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Facebook Quotes and Status Updates: Volume 1

by Silver S. Speedy Publishing Books (August 02, 2014)

Facebook Quotes and Status Updates Volume 1 is the perfect read for lovers of quotes that are edgy, slightly "out there" and sometimes R-Rated. These are not your usual quotes! These quotes will have you laughing...


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 anec-dotage,...


Non-Essential Mnemonics: An Unnecessary Journey into Senseless Knowledge

by Kent Woodyard & Mark Downey Prospect Park Books (August 18, 2014)

From the popular McSweeney's column, a witty look at mnemonics for everything you never wanted to remember.


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...


Life on the Mississippi

by Mark Twain Dover Publications (April 06, 2012)

Lively recollections of Twain's salad days as a novice steamboat pilot to views from the passenger deck in the twilight of the river culture's heyday. Engrossing and entertaining anecdotes by a peerless storyteller....


Jewish Wit and Wisdom

by Herb Galewitz Dover Publications (September 05, 2012)

Sometimes hilarious and frequently profound, this collection of aphorisms includes observations and remarks from statesmen, writers, artists, philosophers, jurists, musicians, and celebrities — from the prophets...


Go Play In the Traffic!

by Lenet Compton eBookIt.com (December 15, 2013)

Would you like to drive with finesse? Then this is the book for you regardless of your age. Driving is an enormous responsibility. Taking that responsibility seriously is an art that must continually be fine-tuned...


Who's to Say What's Obscene?: Politics, Culture, and Comedy in America Today

by Paul Krassner & Arianna Huffington City Lights Publishers (December 10, 2013)

Satirical essays by a countercultural icon about the moral obscenity of contemporary politics, culture, and comedy.


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....


Old and Cold: Orientation 101

by Janice Saunders Hamilton Books (October 21, 2013)

For all those older as well as younger people who are curious about the perceptions and experiences of aging folks, Old and Cold offers light-hearted yet realistic insight. Readers will enjoy the author’s...


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 a breed...


Yokohama Threeway: And Other Small Shames

by Beth Lisick City Lights Publishers (September 03, 2013)

Funny, odd, deeply personal, yet somehow universal, a collection of one woman's most humiliating moments, revealed with wit and gusto.


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...


The Captain's Quest

by Hans Mateboer & Anne Hardin Captains Publishing (July 14, 2013)

This eBook is a "seaman's sampler" for those of you who want to wade into cruising before you dive right in! Eight stories—one each from The Captain's Log and The Captain's Journal and six new ones. Get your...


Salmagundi Vietnam

by Don Pratt & Lee Blair Tuttle Publishing (June 15, 1970)

This collection of some 200 anecdotes emanating from the war in Vietnam presents a realistic picture of the ups and downs of American's Best serving a tour in Vietnam. A potpourri of booze, sex, satire, humor,...


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 just not...


Miserable Holiday Stories

by Alex Bernstein Racehorse (September 22, 2020)

Ten hilarious short stories for anyone who hates the holidays!

The holiday season is one of laughter, fun, generosity, and time with friends and family . . . or so it’s supposed to be. But we all know that...


Librarian Tales

by William Ottens Skyhorse (September 15, 2020)

Published in cooperation with the American Library Association, an insider’s look at one of the most prevalent, yet commonly misunderstood institutions!

Here is the good, the bad, and the ugly of librarian...


OK, Boomer

by Tiller Press Tiller Press (November 10, 2020)

A book of classic, hilarious “OK, Boomer”-isms, a perfect gift for the Baby Boomers we all know and love.

Going to the bank. Leaving voicemails. Making Jell-O molds. Using encyclopedias. Wallpapering bathrooms....


Crazy Sh*t Presidents Said

by Robert Schnakenberg Running Press Adult (October 07, 2019)

American Presidents have said a lot of crazy, absurd, offensive, and regrettable things, and in that torrent of official and unofficial remarks, some real head-scratchers have slipped out. Whether you bleed...


Spare Parts

by Carol Ann Rinzler Skyhorse (March 21, 2017)

A tribute to the parts we can live without... or can we?

This book sheds light on human body parts once considered extraneous but now with modern medicine and modern medical paraphernalia shown to play an important...


The Science of Everyday Life

by Len Fisher Arcade (May 01, 2011)

Scientists are in the business of trying to understand the world. Exploring commonplace phenomena, they have uncovered some of nature?s deepest laws. We can in turn apply these laws to our own lives, to better...


1,001 Pearls of Life-Changing Wisdom

by Elizabeth Venstra Skyhorse (March 29, 2016)

In this extensive collection of words to enlighten your mind and uplift your spirit, you will find something applicable to any problem, situation, or conundrum, as well as the inspiration for living your everyday...


499 Words Every College Student Should Know

by Stephen Spignesi Skyhorse (August 29, 2017)

Words equal credibility. The more articulate a person is, the more seriously they will be taken—by everyone.

On any given day, you might read “abrogate” used in a USA Today article; or “demagogue”...


Shakespeare's Ear

by Tim Rayborn Skyhorse (August 22, 2017)

Shakespeare’s Ear presents dark and sometimes funny pieces of fact and folklore that bedevil the mostly unknown history of theater. All manner of skullduggery, from revenge to murder, from affairs to persecution,...


How Hemlines Predict the Economy

by Peter FitzSimons Skyhorse (February 25, 2009)

Why does the dominant partner in any sexual relationship usually sleep on the side of the bed nearest the door? Is there a direct relationship between the length of hemlines and the state of the national economy?...


Words from the Wise

by Rosemarie Jarski Skyhorse (November 17, 2007)

When faced with life's greatest quandaries, there's just one place to go for advice: all your beloved heroes and heroines. These 6,000 thought-provoking quotations cover almost every imaginable dilemma and come...


Make 'Em Laugh

by Richie Tienken, Jeffrey Gurian & Chris Rock Skyhorse (December 18, 2012)

Once in a lifetime a venue comes along that changes show business dramatically, that fosters growth and camaraderie, experimentation and freedom. The Comic Strip is one of those places, and Make ?Em Laugh is...


Schadenfreude

by Lawrence Dorfman Skyhorse (November 01, 2013)

Schadenfreude: noun, often capitalized 'shä-d?n-?fro?i-d? Schadenfreude i/'???d?nfr??d?/ (German: ['?a?d?n?f???d?]): pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others.

?Revenge is a dish best served cold.?

We?ve...


Words Gone Wild

by Jim Bernhard Skyhorse (June 01, 2010)

Chock-full of jokes and entertaining twists of the tongue, this lighthearted but scholarly guide to humorous language is a sure?re hit with word lovers. The examples are entertainingly bawdy, with a delightful...


2,501 Things That Really Piss Me Off

by Herb W. Reich Skyhorse (July 01, 2012)

Complaining, psychologists assert, is good for the soul. It acts as a relief valve to help dispel the pent-up energy generated by our frustration. If we weren?t able to complain, we would no doubt exhibit more...


Endangered Phrases

by Steven D. Price Skyhorse (June 22, 2011)

Person to person? (and station to station?), bar sinister,? the weed of crime bears bitter fruit,? between the devil and the deep blue sea,? will o? the wisp,? poor as Job?s turkey? . . . these are just a few...


Universe on a T-Shirt

by Dan Falk Skyhorse (May 01, 2013)

No scientific quest is as compelling as the search for the key to understand the universe?the elusive unified ?Theory of Everything??a theory so concise it could fit on a T-shirt. Lively and thought-provoking,...


Abused, Confused, and Misused Words

by Mary Embree Skyhorse (December 13, 2012)

Have you been putting bullion in your soup? Is incorrect spelling starting to have a negative affect on your term papers? Do you wonder what someone is inferring when they tell you to pick up a dictionary? These...


The Quantum Guide to Life

by Kunal K. Das Skyhorse (May 01, 2013)

Learn how quantum physics affects your daily life and discover practical ways to put that knowledge to good use!

Ever wonder why you always seem to seek the easiest and shortest way to accomplish something? ...


The Tao and the Bard

by Phillip Depoy Arcade (May 01, 2013)

The Tao Te Ching or Book of the Way of Virtue is a touchstone of Eastern philosophy and mysticism. It has been called the wisest book ever written, and its author, Lao Tzu, is known as the Great Archivist. Shakespeare,...


The Cat Lover's Compendium

by Milly Brown Skyhorse (November 04, 2014)

Cats can be playful, nonchalant, cunning and coy. This book, which brings together stories, tips, trivia, quotations and poetry celebrating all the curious characteristics of the cat, is for anyone who purrs...


1,047 Reasons to Smile

by Elizabeth Dutton Skyhorse (October 06, 2015)

Smiling has been shown to relieve stress, boost the immune system, release endorphins, and even make us more attractive. It's the natural drug. Whether it's the sight of baby animals wrestling each other or...


50 Things Not to Do after 50

by Leland Gregory Skyhorse (February 10, 2015)

If you or someone you know has just turned fifty, it?s time to accept that the rules of life have changed, and that fifty is not the new thirty for most of us. Leland Gregory understands the forgetful minds,...


If Someone Says "You Complete Me," RUN!

by Whoopi Goldberg & The Author Hachette Books (November 17, 2015)

From the provocative and hilarious EGOT winner, bestselling author, and host of The View, Whoopi Goldberg, comes the perfect antidote to all those outdated relationship advice books in the world, weighing in...


Holidays on Ice

by David Sedaris, Amy Sedaris & Ann Magnuson Hachette Book Group (January 01, 2011)

David Sedaris's beloved holiday collection is new again with six more pieces, including a never before published story. Along with such favorites as the diaries of a Macy's elf and the annals of two very competitive...


The World According to Rick

by Rick Sanchez & Matt Carson Hachette Books (September 24, 2018)

A must-have gift book: the wit, wisdom, and frequent diatribes of mad scientist Rick Sanchez of Adult Swim's Rick and Morty, the Emmy-winning, #1 animated series on TV.

Finally, from the self-appointed "Most...


We Only Dated for 11 Instagrams

by Jesse Margolis, Emmet Truxes & Eric Garcetti Running Press Adult (October 08, 2018)

From the hugely popular @OverheardLA Instagram account comes this illustrated collection of the entertaining, absurd, sometimes even poignant snippets of conversation overheard on the streets of Los Angeles....


What the Dickens?!

by Bryan Kozlowski Running Press Adult (September 26, 2016)

Featuring the quirkiest specimens in the Dickensian lexicon and culled from Charles Dickens' classic works, What the Dickens?! is a literary romp through the twisty alleyways of the Victorian vernacular.

What...


The Art of Failing

by Anthony Mcgowan Oneworld Publications (September 07, 2017)

An Observer book of the year

HAUNTED! By endless tiny humiliations.

STRUGGLING! To resurrect the corpse of his literary career.

ENSNARED! In a loving yet bamboozling marriage.

A man at odds with the universe, Anthony...


The Subtle Art of Fart Remarks

by Bree Kingwind & Mike Beck Ulysses Press (April 02, 2019)

Everybody farts! But nobody knows what to say when it happens...until now!

It’s inevitable. There will come a time when you just can’t hold it in any longer. And then, a fart. You’ve been there before...


I Had a Nice Time And Other Lies...

by Betches & Tavia Gilbert Simon & Schuster Audio (April 19, 2016)

The New York Times bestselling authors of Nice Is Just a Place in France and When’s Happy Hour? and creators of the online humor and advice phenomenon Betches.com and Instagram account @Betches explain the...