“Mr Trump Goes to Washington” — Political satire in 3D graphic novel form. In 2016, much to his and the rest of the world’s surprise, Donald Trump was elected President of the United States of … Read moreBook Review: “Mr Trump Goes to Washington” – A satirical review of Trump’s election campaign and his early days in office
Review: “Tender is the Brisket” by Stacia Friedman The best comic novel I’ve read this year wasn’t published by Random House or Penguin. It was self-published by Philadelphia writer Stacia Friedman. The title? “Tender is … Read moreTender is the Brisket: Delicious!
Journal entry: July 21, 2014 (age 45) – “Lost Journal,” the Book! More than ten years ago, on January 1, 2004, my first humor column was published in my hometown newspaper, the Binghamton Press & … Read moreFOUND – “Lost Journal,” the Book!
Fidel Castro “could make Lance Armstrong look honest” As Russian President Vladimir Putin was touching down in Cuba to inspect the strip clubs and pick up some cigars, Juan Reinaldo Sánchez, Fidel Castro’s former bodyguard, … Read more“El Disastro”: The True Story of Fidel Castro
Why I wrote “The Barber’s Conundrum and Other Stories” By John Hartnett I decided to write The Barber’s Conundrum and Other Stories when I realized my wife would let me get out of certain household … Read moreAuthor Discusses “The Barber’s Conundrum and Other Stories”
“Six of One” — a book review Reviewed by Claire Ridgway A fun, rather irreverent, entertaining spoof, is how I’d describe “Six of One” by JoAnn Spears. In Spears’s story, modern day history professor, Dolly, … Read moreBook Review: Six of One — A Tudor Riff by JoAnn Spears
A Bad-Ass Review: Dave Barry’s ‘Book of Bad Songs’ Dave Barry wrote a book about bad songs. Fully 2/3rds of the songs he writes about are songs that I love. Dave Barry is now on … Read moreA Bad-Ass Review: Just How Bad is Dave Barry’s ‘Book of Bad Songs’?
“Life’s Little Instruction Book,” first published in 1991 as a collection of advice from H. Jackson Brown, Jr. to his college-bound son, has sold millions of copies, been translated into 35 languages, and inspired calendars, … Read moreChop Your Own Firewood and Learn to Juggle: Advice I Plan to Ignore from “Life’s Little Instruction Book”
By Greg Palast If you’re not sick and outraged and ready to vomit, then don’t talk to me. When I see a cruel bucket of garbage and winky-winky racism and bullshit and venom like Paul … Read moreGreg Palast Introduces His New Book, ‘Billionaires & Ballot Bandits’
Jennifer M. Koontz explains how to use humor in parenting as effective tool to manage children’s behavior, in her new book, using methods that have worked for her. “When Your Centerpiece is made of Play-Doh and … Read moreAuthor reveals how to appreciate humor in parenting while doing what’s best for children