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The Good, Spam, And Ugly

by Steve Graham

Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 18:38:09 +0000 (GMT)

Subject: CONFIDENTIAL...

To: honbarrsedd4za@yahoo.co.in

PROPOSAL FOR URGENT ASSISTANCE

Dear Sir: I must solicit your confidence in this transaction. I am a high placed...


The Gawker Guide to Conquering All Media

by Gawker Media

With the same deliciously biting irreverence and insider dish that's made Gawker.com addictive to millions of readers every month, The Gawker Guide to Conquering All Media serves up a hilarious blueprint for...


Ultimate Blogs

by Sarah Boxer

“What are you working on?”

“An anthology of blogs.”

“I didn’t know you had a blog.”

“I don’t. It’s an anthology of other people’s blogs.”

“How do you find good blogs?”

“I read. I surf....


Barack Obama Is Your New Bicycle: 366 Ways He Really Cares

by Mathew Honan

The complete list of all the little things Barack Obama has done for you

America has fallen in love with Barack Obama for his impassioned rhetoric, his commitment to change, and his hope for a brighter future....


Twitterature: The World's Greatest Books in Twenty Tweets or Less

by Alexander Aciman & Emmett Rensin

Perhaps while reading Shakespeare you've asked yourself, What exactly is Hamlet trying to tell me? Why must he mince words and muse in lyricism and, in short, whack about the shrub? But if the Prince of Denmark...


It Sucked and Then I Cried: How I Had a Baby, a Breakdown, and a Much Needed Margarita

by Heather Armstrong

An irreverent and captivating memoir about the unexpected joys and glaring indignities of pregnancy, childbirth, and parenthood - from the beloved creator of the most popular personal blog on the web, dooce.com...


Vegan Yum Yum: Decadent (But Doable) Animal-Free Recipes for Entertaining and Everyday

by Lauren Ulm

Put the yum into your meals with more than 85 mouthwatering vegan recipes!

When Lauren Ulm went vegan, she faced the typical onslaught of questions from acquaintances

and more than the occasional wince from unsuspecting...


Stuff Hipsters Hate: A Field Guide to the Passionate Opinions of the Indifferent

by Brenna Ehrlich & Andrea Bartz

PRAISE FOR stuffhipstershate.tumblr.com

"Depressingly astute."

--The New Yorker

"Wickedly funny."

--The Frisky

From the dive bars of Brooklyn's Williamsburg to the dirty alleys of San Francisco's Mission, the urban...


Legends of the Chelsea Hotel: Living with Artists and Outlaws in New York's Rebel Mecca

by Hamilton Ed

There's a current that courses through the old Chelsea Hotel, an electricity that drives people relentlessly to create. It's an energy that longtime resident and creator of "Living with Legends: Hotel Chelsea...


Dealbreaker: The Definitive List of Dating Offenses

by Dave Horwitz & Pinson Marisa

Dealbreaker is a hilarious reference guide to the qualities that, when discovered, transform the “date you hope to go home with” into the “date you pray never calls again.” A “dealbreaker” could be...


When Parents Text: So Much Said...So Little Understood

by Sophia Fraioli

A collection of insanely funny texts between parents and kids, When Parents Text is a surprisingly affecting window into the complicated time when parents aren’t ready to let go, and kids aren’t ready to...


Spoiled

by Heather Cocks & Jessica Morgan

You say Spoiled like it's a bad thing.

Sixteen-year-old Molly Dix has just discovered that her biological father is Brick Berlin, world-famous movie star and red-carpet regular. Intrigued (and a little) terrified...


Passive Aggressive Notes

by Kerry Miller

Part voyeuristic entertainment, part group therapy, Passive Aggressive Notes offers a fascinating look at the all-too-familiar frustrations of embattled office drones, apartment dwellers, parents, and pet owners...


A Twitter Year

by Kate Bussmann

From the Arab Spring to the Royal Wedding, the rescue of the Chilean miners to the fall of the News of the World and the London Riots, compelling tweet-by-tweet accounts freeze-frame the breaking of the biggest...


You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself

by David McRaney

An entertaining illumination of the stupid beliefs that make us feel wise, based on the popular blog of the same name. 

Whether you’re deciding which smartphone to purchase or which politician to believe,...


Missed Connections

by Sophie Blackall

In her first book for adults, the artist Sophie Blackall creates a deeply felt, poignant book about love—a book that captures the mystery, the yearning, at times the cosmic humor behind the “what if?”...


101 Uses for My Ex-Wife's Wedding Dress

by Kevin Cotter

A truly unique book about making the best of a bad situation - the hilarious true story based on Kevin Cotter's popular blog "My Ex-Wife's Wedding Dress".

When Kevin's wife left him, she had no interest in...


The Ten, Make That Nine, Habits of Very Organized People. Make That Ten.: The Tweets of Steve Martin

by Steve Martin

With over 2.2 million followers (a number growing by the day), and a now famously uncanny ability to pack 140 characters with a maximum amount of humor and wit, Steve Martin has defined what it means to be a...


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