Friday Funnies

Amazon Buys the Washington Post's Totally Hip Book Reviewer (satire)

First it was Goodreads....then...

(be sure to watch the video's gruesome climax!)

How Not to Pitch a Book

from author of thirteen books, Henry David Sterry.

Library fortune cookie

Library related fortune cookie.

Fifty Shades of Chicken: A Parody in a Cookbook

Fifty Shades of Chicken: A Parody in a Cookbook

Fifty chicken recipes, each more seductive than the last, in a book that makes every dinner a turn-on.

Bad Childrens Books (that don't exist)

Here's your Friday laugh from the Bob Staake Gallery.

One of many...

Izabel Goulart

Izabel Goulart at

Thanks to "anonymous" for suggesting a link to

A Little Friday Frivolity

A slide show via Ellen DeGeneres: Looky looky at this booky!.

A number of surprising titles including a book that I was very proud to work on while at Kane/Miller Book Publishers during the '90's; "The Gas We Pass, the Story of Farts" by Shinto Cho (my boss Sandy Miller did the research, I just proofread it).

"Jan. 9, 1854, Astor Library opened."

The more things change...

Image from the New York Public Library Manuscripts Division.


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