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Not Your Mother's Book . . . On Being a Stupid Kid

by Laurel McHargue, Dahlynn McKowen & Ken McKowen

Each title in the Not Your Mother's Book series contains approximately 60 real-life stories dedicated to a unique theme, drawn from the passion and experience of dozens of writers in a whimsical and entertaining...


I Shudder

by Paul Rudnick

I Shudder is a side-splittingly funny collection of essays from Paul Rudnick, one of America’s preeminent humorists. Rudnick, who writes for The New Yorker and has written the screenplays for the films In...


Chocolate, Please

by Lisa Lampanelli

Lisa Lampanelli, who Howard Stern calls “a true original and a brilliant comedy mind,” reveals all in Chocolate, Please, a jaw-droppingly hilarious, politically incorrect memoir on everything from relationships,...


Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies: On Myths, Morons, Free Speech, Football, and Assorted Absurdities

by Chris Kluwe

Hi. In your hands, right now, you hold the culmination of thousands of years of human intelligence, ingenuity, and brilliance. Now put your goddamn phone down and pay attention to my book.

What is in my book,...


American Cornball

by Christopher Miller

American Cornball is Christopher Miller's irresistibly funny illustrated survey of popular humor—the topics that used to make us laugh, from hiccups and henpecked-husbands to outhouses and old maids—and...


Schmucks!

by Jackie Mason & Raoul Felder

Jackie Mason, one of the true kings of comedy, and his partner in crime, federal prosecutor and celebrity attorney Raoul Felder, go after America's lowlifes, scumbags, and everything else that really gets on...


That's Not Funny, That's Sick: The National Lampoon and the Comedy Insurgents Who Captured the Mainstream

by Ellin Stein

“Dazzling.”—Hollywood Reporter Labor Day, 1969. Two recent college graduates move to New York to edit a new magazine called The National Lampoon. Over the next decade, Henry Beard and Doug Kenney, along...


The Greedy Bastard Diary

by Eric Idle

A stunningly witty exploration of the American landscape -- not to mention a brilliant comic's mind -- this diary is chock-full of everything you ever wanted to know about Eric Idle, Monty Python, America, and...


Why Girls Can't Throw

by Mitchell Symons

Warning: the truth can be shocking, seductive, offensive, outrageous...even disgusting!

Are you perplexed by the mysteries of the universe, confounded by the workings of the human body, prone to pondering the...


UFOs, JFK, and Elvis: Conspiracies You Don't Have to Be Crazy to Believe

by Richard Belzer

"I'm not asking you to believe every conspiracy theory you'll find in this book. . . . I didn't write this book to give you all the answers. The Warren Commission did that, and the answers were all wrong. I...


Not Your Mother's Book . . . On Being a Woman

by Dahlynn McKowen

Each title in the Not Your Mother's Book series contains approximately 60 real-life stories dedicated to a unique theme, drawn from the passion and experience of dozens of writers in a whimsical and entertaining...


The Faker's Guide to the Classics: Everything You Need to Know About the Books You Should Have Read (But Didn't)

by Michelle Witte

From Anna Karenina and Beowulf  to Ulysses and Wuthering Heights, SnarkNotes condenses the great (but long and complicated) novels, plays, and poems of world lit into bite-size nuggets, cutting out the bloated...


When Did I Get Like This?: The Screamer, the Worrier, the Dinosaur-Chicken-Nugget-Buyer, and Other Mothers I Swore I'd Never Be

by Amy Wilson

“Amy Wilson’s hilarious, tender memoir…had me laughing out loud with recognition. She captures the small moments of motherhood in a way that is both funny and thought-provoking.”

—Gretchen Rubin, author...


Last Call at the 7-Eleven: Fine Dining at 2 A.M., the Search for Spandex People, and Other Reasons to Go on Living

by Kevin Cowherd

The country might be going to hell in a hand-basket, but don't close the garage doors and sit there with the engine running until you read this collection of sardonic, off-the-wall pieces on modern life by one...


You Might As Well Laugh: Surviving the Joys of Parenthood

by Sandi Kahn Shelton

When it comes to surviving the joys of parenthood, take Sandi Kahn Shelton's advice: You Might As Well Laugh. In this hilarious collection of essays and columns, Shelton offers humor as the best therapy for...


How I Slept My Way to the Middle: Secrets and Stories from Stage, Screen, and Interwebs

by Kevin Pollak & Alan Goldsher

Kevin Pollak rose through the comedy club ranks at the feet of Don Rickles and Bill Cosby, Johnny Carson and George Carlin, becoming a killer impressionist—Falk, Shatner, Walken, Nicholson—a versatile actor...


Don't Worry, It Gets Worse: One Twentysomething's (Mostly Failed) Attempts at Adulthood

by Alida Nugent

Alida Nugent graduated college with a degree in one hand and a drink in the other, eager to trade in parties and all-nighters for “the real world.” But post-grad wasn’t the glam life she imagined. Soon...


Who Cut the Cheese?: A Cultural History of the Fart

by Jim Dawson

We've told you HOW TO SHIT IN THE WOODS. We've taken you UP SHIT CREEK. Now, we dare to ask the eternal question...WHO CUT THE CHEESE? Which is to say, what exactly is a fart? Why do we do it? Why do we hide...


Dave Barry Is Not Taking This Sitting Down!

by Dave Barry

Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist Dave Barry is a pretty amiable guy. But lately, he’s been getting a little worked up. What could make a mild-mannered man of words so hot under the collar? Well, a lot of things–like...


Dave Barry Is from Mars and Venus

by Dave Barry

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, bestselling author, and Wheel of Fortune contestant Dave Barry exposes the shattering truth. Whether he's splashing with the U.S. sychronized swim team ("Picture a bunch of...