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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum: The World's Oldest Joke Book
Dan Crompton, translator.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843174981.  Daedalus Item Code: 52399
 
Proving that, despite the advances of civilization, our sense of humor hasn't evolved all that much, this book presents some 240 cheeky puns, cheesy one-liners, sexual innuendoes, and more than its ... (Read More)
 
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George Washington Is Cash Money: A No-Bullshit Guide to the United Myths of America
Cory O'Brien. Soren Melville, illus.
Publisher: Perigee.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399173486.  Daedalus Item Code: 61558
 
The author of Zeus Grants Stupid Wishes and host of the website BetterMyths.com, Cory O'Brien is back to regale us with his blog-style take on American history and myth—which are the same ... (Read More)
 
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The Golden Ass of Lucius Apuleius
M.D. Usher, adaptation. T. Motley, illus.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567924183.  Daedalus Item Code: 36319
 
A favorite of private presses and illustrators since the invention of printing, Lucius Apuleius's 2nd-century comic masterpiece traces the misadventures of a young man who is a bit too curious about ... (Read More)
 
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Greetings from the Borscht Belt: The Best Broads of Comedy
Totie Fields, Pearl Williams, Rachel Jordan, Jean Carroll, Sophie Tucker, Betty Ross, Sylvia Stoun & others.
Publisher: Fuel 2000.   Format: 1 cutout audio CD.
ISBN: 302061903.  Daedalus Item Code: 50322
 
Throughout the mid-20th century, a string of hotels and resorts in the Catskill Mountains catered to Jewish Americans, and the affectionately nicknamed Borscht Belt became renowned for its comedic ... (Read More)
 
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Happy Hooligan: Forever Nuts: Classic Screwball Strips
Frederick Burr Opper. Jeffrey Lindenblatt, ed. Allan Holtz, intro.
Publisher: NBM.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781561635429.  Daedalus Item Code: 43295
 
Already a successful cartoonist and illustrator for political magazines like Wild Oats and Puck, Frederick Burr Opper turned to the new medium of color comics in the Sunday funnies when ... (Read More)
 
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I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems by Cats
Francesco Marciuliano.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781452110585.  Daedalus Item Code: 62029
 
Sometimes "meow" just isn't enough. In this little book of doggerel for cats, the writer of the syndicated comic strip Sally Forth helps to unlock the feline creative potential in a series of ... (Read More)
 
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I Knead My Mommy: And Other Poems by Kittens
Francesco Marciuliano.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781452132914.  Daedalus Item Code: 62030
 
It's just lucky for them that they're so cute. In light of such previous collections as I Could Pee on This (poetry by cats) and I Could Chew on This (poetry from dogs), it was only a ... (Read More)
 
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In the Belly of an Ox: The Unexpected Photographic Adventures of Richard and Cherry Kearton
Rebecca Bond.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547076751.  Daedalus Item Code: 33433
 
By day, the Kearton brothers worked at respectable jobs in London, but in their free time they crept through brambles and briars, trudged through swamps, hid in hollow trees, and climbed cliffs. Most ... (Read More)
 
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The Life of Fly 2016 Mini Wall Calendar
Magnus Muhr.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: calendar.
ISBN: 9781449466619.  Daedalus Item Code: 55717
 
Created by Swedish photographer Magnus Muhr, the unexpectedly hilarious photo-cartoons in this mini wall calendar reveal the inner life of the housefly—one not so different from ours, it turns out, ... (Read More)
 
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
Marie Kondo.
Publisher: Ten Speed.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781607747307.  Daedalus Item Code: 59475
 
(One of Daedalus's 25 Books to Read by Labor Day) Despite constant efforts to de-clutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts? Do clothes pile up like a tangled mess of ... (Read More)
 
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Magic: A Beginner's Guide
Robert Ralley.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851687138.  Daedalus Item Code: 36206
 
Tracing the performance of magic and illusion back to its earliest beginnings, Robert Ralley considers its influence on religion, science, and society. He explores changing perceptions of magic, from ... (Read More)
 
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Making the Cat Laugh: One Woman's Journal of Single Life on the Margins
Lynne Truss.
Publisher: Fourth Estate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007355235.  Daedalus Item Code: 53292
 
We know her as the language maven who gave us her zero-tolerance treatise on punctuation, Eats, Shoots and Leaves. But Lynne Truss has been cracking up British readers for years on BBC radio ... (Read More)
 
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