January News Hallo! We are literally having a blast. You are being blasted to Smithereens. Or I am blasting to Smithereens. Somebody is exploding here. #Smithereens #Blast #Successing It’s all happening. November and December were bananas and we were not quite able to keep up with demand and have over and over run out of stock on Amazon. Good problem, sure. We finally, after much travail, have … [Read more...] about BLAST TO SMITHEREENS: Audiobooks, Stock, & My Wild Foray Into the Teeth of the Essential Oils Cartel
This is fantastic. It is the dedication featured in Plum's autobiography, Over Seventy. It rivals his near-perfect comments on critics. HT: The Literary Interest. What a fellow! … [Read more...] about The Best Ever Book Dedication by the Inimitable P. G. Wodehouse
Since there's an epidemic of DIY spirituality among us ("You say that like it's a bad thing!"), I began to consider the logical, progressive consequences. This led me to the inevitability of...people basing their religion on Vanilla Ice. The three main tenants of the faith would be Stopping, Collaborating, and Listening. But we must go deeper. Here's The Ice, Ice Baby Catechism, with … [Read more...] about The Ice, Ice Baby Catechism
As a childhood cricket fan, I found this hilarious. … [Read more...] about British Chap With Humorous Baseball Commentary
1. Start at the beginning and don’t start at the beginning. 2.What are you doing? I said stop making lists. Listen to me. I’m on the internet making a list. I have mysterious authority and imaginary power over you. 3. Bear in mind how vexing it is to read these horrible, horrible lists. Conjure a mental image of the person sitting around on the internet all day, avoiding life and interaction … [Read more...] about Five Quick Steps To Not Making Internet Lists
I know, awesome title. I have never heard One Direction, until now. And I totally get what all the fuss is about. HT: The Poke … [Read more...] about One Direction…To Laughland!
"S.D. Smith is the greatest ukelele player who has written stories about me, hands down," said Jellybean Highfive, interesting person. "Seriously, put your hands down. Right now," he went on. "He also has beautiful hair," he added, "and a firm grip on the intricacies of the religious habits of birds. I expect his forthcoming volume, Ornitheology, to be nearly as amazing as the forthcoming volume … [Read more...] about Literary Critic Raves at Emerging Ukelele Talent: “Greatest…hands down.”
"For an author, Jerry Vale was rather nice looking. Most authors, as is widely known, resemble in appearance the more degraded types of fish, unless they look like birds, when they could pass as vultures and no questions asked." P.G. Wodehouse, Pigs Have Wings Note: Martin Jarvis reading this for the audiobook is better than whatever voice you could ever hear while reading on your own. Same goes … [Read more...] about Ugly Authors and Audiobooks