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Very Grimm Fairy Tales By Trevor Strong & Len Peralta
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Once upon a time Fairy Tales were wild and thrilling. Then, The Great Appropriator, riding his steed of blandness, tore them from their dark, mysterious homes and transplanted them to his bright,... More > sterile studio where he bathed them in Technicolor, painted big eyes on their faces, and made them sing sappy songs. No longer did Cinderella’s sisters have their eyes plucked out; no longer was Snow White’s stepmother forced to dance in heated iron until she died. No, everything was rainbows. Fairy tales were banished to the land of kiddie entertainment forever. Or were they? Very Grimm Fairy Tales rescues this maligned genre from its saccharin prison. A collection of twenty twisted tales, it explores the world in all its unforgiving ways: from the difficulty of fitting in, in “Eugene the Sensative Troll,: to the perils of being happy when others are not in “The Little Girl Who Wouldn’t Stop Smiling,” to the burdens of a terrible secret in “The Flatulent Prince.”< Less
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Once upon a time Fairy Tales were wild and thrilling. Then, the Great Appropriator, riding his steed of blandness, tore them from their dark, mysterious homes and transplanted them to his bright,... More > sterile studio where he bathed them in Technicolor, painted big eyes on their faces, and made them sing sappy songs. No longer did Cinderella’s sisters have their eyes plucked out; no longer was Snow White’s stepmother forced to dance in heated iron until she died. No, everything was rainbows. Fairy tales were banished to the land of kiddie entertainment forever. Or were they? Very Grimm Fairy Tales rescues this maligned genre from its saccharin prison. A collection of twenty twisted tales, it explores the world in all its unforgiving ways: from the difficulty of fitting in, in “Eugene the Sensative Troll,: to the perils of being happy when others are not in “The Little Girl Who Wouldn’t Stop Smiling,” to the burdens of a terrible secret in “The Flatulent Prince.”< Less
Super Brutal Fairy Tales By Nick Sanborn
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Super Brutal Fairy Tales is NOT for children. It is intended for an adult audience and contains; violence, adult themes, and explicit language. Take the fairy tales you loved as a child and raise... More > them to the next highest octave with all the psychologically uncomfortable lessons you've come to learn about the world around us through the course of your life. The stories often start out with likable creatures in a relatable circumstance and quickly devolve into surrealism. Enjoy.< Less
Super Brutal Fairy Tales By Nick Sanborn
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Super Brutal Fairy Tales is NOT for children. It is intended for an adult audience and contains; violence, adult themes, and explicit language. Take the fairy tales you loved as a child and raise... More > them to the next highest octave with all the psychologically uncomfortable lessons you've come to learn about the world around us through the course of your life. The stories often start out with likable creatures in a relatable circumstance and quickly devolve into surrealism. Enjoy.< Less
R. L. Saunders Satire Collection 02 By J. R. Kruze et al.
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A Second Collection of the Dark Humor Satire of R. L. Saunders Life in our dystopian near-futures has never been funnier. Sauders gets inspiration from our daily news, and these stories are therapy... More > for us as well. Skewering what is accepted as conventional wisdom, Saunders explores concepts which are more easily delivered with entertainment than op-eds or tweet-storms. Always taking the "what if" of current controversies to their slippery-slope results, Saunders reminds us constantly to not take the world around us seriously. This anthology contains: Smart Home Revenge by R. L. Saunders and S. H. Marpel For the Love of 'Cagga by C. C. Brower & R. L. Saunders Synco (TM) by J. R. Kruze & R. L. Saunders The Lonely Witness by R. L. Saunders Beltway Gremlin by R. L. Saunders Get Your Copy Now.< Less
Corporate Animal Farm: An Orwellian Fairy Tale By James K. McNeley
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"A brilliantly witty and cutting allegory of our economic delusions about 'free market economics.' The mania for profits at any cost, the privatization of the public weal, the domination of... More > money and monied interests under the guise of freedom of enterprise all make for a barnyard of private gain over long term good as the pigs take over. . . . We have here a play on life today on the U.S. 'farm.' A great easy read suitable for both adults and snotty wise kids," Ira J. Winn. Inspired by George Orwell's Animal Farm.< Less
V-Day: Definitely Not a Fairy-Tale By Cyma Rizwaan Khan
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Short Satire about a vampire looking at the world through his eyes. A humorous take on modern vampire pop culture.
Mighty Mikko : A Book of Finnish Fairy Tales and Folk Tales (Illustrated) By Parker Fillmore
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The little cycle of animal stories included under Mikko the Fox will of course instantly invite comparison with the Beast Epic of Reynard the Fox. The two have many episodes in common and both have... More > episodes to be found in Æsop and in those books of animal analogues, widely read in mediæval times, Physiologus and the Disciplina Clericalis of Petrus Alfonsus. The Reynard as we have it is a finished satire on church and state and in its present form has been current in Europe since the twelfth century. It was thought at one time that the animal stories found in Finland were debased versions of the Reynard stories, but scholars are now of opinion that they antedate Reynard and are similar to the earlier simpler stories upon which the Reynard cycle was originally built.< Less
Droll Tales By Mark Fritz
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"Droll Tales of Alt-Worlds" is either humorous-ish science fiction or science-fiction-ish humor. Take your pick. There are 14 short stories and one novella, including fables, fairy tales,... More > satires, spoofs, and other fiction that defies description. There is no sword & sorcery nor Hard science fiction. Just serious silliness.< Less
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