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Initial post: Jul 11, 2012 6:23:22 AM PDT
land zebra says:
I just read Vidya Samson's Indian Maidens Bust Loose and highly recommend it. It's funny, but with a serious undertone.

Posted on Jul 12, 2012 3:37:46 PM PDT
How to Write a Sucessful Profile for an Online Dating Service [Kindle Edition]

Posted on Jul 13, 2012 7:46:55 AM PDT
Anna Baker says:
UpHill, by Jody Overend. A wonderful, funny book for the over 50s. A chick-lit romp.
Grungia, by Jan Drabek. A clever account of political silliness in an emerging African nation.

Posted on Jul 13, 2012 2:55:35 PM PDT
Waiting Man says:
"This is a Book" by Demetri Martin. Hilarity ensues.

Posted on Jul 14, 2012 2:47:38 AM PDT
The Supply Chain Mong by S.C Lawson. Funny if you regularly make catastrophic mistakes at work, but a bit sloppy in places.

Posted on Jul 14, 2012 5:53:25 AM PDT
bookerish says:
Just finished Tyler Stoddard Smith's Whore Stories: A Revealing History of the World's Oldest Profession. There's some compelling history, but mostly just hilarity. Funniest book I've read in a long time.

Posted on Jul 18, 2012 10:57:29 PM PDT
Anything by Bill Bryson. If you're interested in travel stories he is a must. And for a bit of self promotion I just published a short story called Dale and the Golden Nugget that you might like:
Dale and the Golden Nugget - A Short Love Story

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 5:59:50 AM PDT
Climber says:
Would love it if you would take a peek at my latest (okay, my first), A Climbing Stock, published by Daily Swan and distributed by Midpoint. It's reached as high as 66 on the best seller satire list here at Amazon in its first week out.

A Climbing Stock

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 7:20:55 AM PDT
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In reply to an earlier post on Jul 19, 2012 10:41:33 AM PDT
land zebra says:
The Supply Chain Mong seems to have disappeared. Any idea why?

Posted on Jul 20, 2012 3:11:37 PM PDT
I read: My Daily Insanity: Food for Thought by David Glen Schneider. My Daily Insanity: Food for thought
Excellent sarcastic gallows humor from someone trapped in daily opposing winds we are all victims of, really worth reading - and if only to witness a bachelor learning how to prepare his own rations of food - delicious potato salad or a savory stew and at the same time multitasking and writing applications or cultivating friendships on the internet... ;) Great fun! I bought some for friends, too - an ideal present for those who like a fine sarcastic view on everyday misfortunes.

Posted on Jul 21, 2012 3:38:45 AM PDT
Simon Drake says:
Had enough of UFO paranoia, scepticism, Sci-Fi hype, and wondering NOT "when are aliens coming to see us" BUT "why on earth, in this pokey stretch of the universe, would they visit and what EXACTLY would they want"? And want to laugh about it?
Then read "Alien Contact and Diplomacy: Get it Right or We Suffer"
Alien Contact and Diplomacy: Get it Right or We Suffer

Posted on Jul 25, 2012 1:42:42 PM PDT
I just finished reading a new book called Stung Hard that made me change my pants. Its a parody of the Duggar family and, Sweet Mary, its a blast.

Posted on Jul 27, 2012 2:55:25 PM PDT
Humor is a facet that spices literature if done in a manner that will not offend readers. Humor, tastefully inserted, in serious scenes in a novel adds to the entertainment value of the work.

Posted on Jul 28, 2012 1:49:23 AM PDT
aprilsc says:
I loved the humor found in Electric Times: Rumblings of the Working Class, all the articles provide a humor that is rarely seen in everyday life, I highly recommend it!

Posted on Jul 29, 2012 8:00:44 PM PDT
JennyD says:
Just read a book called Speed Limit Dating: The New Dating Technique Speed Limit Dating: The New Dating Techniqueand I laughed out loud so many times! Having tried and failed with online dating for about 2 years, a friend of mine recommended that book and we both decided to try their crazy "6-week dating plan". I don't know if it's gonna work but I certainly date people differently nowadays...

Posted on Oct 9, 2012 8:54:06 PM PDT
Kelly says:
Just finished DON'T PUNCH PEOPLE IN THE JUNK: (Seemingly) Obvious Life Lessons to Teach Kids - makes me feel good about parenting while laughing out loud...

Posted on Oct 11, 2012 1:32:27 PM PDT
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Posted on Oct 21, 2012 6:37:17 PM PDT
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Posted on Nov 25, 2012 6:07:12 AM PST
Daren Doucet says:
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=Daren+Doucet Right here on Amazon,

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 13, 2012 3:12:31 PM PST
Amy H. Wolf says:
Don't Let Me Die In A Motel 6 or One Woman's Struggle Through The Great Recession Why yes! My new memoir, a COMEDY about my life during the Recession. Many laughs for just 99 cents!

Posted on Jan 27, 2013 12:33:56 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Jan 30, 2013 2:59:29 AM PST
C. Hall says:
Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America was a pure delight,so was

How Not To Live Abroad

Cat Who Came in from the Cold

Dear Bob and Sue

and

House of Dark Shadows

Be sure to check out the Simon's Cat videos on youtube. I think 'TV Dinner' may be my favorite.

Posted on Feb 2, 2013 11:55:29 AM PST
Jackson says:
"The Billion-Dollar Girl" gave me lots of laughs, especially for all the savage mockery that the Kartrashians and the rest of the beau monde received.
The Billion-Dollar Girl

p.s. Please, don't forget to put the links if these books are on Amazon; some of them sound interesting, and I'd like to read them (yes, sometimes I am that lazy to copy-paste the titles).

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 21, 2013 8:56:38 AM PST
Daren Doucet says:
"The Kartrashians", that is a new one... I think :)

Posted on Feb 24, 2013 9:00:25 AM PST
Dr Wiley says:
The Diary Of ''The Lazy B''

This just came out, it's hilarious....about a guy and his family and their move to the States from New Zealand.
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