Tag Archives: humor

What Oscar Observed

When I had a hankering recently for The Importance of Being Earnest, I hastened to the library and grabbed-up an audio collection entitled The Oscar Wilde Collection. Listening to it brought me a relaxing day. The cd includes The Picture of … Continue reading

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Resurrection

Buried Alive is a fictional novel by Arnold Bennett. Published in 1908, the book was made into a movie entitled Holy Matrimony in 1943. This is a satire about an accomplished British artist and his valet. The valet, Henry Leek … Continue reading

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Mass Depression

Why Are You So Sad? is Jason Porter’s debut novel. Raymond, the main character, believes everyone in the world is clinically depressed. On a whim, he creates a survey distributing it to his unsuspecting “LokiLoki” coworkers. The haphazardly designed survey … Continue reading

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Delicious

The title of The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat by Edward Kelsey Moore whet my appetite for a good down-home book about female relationships.  This book delivers a huge helping of humor, sentiment, and sage advice. Moore’s novel revolves around three … Continue reading

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He Shook When He Laughed

Many thanks to Emma (http://wordsandpeace.com/) for her recommendation of Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris!  I really get a kick out of the way Sedaris has of taking the absurd to new levels of hilarity.  This book contains a collection … Continue reading

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Laughter

I’ve been in funk for the past year and decided to begin this journey with a humorous book by one of my favorite authors, Robert Fulghum.  I’ve read the majority of Fulghum’s books and always come away with a sense … Continue reading

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