Books tagged: slapstick

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Comedy Can Be Murder: An Aristophanes Murder-Comedy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,830. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Athens 425 B.C.E. Up-and-coming comic playwright Aristophanes is accused of murdering his leading actor. With his one-liners and the strong arm of the leggy Lysistrata, he must solve the murder, dodge arrows, and produce the first known comic masterpiece -- against the backdrop of an absurd war.
Perception or The Oatmeal Cookie & Michelle's Mind
Price: Free! Words: 20,400. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » Comedy
A collection of slap-stick comedic screenplays. Some have already been filmed and posted onto YouTube. Be prepared to be confused with laughter.
Little Red - The Real Story of Red Riding Hood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015 by Dragan Matijevic. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Forget about that goody two-shoes in the cape! This comic beautifully illustrated version of Red Riding Hood shows the girl in the way you’ve never seen her. In fact, everything in this story is upside down and inside out. Grandma and the Wolf are old friends, the Wolf is terrified of children and Little Red has a very un-angelic streak leading to a very bubbly ending.
Terror Beyond Measure: A Norton Pumblesmythe Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
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Where's the best place to spend Halloween? The most haunted venue in Victorian London, of course! Terror Beyond Measure is a macabre comedy that introduces Norton Pumblesmythe; a deranged toff rewriting the history books through an absinthe glazed eye. There is no landmark event that cannot be gatecrashed, no famous figure who cannot be harassed, and no drug that cannot be mixed with alcohol.
The Changing Room; A British Comedy of Love, Loss and Laughter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,230. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Sandy Lovett is a mother,carer and sex-chat expert. Read about her chaotic life in The Changing Room - a comedy-drama for all those whose glass is half-full. Preferably with gin and a big fat cherry!
Stacked: a play in one act
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / General
Are human beings doomed to muddle through a dreary existence? Can we do better than put a brave face on it, as Camus recommended in "The Myth of Sysiphus"? In this one-act play--a classic response to existential favorites such as "Waiting for Godot"--two actors wrestle with science, religion, an unseen director, and their own choices about how they'll interpret the script they've been given.
Torm's Barn
Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Two quarreling brothers get into an argument, and destroy their other brother's barn in the process.
Sciencey Tales of Science Fiction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,470. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012 by Fortress Publishing, Inc. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Gravity! Centrifugal force! Boiling Water! See these complex scientific phenomena confuse writers Brian Koscienski and Chris Pisano as they traipse through 12 feature length scifi stories. They argue with talking grapes, confound mad scientists, even get shrunken! What will happen when they act as Earth’s ambassadors to an alien life form? Whatever the outcome, hilarity and mayhem are guaranteed!
Scary Tales of Scariness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,530. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by Fortress Publishing, Inc. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
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Vampires, werewolves, zombies! Join writers Brian Koscienski & Chris Pisano as they face creepy creatures and mad monsters, stumbling their way through 15 comedic tales of horror & suspense. They match wits with the devil, go toe-to-toe with a slasher, even fight a spider! Will they save the world? Or simply make monkeys of themselves? Whatever their fate, they do it all without dropping a beer...
Good Fences
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Literature » Literary
From award-winning writer J. Richard Singleton comes a bold and funny short story about misunderstandings and male ego: Gary McGregor has just moved from the city to the suburbs and immediately runs afoul of longtime neighborhood presence Antonin Robertson. As small slights get expanded into an ever increasingly series of pranks, the men’s feud gradually turn violent in this story told in reve