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The Fiddler in the Subway: The Story of the World-Class Violinist Who Played for Handouts. . . And Other Virtuoso Performances by America's Foremost F

by Gene Weingarten

GENE WEINGARTEN IS THE O. HENRY OF AMERICAN JOURNALISM

Simply the best storyteller around, Weingarten describes the world as you think it is before revealing how it actually is—in narratives that are by turns...


Ruminations on College Life

by Aaron Karo

With hilarious insights, observations, and personal

anecdotes on everything from partying all night, to learning

to do laundry, to falling asleep in class, Aaron Karo

has captured the college experience like...


The Making of a Stand-Up Guy

by Charlie Murphy

As one of the most popular performers on Comedy Central’s mega-hit The Chappelle Show, Charlie Murphy—older brother of comedy legend Eddie Murphy—shares his passion for comedy and tells his true Hollywood...


Ham: Slices of a Life: Essays and Stories

by Sam Harris

In a collection of personal essays that are “both rip-roaringly funny and sentimental, drawing natural (and justified) comparisons to David Sedaris and David Rakoff” (Esquire), longtime recording artist...


The Hypochondriac's Guide to Life. And Death.

by Gene Weingarten

When every hiccup sounds like the call of doom, each stomach pang hints at incipient cancer, and a headache means it's time to firm up your last will and testament, The Hypochondriac's Guide to Life. And Death....


I Only Roast the Ones I Love: Busting Balls Without Burning Bridges

by Jeffrey Ross

Jeffrey Ross is one of the world’s most foremost practitioners of insult comedy. Having escaped from his family’s kosher catering business, he spent years in the comedy circuit and mastered his craft of...


Barack Like Me: The Chocolate-Covered Truth

by David Alan Grier & Alan Eisenstock

FROM GROWING UP IN DETROIT, where he marched as a ten-year-old with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., to attending the inauguration of President Barack Obama, where he narrowly avoided the Purple Tunnel of Doom but...


Fired!: Tales of the Canned, Canceled, Downsized, and Dismissed

by Annabelle Gurwitch, Felicity Huffman & Bill Maher

If you've ever been fired, you're in good company. That's what actress and writer Annabelle Gurwitch discovered when she was fired by her idol Woody Allen ("You look retarded"). She confided her tale of woe...


Diary of a Viagra Fiend

by Jayson Gallaway

Announcing a major new comic talent -- from dancing in S+M clubs to snorting Viagra, a brilliant, unflinching, and uproaurious set of stories from the edge of sex.

It all starts when "Lolita," Jayson Gallaway's...


I Hate Your Guts

by Jim Norton

When New York Times bestselling author and comedian Jim Norton isn't paying for massages with happy endings, or pretending to be fooled by transsexuals he picks up, he spends his time wondering what certain...


A Practical Guide to Racism

by C. H. Dalton

A look at the races of the world by a lovable bigot, capturing the proud history and bright future of racism in one handy, authoritative, and deeply offensive volume

Meet ?C. H. Dalton,? a professor of racialist...


God's Doodle: The Life and Times of the Penis

by Thomas Hickman

It’s not the size of God’s Doodle that matters; it’s the inside that counts. The macabre and the bloodcurdling, the funny and the sad, distilled from myth, world cultures, religion, literature, science,...


Geek Lust: Pop Culture, Gadgets, and Other Desires of the Likeable Modern Geek

by Alex Langley

Get Your Geek On!

Unless you're horndog Howard Wolowitz from The Big Bang Theory, the words "geek" and "lust" are seldom found in the same sentence. Until now, bub.

Whether it's the most recent tweet from Felicia...


The Darwin Awards Countdown to Extinction

by Wendy Northcutt

The newest installment of the human race's most "devastatingly" popular humor series.

The Darwin Awards are more than just a brand. They're a pop culture phenomenon. With six books and a website that draws in...


The Darwin Awards Next Evolution: Chlorinating the Gene Pool

by Wendy Northcutt

The latest installment of the hilarious New York Times bestselling phenomenon?more than 1.5 million copies sold!

New York Times bestselling author Wendy Northcutt is back, asking, ?Have we evolved at all??...


Does Anybody Have a Problem with That?: The Best of Politically Incorrect

by Bill Maher

WITH BILL MAHER, ITS NEVER POLITICS AS USUAL!

Conservatives know what they want and they never forget it. Except for the time Reagan went to the Vietnam Memorial and shouted, Gorbachev, tear down this wall!

Heidi...


A Treasury of Foolishly Forgotten Americans: Pirates, Skinflints, Patriots, and Other Colorful Characters Stuck in the Footnotes of History

by Michael Farquhar

A lively, compulsively browsable collection of neglected notables-from the bestselling author of A Treasury of Royal Scandals

"History," wrote Thomas Carlyle, "is the essence of innumerable biographies." Yet...


Skinny Bitching: A thirty-something woman mouths off about age angst, pregnancy pressure, and the dieting battles you'll never win

by Jenny Lee

In her acclaimed books I Do. I Did. Now What?! and What Wendell Wants, Jenny Lee hilariously chronicled the milestones of getting married and getting a dog. Now she takes on the most terrifying milestone of...


Free to a Good Home

by Catherine Deveny

Take two reality pills and call me in the morning.

Swine Flu. Financial meltdown. It's been a bad year for pigs and pigs in suits. The only thing for it is a good dose of Catherine Deveny, who each week in...


State by State with The State: An Uninformed, Poorly Researched Guide to Traveling the United States

by The State

From the acclaimed comedy troupe The State comes the first-ever e-book edition of their cult classic book, a mock-travel guide that traverses the nation in the same irreverent, subversive and off-the-wall comedic...