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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."
LEXX Unauthorized - Backstage at the Dark Zone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,190. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
(5.00 from 1 review)
LEXX, a subversive, surrealist space opera that billed itself as Star Trek's Evil Twin, from 1997 to 2002 and earned a fanatical cult following. This book tells the story of LEXX both onscreen and offstage, and of the unique personalities and bizarre chains of circumstances that brought it to life.
Cinemanager… Confessions from the Movie Theatre
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,680. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
(5.00 from 1 review)
Popcorn, Soda and Showbiz... Meet man in charge in the week running up to the biggest film release of the year as he tells all about the thieving staff, customers who love to queue, vomiting children and badly behaved parents. Missing films, burnt popcorn and a projection booth explosion all have to be handled… The show will go on, but how many more things can go wrong before release day?
The Warm and Witty Side of Attila the Hun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Warm and Witty Side of Attila the Hun is a collection of historical anecdotes, odd, humorous facts, and things you will never forget, once you know them. They are the product of a life devoted to history.
Over the Hill and Across the Ditch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,250. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kiwi born and bred, happily married for 36 years, leaving the country of their birth, their friends and family for a new country, new lifestyle, and the chance to watch their grandchildren on their journey through life. Over the Hill and Across the Ditch is a humorous view on the Australian way of life by Mike & Vicki Lynn
Power was my mentor. How America's favorite TV dad showed me the big picture!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,050. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
(5.00 from 1 review)
A true story of how Art, an unknown comedian/aspiring writer was uniquely plucked from obscurity and mentored by the legendary entertainer Bill Cosby. Hired as the audience warm up comedian and fired by producers perturbed that he was given an opportunity by Cosby to watch "their" show in-process as an insider. Facing adversity, he challenges his will and pride against their authority and hatred.
Trouble Lives at the Back of the Bus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,040. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
"A shy, toothless first grader on my bus stopped at my elbow yesterday. Instead of having me look at new shoelaces or hear about her cool babysitter, she confided in me that she has a crush! 'I think it's my first one ...' " In "Trouble Lives at the Back of the Bus", a rookie schoolbus driver chronicles her bus adventures, showing the humor, pathos & irony found on either end of a schoolday.
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.
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds: Volume 1
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,900. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book contains 250 stories of good deeds, including this one: Actor/writer/director Paul Bern often gave money to the poor. One day, an impoverished woman waited in his office to see him. Because he was busy, he sent her some money and a note of apology for being unable to see her. He also told a friend about the money: “It’s mine no more than hers.”
If You Come To A Bridge, You've Gone Too Far!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,110. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Insurance business
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a compilation of humorous, interesting and hard to believe tales from over thirty years of conducting insurance inspections on unsuspecting and unbelievable businesses. Whoever said, "You can't make this stuff up", had this adventure in mind.
A Bertram. The Aegean and Two Virgins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,750. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
How often have you sat in a sterile workplace and dreamed of sun, blue sea and bright sunny islands? Does your dream involve a boat or the enchanted Aegean? Are you ready for the reality?
Pusser's Progress
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,400. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Gerald Hornsby. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
Since time began, man has struggled with many aspects of life that confronted him. None have struggled more than Pusser Hills. The following accounts detail the adventures of one Pusser Hills, a gentleman motorhomer who seems to have a knack of getting things wrong. He also seems to have a rather unhealthy attraction to toilets, their functions, and contents.
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.
Nude Nuns and Other Peculiar People
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
It has been my good fortune to know and associate with a goodly number of goofballs. Enjoy a few laugh out loud moments by following the adventures of an ordinary man's encounters with some very unordinary people. The scene changes from New Orleans to Harvard to Ft. Polk to China and throughout America's heartland, but the theme remains constant, the pervasive ubiquity of peculiar people.
A Guide to Essential Popular Music-Volume One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,380. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Music » Reference
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
This book is the first volume of a two-volume guide to the best popular music ever recorded and the artists who created and recorded it. The book covers a number of genres that comprise popular music including pop, rock, blues, jazz, country, reggae, hip hop, ragtime, folk, and others.
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.
Why Do Dramas Do That? Part 1
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Have you ever devoted sixteen hours to watching a Korean drama and been left wondering, "Why do dramas do that?" The creators of popular television blog Dramabeans.com deconstruct Korean drama tropes and explain cultural nuances that regularly get lost in translation. An essential guide for longtime drama-lovers and new fans alike.
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!
Teen Movie Times
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,210. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(4.00 from 1 review)
Award winning young adult author and pop culture critic Karen Healey likes teen movies. A lot. In this collection of essays, she brings together her celebrated (and occasionally profane) musings on Bring It On, Clueless, Easy A, and many more. Includes an exclusive essay on The Craft, available only to ebook readers!