More Things to Worry About…

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…According to the Paid Posts on News Sites. You’d think that COVID, inflation, Russia invading Ireland, Trump running again, and blizzards would be enough to worry about. But the Marketers who publish paid stories mixed among the real news have many more things to increase your anxiety level: –Weakened tooth enamel. –Orange juice prices. –Unvaccinated tennis stars. –Resorts closing in … Read More

Happy Holiday Humor: Rejected Book Titles

DaveAnimals, Books, Christmas, eBooks, Health, Humor, Pets, Publishing, Trees, Weird, WritingLeave a Comment

From my connections in the book publishing industry, I have learned some new, shocking facts. Acquisition editors are no longer reading book proposals or manuscripts from authors, and they can’t depend on judging a book by its cover because the covers have not yet been designed. So they’re depending on book titles to make their decisions on whether or not … Read More

Absurd Gifts from Holiday Catalogs

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Now playing: Holiday Catalogs Hysteria! It’s always fun to see what the gift geniuses employed by the mail order catalogs have come up with this year for gullible shoppers to buy for their favorite perverted relatives and friends. I found two catalogs loaded with astonishingly stupid Christmas presents, Signals (S) and Hammacher Schlemmer (HS): –Dinosaur Waffle Maker (S). Teach your … Read More

Rejected Book Titles

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Through my contacts in the book publishing industry, I have compiled the following amusing collection of book titles that editors hated and summarily rejected. Personal Care and Beauty DIY: Be Your Own Therapist Pimplology: Using Homemade Lasers for Skin Care You Call This Fat? Turn Your B.O. Into a Powerful Attractant  Food and Cooking Spruce It Up: The Conifer Cookbook … Read More

How to Make $200 French Fries

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News Item: In July, 2021, a New York City restaurant, Serendipity 3, introduced a new side dish: Crème de la Crème Pommes Frites, a plate of french fries priced at $200. On July 21, GuinnessWorld Records certified it as the most expensive fries on earth. Inquiring minds want to know: WTF? What goes into making fries this expensive? Well, the … Read More