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Why the Long Joke?
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Why the Long Joke? (Hardback)

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This is a very silly book. There are lots of jokes (I mean it; there are hundreds). Also: dozens of stories, poems, diagrams, lists, and cartoons. If you like laughing, oh boy, watch out, because of the aforementioned jokes. Except they're not really jokes. They're more like entries in a contest for the Stupidest Sentence Ever Written. James Thomas decided a few years ago that he wanted to write comedy for the rest of his life. Write for comedy films. Write stand-up. Write humor books. Write funny T-shirt slogans. Write comic strips. Write absurd text adventure games. Write tweets. Write gags for the undersides of rocks. 80 he declared himself the President of Twitter and enjoyed his new-found glory sitting hunched over a rock with a crayon, putting the finishing touches on this very silly book. Inside you'll find nuggets of comedy gold, including "How to Write a Sentence"; "Edgar Allan Poe Goes to a Music Festival"; and "Eleven Drafts of an Opening Paragraph." You'll also find Silver and Bronze winners of yet-to-be-determined micro comedy awards that you have to read to remember.

And you can't miss the astonishing original illustrations of Dinosaurs of the Future (they're very big).

HumourHumour collections & anthologiesHumourJokes & riddles Publisher: St Martin's Press Publication Date: 29/03/2016 ISBN-13: 9781250078834  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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JAMES THOMAS, aka Astonishing Sod to his multitudinous Twitter followers, achieved Internet fame with the success of Crimer Show, an episodic parody of TV crime dramas. Since then he's devoted every waking moment to his quest to write the Stupidest Sentence Ever Written. Thomas is a regular contributor to The New Yorker and The Huffington Post, and Why the Long Joke? is his first book. He lives in Dublin.

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