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Funny Thing Is

by Paige Van De Winkle

"Funny Thing Is" melds philosophy, science, and personal observations to result in a multifaceted take on modern comedy. Stephen Evans’s The Funny Thing Is is a perceptive dissection of the science and philosophy of comedy and comedic... Read More

Book Review

Odd Woman Out

by Mari Carlson

"Odd Woman Out" is a celebratory memoir in which the underside of fame is addressed with humor and wisdom. Actress and comedian Melanie Chartoff discusses her real-life search for serious love in "Odd Woman Out". Growing up in New Haven,... Read More

Book Review

Move on Motherf*cker

by Melissa Wuske

Enough with kindness and gentleness: this book calls people on their bullsh*t. Jodie Eckleberry-Hunt’s self-help book issues a wake-up call to those who are fed up. As a therapist and a person, Eckleberry-Hunt once faced an impossible... Read More

Book Review

Elephants in My Room

by Wendy Hinman

Driven by its faith in the transformative power of humor, Elephants in my Room is a lighthearted personal collection. Christie Nicholls’s Elephants in my Room is a quirky collection of personal stories. First focused on travel with... Read More

Book Review

Trump

by Eileen Gonzalez

The satirical cartoons compiled in "Trump" poke cheeky fun at current events and political figures. America’s forty-fifth president is the subject E. M. Fintan’s political and satirical "Trump". Moving from the 2016 presidential... Read More

Book Review

Mrs. White's SUB SNIPS

by Peter Dabbene

The comedic panels of Mrs. White’s SUB SNIPS have the potential to boost substitute teachers’ morale. The crazy life of substitute teachers is captured in Laura Moss White’s collection of one-panel cartoons, Mrs. White’s SUB... Read More

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