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Inside MAD: The "Usual Gang of Idiots" Pick Their Favorite MAD Spoofs
Judd Apatow, intro. John Ficarra, ed. Patricia Dwyer, designer.
Publisher: Time Home Entertainment.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781618930897.  Daedalus Item Code: 50452
 
Some may have assumed that anyone who wasted their formative years reading MAD magazine must have wound up as a complete failure in life. As it turns out, some of the venerable periodical's ... (Read More)
 
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Irish Humorous Poetry
Criostoir O'Flynn.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781807456.  Daedalus Item Code: 52173
 
A stalwart people with an often harrowing history, the Irish have endured in part because of their ribald sense of humor. Combing library archives, Criostoir O'Flynn has uncovered dozens of examples ... (Read More)
 
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Jim, Who Ran Away From His Nurse and Was Eaten By a Lion: A Cautionary Tale
Hilaire Belloc. Mini Grey, illus.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: pop-up book.
ISBN: 9780375859700.  Daedalus Item Code: 20569
 
As much for adult fans of Edward Gorey as it is for children 8 and up with a sense of ironic humor, this mock cautionary tale by Hilaire Belloc, originally penned in 1907, is set perfectly with Mini ... (Read More)
 
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Classic Comic Strips: A Quiz Deck: Knowledge Cards
Susan Koop.
Publisher: Pomegranate.   Format: .
ISBN: 9780764957697.  Daedalus Item Code: 42806
 
From straightforward humor to social commentary, and from superheroes to soap operas, the funny pages cater to all tastes. These 48 cards feature trivia on the most beloved characters and artists of ... (Read More)
 
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Lazy Thoughts of a Lazy Girl
Jenny Wren. Jenny Éclair, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911685.  Daedalus Item Code: 50377
 
Essentially a female riposte to Jerome K. Jerome's Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, this 1891 book by the pseudonymous Jenny Wren presents her amusing thoughts on matters ranging from love and ... (Read More)
 
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Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls: Essays, Etc.
David Sedaris.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316154703.  Daedalus Item Code: 49490
 
The author of Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, and Me Talk Pretty One Day, as well as a regular NPR and New Yorker contributor, David Sedaris ... (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
 
Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts? Do clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo here takes ... (Read More)
 
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More Show Me How: Everything We Couldn't Fit in the First Book: Instructions for Life from the Everyday to the Exotic
Derek Fagerstrom & Lauren Smith.
Publisher: Harper Design.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9780061998799.  Daedalus Item Code: 40723
 
The creators of ShowMeNow.com here offer their second king-sized compendium of how-tos and what-to-dos, from improvised floor-buffing with a tennis ball on a stick to getting married in a ... (Read More)
 
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Nancy Is Happy: Dailies 1943–1945
Ernie Bushmiller. Daniel Clowes, intro.
Publisher: Fantagraphics.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781606993606.  Daedalus Item Code: 52036
 
A funny thing happened on the way to comic-strip immortality. For many years, Ernie Bushmiller's Nancy, with its odd-looking, squat heroine, nearly abstract art, and often super-corny gags, ... (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 New Yorker 2015 Weekly Calendar

Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: calendar.
ISBN: 9781449451271.  Daedalus Item Code: 45717
 
Start off every week of the year with a giggle—a sophisticated giggle—with this wire-bound weekly engagement calendar from The New Yorker. Every two-page spread features a left-hand page with ... (Read More)
 
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Nuns Having Fun
Maureen Kelly & Jeffrey Stone.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780761150411.  Daedalus Item Code: 51325
 
The inspiration, as it were, for one of our favorite wall calendar series, this 2008 follow-up to Growing Up Catholic is a pocket-sized prayer book to laughter. Maureen Kelly and Jeffrey Stone ... (Read More)
 
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