Category Archive: parody

Hitler Saved My Life: WARNING―This Book Makes Jokes About the Third Reich, the Reign of Terror, World War I, Cancer, Millard Fillmore, Chernobyl, and … Nude Photograph of an Unattractive Man. by Jim Riswold @ NYJB

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“This isn’t the usual tearjerker cancer story. It is a gleefully offensive cancer story. It is the Blazing Saddles of cancer stories.”

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American Odd: Pack of Lies, by Gilbert Sorrentino

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This week I conclude my essay series American Odd by looking at Gilbert Sorrentino’s postmodern masterpiece “Pack of Lies.”

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Buck Studies by Douglas Kearney @ NYJB

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“Buck Studies” is “a potent cocktail of political anger and radical formal experimentation.”

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CCLaP Fridays: TRUMPED! Beyond Politically Correct, by Peter Davidson

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It’s just a collection of outdated Dad Jokes. Don’t bother.

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CCLaP Fridays: The War Against Boredom, by Seth Kaufman

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This week I review Seth Kaufman’s new collection of darkly satirical short stories, The War Against Boredom.

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