By Ted L. Nancy
Who is Ted L. Nancy?
He's a involved resort visitor looking for a misplaced tooth...
He's a superstitious Vegas high-roller who desires to gamble at a on line casino in his fortunate shrimp outfit...
He's the genius inventor of "Six Day Underwear"...
He's a tough dramatist looking an viewers for his play approximately his 26-year-old puppy, Cinnamon...
He's the proud proprietor of Charles, a 36-year-old cat who owes his toughness to a dog food company...
He's a faithful fan of the King of Tonga...
He is, in truth, a twisted prankster -- a supremely off-kilter regulate ego who sends patently ridiculous letters and queries to (and gets strangely earnest responses again from) company honchos, leisure conglomerates, nationwide guides, politicians, celebrities and heads of country to each person, actually, from the president of the Bon Ami cleaner corporation to U.S. vice chairman Al Gore.
Letters From A Nut is an insanely encouraged, actually madcap selection of Nancy correspondence, a laugh-out-loud-in-public-places aggregation of reliable -- and formally certifiable -- requests, lawsuits, fan mail and questions which can no longer almost certainly were taken seriously...but, amazingly, have been!
Dear Mr. Nancy:"It isn't really usually that we obtain such enthusiastic help for the paper bag." --The Paper Bag Council
"On behalf of Greyhound, there could be no challenge touring whereas on your butter costume." --Greyhound Bus Lines
"I stay up for operating with you to create a greater destiny for this nice nation." -- vp Al Gore
"An never-ending flow of a few of the main hilarious exchanges i have ever learn. all people I lent this booklet to simply learn it and laughed out loud like I did. it is so easy, but absolutely artistic. i am certain a few kind of mail fraud fees might be dropped at cease this guy yet, for my part, i am hoping they by no means capture him." --Jerry Seinfeld
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By Joe Randazzo
It takes guts to be a comic, and it takes smarts to make a residing off it. during this insider's consultant, former Onion editor Joe Randazzo promises a humorous and insightful blueprint for these trying to flip their humorousness right into a vocation. Explaining the way it works and the way to damage in, Joe offers assistance and assistance, outlines profitable profession paths, and solicits recommendation and tales from the likes of Judd Apatow, Jack Handey, Joan Rivers, Tim & Eric, and extra. From writing for television to doing standup or constructing a profitable YouTube channel, Funny on Purpose provides readers the data and thought to release a occupation in comedy with self assurance.
By Richard Gordon
In health practitioner at the Boil, Richard Gordon’s prescription in as bubbling and hilariously stimulating as ever.The work-shy Dr Grimsdyke remains to be at St Swithan’s – similar to ever regardless of the realm having moved on round him. Nurses are hitching up their skirts within the identify of style and the dean is sort of convinced he's to be knighted. after which a Rolls Royce pulls up on the health center gates. In it's Sir Lancelot Spratt. uninterested in retirement he has again to invoke a clause in St Swithan’s unique constitution and resume his paintings – to the nice dismay of virtually everybody.
By Walter Watson
Of the entire writings on conception and aesthetics—ancient, medieval, or modern—the most vital is for sure Aristotle’s Poetics, the 1st philosophical treatise to propound a idea of literature. within the Poetics, Aristotle writes that he'll communicate of comedy—but there's no additional point out of comedy. Aristotle writes additionally that he'll handle catharsis and an research of what's humorous. yet he doesn't truly tackle any of these rules. The surviving Poetics is incomplete.
Until this present day. right here, Walter Watson bargains a brand new interpretation of the misplaced moment publication of Aristotle's Poetics. according to Richard Janko’s philological reconstruction of the epitome, a precis first recovered in 1839 and hotly contested thereafter, Watson mounts a compelling philosophical argument that areas the statements of this precis of the Aristotelian textual content of their real context. Watson renders lucid and entire causes of Aristotle’s rules approximately catharsis, comedy, and a precis account of the different sorts of poetry, principles that stimulated not just Cicero’s idea of the ridiculous, but additionally Freud’s concept of jokes, humor, and the comic.
Finally, greater than millennia after it used to be first written, and after years of scrutiny, Aristotle’s Poetics is extra entire than ever ahead of. right here, ultimately, Aristotle’s misplaced moment publication is located again.
Precise first printing bearing a $1 disguise expense.
During this riotously humorous comedy Dr Grimsdyke’s genius for catastrophe is given complete rein. He falls in love with a version, purely to discover she is already married. His much-anticipated cruise is an unmitigated catastrophe and his position as Sir Lancelot’s biographer leads them either into misadventure within the severe. after which there's the hypochondriac the Bishop of Wincanton, the homicide expert Dr Mcfiggie, let alone the main alarming woman from Paris. With such strength pitfalls, it isn't marvelous that Grimsdyke and Sir Lancelot steer clear of imprisonment by means of simply the narrowest of margins.
By Bret Harris
First there has been one, after which there has been a moment, now here's the 3rd within the sequence of grownup in simple terms shaggy dog story Books.
By Jack Handey
The mythical Deep Thoughts and New Yorker stand-up comedian Jack Handey is again along with his first actual novel-a hilarious, absurd, far-flung experience tale.
THE STENCH OF HONOLOLU
Are you keen on books within which well-known vacationer locations are repurposed as unlivable hellholes for no specific cause? learn on!
Jack Handey's unique story is filled with laugh-out-loud twists and unforgettable characters whose names get away me immediately. A reliably unreliable narrator and his pal, who's another man, have to get out of city. they've got a flavor for experience, so that they pay a trip to a relic of bygone days-a commute agent-and realize an outdated treasure map. She could have been a witch, incidentally. Our heroes quickly embark on a quest for the Golden Monkey, which takes them into the mysterious and pungent overseas land of Honolulu. There, they meet untold risks, confront unusual natives, kill and consume Turtle humans, kill another issues and other people, devour one other factor, and observe the ruins of old civilizations.
As our narrator says, "The ruins have been notable. yet like such a lot of civilizations, they forgot the rule of thumb that would have stored them: do not enable vines develop in every single place you."
By Justin Richards
A shaggy dog story publication for men