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
From "New York Times" bestselling author, one of America's top cultural critics ("Entertainment Weekly"), and The Ethicist for "The New York Times Magazine, "comes" "a new book of all original pieces on villains and villainy.
"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.