By Mark Thomas
By Bathroom Readers' Institute
Uncle John's Where'd That Come From? provides the real tales in the back of all types of items, even belongings you by no means regarded as having origins. masking a variety of topics—pop tradition, technological know-how, activities, politics, customs, superstitions, language, and more—you'll observe the main engrossing foundation tales from the BRI's deep data, in addition to a few all-new origin"al fabric! know about . . .- Why the quantity seven is taken into account fortunate- An plane in historic Egypt, and different OOPAs" (Out Of position Artifacts)- Who positioned the outlet in a doughnut, the okay in K-mart, and the e in book- automobile firsts—including the gasoline pump, the solar-powered automobile, and the drag race- the traditional video games that resulted in golfing, and the tale of the boomerang- Louis Perrier, Earl gray, Mrs. Paul, and different tasty namesakes- The origins of toothpaste, the colour crimson, the Ming Dynasty, Valentine's Day, the recycle image, Captain Kirk,...
By Lindsey Davis
The newest ebook within the well known Marcus Didius Falco sequence - a vintage noir story of gangsters, gladiators, and romance.
By Ben Elton
By Ben Elton
By Bathroom Readers' Institute
The mystery executive plot to poison Earth’s skies
Animal-human hybrids and what function they’ll have in society
“Sexy discovering Nemo” and different beside the point Halloween costumes
A cow that eats poultry, healing snake massages, and killer kangaroos
The girl who married the Eiffel Tower, and the guy who hugs and kisses his car
Enjoying the world’s craziest festivals--where you could devour fried lamb testicles, experience on a boat throughout the wilderness, or pierce your pores and skin with a bicycle
Jackasses who copied Jackass and infrequently lived to inform approximately it
How to inform in case you have Exploding Head Syndrome
Decoding the Mayan Prophecy
Clergy long gone wild
And a lot, a lot more!
By Wendy Northcutt
Honoring those that enhance our gene pool by means of inadvertently elimination themselves fromit, The Darwin Awards III comprises multiple hundred fresh, hilariously macabre mishaps and misadventures.
From a sheriff who inadvertently shot himself twice, to the coverage defrauder who amputated his leg with a chainsaw; from a farmer who kept away from bee stings through sealing his head in a plastic bag to the fellow beaten via the department he simply trimmed, The Darwin Awards III proves back that after it involves stupidity, no species does it like we do.
Featuring clinical and safeguard discussions and choked with illustrations depicting inspiring examples of evolution in motion, The Darwin Awards III exhibits once again how unusual good judgment nonetheless is.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
Jamie Grimm is a center schooler on a challenge: he desires to turn into the world's maximum standup comedian--even if he does not have much to snort approximately nowadays. he is new on the town and fixed dwelling along with his aunt, uncle, and their evil son Stevie, a bully who does not permit Jamie's wheelchair cease him from messing with Jamie up to attainable. yet Jamie does not permit his scenario get him down. whilst his Uncle Frankie mentions a competition known as The Planet's Funniest child comedian, Jamie understands he has to go into. yet are the judges merely profitable him out of pity due to his wheelchair, like Stevie indicates? Will Jamie ever percentage the key of his bothered previous rather than hiding at the back of his comedy act?
Following the bestselling luck of the hilarious Middle university, The Worst Years of My Life, James Patterson maintains to dish out the funnies in one other highly-illustrated, heartfelt center institution tale. (Includes greater than one hundred seventy five black-and-white illustrations.)
By Greg Gutfeld
From Greg Gutfeld --New York occasions bestselling writer of The pleasure of Hate and host of Fox News's The 5 and Red Eye -- comes a considerably much less hardcover-y, extra paperback-y model of his vintage Bible of Unspeakable Truths.
Greg Gutfeld, the acclaimed host of the preferred, nightly Fox information express Red Eye, has packed this publication packed with his such a lot competitive (and humorous) diatribes -- each one bankruptcy exploring Unspeakable Truths that lower correct to the center and cross way past simply politics. Greg deconstructs popular culture, media, teenagers, disorder, race, meals, intercourse, megastar, present occasions, and approximately some other element of existence, with Truths together with yet no longer constrained to: "if you are over 25 and nonetheless use party as a verb, then you are past redemption," "the media sought after fowl flu to kill thousands," "attractive humans do not write for a living," "death row inmates make the easiest husbands," and "the urge to punch Zach Braff within the face is totally natural."
With an irreverent voice, very good wit, and a company tackle almost about every thing, it is a guide for a way to contemplate stuff, via a man who has considered accurately that very same stuff. And, no matter if you disagree with Greg, this ebook will make you laugh--guaranteed.*
By Tom Watson
In Stick puppy wishes a scorching Dog, Tom Watson's hilarious sequel to Stick Dog, Stick puppy returns with an analogous staff of neighbors, and they are hungrier than ever. because the canine embark on their quest for warm canine, they study they are not the single ones on a mission—a band of raccoons are following shut in the back of, and they are starving, too!
In this moment publication, Stick puppy and his 4 neighbors, Poo-Poo, Mutt, Stripes, and Karen, needs to execute a grasp plan for stealing sizzling canines. The nearer they get to the recent puppy seller, the more challenging their project turns into. With a similar hilarious antics, the 5 canines are met with many demanding situations alongside the way in which, together with having to distract the frankfurter man and Karen getting locked in a human's residence. it doesn't matter what, those canine have their eyes—and stomachs—on the prize.