Olden Days

  “Olden Days” By Anonymous Mann A heartwarming look back at those golden, olden days of yore, this generic anthology is jammed with fuzzy nostalgia about how things were like 15.7 percent less sucky during the halcyon days of some hazy, reimagined bygone era. Minimalist text...

If You Give a Donkey th...

“If You Give a Donkey the White House” By David E. Levine The evil, buck-toothed Donkey is hilarious in David E. Levine’s “If You Give a Donkey the White House,” described as a “fresh, entertaining … political satire of the infinite haplessness of the government bureaucracy.” “The wry...

Cheney offers ‘En...

“Enhanced Misinformation from an Undisclosed Location” By Dick Cheney Dick Cheney fires back at critics in his new book “Enhanced Misinformation from an Undisclosed Location.” Specifically, the former vice president blasts a new report on the scope and...

Eagles Fly Alone

“Eagles Fly Alone” By Lars R. Trodson Langley Calhoun, chief of police of Fenton, New Hampshire, is the super cool name of a memorable character created by a dear friend of mine named Lars Trodson. One of the few books I have actually read in recent years, “Eagles Fly Alone”...

The Catcher in the Rye

“A Catcher in the Rye” By J.D. Salinger A wacky tale of teenage angst and alienation, “The Catcher in the Rye” (1951) is the first installment in J. D. Salinger’s controversial nine-part baseball series that also featured such classic titles as “The Shortstop Ordered Single Malt” (1954)...

Baby’s Bucket Lis...

“Baby’s Bucket List” By Slithergaard “Umbilical Cord” Badgersmith Jr. This worldwide best-seller – a delightfully imagined screed about an adult male baby determined to claw his way to the top on his own terms, without pants – technically does not exist and almost certainly never will....

Baby’s First Pit ...

“Baby’s First Pit Bull” By Slithergaard Badgersmith Jr. Can’t figure out what to get for the birthday baby who has everything? Just imagine the joy on Baby’s tiny face when he lays his baby blues on … Baby’s First Pit Bull. What better fuzzy companion could there be – for the modern...

Cape Comedy

“Cape Comedy” By Marc Weingarten “Manic comedic enthusiasm” meets “murder-mystery mayhem” in this quirky, pop culture thriller set in the gut-busting, side-splitting world of professional stand-up comedy. A comedy veteran with an impressive resume too voluminous to adequately name-drop...