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Live from New York: The Complete, Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live as Told by Its Stars, Writers, and Guests
James Andrew Miller & Tom Shales.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316295048.  Daedalus Item Code: 63419
 
Newly updated and expanded for the revolutionary program's 40th season, this oral history of Saturday Night Live includes interviews from the original edition—with stars, writers, and ... (Read More)
 
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Mental Floss Presents Be Amazing: Glow in the Dark, Control the Weather, Perform Your Own Surgery, Get Out of Jury Duty, Identify a Witch, Colonize a Nation, Impress a Girl, Make a Zombie, Start Your Own Religion
Maggie Koerth-Baker, with Will Pearson & Mangesh Hattiekudur.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061251481.  Daedalus Item Code: 63514
 
Go ahead—be amazing. Who says you can't? Certainly not Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur, who met as freshmen at Duke University and parlayed their cafeteria conversations into the first issue of ... (Read More)
 
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The Missing Ink: How Handwriting Made Us Who We Are
Philip Hensher.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447221692.  Daedalus Item Code: 54841
 
When London columnist and arts critic Philip Hensher realized that he had no idea what a close friend's handwriting looked like, he felt as though something was missing from their friendship; having ... (Read More)
 
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Never In A Million Years: A History of Hopeless Predictions
Ivor Baddiel & Jonny Zucker.
Publisher: Orion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781409140221.  Daedalus Item Code: 62420
 
From the scientist who thought our average life span could reach 200 to the record company executives who claimed that the Beatles wouldn't succeed in America, and from an Assyrian prediction that ... (Read More)
 
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The New Devil's Dictionary: A New Version of the Cynical Classic
Rhonda Koenig. Peter Breese, illus.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762772476.  Daedalus Item Code: 51323
 
Ambrose Bierce's classic The Devil's Dictionary was published in 1911, and its caustic wit has never gone out of style. In the ensuing century, many foolish or pompous ideas and inventions ... (Read More)
 
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The Onion Magazine: The Iconic Covers that Transformed an Undeserving World
Johannes Guttenberg, foreword. Cole Bolton, ed.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316256452.  Daedalus Item Code: 63431
 
From America's Finest (Satirical) News Source comes this compilation of the most important, most influential, certainly the glossiest magazine covers ever produced by the hand of humankind. It's ... (Read More)
 
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Perfect Nonsense: The Chaotic Comics and Goofy Games of George Carlson
George Carlson. Daniel F. Yezbick, ed.
Publisher: Fantagraphics.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781606995082.  Daedalus Item Code: 52037
 
One of the most prolific and innovative cartoonists and illustrators of the 20th century, George Carlson produced playful, absurdist, exquisitely rendered drawings in every medium, from comic books ... (Read More)
 
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The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity
Jeffrey D. Sachs.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812980462.  Daedalus Item Code: 42324
 
(Named One of the Best Books of the Year by the London Guardian and Publishers Weekly) Jeffrey Sachs's 2011 follow-up to The End of Poverty and Common Wealth is an ... (Read More)
 
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The Ralph Steadman Book of Dogs
Ralph Steadman.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547534251.  Daedalus Item Code: 34129
 
Who better than Ralph Steadman—not only the favorite illustrator of Hunter S. Thompson, but also the creator of the distinctive labels for Flying Dog Brewery, and a longtime dog lover—to give us a ... (Read More)
 
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Rudegami: Taking Perverse Pleasure from Impure Origami: Includes 40 Pieces of Origami Paper
Oliver Zachary.
Publisher: Dog 'N' Bone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780957140974.  Daedalus Item Code: 50794
 
Liven up your next party—or simply amuse your more puerile friends—with this collection of, shall we say, unexpected origami patterns. Here are 18 designs and variations to subvert and ... (Read More)
 
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Still Foolin' 'Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys?
Billy Crystal.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805098204.  Daedalus Item Code: 38931
 
Just like 77 million of his fellow baby boomers, Billy Crystal is turning 65—and he’s not happy about it. With his trademark wit and warmth, he outlines the absurdities and challenges that come with ... (Read More)
 
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Typewriter: The History, the Machine, the Writers
Tony Allan.
Publisher: Shelter Harbor Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781627950343.  Daedalus Item Code: 59518
 
Now that typewriters have been replaced by computers in the workplace, at home, and even in writers' studies, a strange thing is happening: typewriters have been staging a comeback, as a new ... (Read More)
 
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