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Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Den...

David Sedaris

In a collection of whimsical essays by the author of Me Talk Pretty One Day, the Rooster gets married at an uproarious wedding, an estrangement occurs over a rubber vs. plastic debate, and the author gets the upper hand during a slumb...

Paperback
Published: May 2005

Don't Make a Black Woman Take Off Her...

Tyler Perry

If you can count on one thing from "Madea" Mabel Simmons, star of the smash hits Diary of a Mad Black Woman and Madea's Family Reunion, it's that she's got something to say. Now the beloved, sharp-tongued, pistol-packing gra...

Paperback
Published: Feb 2007

Dave Barry Hits Below the Beltway

Dave Barry

Understanding the urgent need for a deeply thoughtful, balanced book to explain our national political process, Dave Barry has not even come close. Though he himself has covered many campaigns, run for president several times, and run...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2004

Because I Said So!: The Truth Behind ...

Ken Jennings

Ken Jennings is here to tell us that mother and father didn't always know best. Yes, all those years you were told not to sit too close to the television (you'll go blind!), or swallow your gum (it stays in your stomach for seven year...

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2012

The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt...

Bill Bryson

The best-selling author of A Walk in the Woods and I'm a Stranger Here Myself describes his all-American childhood growing up as a member of the baby boom generation in the heart of Iowa, detailing his rich fantasy life as a superhero...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2006

Official Book Club Selection

Kathy Griffin

A Conversation with Kathy Griffin:Q: State your name and profession.KG: My name is Kathy Griffin, and I am a teller of d**k jokes. And a plumber.Q: This is your first book. Had you ever considered writing anything before? A novel? Or ...

Abridged CD
Published: Sep 2009

Sweet Potato Queens' Field Guide to M...

Jill Conner Browne

The Sweet Potato Queens like men. They like them so much that they have devoted an absolutely inordinate amount of time to the pursuit of men, marriage, and great sex. And then, when that doesn t work out, they've devoted an inordin...

Abridged CD
Published: Oct 2004

I'm The One That I Want

Margaret Cho

In 1994, when Margaret Cho was just 26 years old, she achieved what has become the Holy Grail for today's comedians: her very own sitcom. And not just any sitcom—the first U.S. sitcom to feature an Asian-American female star. It sh...

Abridged CD
Published: Mar 2001

The Darwin Awards II: Unnatural Selec...

Wendy Northcutt

Welcome to the next evolution in humor. PIn the spirit of Charles Darwin, the father of evolution, The Darwin Awards II: Unnatural Selection brings together a fresh collection of magnificent misadventures, honoring those who continue ...

Abridged CD
Published: Nov 2001

How to Lose Friends and Alienate Peop...

Toby Young

A journalist who has been fired from a succession of prestigious newspapers and magazines recounts five years of his life during which he was cast out of numerous jobs, social hangouts, and organizations in his quest to find himself.

Abridged MP3-CD
Published: Jun 2006

How to Talk Minnesotan

Howard Mohr

Now you can cultivate authentic Minnesota pronunciation, vocabulary, and colloquialisms from the man who wrote the book on it. Speak with confidence when using Minnesota words and phrases to make indirect commands and statements. Feel...

Abridged CD
Published: Jan 2001

Jean Shepherd: Life Is

Jean Shepherd

Radio Again is pleased to present 8 classic radio performances by raconteur Jean Shepherd from the archives of Hartwest Productions. Do you think that we should continue to deal as cleanly and as openly and honestly with the vast int...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2008

My Little Town

Garrison Keillor

"It's been a quiet week in Lake Wobegon, my home town . . ." Lake Wobegon has been Garrison Keillor's fictional home town—and America's—for almost 40 years. Many of us have grown up with "the little town that time f...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2011

Jean Shepherd The Fatal Flaw

Jean Shepherd

Kick back and listen as Jean Shepherd discusses the vast minutiae of life. From (talking) machines to driving a Hudson Terraplane...from the end of the world to the strange (and rarely discussed) appetites of man...and much more, you ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2009

Calvin and Hobbes

Bill Watterson

The first collection of the increasingly popular comic strip that features a rambunctious 6-year-old boy and his stuffed tiger who comes charmingly to life.

Paperback
Published: Jan 1987

A Prairie Home Companion 20th Anniver...

Garrison Keillor

This retrospective collection of IA Prairie Home Companion features complete monologues drawn from 20 years of radio broadcasts Filled with gentle humor, down-home truths, and amazing depths of tenderness and meaning, these tales of ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 1994

Car Talk: Tales of the Brothers Grime...

Ray Magliozzi

The Brothers Grimm told tales that in their original, unedited form were strange, sometimes rambling, and of dubious moral integrity—in other words, they're the perfect model for our Brothers Grime, the Tappet Brothers. America's fa...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2009

Mental Floss Presents in the Beginnin...

Mary C. Carmichael

Sure, you know all about the birds and bees. But did Dad ever tell you that it wasn't a stork that put that shiny can opener in your kitchen drawer? Or paperclips started out as proud, Nazi-fighting warriors? And did he tell you how ...

Paperback
Published: Nov 2007

You Might Be a Zombie and Other Bad N...

Cracked Com

You're going to wish you never picked up this book. Some facts are too terrifying to teach in school. Unfortunately, Cracked.com is more than happy to fill you in: * A zombie apocalypse? It could happen. 50% of humans are infected ...

Paperback
Published: Dec 2010

The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete P...

Max Brooks

A guide to surviving an attack by hordes of the predatory undead explains zombie physiology and behavior, the most effective weaponry and defense strategies, how to outfit one's home for a long siege, and how to survive in any terrain.

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2006

The Sweet Potato Queens' Big-Ass Cook...

Jill Conner Browne

They’re wild, beloved, and all-around fabulous, but with the Sweet Potato Queens, there’re just never enough good times—or enough good eats. Well, now all fabulous women everywhere can have their own mountains of roy...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2005

The Book of Useless Information

Noel Botham

One person's useless information could prove invaluable to someone else. Then again, maybe not. But to The Useless Information Society, any fact that passes its gasp-inducing, 'not-a-lot-of-people-know- that' test merits inclusion in ...

Paperback
Published: Jun 2006

A Prairie Home Companion Commercial R...

Garrison Keillor

A word or thirty from the sponsors of public radio's enduring Saturday-evening staple, Commercial Radio features the best bits (and questionable marketing strategies) of many Lake Wobegon establishments. In addition to missives from l...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2004

The Book of Strange and Curious Legal...

Nathan Belofsky

You're probably breaking the law right now-and don't even know it. Did you know... ? Naples, Italy, enforces laws for what constitutes real pizza, and "pizza police" visit restaurants to crack down on unlawful pies? ? In West Virgini...

Paperback
Published: Aug 2010

Napalm and Silly Putty

George Carlin

The #1 New York Times bestseller with more than 450,000 copies in print offers up a hilarious and "entertaining" [Chicago Sun-Times] collection of razor-sharp observations -- now available in paperback!Spending more than 15 ...

Paperback
Published: Apr 2002

Shatner Rules: Your Key to Understand...

William Shatner

Unabridged, 5 CDs, 6 hoursRead by the author A look at the man, the myth, and the magic that is William Shatner.

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2011

Uganda Be Kidding Me

Chelsea Handler

The new book of hilarious essays by the #1 New York Times bestselling author.

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2014

Car Talk: Doesn't Anyone Screen These...

Tom Magliozzi

Tom and Ray Magliozzi are America's foremost auto mechanics. So usually people phone in to their radio show with questions about cars—buying them, driving them, keeping them running. But every so often, out of the blue, Click and...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2006

I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on ...

Bill Bryson

The master humorist and bestselling author of A Walk in the Woods/b now guides us on an affectionate, hysterically funny tour of America's most outrageous absurdities.After living in Britain for two decades, Bill Bryson recently moved...

Abridged CD
Published: May 1999

Notes from a Small Island

Bill Bryson

Suddenly, in the space of a moment, I realized what it was that I loved about Britain-which is to say, all of it.' After nearly two decades spent on British soil, Bill Bryson-bestselling author of ,i>The Mother Tongue and Made in A...

Paperback
Published: May 2001
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