- Hardcover: 320 pages
- Publisher: St. Martin's Press (March 22, 2016)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1250078830
- ISBN-13: 978-1250078834
- Product Dimensions: 5.8 x 1.2 x 8.7 inches
- Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 3 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,645,105 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Why the Long Joke? Hardcover – March 22, 2016
"Jim gives new meaning to the words silliosity and hilariousment....Funny stuff! Buy this book!" ―Jack Handey
"This book should be required reading for anyone asked to contribute a quote." - Emo Philips, stand-up comedian
"I imagine James Thomas's brain as a sort of beehive: thoughts come and go in a seemingly random, almost bumbling fashion―but the yield is pure honey. I will not apologize for that joke, but his are much better." ―Michael McKean, comedian, writer, and star of This Is Spinal Tap, Best in Show, and Better Call Saul
"Packed with great jokes and funny ideas, this book will release enough endorphins that you can give up running and sex. I am not a doctor." ―Simon Blackwell, executive producer and Emmy Award–winning writer of Veep, Peep Show, and In the Loop
"Stop watching TV, read a book. Then put that down and read THIS book." ―Michael Kupperman, cartoonist, illustrator, and author of Tales Designed to Thrizzle
"Jim has a truly original, quirky and charming voice, and he makes me laugh out loud on a daily basis on Twitter. I frequently thank my son for introducing me to Crimer Show." ―Rebecca Front, BAFTA award-winning actress and star of The Thick of It
"Smart and hilarious." ―The Irish Times
"The perfect anecdote to all of the sad and terrible news and information with which we are pummelled on a daily basis." ―Popmatters
About the Author
JAMES THOMAS, aka Astonishing Sod to his multitudinous Twitter followers, achieved Internet fame with the success of Crimer Show, an episodic parody of TV crime dramas. Since then he's devoted every waking moment to his quest to write the Stupidest Sentence Ever Written. Thomas is a regular contributor to The New Yorker and The Huffington Post, and Why the Long Joke? is his first book. He lives in Dublin.
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It's like a walk through the mind of someone who is constantly thinking clever, funny things.
It's never boring. If you like this, I encourage you to Google him and find everything he's written.