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Smart Aleck's Guide to Grave Robbing By Adam Selzer
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In this totally random follow-up to the acclaimed SMART ALECK'S GUIDE TO AMERICAN HISTORY (Random House 2009), the smart aleck staff tackles the history, theory and practice of grave robbing. It's... More > everything you need to know to launch YOUR career as a 19th century resurrectionist! Includes sections on Victorian "mummy unwrapping parties," the days when you could take a dead body to a medical school and exchange it for cash or valuable prizes, no questions asked, the strange phenomena of stealing skulls, and gruesome (but fascinating) stories from archaeologists and horror novelists.< Less
Smart Aleck's Guide to Shakespeare: Macbeth By Adam Selzer
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Finally - a study guide that doesn't assume you're an idiot! The team that brought you the acclaimed SMART ALECK'S GUIDE TO AMERICAN HISTORY is back with a fantastic new series of "study guides... More > for the smart kids" about Shakespeare - including all the stuff your school board would probably rather you didn't find out about. There's something here for everyone, from middle schoolers trying to get through English class to grad students who've read every play a million times, all WITHOUT resorting to re-writing the plays to include the word "dude."< Less
The Smart Aleck's Guide to Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet By Adam Selzer
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The Smart Aleck's Guide to Romeo and Juliet - with complete text, full analysis, and more than 100 pages on the stuff you need to know about Shakespeare's life, times, and language. Includes several... More > illustrations of ridiculous hats and mustaches.< Less
The Kind-Hearted Smart Aleck (censored version) By Craig Rozniecki
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What do Cialis, Twitter, Glenn Beck, the shake weight, Facebook, advertising slogans, horoscopes, E.D. and hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia all have in common? They all make an appearance in this... More > book, The Kind-Hearted Smart Aleck. Craig Rozniecki, author of Seasons Come, People Grow: A Poetic Journey and The Serious Scale of Sarcasm: More Balanced Than a Drunken High-Heeled Clown on a Tight Rope, doesn't shy away from poking fun at just about everything outside of honest politicians, monocles and dogs named Jean-Claude. With the aid of sources more reliable than novels and a mind sharper than a pillow, Rozniecki tackles issues and people, including himself, from every direction: left, right, up, down and even diagonally. The Kind-Hearted Smart Aleck will: Help you lose weight, speak better than George W. Bush, write memorable singles ads and become a babe magnet. Receive all this and more in Rozniecki's third book, The Kind-Hearted Smart Aleck.< Less
Smart Aleck's Guide to Shakespeare: Julius Caesar By Adam Selzer
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Finally - a study guide that doesn't assume you're an idiot! The team that brought you the acclaimed SMART ALECK'S GUIDE TO AMERICAN HISTORY is back with a fantastic new series of "study guides... More > for the smart kids" about Shakespeare - including all the stuff your school board would probably rather you didn't find out about. There's something here for everyone, from middle schoolers trying to get through English class to grad students who've read every play a million times, all WITHOUT resorting to re-writing the plays to include the ford "dude."< Less
The Smart Aleck's Guide to Naughty Playground Rhymes and Children's Folklore By Adam Selzer
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The staff who brought you the acclaimed SMART ALECK'S GUIDE TO AMERICAN HISTORY (Random House 2009) is back with a look at the history of the songs and jokes you repeated when the teacher wasn't... More > around, from Miss Suzy and her steam boat to the numerous songs about killing teachers, eating underwear, and coming down with the case of diarrhea, with an additional look at the dirty jokes, ghost stories, pranks and customs that have been passed from kid to kid for generations. Tracing many songs back hundreds of years (while debunking myths about the "origins" of others) using data from their popular PLAYGROUND JUNGLE blog, the guide is fascinating, hilarious, and will bring back memories for everyone. Those jokes are older than you thought! A great resource for writers - and a great nostalgia trip for anyone! Also included is a section of original songs for well-adjusted kids, such as "Glumpy the Elf Who Sawed His Leg Off" and "Drink Your Juice (Or You'll Get Scurvy)< Less
Almost the Truth About Youth Ministry: Salesmen, Secretaries, and Smart Alecks By Dewey Roth
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If Dave Barry had ever been a youth minister, he may have written a book like this. As it is, Dewey's hilarious insights and wild exaggerations will do more than nicely. If you're a youth minister,... More > you'll find yourself saying, "That is SO (almost) true...and funny!" If you're not, you'll come away with a whole new understanding of what it's like to work with teens in a local church setting...while high on Dr. Pepper.< Less
The Kind-Hearted Smart Aleck - Volume 2: The Wisecracks Continue (Censored Version) By Craig Rozniecki
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Want something cheap which will make you laugh like you're on nitrous oxide, feel as high as a kite shaped like a marijuana plant, and drunk, while still being completely legal? Then grab yourself a... More > bottle of whiskey and read this book, The Kind-Hearted Smart Aleck - Volume 2: The Wisecracks Continue. In this book, Craig Rozniecki - author of The Kind-Hearted Smart Aleck and the LOL at the GOP series - goes in-depth with more topics than an obsessive mathematician would care to count, which include: What passing bills would be like if Congress was drunk, where narcissists can go for dating (besides a mirror), why saying "just sayin'" is kind of annoying, how there can be such a thing as a germaphobic nymphomaniac, and more! So, go on, grab that bottle of whiskey, sit back, and laugh harder than a dentist nicknamed "Dr. Chuckles," while reading Rozniecki's tenth book, The Kind-Hearted Smart Aleck - Volume 2: The Wisecracks Continue.< Less
Interludes of Evil By Ric Jonsen
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There's a darkness infiltrating the city of Chicago. An evil presence has designs on the Windy City, and only Chicago detective Filton Sibley can stop it. But before it's over, he'll be changed in... More > ways he never imagined. He'll have done laundry. He'll have had indigestion from too many chili dogs. He'll be framed for murder - twice! But it gets worse than that. He'll lose more than he ever thought was possible as he fights through cases trying to get to the truth. From the depths of Chicago subways to the ledges of skyscraper penthouses; from Chicago to Alaska, to England, and the wilds of the jungle, he'll have to battle the villains trying to turn Chicago into a playground for evil. It's a good thing he loves stopping bad guys as much as he loves thick pizza and cool jazz...< Less
LOL at the GOP By Craig Rozniecki
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Many people may be coy when touching the subject of politics, but in this book - LOL at the GOP - author Craig Rozniecki not only touches it, he grabs a hold of, caresses and rocks its world to the... More > point where he may be charged and sent away for a while. In his sixth book, Rozniecki penetrates deeply into the following: What Mitt Romney's best pick-up lines are at bars, if it's true that the Ku Klux Klan endorsed Barack Obama for president, what a conversation might sound like between hard-core Republicans and Jesus, how many whoppers Rush Limbaugh has both told and eaten, and much more. LOL at the GOP is the perfect book for liberal and moderate readers, as well as conservative pyromaniacs. It's filled with more facts than a comic strip and more one-liners than you'd find at a Charlie Sheen party. So get the book, get the facts and get ready to LOL at the GOP!< Less