self-inflicted wound (n): a spectacularly humiliating, and often hilarious, incident entirely of one's own making. see also you did it to yourself.
"Parks and Recreation"actor Nick Offerman shares his humorous fulminations on life, manliness, meat, and much more in his first book.
Mindy Kaling has lived many lives: the obedient child of immigrant professionals, a timid chubster afraid of her own bike, a Ben Affleck-impersonating Off-Broadway performer and playwright, and, finally, a comedy writer and actress prone to starting fights with her friends and coworkers with the sentence "Can I just say one last thing about this, and then I swear I'll shut up about it?"
"Love All the People," a collection of controversial comedian Bill Hicks stand-up routines, notebooks, journals, and letters, traces his evolution from brilliant conventional stand-up to something far more interesting and dangerous: a comic speaking without fear.
Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update," before "Sarah Palin," Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV.
She has seen both these dreams come true.
Disney meets Lena Dunham in this illustrated humor book featuring your favorite fairy-tale characters dating and finding their way in 21st-century America
The New York Times bestselling writer and comedian Demetri Martin is back with a brand new collection of drawings that urge you to:
POINT YOUR FACE AT THIS
Chuck Klosterman has walked into the darkness. As a boy, he related to the cultural figures who represented goodness--but as an adult, he found himself unconsciously aligning with their enemies. This was not because he necessarily liked what they were doing; it was because they were doing it on purpose (and they were doing it better). They wanted to be evil.
"New York Times Book Review" Editors' Choice
A Very Oral History
With a New Introduction by the Author
""We Killed" shines in its details and its anecdotes....Well crafted and entertaining." "The Boston Globe "
From the authors of the New York Times bestsellers Awkward Family Photos and Awkward Family Pet Photos comes a celebration of those special times throughout the year when our families embarrass us the most . . . the holidays.