What else should you expect when you give your address to your enemies?
Master Asinine has come up with a new scheme to rid himself of his friend-turned-nemesis, Legion: to combine the Face Blitzkrieg with gene-altering technology and make a dangerous weapon he hopes Schizophrenic won't ridicule him for. Nice try. Schizophrenic's on the ball.
But when Master Asinine and his gang of goons show up on the Good Guys' home turf, Station One, with their new genetic weapons, they threaten to turn their enemies into nothing more than organic soup. Now the Good Guys have to ward off the Bad Guys, keep out of the line of fire, and protect a protestor who has shown up to speak against the lack of females in an all-male military.
Can Legion simultaneously fend off the Bad Guys, impress visiting Good Guy overseer Brigadier General Patton, and keep his sanity? It's not even Monday!
An inspiring and witty memoir by a woman battling cancer—with laughter.Fran Di Giacomo made it through one case of cancer at forty—then got hit with a worse case in her fifties. Tired of the somber, weepy books she kept getting from well-meaning friends, she stumbled upon a book that made her laugh out loud—and realized that was what she’d been missing. Laughter felt good—and that was how she wanted to feel.Inspired, she wrote this unique memoir, an unsentimental, sharply funny take on her experience—including her favorite techniques for shamelessly exploiting the chemo lifestyle. She reveals the way that indulging her sense of humor not only kept her sane during the hardest moments, but also allowed her to continue her successful career as an artist, even through thirteen hospitalizations, ten surgeries, and constant chemotherapy. Her book is terrifically entertaining—as her oncologist warns in the foreword, you should avoid reading it in the immediate postoperative period due to the risk of popping a suture. It can also help other cancer patients, or anyone dealing with hardship, to cultivate a zesty enthusiasm for life and empower themselves to keep fighting.
A collection of golf stories from the celebrated satirist: “A delight. Wodehouse’s drives . . . were deadly accurate when writing about the game.” —TheBoston Globe P. G. Wodehouse, Britain’s beloved satirist and author of the famous Jeeves series, often said he wished he’d spent more time playing golf and less “fooling about writing stories and things.” Happily for all of us, the prolific writer often took his pen to the green. In Fore!, Wodehouse expert D. R. Bensen has collected a dozen pieces to delight golfers, those who know them, and even those who have never basked in the ecstasy of a perfect putt—into a collection by this great humorist that is “almost as much fun as playing a round” (The Philadelphia Inquirer). “Sure to please Wodehouse readers and re-readers, even those who’ve never sliced or putted.” —Kirkus Reviews
He’s seeking a place to belong. His only tool is philosophical satire…
Thomas Gephardt loses no love for his rural Indiana home. Struck with raging wanderlust, the small-town college student heads for France armed with nothing but a thirst for stimulating conversation. So starts Thomas’s ego-bruising first leg of his ill-fated quest for cultural perfection.
Struggling to fit in at the catty French cafés, Thomas expands his search to the bustling city streets of Japan and the quiet devotion of an Israeli Kibbutz. But after each stopover leaves him with more questions than answers, he worries no location will check every box on his ideal society list.
Thomas attempts to probe deeply into his experiences and to ponder big questions: What is the value of foreign travel? What is unique about each of these three cultures? How is each country shaped by its history? Will Thomas find his far-flung utopian land, or is this American expat lost in transit?
The Perfect Culture is a darkly satirical standalone travel novel.Thomas is seen as an alien in a French restaurant, he wonders if he can meet expectations as a "talking monkey" in Japan, and he learns that unlike in The Big Lebowski, he definitely cannot roll on Shabbos in Israel. If you enjoy candid cultural commentary and extensive internal reflections, then you’ll love Brent Robins’s international lampoon.
Buy The Perfect Culture for a tongue-in-cheek ticket to ride today!
"As the founding director of global education non-profit organization, I place great value on the theme (which is reinforced throughout the book). Travel can enrich you by exposing you to new experiences and different cultures.This book was a fun read and can serve as a helpful resource for any study-abroad student or first time international traveler."
-Dr. Yvonne Marie Andres, Founding Director of Global SchoolNet
In his follow up to his tremendously successful debut comedy special Mr. Showbiz, the comic-actor-musician-host responds to anyone who's ever said: 'F#ck Nick Cannon.' A recent health scare has changed how he sees the world and he is here to share his unique perspective on getting older, raising his children, and living with his famous wife (Mariah Carey). Nick Cannon doesn't care what the haters think, and that's what gives him his hilarious edge. Taped at the River Rock Casino in Vancouver, BC.
This is the third collection of short stories by Saki, following on from “Reginald” and “Reginald in Russia”. Although some of the stories have characters that do not appear elsewhere in the collection, many of them are loosely centred round the young Clovis Sangrail (effectively a reincarnation of Reginald). (Summary by Graham Redman).
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