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Laugh Out Loud

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What would life be like without laughter or humor? Laughter brings us many good points that we can’t do without. Laughter brings us closer to those we laugh with. It helps us to relax and recharge by taking away some of our stress. It brings us good memories to share with families and friends. Here are some books and films that offer comedy and humor for all to enjoy. Se Bucura! (Romanian term for Enjoy!)



Awkward Family Photosby Mike Bender

Based on the hit website, AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com, this full color book features never-before-seen photos and hilarious personal stories covering everything from uncomfortable moments with relatives, teen angst, sibling rivalry, and family vacations from hell. Cringe at the forced poses, bad hair, and matching outfits--all prompting us to look at our own families and celebrate the fact that we're not alone. Nothing says awkward better than an uncomfortable family photograph.

Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Allie Brosh

Every time Allie Brosh posts something new on her hugely popular blog Hyperbole and a Half the internet rejoices. This full-color, beautifully illustrated edition features lots of new content, with never-before-seen essays and classics from the website like, “The God of Cake,” “Dogs Don’t Understand Basic Concepts Like Moving,” and her astonishing, “Adventures in Depression,” and “Depression Part Two,” which have been hailed as some of the most insightful meditations on the disease ever written.

Insane City by Dave Barry

New York Times best-selling author Barry offers one of his rare solo adult novels and the first in more than a decade. As Seth boards a plane for a destination wedding in Florida, he wouldnt believe the trouble hell encounter when he gets there, including an albino Burmese python named Blossom.

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson

Famed on the Internet as the Bloggess, Jenny Lawson realized that the most mortifying moments of our lives—the ones we’d like to pretend never happened—are in fact the ones that define us. In the #1 New York Times bestseller, Let’s Pretend This Never Happened, Lawson takes readers on a hilarious journey recalling her bizarre upbringing in rural Texas, her devastatingly awkward high school years, and her relationship with her long-suffering husband, Victor.

Funny Family Jokes: Something for Everyone from Age 9 to 99

Reader's Digest has compiled some of the funniest jokes, riddles, and one-liners that can be shared across generations, around the dinner table or the campfire. There's something for everyone from 9 to 99. Take the time to read, share and laugh together with your family. Did you hear that NASA has launched several cows into orbit? It was the herd shot around the world.


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