I FOUND THIS FUNNY: MY FAVORITE PIECES OF HUMOR AND SOME THAT MAY NOT BE FUNNY AT ALL ation of work by some of Judd Apatow's favorite authors. The book showcases many different styles of writing, from fiction to short humor to essays to comedy sketches to poetry. Featured writers include F. Scott Fitzgerald, Conan O'Brien, Lorrie Moore, Paul Feig, Jonathan Franzen, Alice Munro, and m..
EVERYTHING I NEVER WANTED TO BE: A MEMOIR OF ALCOHOLISM AND ADDICTION, FAITH AND FAMILY, HOPE AND HUMOR e by Dina Kucera is the true story of a family's battle with alcoholism and drug addiction. In many ways, it is a cross between Mary Karr's The Liar's Club and James Frey's A Million Little Pieces. Dina's grandfather and father were alcoholics. Her grandmother was a pill addict. Dina is an alcoholic..
DOG TALES: INSPIRATIONAL STORIES OF HUMOR, ADVENTURE, AND DEVOTION ets God-given gifts and love to read about their exploits and adventures. With passion and heart, ardent dog lover Susy Flory offers true, inspirational stories about amazing acts of courage, boldness, and dedication by canines, including...
Guide dog Roselle, who led her partner down 78 flight..
POST-TRAUMATIC CHURCH SYNDROME: A MEMOIR OF HUMOR AND HEALING IN 30 RELIGIONS ative, profound ... Reba Riley brings the light for seekers of all paths, reminding us that every journey of transformation begins exactly where we are. If the 'Pray' in Eat Pray Love had a gutsy, wise, funny little sister who'd never been to India, it would be Post-Traumatic Church Syndrome."
JEWISH HUMOR: WHAT THE BEST JEWISH JOKES SAY ABOUT THE JEWS best Jewish jokes you'll ever hear, interspersed with perceptive and persuasive insight into what they can tell us about how Jews see themselves, their families, and their friends, and what they think about money, sex, and success. Rabbi Joseph Telushkin is as celebrated for his wit as for his schol..
EFFIE THE MAGICIAN - A CHILDREN'S BOOK OF HUMOR, MAGIC AND ADVENTURE
Seven year old Effie is having a very unlucky weekend. Her family is visiting her Grandmother’s farm, and Effie just can’t keep from getting into trouble. And when it looks as though things couldn’t get worse, Effie finds her Grandmother’s Secret Book of Magic and a Wand. That’s when t..
NOT SO FUNNY WHEN IT HAPPENED: THE BEST OF TRAVEL HUMOR AND MISADVENTURE ries come from misadventures - the pratfalls, faux pas, and cringing embarrassments that accompany life on the road. These tales share those moments when the best of plans fall by the wayside - replaced by the unforeseen, leavened by the saving grace of a sense of humor.
Tim Cahill is joined by su..
AMERICAN HUMOR: A STUDY OF THE NATIONAL CHARACTER the American emerges upon the stage of history as a new character, as puzzling to himself as to others. American Humor, Constance Rourke's pioneering "study of the national character," singles out the archetypal figures of the Yankee peddler, the backwoodsman, and the blackface minstrel to illuminat..
COMIC RELIEF: A COMPREHENSIVE PHILOSOPHY OF HUMOR Philosophy of Humor" develops an inclusive theory that integrates psychological, aesthetic, and ethical issues relating to humor Offers an enlightening and accessible foray into the serious business of humorReveals how standard theories of humor fail to explain its true nature and actually support t..
INSIDE JOKES: USING HUMOR TO REVERSE-ENGINEER THE MIND account of the addictive mind candy that is humor...