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American Cornball: A Laffopedic Guide to the Formerly Funny
Christopher Miller.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062225177.  Daedalus Item Code: 62881
The author of The Cardboard Universe and Sudden Noises from Inanimate Objects, Christopher Miller here takes us on a hilarious romp through what used to pass for comedy—from hiccups and ... (Read More)
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Bazooka Joe and His Gang: 60th-Anniversary Collection
Jeff Shepherd, ed. Talley Morse, preface. Nancy Morse & Kirk Taylor, intro. Len Brown, R. Sikoryak & Bhob Stewart, essays. Jay Lynch, afterword.
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781419706325.  Daedalus Item Code: 54485
A fixture in many of our childhoods, Bazooka Joe was the creation of pop culture entrepreneur Woody Gelman and artist Wesley Morse, a specialist in salacious drawings. This history of the iconic ... (Read More)
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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2014
Daniel Handler, ed. Lemony Snicket, intro.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544129665.  Daedalus Item Code: 54415
Though founding series editor Dave Eggers has left the building—so far as The Best American Nonrequired Reading is concerned, anyway—he has put the enormously popular series in the capable ... (Read More)
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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015
Adam Johnson, intro. & ed. 826 National, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544569638.  Daedalus Item Code: 59576
Founded by former series editor Dave Eggers and his high-school-age writing students at 826 Valencia in San Francisco, this enormously popular series is edited this year by Adam Johnson, a creative ... (Read More)
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Brick Shakespeare: Four Tragedies and Four Comedies (2 Vols.)
John McCann. Monica Sweeney & Becky Thomas, ed.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: 2 vols..
ISBN: 9781629145273.  Daedalus Item Code: 63999
Somehow, the bloody deeds of Macbeth, the heartbreaking finale of Romeo and Juliet, the assassination of Julius Caesar, and the pile of dead royals at the close of Hamlet ... (Read More)
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A (Brief) History of Vice: How Bad Behavior Built Civilization
Robert Evans.
Publisher: Plume.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780147517609.  Daedalus Item Code: 69246
Agriculture, architecture, and metalwork might have transformed us from hunter-gatherers into modern man, quips Cracked editor Robert Evans, but it was booze, sex, trash talk, gluttony, and ... (Read More)
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Call Me Cat Lady 2017 Wall Calendar

Publisher: Sourcebooks.   Format: calender.
ISBN: 9781492636298.  Daedalus Item Code: 65700
They may be the next generation of "cat lady," but these young women don't mind admitting that their true "significant other" is furry and purry. Each of the feline-and-female photos in this wall ... (Read More)
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A Celebration of the Household: The Classic Guide to Running Your Home
L.G. Abell.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620877142.  Daedalus Item Code: 52124
Any parent knows that keeping a household in order is no easy task, nor has it ever been.More than a century ago, L.G. Abell compiled a manual with hundreds of household tips, skills, advice, and ... (Read More)
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Church Signs 2017 Day-to-Day Calendar: Little Sayings to Help You on Your Way
Doug Bowles, illus.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: calender.
ISBN: 9781449476595.  Daedalus Item Code: 65724
Collected from church signboards across the land, this day-to-day tear-off desk calendar presents those pithy, one-line sermons intended to get passersby into the pews: "Jumping for joy is great ... (Read More)
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Classic Poetry for Dogs: Why Do I Chase Thee: From Elizabeth Basset Browning and Other Canine Masters
Jessica Swaim. Chet Phillips, illus.
Publisher: Gibbs Smith.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781423635543.  Daedalus Item Code: 63003
If spaniels wrote sonnets and labradors wrote limericks, of what would they muse? From "Shall I Compare Thee to a Steak Fillet?" by William Shakespaw (a bearded dachshund mix) to "How to Avoid ... (Read More)
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Comic Genius: Portraits of Funny People
Matt Hoyle. Mel Brooks, intro.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781452125381.  Daedalus Item Code: 61201
Hilariously captured by celebrity portrait photographer Matt Hoyle, here are more than 130 full-page and double-page portraits of 89 funny people—including Steve Carell, John Cleese, Tina Fey, Ricky ... (Read More)
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The Desktop Digest of Despots and Dictators: An A–Z of Tyranny
Gilbert Alter-Gilbert. Steve Krakow, illus.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616088309.  Daedalus Item Code: 54734
Illustrated with a series of boldly colored pop-art portraits by Steve Krakow, this book from the author of Poets Ranked by Beard Weight offers a lively catalogue of 53 notoriously ... (Read More)
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