• Mark Thomas Presents: The People's Manifesto

    By Mark Thomas

    Mark Thomas has been traveling the UK for months, getting audiences to come back up with regulations geared toward checking out the country's political chaos and taking again the ability for the folk. in poor health to demise of bailing out bankers and subsidizing MPs houses, the viewers vote at the most sensible coverage of the evening to be incorporated within the fresh People's Manifesto. From the inspiring to the downright hilarious, you are going to ask yourself why those marvelous rules should not a part of their structure already. for instance: all politicians could be compelled to put on the names and symbols of the corporations sponsoring them or with whom they've got monetary hyperlinks; somebody who helps identification playing cards is banned from having curtains; all versions must be picked at random from the electoral check in; a person came across to blame of homophobic hate crime has to serve their sentence in drag; and, CEOs convicted of fraud should be made to decorate as pirates in no matter what activity they get sooner or later. The People's Manifesto will define 50 guidelines of the manifesto shouted out in daring variety on a web page to themselves with Mark's statement contrary. Mark has even "road established" a few of them—like webhosting a celebration in an MP's moment domestic (which essentially belongs to the taxpayer) and getting collage boffins to determine a fashion of SAT trying out MPs to rank them through worth. And Mark's guerrilla antics will not finish there...Power to the folk is actually happening.

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  • Uncle John's Facts to Go Where'd That Come From?

    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,...

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  • Past Mortem

    By Ben Elton

    In romantic desperation, mild-mannered detective Edward Newson logged directly to the "Friends Reunited" web site trying to find the girlfriends of his formative years. As his outdated classification starts to reassemble in our on-line world, the years slip away and previous feuds and passions burn scorching once again. a college reunion is deliberate, and as heritage starts off to copy itself, the earlier crashes headlong into the current. Past Mortem is either a heart-stopping mystery and a killer comedian romance.

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  • High Society

    By Ben Elton

    The struggle on medications has been misplaced, yet afraid to stand that truth, the full international is speedily turning into one large legal community. From the Groucho membership bogs to the poppy fields of Afghanistan, we're all companions in crime, and this tale takes us throughout the panorama it has created.

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  • Uncle John's Bathroom Reader The World's Gone Crazy

    By Bathroom Readers' Institute

    Good information: It’s now not you--the global fairly goes loopy! And Uncle John is only sane adequate to lead you thru all of it during this whirlwind travel of all issues unusual and peculiar. definite, unswerving Throne Room readers, those 432 all-new pages of natural loopy will surprise and confound you...and make your facet break up open from giggling. (Uncle John takes no criminal obligations for break up sides.) So fan the flames of your egg-beater, strap in your tin-foil hat, and plunge on into...

    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!

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  • The Darwin Awards III

    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.

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  • I Funny: A Middle School Story

    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.)

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  • The Bible of Unspeakable Truths

    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.*

    *Not assured

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  • Stick Dog Wants a Hot Dog

    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.

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