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Toddler TV: a Befuddled Father's Guide to What the Kids are Watching
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,800. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
One of the problems of becoming a father in my late forties that I DIDN'T expect was watching television with my pre-schooler: “Daddy, can we watch Barney?” “Sure! The Andy Griffith Show is on in a few minutes!” “No Daddy, the purple dinosaur.” “Dino? I LOVE The Flintstones...” Reviews and commentary on over 100 shows aimed at ages 0-5 from the 1960s to now! Just what ARE our kids watching?
Extremely Dark Chocolates: Bitterly Amusing Thoughts on Aging, Insanity, Death, Extinction & Other Inconveniences (Bayan's Tirades, Volume 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
Join the author of "The Cynic's Dictionary" on a morbidly amusing tour of life's dark underside. Gathered from the vintage "tirades" on his Cynic's Sanctuary website, these eloquently witty essays help you chuckle sympathetically at the ghastly fates that the gods inflict on innocent organisms. (It beats screaming in terror, doesn't it?) Curiously intoxicating despite the bleak subject matter.
Mob Hit on My Grandmother's Dog: Funny Animal Stories to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 55,010. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Since 2006, Summit Studios has been publishing travel and outdoor humor anthologies, including bestselling titles "Mugged by a Moose," "A Beaver is Eating My Canoe," and "Never Trust a Smiling Bear." In the pages of "Mob Hit on My Grandmother's Dog," readers can now join twenty-eight writers as they share some of the funniest and most outrageous animal stories they are ever likely to read about.
Never Light a Match in the Outhouse: Funny Stories from Cottage Country
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 53,000. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Since 2006, Summit Studios has been publishing travel and outdoor humor anthologies, including bestselling titles "Mugged by a Moose," "A Beaver is Eating My Canoe," and "Never Trust a Smiling Bear." In the pages of "Never Light a Match in the Outhouse," readers can now join twenty-nine writers as they share hilarious tales about the lighter side of the cottaging experience.
Moose on the Loose: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Travel brings with it extraordinary moments—from the whimsical to the hilarious to the downright absurd. By following in the footsteps of previous bestselling humor titles such as "Mugged by a Moose" and "A Beaver is Eating My Canoe," our twenty-six writers continue to celebrate those moments. While outlandish things can happen on the road less traveled, there's no such thing as a bad story!
Moments of Clarity
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,350. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A collection of humorous and thoughtful essays taken from G. M. Barlean's blog, Moments of Clarity at gmbarlean.com.
Wtf-Omg
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,490. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
WTF-OMG is a collection of short articles dealing with personal and humorous views on people, society, our customs and traditions.
The Middle Seat Volume III - One Martini Is Good. Two Are Too Many...Three Aren't Enough
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Series: The Middle Seat, Volume III. Price: Free! Words: 19,980. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The final installment of the three part series The Middle Seat, written by corporate executive Jay Conlin who travels frequently for business. Volume III continues and concludes the humorous Middle Seat Series. Volume III is still filled with the popular humor filled posts from the blog. A fun filled collection of posts you won't want to miss. Though hard to believe...all really happened.
The Scum Gentry Alternative Arts and Media E-Zine Issue Four July 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The Scum Gentry Alternative Arts and Media E-Zine is a monthly compendium of poetry, prose, journalism, art-works, interviews and other various madness, all with a darkly-comic outsider appeal.
Transformers Made Me Want To Smoke Crack
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,810. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
After years of watching multiplex garbage, Ian Watson is mad as hell and lets rip about the state of cinema in over seventy irreverent film reviews, explaining everything from the theory of Six Degrees Of Masturbation to why Paris Hilton will one day knock the world off its axis.
Why Are You Calling Me? 50 True Tales of Teasing, Tricking & Tormenting Telemarketers
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,490. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
In Why Are You Calling Me, comic mastermind Murray Sparks finds humour in turning the tables on telemarketers. From asking recruiters to help staff his exotic animal taxidermy business to convincing a cold-caller to help him invest in a deposed Nigerian king -- no telemarketer is spared from Murray's cheeky imagination. Each prank is comedy gold and sure to put a grin on your face.
What Did You Do With That Bug Repellent?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,330. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"If David Sedaris operated an African Safari tour, the result would be something like this." -Dr. Volmer Enghausen, zoologist and stand-up comic.
Hot Chocolate For The Mind: Funny Stories from Comedian Dwayne Perkins
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Hot Chocolate For The Mind, is a collection of funny essays from Stand-Up Comedian Dwayne Perkins. He has traveled the world. Luckily his sense of humor, keen observational skills and laptop were with him along the way. This is the book David Sedaris would've written if he was a straight Black man from Brooklyn doing stand-up comedy in Dubai.
Achieving Mediocrity – Surefire Strategies for a Lackluster Life
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Price: Free! Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
There are dozens of books out there on success, but very few on just being average. In 39 years, Valentine J. Brkich has achieved a level of mediocrity rarely seen. Now he is sharing his own secrets for a lackluster life, based on all the wrong decisions he's made in his. And he does it with a level of honesty that's, quite honestly, depressing.
Erotica for Sports Fans
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Price: Free! Words: 30,740. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A collection of comedic stories from the everyday life of a man who, despite being a responsible adult male (probably) and an even more responsible dad, hasn't forgotten what it means to be a guy.
Welcome to Dissertation Hell: A (hilarious) Handbook for Doctoral Students
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,340. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
"Welcome to Dissertation Hell" is a compilation of selected posts from the Hellish Handbasket Blog, written and illustrated by Carol B. (AKA The Chronic Malcontent). Each post marks a memorable moment on her two-year journey from A.B.D. doctoral candidate to Ph.D. scholar. Humorous pen-and-ink drawings illustrate many of the posts. Frustrated grad students will find a kindred spirit here.
The Middle Seat - Volume II: Never Check A Bag You Want To Keep
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Series: The Middle Seat, Volume II. Price: Free! Words: 16,270. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(4.00 from 1 review)
Picking up where Volume I left off, Volume II continues to share the popular posts from the blog, The Middle Seat. Written by corporate executive Jay Conlin who travels frequently for business. The Middle Seat captures the spirit of the weary "Road Warrior" while mixing in stories from his family life as well. A fun, humorous look at Business Travel .
Dealing With Idiots: Everyday Inspiration For Putting Up With People
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,710. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This hilarious collection of short essays may look and sound like a middle-aged man ranting about having to stand in line at the grocery store and sit in traffic, but they are actually... well, that is pretty much what they are. Funny, heartfelt and not legally traceable back to the author because the names have been changed in many of the stories, Dealing With Idiots will make you laugh.
That Other Time I Did That Other Thing I Did: More True Stories Of Occurrences
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
I went to the Roller Derby! Allowed a languishing project to languish no more! Stayed in a luxury hotel! Pickled grapes! Went to the Chicago Auto Show! Launched an investigation into baked potatoes in my town! Made a mess! Exercised restraint at Denny's! Let me tell you about that other time I did that other thing I did!
50 Days Turning 50 One Man's Sobering Realization it's NOT the New 40s!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,010. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Male menopause? You betcha! Turning 50, compels me to want to do physical harm to anyone who says crap like, “Fifty is the new forty.” And yet, I might make out with them if they tell me I don’t look my age. I had no idea I would be such a dude-bitch about turning fifty.