myth meets reality in this one-of-a-kind book that could only come from everyone’s favorite folk hero—Uncle John!

The ancient Greeks had Zeus; today we have the Burger King…king. In Modern Mythology, you’ll...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Call of the Wild

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (October 15, 2014)

The outdoors roars to life in this ferocious new e-book from Uncle John!

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! And plenty of other wild beasts (including wildebeests)! Whether you find it under a rock, in the sea,...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Show Biz Blunders

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (July 15, 2015)

The famouser they are, the funnier they fall!

Oops, they did it again. Whether it’s Tom Cruise going berserk on Oprah’s couch, Taylor Swift ending a relationship just so she can write a song, or Jennifer...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Nice People

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (April 01, 2014)

Restore your faith in humanity in just 50 pages.

This very special e-book will lift your spirits with inspiring stories of heroism, overcoming adversity, random acts of kindness, wise thoughts, and some really...


Uncle John's Weird Weird World: EPIC

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (November 01, 2015)

What’s weirder than weird? This book! It’s weird squared. It’s EPIC!

The second fully-illustrated, hardcover book in Uncle John’s popular new  Weird, Weird World series opens up a portal to the bizarre....


Uncle John's FACTASTIC Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (November 01, 2015)

Bestselling book, fantastic new look!

Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader got a FACTASTIC facelift for the 28th all-new edition of this beloved book series. Now with a fancy flexi-cover and slightly larger trim size...


Uncle John's How to Toilet Train Your Cat

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (September 01, 2015)

From the world leader in fascinating facts and amusing true stories comes a book about how things are made…and you should be glad that you don’t have to make them yourself.

For more than 25 years, Uncle John’s...


Uncle John's Lists That Make You Go Hmmm...

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (May 01, 2015)

A list of five words to describe Uncle John's Lists That Make You Go Hmmm...: 1. Funny; 2. Fact-filled; 3. Surprising; 4. Unique; 5. Essential.

Uncle John's Lists That Make You Go Hmmm... puts a whole new spin...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Life is Strange

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (February 15, 2014)

An e-book this bizarre could only come from the warped minds at the Bathroom Readers’ Institute!

Uncle John donned his snorkel, dove head-first into the bottomless Bathroom Reader archives, and emerged with...


How to Fight a Bear...and Win

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (October 01, 2015)

From the world leader in fascinating facts and amusing true stories comes a book about how to feed, clothe, and protect yourself in the wilderness…and might even make you want to avoid anything resembling...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Fads & Flops

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (March 15, 2014)

It’s pet rocks and faux pas in Fads & Flops!

Uncle John takes the nation by storm in this hip new e-book of Bathroom Reader classics and some brand-new articles! Fads & Flops is overflowing with stories of...


Uncle John's Perpetually Pleasing Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (November 12, 2013)

Uncle John’s Perpetually Pleasing Bathroom Reader proves once again why the Bathroom Readers’ Institute is the best in the business when it comes to providing quick, entertaining reads for readers on the...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Sports Shorts

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (June 15, 2015)

Kick a home run through the goal posts of life in this jock-ular collection of old stories and new from the Bathroom Reader sports pages!

Uncle John’s Sports Shorts lets you relive the sporting world’s most...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Germophobia

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (April 01, 2014)

From the world leader in fascinating facts and amusing true stories comes a book full of tales of health care gone wrong. It’ll make you sick (with laughter).

For more than 25 years, there’s always been a...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Zipper Accidents

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (April 01, 2013)

From the world leader in wacky news and amusing true stories comes a book chock full of cringe-inducing (but hilarious) moments of failure.

For 25 years, there’s always been a home in Uncle John’s Bathroom...


Uncle John's Fully Loaded 25th Anniversary Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (November 01, 2012)

The Bathroom Reader turns 25! Uncle John is celebrating this historic milestone with his biggest all-new edition ever--more than 600 pages of absorbing material!

2012 ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Awards,...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader History's Lists

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (August 15, 2012)

Pick any page, and get your history fix!

Leave it to Uncle John to find a new way to make history fun and exciting! This quirky collection of lists is the latest volume in the Bathroom Reader’s best-selling...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Salutes the Armed Forces

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (August 15, 2012)

Uncle John's salutes the men and women of the armed forces!

Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and the Coast Guard! The patriotic folks at the BRI have stormed the proverbial beaches of Normandy and beyond to bring...