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Anguished English: An Anthology of Accidental Assaults Upon the English LanguageAnguished English is the impossibly funny anthology of accidental assaults upon our common language. From bloopers and blunders to Signs of the Times to Mixed-Up Metaphors . . . from Two-Headed Headlines to Mangling Modifiers . . . it’s a collection that will leave you roaring with delight and laughter. Help wanteds: Wanted: Unmarried girls to pick fresh fruit and produce at night. Two-Headed Headlines: Grandmother of eight makes hole in one! Doctor testifies in horse suit. Modern-Day Malapr…

Pew! Pew! - Sex, Guns, Spaceships... Oh My!9 Comedic space opera tales of big spaceships, poor life decisions, and lots of Pew!Delta-Team – by M. D. CooperIn 8913, a crack military unit was court-martialed and sent to a maximum security prison for stealing the general’s cookie recipes. Colonel Ramsey and his team promptly escaped and fled the core systems.Today they serve as soldiers of fortune, or whatever else will make them a buck.If you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find, then maybe, you can hire the Delta T…

Monster Maelstrom: A Flash Fiction Halloween Anthology (Flash Flood Book 2)24 Extremely Short Halloween Stories for your Briefest MomentsFrom a Hillary Clinton stripper to mythical beast-women in the harsh Scandinavian tundra and from an unusual band of steadfast teddy bears to the last man in zombie-occupied Chicago, fill your briefest moments with pulse-pounding frights and off-beat chuckles with this collection of 24 flash fiction stories.Commuting to work? Grabbing a quick coffee? Each story tells a complete tale in but a few short minutes with the added promise of…

Jessica Christ Volume 1: The Early YearsGod’s first daughter is going to school. Lord help her… NOTE: This volume contains the first three books of the Jessica Christ series, including …Book 1: The BeginningBook 2: And It Was GoodBook 3: It’s a Miracle!*Plus* the first chapter of Book 4: Nu Alpha Omega The Beginning Jessica McCloud knows first-hand that it’s tough to fit in when you’re God’s only begotten daughter. While she has the power to smite, and she’s privy to most of the juicy gossip in her West Texas town, nobod…

American Satire: An Anthology of Writings from Colonial Times to the PresentGod’s first daughter is going to school. Lord help her… NOTE: This volume contains the first three books of the Jessica Christ series, including …Book 1: The BeginningBook 2: And It Was GoodBook 3: It’s a Miracle!*Plus* the first chapter of Book 4: Nu Alpha Omega The Beginning Jessica McCloud knows first-hand that it’s tough to fit in when you’re God’s only begotten daughter. While she has the power to smite, and she’s privy to most of the juicy gossip in her West Texas town, nobod…

Fierce Pajamas: An Anthology of Humor Writing from The New Yorker (Modern Library Paperbacks)When Harold Ross founded The New Yorker in 1925, he called it a “comic weekly.” And although it has become much more than that, it has remained true in its irreverent heart to the founder’s description, publishing the most illustrious literary humorists in the modern era—among them Robert Benchley, Dorothy Parker, Groucho Marx, James Thurber, S. J. Perelman, Mike Nichols, Woody Allen, Calvin Trillin, Garrison Keillor, Ian Frazier, Roy Blount, Jr., Steve Martin, and Christopher Buckley. F…

Julius Caesar (Annotated)Amazing Fictional Drama..Julius Caesar is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1599. It portrays the conspiracy against the Roman dictator of the same name, his assassination and its aftermath. It is one of several Roman plays that he wrote, based on true events from Roman history, which also include Coriolanus and Antony and Cleopatra.Although the title of the play is Julius Caesar, Caesar is not the central character in its action; he appears in only three scenes,…

Behaving Madly: Zany, Loco, Cockeyed, Rip-off, Satire MagazinesWhen Mad was turned into a magazine in 1954, every publisher and his uncle came up with his own version, often using the same talent. Behaving Madly presents 200 pages of never reprinted material by Bill Elder, Jack Davis, John Severin, Al Jaffee, Joe Maneely, Jack Kirby, Ross Andru, Joe Kubert, Russ Heath, Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, Basil Wolverton, Steve Ditko, Lee Elias, and many others. This coffee table art book is produced by comic strip historian Ger Apeldoorn and Eisner winner Craig Yo…

The Complete Novels  (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)When Mad was turned into a magazine in 1954, every publisher and his uncle came up with his own version, often using the same talent. Behaving Madly presents 200 pages of never reprinted material by Bill Elder, Jack Davis, John Severin, Al Jaffee, Joe Maneely, Jack Kirby, Ross Andru, Joe Kubert, Russ Heath, Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, Basil Wolverton, Steve Ditko, Lee Elias, and many others. This coffee table art book is produced by comic strip historian Ger Apeldoorn and Eisner winner Craig Yo…