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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.
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.
I Just Want to Be Alone
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,670. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Don't get us wrong, we love the men in our lives – we do (most of the time). It's just that sometimes we would like them to go away. Not forever or anything like that. Just for an hour … or a day … or a weekend. We want some time to ourselves to read a good book or take a walk or do anything other than try to make a dent in the never ending mound of dirty clothes that keeps piling up on his side.
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.
Fake Plastic Souks - The Fear Returns
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,490. Language: British English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Alexander McNabb's Dubai based blog, Fake Plastic Souks, has charted an erratic little course over the years. Like a little pea green boat, it has bobbed on the waves of opulence and the stormy seas of the global financial crisis, throwing inane commentary and half-thoughts out to the benefit of a tiny audience. This irrelevant collection contains the second two years of Fake Plastic Souks...
There Goes Tokyo!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,070. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
There Goes Tokyo! is a 280-page humorous love letter from a fan of Kaiju Eiga for fans of Kaiju Eiga. In all, 23 giant-monster movies from Japan and America are analyzed by a true genre-enthusiast who still thrives from the unbridled excitement of seeing a thoroughly destroyed pagoda.
A Just God Would Punish That! A Hilarious look at Teenagers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,780. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
Jack Bessie and his wife raised five bio kids, and then adopted six more. This book is a collection of two page humorous essays on every possible aspect of herding teens. Grouped by subject; school, sex and dating, self esteem issues, chores, and more. The titles of each piece are things the teens actually said, snide, stupid or absurd. A funny, and deeply personal look at life with teens.
From Zombos' Closet: Horror Movies to Savor and Detest
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 117,260. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
From the long-running blog, Zombos' Closet of Horror, come the movie reviews with cheeky attitude. I am Iloz Zoc (that’s me! my blog’s alter ego), full-time, and long suffering, valet to Zombos. Within these pages you will meet those who live in and visit his mansion on the Gold Coast of Long Island as we delve deep into the worst and the best horror movies preying on unsuspecting viewers.
Allting Suger
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,180. Language: Swedish. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Det finns rätt så mycket saker som stör mig. Människor, idioti, lagar, ComHem AB, väder och gaser i magen. Och alla människor som säger “bort med den negativa energin” och annat båg som jag faktiskt hög­ aktningsfullt skiter i. Ilska är också en skön känsla! Varför inte bejaka den? För övrigt hatar jag koncensusivern och den fegt knutna näven i fickan. Allting Suger!
Loco in Yokohama
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,790. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Knife-wielding school girls, scrotum-seeking school boys, back-stabbing bimbos with big boobs...and some of the finest human beings this side of the globe! Yokohama has it all and Loco has lived it and is telling the tale, no holds-barred!
Hitchhikers and Scary Bikers
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Series: Disappearing Things, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 51,540. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Martians, Dogs called Rover, Rebel Teachers, Unrepentant Politicians, Ugly String Quartets, One Screen Cinemas, Desperate Dan... Hitchhikers and Scary Bikers provides another helping of the many things that have either disappeared down the plughole or are swilling around with the final remnants of life’s dirty bathwater, into which you are invited to take the plunge… just for a laugh of course.
Phu Pee Massage - Real Stories for my Friend
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,230. Language: American English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Prepare to laugh, and maybe shed a tear, reading Phu Pee! Coen-Fernandez has combined her love of storytelling and massage into an entertaining and lighthearted collection. Through excerpts of letters and emails, she turns the loss of a friend into an uplifting, hopeful read. Inspired by stories of people behind the massages, it would be impossible not to experience your next massage differently.
“You Have Lipstick on Your Teeth” and Other Things You'll Only Hear from Your Friends In The Powder Room
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,100. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Leslie Marinelli. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Thank God for girlfriends and shared visits to powder rooms! That’s always been the concept behind our website InThePowderRoom.com where we’ve entertained women with our humor and bold, brave honesty since 2009. This anthology contains 39 short stories from the funniest women writers we know—stories they would only tell their closest friends, most likely from within the haven of a ladies' room.
Why Does the Cheese Always Fall? (A Guide to Faking Adulthood)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,270. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
As a humor columnist for over a decade, Aprill Brandon has been documenting her transition to adulthood, from college to the Dirty 30 and beyond, in newspapers and media websites around the country. This book, based on her award-winning columns, has everything young people, the young at heart and fans of horrible stick-figure art will ever need to know about putting on a convincing grown-up act.
Moms are from Mars: a savory blend of memories, opinions, advice and ridiculousness
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
From non-Pulitzer Prize winning author/blogger, Janene Murphy, come true life tales highlighting her struggle to figure life out. Laugh along as she chronicles her stumbles through dating, money, high school, travel, fashion, and motherhood. Be warned, though. She has learned from her mistakes. You'll find plenty of opinions and advice, as well.
New Cross-Fucked Musings on a Manic Reality
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013 by Dog Horn Publishing. Category: Essay » Literature
Non-fiction from the enigmatic polygeneration.
Fake Plastic Souks - The Glory Years
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,680. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Alexander McNabb's Dubai based blog, Fake Plastic Souks, has charted an erratic little course over the years. Like a little pea green boat, it has bobbed on the waves of opulence and the stormy seas of the global financial crisis, throwing inane commentary and half-thoughts out to the benefit of a tiny audience. This wholly irrelevant collection contains the first two years of Fake Plastic Souks!
Kickin' Out the Jams ~ The Purple Haze of My Crazy Daze in Radio
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,420. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A record spinner’s memoirs…The true story of the day-to-day, play-by-play adventures of a young, insecure, teenage wallflower, from a small Midwestern factory town, who dives head first in to the rabbit hole of psychedelia, flaxen, waxen, sex, drugs, and rock and roll.
American Humor, Slang and Expressions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,670. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
'If we can't laugh at ourselves, who can we laugh at?' is the theme of this book. So we laugh at America and the Americans. Here is a tossed salad of unique American humor, slang and expressions, about 6000 strong. Nobody, including God Himself, is immune to our humor. Us mortals are mere fodder. This salad is sprinkled with megabucks and our indifference to it.
Infinite Crab Meats
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,060. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
An all you can eat buffet of probing, insightful hip-hop journalism, with thoughts on Rick Ross, Kreayshawn, Das Racist, Odd future, El-P, Killer Mike, Chief Keef, Rap Genius and music publications Pitchfork, SPIN and XXL.