Welcome to Smashwords!

[Close]

Nonfiction » Entertainment

Sub-categories: Entertainment industry | Humor & satire | Gambling | Television | Biography | Celebrity culture | History & Criticism | Computer gaming | Music | Outdoor activities | Astrology | Games, puzzles, & brain twisters | All sub-categories >>
1492 and All That: A Fool's History of the USA
Price: Free! Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(4.96 from 23 reviews)
The "fool" of the title is the inept narrator, who takes us on a warm but clueless tour of US history. He stops briefly to visit American culture, the American mind and various problems he claims to solve but fails even to illuminate. Presidents get harpooned along with both parties. Yet the view is ever rosy, including a glimpse of endless prosperity that "only Yankee Doodle dares dream of."
Scenes From A Morning Drive
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,490. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
Edward Hotspur talks to himself. But really, he's talking to you about humor, sarcasm, philosophy, love and life. This is a collection of 51 essays that somehow combine topics as divergent as technology, trees, deadlines, fairy tales, evolution and sunsets so that they work together - often within the same essay. He makes you laugh, he makes you wonder, but most of all, he makes you think.
Postcards From Across the Pond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,170. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dispatches from an accidental expat--a humorous commentary on British life by a bewildered American who, through no fault of his own, found himself living in England.
Phone Losers of America
You set the price! Words: 91,100. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Phone Losers of America is a collection of short stories which take you on a twenty year journey of high-tech humor, culture jamming, and criminal mischief. From remotely controlling the overhead paging system of a large supermarket, to confusing the phone company with various call forwarding stunts, this bizarre collection of pranks will have you laughing until the end.
I Wear the Shorts in this Family
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,010. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Fatherhood, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Four kids, new marriage, no plan, no money and a pickle jar (don't ask). Twenty four shorts about love, marriage, dirty diapers, Dick Cheney and chaos.
Quota PHI Quota
Price: Free! Words: 44,460. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships » Sex & culture, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
A pact between a band of brothers to smash a different girl every month creates some of the most hilarious and grotesque true drinking/sex stories ever recorded. Between your insane fits of laughter find out how to make a reverse human centipede, set up a threesome with a game of Truth or Dare, and the policies of a true Alpha male in these pages. We are the Quota Phi Quota. Hear us Whore!
Four-Hundred and Twenty Characters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
These are humorous pieces of my life in the length of a Facebook status. All true. All foolish. All Status-ready. Each of these short snippets are of something I experienced, thought or witnessed. Have at it.
A Man Walks Into a Bar....A Compendium of Filthy, Uncouth, Lewd, Lusty and Lascivious Jokes. Written, Compiled. Borrowed and Stolen by Rob Loughran
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 132,260. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A MAN WALKS INTO A BAR...A COMPENDIUM OF FILTHY, UNCOUTH, LEWD, LUSTY and LASCIVIOUS JOKES is the result of twenty years of research. It is, quite simply, the definitive single-volume collection of modern American adult humor. The original 700 page print edition (2006)sold well. This updated digital version is the entertainment bargain of a lifetime.
Drum Solos, Bottles and Bands - Memories of a Concert-goer 1981-1999
You set the price! Words: 25,030. Language: British English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
(4.00 from 1 review)
Recollections from a selection of concerts the author went to in the UK during the 1980s and 90s. Ranging from big names like Queen and ZZ Top to less well known bands such as Stump and Urge Overkill, the book describes events that made the gigs memorable such as a fire alarm going off during a gig, a guitarist performing an encore naked and a singer pushing a drunken fan off the stage.
Money Prick - The Harsh Truth Your Friends Don't Have The Balls or Brains To Tell You
You set the price! Words: 27,230. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
You’re in luck. You just found the most enjoyable, hilarious book you’ll ever read on a typically not-so-fun topic; family/personal finances. Even if you know all this stuff already, it’s worth reading just for the laughs! WARNING: If you are offended by some crass language, then maybe this book isn’t for you.
Tragedy and Self-Destruction as Humor in Microliterature, Volume 2
Price: Free! Words: 339,410. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
(5.00 from 1 review)
The PDF version on a tablet or larger size screen offers the BEST READING EXPERIENCE. It RENDERS CORRECTLY IN ADOBE ACROBAT READER but not in Adobe Digital Editions. Tragedy & Self-Destruction shows how microliterature entertains, informs and persuades in its treatment of everyday life and the extremes of the human condition. Find your own situation reflected and perhaps re-defined through humor.
Mali to Mexico and Points in Between
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,590. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
I have to tell you a story. Excerpts from a life well lived including stories of my travels, my friends, my family, and my career as a teacher. .
Taking Off
Price: Free! Words: 64,920. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ty F. Clemens gave up his stable life to travel around the world. He returns home with a collection of insightful stories and hilarious essays, along with the ability to write pompous self-praise under the pretense of a third person book synopsis.
Eyes Wide Open 2012: The Year's 25 Greatest Movies (and 5 Worst)
Series: Eyes Wide Open, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,310. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
(5.00 from 1 review)
Who has time to waste on a bad movie? In this quick and informative guide, film critic Chris Barsanti (Filmology) runs down the best 25 movies from 2012 you should seek out—and the 5 worst you should avoid at all costs! This guide also includes Best-Of lists, Honorable Mentions, DVD reviews, and short essays.
Tales From The Wild Blue Yonder *Taking Mexico Flying*
Price: Free! Words: 62,180. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
(5.00 from 1 review)
Take a flying safari to Old Mexico. Come along on a wild ride and never even leave your arm chair. Sky out with a wild cast of characters. Find out what flying's really all about!
Around the World for 900 Years: Watching History Happen
Price: Free! Words: 47,250. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
(5.00 from 1 review)
Cole's history is World News, reported as it happens by a roving observer/commentator in an imaginary space station drifting around the Earth for 900 years. He observes interesting events that are happening about the same time in different parts of the world. The commentator has to return to base occasionally, and misses a lot of the dull bits.
Tom's Two Cents: A Collection of Columns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,400. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Tom's Two Cents" was an award winning humor column by Tom M. Paolangeli that ran in the Ithaca Times for many years. This is a collection of some of his best and favorite columns. It includes some longer versions as well as some never before published pieces.
Zebra's Rock and Me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,700. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
A crazy casting call, a twelve-hour wait and a whole bunch of patience was all it took to land a major role in a multi-million dollar studio film. The nineteen-week production and working side-by-side with Rock Hudson, Ernie Borgnine, Patrick McGoohan, Tony Bill and Jim Brown, turned out to be only part of the exciting journey.
Not Quite A Hero
Price: Free! Words: 27,700. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young rebel, expelled from school at 16 and facing criminal charges, turns to the Army for help. Soon after, he would discover that his real problems were not at home, but rather waiting for him in boot camp. Follow the incredible journey of a boy who leaves home on his 17th birthday and has to fight every day of his life thereafter just to make it through the next 15 weeks of pure hell.
Adventures In Camping with Scoop Jackson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,910. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
25 years of camping craziness--A Survival Guide! Exploding Toilets, Animal Hazards, Mudwrestling with Angry Nuns, Food & Drink Disasters, and other common camping mishaps, all (mostly) true! Plus great (& real) food & drink recipes, including Deep-Fried Cajun Turkey and BBQ Armadillo. And FYI: Spider-eating Tips! Yes, you need to read this book for your own camping safety--or wind up next!