Funny, Geeky Books For This Fall—2012 Gift Edition

A Listmania! list by P. J. Edwards (Chicago)
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The list author says: "Autumn is already diving into winter—so let's see which funny books make for good geeky gifts.

These are funny, popular books that are good gifts and won't set you back too much.

I've included a mini-description of each book, too."
Fake Science 101: A Less-Than-Factual Guide to Our Amazing World
1.  Fake Science 101: A Less-Than-Factual Guide to Our Amazing World by Phil Edwards
The list author says:
  "The best book on this list that the author of this list has written.

Science.

But Fake.

It will not educate you."
$13.22   Used & New from: $0.02
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You
2.  How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You by The Oatmeal
The list author says:
  "Another helping of TheOatmeal! Mrow, MOAR kitty comics. Mr. Oats delivers a sidesplitting serving of cat comics in his new book, How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You."
$9.67   Used & New from: $0.23
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,082 customer reviews)

Lies They Teach in School: Exposing the Myths Behind 250 Commonly Believed Fallacies
3.  Lies They Teach in School: Exposing the Myths Behind 250 Commonly Believed Fallacies by Herb Reich
The list author says:
  "You will thoroughly enjoy the knowledge and humor of Herb Reich…As illuminating and funny a book as you can buy." - Dr. Theodore Millon, Prof. Emeritus, Harvard Medical School"
$10.65   Used & New from: $0.85
3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Save Yourself, Mammal!: A Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal Collection
4.  Save Yourself, Mammal!: A Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal Collection by Zach Weiner
The list author says:
  "Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal (SMBC) is at heart a geek comic, but it nevertheless addresses a broad range of topics, such as love, relationships, economics, politics, religion, science, and philosophy."
$14.50   Used & New from: $6.38
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

xkcd: volume 0
5.  xkcd: volume 0 by Randall Munroe
The list author says:
  "Randall Munroe describes xkcd as a webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language."
$11.86   Used & New from: $4.44
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)

Geek Wisdom
6.  Geek Wisdom by Eric San Juan
The list author says:
  "THE GEEKS HAVE INHERITED THE EARTH."
$10.36   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)

How to Traumatize Your Children: 7 Proven Methods to Help You Screw Up Your Kids Deliberately and with Skill
7.  How to Traumatize Your Children: 7 Proven Methods to Help You Screw Up Your Kids Deliberately and with Skill by Bradley R. Hughes
The list author says:
  "Learn the latest buzzwords and trends in traumatic parenting!"
$11.03   Used & New from: $3.24
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

The Most Dangerous Game: A Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal Collection
8.  The Most Dangerous Game: A Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal Collection by Zach Weiner
The list author says:
  "More SMBC!"
$14.50   Used & New from: $4.04
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Book of Secrets
9.  Book of Secrets by Thomas Eaton
The list author says:
  "Thomas Eaton's Book of Secrets reveals hundreds of clandestine, covert, surreptitious, furtive, hush-hush, and taboo pop-cultural and historical curiosities."
$5.39   Used & New from: $0.17
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

You Might Be a Zombie and Other Bad News: Shocking but Utterly True Facts
10.  You Might Be a Zombie and Other Bad News: Shocking but Utterly True Facts by Cracked.com
The list author says:
  "You're going to wish you never picked up this book."
$10.13   Used & New from: $0.48
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (218 customer reviews)

Electrified Sheep: Glass-eating Scientists, Nuking the Moon, and More Bizarre Experiments
11.  Electrified Sheep: Glass-eating Scientists, Nuking the Moon, and More Bizarre Experiments by Alex Boese
The list author says:
  ""Perfect summertime reading—preferably with a friend nearby who can be constantly interrupted with unsettling facts.”"
$17.52   Used & New from: $0.43
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't
12.  America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't by Stephen Colbert
The list author says:
  "Colbert. What more do you need?"
$28.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (344 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Forbidden Knowledge: 101 Things NOT Everyone Should Know How to Do
13.  Forbidden Knowledge: 101 Things NOT Everyone Should Know How to Do by Michael Powell
The list author says:
  "Want to know how to start a riot? Yep...make moonshine? Sure...beat a lie detector test?"
$11.15   Used & New from: $1.23
2.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

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