Archive For The “Humor” Category
By Dan Kennedy
Whilst Matthew, a forty-something media government, reveals his task, wellbeing and fitness, and marriage crumbling, he is going local: Lives in his automobile. Dips his toe in drug-running. Contemplates tune lyrics. Takes a truly reliable pottery classification. sooner than lengthy he’s on a stumbling, agonizingly humorous imaginative and prescient quest that takes him from a strip-mall car parking zone to Yellowstone nationwide Park to a Bali clinical medical institution, from an not likely romance with a Hollywood agent focusing on sizzling younger vampire roles to severe RVing with a disgraced Wall road dealer.
In this heroic and hilarious debut novel, Dan Kennedy offers us an everyman who takes us to the neon-lit edges of latest American lifestyles.
By Scott Meyer
Ever because Martin Banks and his fellow desktop geeks came upon that fact is simply a working laptop or computer software to be fortunately hacked, they’ve been jaunting from side to side via time, posing as medieval wizards and having the epic adventures that different nerds can purely dream of getting. yet even of their wildest fantasies, they by no means anticipated to finish up on the mercy of the previous apprentice whom they despatched to felony for gross misuse of magic and all-around evil behavior.
Who knew that the vengeful Todd may get away, then conjure a working laptop or computer online game filled with wolves, wenches, wastelands, and various harrowing hazards—and catch his hapless former buddies within it? Stripped in their magic powers, the would-be wizards needs to courageous terrifying risks, technical system faults, and one another’s corporation in the event that they are looking to see medieval England—and their favourite sci-fi video clips on VHS—ever back. Can our heroes continue to exist this magical secret torture? Or will it merely lead them and their pointy hats into extra peril?
By David Shrigley
many individuals in society at the present time are feeble-minded. they do not know what the HELL is occurring. regrettably lots of those individuals are answerable for running THE COUNTRY. Their rules are MEANINGLESS, illustrated using RUBBISH imagery (often made through a computer). The silly phrases they write are continuously in BAD FONTS. but nonetheless humans HEED this nonsense. might be you're this type of people? it really is very well. i'm the following that can assist you. i've got a FULLY-COMPOSED global VIEW. i've got powerful critiques approximately every little thing. And my rules are HAND-ILLUSTRATED and use actual HANDWRITING so you might belief. i do know precisely what is going on and am keen to proportion my strategies with you. if you happen to hearken to what I say then issues will quick improve.
By Aaron Peckham
I have noticeable the way forward for slang dictionaries, and its identify is urbandictionary.com. --Times (London)
* stream over Merriam-Webster, Oxford, and American background; your model of truthiness has hit the marble ceiling.
Compiled from the wildly well known site urbandictionary.com, Mo' city Dictionary: Ridonkulous road Slang Defined contains greater than 2,000 of the most recent modern slang entries.
* because the site's founding in 1999, greater than 2.5 million definitions were submitted. millions of latest phrases and definitions are further each one day.
* every one alphabetized access incorporates a notice, a definition, and a pattern sentence.
Applejacked: Having your Apple iPod stolen. Dude, at the teach final evening I absolutely obtained Applejacked!
bacon bit: A rent-a-cop; no longer good/important adequate to be often called a pig or bacon. i assumed we would be in hassle while the 5-0 all started rollin' up, yet then i spotted it used to be simply the bacon bits--mall security.
cruiser spoon: To park police cruisers with the drivers' facets adjoining in order that the officials can communicate in the course of the open windows. higher decelerate, the po-po are cruiser spooning within the parking zone ahead.
From actress, comic, musician, and author Charlyne Yi comes this selection of illustrated, interconnected brief tales and anecdotes that blends comedy, incredible adventures, and a hurricane of emotions that may make you need to chuckle and cry on the similar time—reminiscent of the works of Demetri Martin, Shel Silverstein and John Cassavetes.
Charlyne Yi takes readers from a sky jam-packed with vengeful clouds to the depths of a frog’s belly, and to Hell and back—literally—in this choice of brief tales that showcases her distinctive style.
Equal elements whimsical, hilarious, heartbreaking, and terrifying, those brief stories—both written and illustrated by way of Charlyne—can be learn individually, yet are hooked up thematically following the problems of affection at each age:
• Forgive Me: What occurs whilst the tiniest boy of all time is the one factor status among the world’s greatest child and an indignant mob? Who may ever love whatever so small? Or so big?
• She’s All Legs: during this highly spiced, action-packed romance, Agatha, a girl who's actually simply legs and a head, makes a decision to seek down and kill the satan himself. alongside the way in which she meets Cassady, an Elvis impersonator along with his personal, mysterious gripe with the darkish Lord.
Short, one-page anecdotes, poems, reflections, and imagery also are included.
Strange, heartfelt, and lovely, Oh the Moon indicates you're keen on within the approach that merely Charlyne Yi’s impressive, witty brain can.
By Penn Jillette
Retail ePub -- fortunately filling a request.
FROM the bigger, LOUDER 1/2 THE WORLD-FAMOUS MAGIC DUO PENN & TELLER comes a scathingly humorous reinterpretation of the 10 Commandments. they're The Penn Commandments, they usually show one outrageous and opinionated atheist’s event on the planet. From appearing blockbuster indicates at the Vegas Strip to the adventures of fatherhood, from an ongoing discussion with proselytizers of the Christian correct to the fun of intercourse whereas scuba diving, Penn Jillette’s self-created Decalogue invitations his reader on a trip of discovery that's equivalent components clever and wisecracking. God, No! is a curler coaster of exploration as Penn exhibits that doubt, skepticism, and wonder—all indicators of a basic feeling of disbelief—are to be celebrated, instead of suppressed. And he tells a few beautiful rattling humorous tales alongside the best way.
By Harry Harrison
An uber-snarky intergalactic James Bond, if Bond have been a relations guy and had a possible limitless offer of simply definitely the right gasses, smoke-bombs and weaponry, and had a profound distaste for killing humans. a short enjoyable learn. Will search out earlier installments of the Rat's adventures. Harrison throws in a host of refined candies reminiscent of references to books relating political soiled methods because the schooling of A Prince by way of Mac O'Velly. Snark.
By Jeff Yeager
“I name it inventive repurposing: discovering another use—or ten—for goods all of us throw away on a daily basis. in fact, I come from a protracted line of artistic repurposers. My grandmother used to make Christmas out of the specimen cups from my grandfather’s visits to the urologist. and also you ask yourself why i've got issues?” —Jeff Yeager, the last word Cheapskate
Prompted through the recession, the transforming into curiosity in frugality, and his ardour for environmental conservation, Jeff Yeager offers Don’t Throw That Away!, a pragmatic and enjoyable consultant dedicated fullyyt to the second one portion of the outdated environmentalist’s mantra: lessen, Reuse, Recycle.
With the humor and zaniness that readers have come to like from America’s loved final Cheapskate, Don’t Throw That Away!, Jeff’s first e-book unique (talk approximately saving cash on paper!), deals a slew of artistic how you can repurpose all types of things that might have you ever saving cash and the earth’s resources:
· Make a “cheapskate soap-on-a-rope” utilizing a couple of tired pantyhose and people little slivers of cleaning soap you commonly discard.
· Craft definitely the right inflatable shuttle pillow utilizing the plastic bladder from inside of an empty box of “box wine” (bonus: making one may help you fall asleep).
· Boil citrus rinds in water for 1 minute at the range or within the microwave for a usual kitchen air freshener.
From bottle caps to dryer lint, latex condoms to bitter milk, Yeager proves that there’s how to repurpose it. professional with thought-provoking evidence approximately our disposable society and with brief profiles of a few actual geniuses of artistic repurposing (like the fellow who lined his condominium with overwhelmed beer cans to economize on aluminum siding), this publication unique may have you pondering two times prior to you achieve for the rubbish can and announcing, “Whatever you do, Don’t Throw That Away!”
By Andrew Simonian
A hilarious illustrated publication within the starting to be homosexual and bi-curious marketplace. a complete original.
"George used to be a directly little monkey yet continuously very... curious. at some point George observed a guy. He had on a sassy pink beret. And George obtained excited, regardless of himself."
And so starts the saga of Bi-Curious George. humans of every age and predilections will love this hilariously shrewdpermanent parody of 1 of the main cherished vintage kid's books of all time.
Just do not learn it for your youngsters.
By Dan Gutman
Something bizarre goes on!
Mrs. Cooney, the varsity nurse, is a knockout--and A.J. has a weigh down on her! yet are her charms only a disguise for her mystery id as a global secret agent? Will A.J.'s love for Mrs. Cooney win out over his love for the great previous USA?