Tag Archive: comedy

Jul 26

Book Review: Bossypants

Bossypants by Tina Fey Frequently, books by comedians tend to be singularly un-funny and even depressing, because they’re lacking the voice and delivery of the author’s voice. Because I got this as an audiobook, and it’s read by Tina Fey herself, that sidestepped the first. It is funny. At times I laughed out loud, like …

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Oct 02

Book Review – Dead Souls

Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol This novel takes place in the early nineteenth century in Russia, and will give you some insight into a time and place you’re probably not overly familiar with. I had no idea that there was a time and place in the world where you weren’t considered middle-class until you owned …

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Jul 06

Book Review- Journal of Best Practices

The Journal of Best Practices: A Memoir of Marriage, Asperger Syndrome, and One Man’s Quest to Be a Better Husband by David Finch This is a very quick-reading memoir about a man learning to keep his Asperger’s syndrome from ruining his marriage. I’m not sure by the end that he completely succeeded, but it was …

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Nov 20

Book Review: The Nerdest way

The Nerdist Way by Chris Hardwick I can’t remember what enticed me to pick up this audiobook, except that I’m kind of a sucker for self-help books, and one that is designed to be used by “nerds” has a cute angle. I’ve never heard of Chris Hardwick, and am not familiar with any of the …

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Oct 23

Book Review: A Damsel in Distress

A Damsel In Distress by P.G. Wodehouse I only picked this up because I wanted a free book on my kindle and Wodehouse is much less objectionable than most “classic” novels, which I generally find tedious. I’m glad I did. A DAMSEL IN DISTRESS was even more charming and delightful than my memory of the …

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