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My Kidney Transplant: A Sometimes Serious, Sometimes Not, Collection of Essays
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,860. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This is a collection of essays I wrote before and after my transplant. I published it to educate readers about organ donation, bust myths about transplants, offer some inspiration for those going through the same things I did and to show how a good sense of humor can be the best medicine.
The Unsure Male
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,040. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology
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Look at males of any species. It is not difficult to see that the areas they monopolize are, invariably, careless attitude, unprofessional approach or aggressive behavior. Most of us readily attribute this to evolution. How? Why? The answer to these questions surprisingly is the answer to all that is happening in the world, especially the violent nature of many of our societies.
Dubious Knowledge: Doubtful Facts, Twisted History and Other Humorosities (Book One)
Series: Dubious Knowledge. Price: Free! Words: 19,120. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
If you like learning with a lively dose of laughter, you'll love this hilarious book full of fishy facts, twisted history, and general “Dubious Knowledge” from award-winning humor columnist Dan Van Oss. It's laugh out loud learning with 25 funny features in all!
Shopping Survival Guide for Men
Price: Free! Words: 29,400. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Guys: spent one too many Saturdays marooned at The Mall? Salvage your manhood with the Shopping Survival Guide for Men. This indispensable sanity-saver exposes the hidden history and insidious psychology of shopping (Hint: it’s crazy), plus cool-headedly guides you through the treacherous, credit card-melting mazes of shoes, handbags, makeup and more. Don’t get dragged to The Mall without it!
Analysis of Footprints
Price: Free! Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A study has been conducted whereby Footprints in the Sand, one of modern Christianity's most prolific poems, can be discussed and considered via various analytic techniques and through a range of perspectives and observational gazes.
Cursing At My Fourth Toe
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
What do you call your fourth toe? Is there even a common name for it? There are over one million words in the English language, so why is it so hard to think of what that little piggy is called? It probably doesn't matter in the grand scheme of things. What's important are the words that are readily available that society won't let us use or hear. The curse words.
Peach Power: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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Color of white race is set straight. It is peach. Racism discussed and critiqued. Peach Power proclaimed as road to world peace. The format is satirical which is supposed to be humorous. This is debatable.
It Seemed Like A Good Idea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
With more than a decade in the media and 5+ years in ESL education, Harry Hodge's career has taken some twists and turns in locations around the world. From teaching English to S. Korean elementary students to pulling rickshaws in Canada to playing a Spanish colonel on Vietnamese TV, the term "I'll try anything once" has never been more appropriate.
Dads Army Short Stories
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 31,500. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Life in the Seaside resort of Walmington-on-Sea on the South Coast of England in the 1940’s during the Second World War as seen through the exploits of a band of men who got together to form the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard in response to a plea from Secretary of State for War Anthony Eden.
My Past Humor Columns
Price: Free! Words: 23,130. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A collection of past humor columns I wrote some years back for the local paper.
Quaff the Kool Aid
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
I argue for Wine Tasting standards to be applied to Kool Aid.
Lenny's Hardware Store
Price: Free! Words: 18,050. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home repair, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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Thanks very much to everyone who read Lenny's Hardware Store since I published on Smashwords! There have been over 150 downloads and climbing. Hope everyone who reads this book and my other book enjoy them. Lenny's Hardware Store A compilation of home improvement columns written from a humerous viewpoint with fictional and non-fictional characters.
Just Kidding (Not Really)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,690. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
In her first ebook, Angela Weight unabashedly addresses those tough situations that other, more weak-kneed authors shy away from. Written with candor, sarcasm and self-deprecating wit, "Just Kidding (not really)" offers 60 laugh-out-loud essays that can easily be read during the average bathroom sitting. (Individual experiences may vary.)
The Mom Files
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A cast of characters that includes one harried mother, an angst ridden tween embarrassed by her family's antics, a middle child who may be an evil genius in training, and an almost feral boychild provide endless material for this collection of essays about the hilarious moments you have when raising children.
I Sold My Gold Tooth for Gas Money: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,580. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Traveling is not for the timid of heart. What can go wrong often does, as twenty-six road warriors relate in this book. Whether it's driving across Canada at Christmastime or journeying to remote corners of the planet, you'll alternately laugh, cringe, giggle and feel inspired by these writers, and the often bizarre and extraordinary circumstances they find themselves in.
A Bear Stole My Fishing Boat: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,610. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
What happens when your trip goes awry? When your sandal-clad foot steps in the cow dung? Perhaps you too have watched with disbelief as your travel plans fell apart, and have been tempted to look up at the cosmos and cry, “Why me?” Join our posse of twenty-five traveling scribes as they endure some of the weirdest, wackiest, and most comic moments of misadventure you are ever likely to read about.
Never Trust a Smiling Bear: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 50,990. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The fifth volume in Summit Studios bestselling travel and outdoor humor series. Join thirty-one intrepid travel writers who will take you on a journey from Alaska to the Amazon to the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. It’s another helping of zany, absurd and downright preposterous tales of misadventure, some of which are hardly believable.
A Beaver is Eating My Canoe: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,860. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Have you ever felt like the Universe is laughing at you? Like you’re the butt of some great cosmic joke? Fear not! You are not alone. In this long-awaited sequel to Mugged by a Moose, we hope you’ll find a feeling of kinship with our twenty-five free-spirited wanderers as they relate some of their craziest, wackiest, funniest and most inspiring tales of travel from the far side of beyond.
Mugged by a Moose: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 51,830. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Is a bad day spent outside really better than a good day at the office? This collection of twenty-three short stories, written by twenty semi-intrepid adventurers, aims to answer that question. Alternately laugh, cringe, giggle and feel inspired by our writers as they tell some of the most outrageous tales from the Great Outdoors you've ever heard.
Toddler TV: a Befuddled Father's Guide to What the Kids are Watching
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,800. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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?