A Charlie Brown Christmas Wooden Collectible Set
By Charles M. Schulz
The classic holiday special about Charlie Brown's search for the real meaning of Christmas is now available in a new innovative mini kit format. It includes a collectible 10-piece wooden set of the Peanuts gang gathered around television's most recognizable Christmas tree--a delightful decoration for any setting!Kit includes:* 10-piece illustrated, wooden collectible set of an iconic scene from A Charlie Brown Christmas--the Peanuts gang gathered around the Christmas tree* 32-page mini book with quotes and illustrations
Cats on Catnip: A Grow-Your-Own Catnip Kit
By Andrew Marttila
This kit includes:Ceramic pot Package of catnip seeds Peat pellet that expands in water 3 magnets 32-page book with growing instructions and photos of funny and adorable cats playing with catnip
Cats on Catnip
By Andrew Marttila
The Curious Cures Of Old England
By Nigel Cawthorne
Did you know that a child can be cured of the whooping cough by passing it under the belly of a donkey?The history of medicine in Britain is filled with the most bizarre and gruesome cures for many common ailments. Although enthusiastically supported by doctors of the time, many of these cures were often useless and often resulted in the death of the patient.But strange and alarming though many of the cures may seem, some of them did in fact work and provide the basis of much of the medicine we take for granted nowadays. The use of herbs by medieval monks was remarkably effective - and still is today.This highly entertaining and informative book will fascinate anyone who has ever wondered whether doctors really know what they are talking about - just don't try any of the cures mentioned at home!Or that weak eyes can be cured by the application of chicken dung - or alternatively be large draughts of beer taken in the morning?Or that the juice extracted from a bucketful of snails covered in brown sugar and hung over a basin overnight was once used to cure a sore throat?
Cut It Out
By Bryan 'The Brush' Burnsides
What do all despots and dictators across the ages have in common? Homicidal tendencies? Ruthless megalomania? A desire to enslave millions? Of course! They're not working for Médecins Sans Frontières? . . . but that isn't the whole story. It's all been foretold in the hair, baby.Combing through history, every badass from Genghis Khan to Donald Trump has clambered up the pole to ultimate power on the back of some of the most radical hairdos the world has seen. It's a proven scientific fact that the badder the dude, the bigger the rug statement and in Cut It Out we feature looks that will blow your stack and have you sprinting to the nearest salon to rock your locks.Award-winning stylist Bryan 'The Brush' Burnsides brings decades of prime salon experience to his definitive study of nifty trims for nasty guys.In Cut It Out Burnsides reveals just how the original 'dos were done and shares the intimate trade secrets of today's underground stylists, hell-bent on creating total retro-hair war. Dust off that Mao suit, slip on that armband and get ready for Big Bad Hair!Cut It Out is a spoof guide to the hairstyles of despots and dictators over the centuries that have determined how we view such despicable individuals. Utilising the language of the salon and contemporary hair and beauty trade publications, the book critically examines the hairstyles that are the ultimate definition of 'bad' (and badder) and offers a 'how-to' guide for those brave enough to copy the 'dos of the dastardly, the demonic and downright devious. From Genghis Khan to Grigori Rasputin via Donald Trump and Putin (taking in a few Nazis en route) Cut It Out is both a valuable historic document and outré-cool style guide to the world's most counter-intuitive crops.
Crocs in the Cabinet
By Ben Smee, Chistopher A Walsh
In the Northern Territory, politics isn't a numbers game, it's a blood sport.The recent goings-on in Top End politics make the Rudd, Gillard, Abbott and Turnbull skirmishes in Canberra look positively civil and Bronwyn Bishop's travel expenses like small change. Not since the night Malcolm Fraser lost his trousers has the Australian political scene provided such entertainment. Laying bare the backstabbing, scandals, power struggles and flawed characters that took the Country Liberal Party from the Northern Territory's dominant political force to near extinction in four short years, CROCS IN THE CABINET may read like a satire, but it is all true. You have to read it to believe it. Find out exactly how bonkers the NT parliament really was, as you read of ...- a drunk Territory minister, a seedy Tokyo 'cabaret' club, a $5000 bar tab and taxpayer-funded credit card. Priceless!- the lewd videos a masturbating minister sent someone, not his wife- the anguished words 'WE ARE IN LOVE!' echoing from the floor of parliament- a Chief Minister defying a coup by throwing his phone in a pool- the 'gone fishing' MP who chose baiting up instead of turning up- the minister, charged with assault, who sold her 'MY HUSBAND IS HAVING AN AFFAIR WITH MY NIECE' story to TAKE 5 magazine.Two of the NT NEWS's best journalists, Walkley Award-winning Ben Smee and award-winning Christopher A Walsh, show that the NT NEWS is not just crocodiles and quirky front pages - its hard-hitting investigativejournalists also deliver a memorable bite.This is FEAR AND LOATHING ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL meets FAWLTY TOWERS.
The Curious History of Dating
By Nichi Hodgson
AN EMPHATICALLY FEMINIST HISTORY OF DATING'A new approach to romance... The heroines of Regency novels could teach today's young women a trick or two' Sunday TimesWhat if Mr Darcy had simply been able to swipe right?'This book was a real education for me. It's like a Lonely Planet guidebook to dating.'Gilo'Lessons to learn for committed singletons and happily married alike, and everyone in between.'Anon'I loved it.'Adele Taylor'I found it hard to put down.'richie666Dating has never been easy. The road to true love has always been rutted with heartbreak, but do we have it any easier today? How did Victorians 'come out'? How did love blossom in war-torn Europe? And why did 80s video-dating never take off?Bursting with little-known facts and tantalizing tales of lovelorn men and besotted women, Nichi Hodgson's intriguing history of amorous relationships, from enamoured Georgians to frenziedly swiping millennials (and everyone in between) may leave you grateful that you live - and love - today.
Citizen Khan's Guide To Britain
By Mr Khan
It's that handsome, bearded man from the telly! No, not Gary Lineker, the other one.The lovable, self-appointed community leader Mr Khan shares everything you need to know about living in post-Brexit Britain, such as bringing up the perfect daughter, educ-asian, romance and how to 'get our country back' (to how it was when all the Pakistanis came). He offers advice you'll struggle to find anywhere else: how do you make curry for white people? How do you make curry for brown people? How do you eat a custard creamie? Where should you go on holiday? And most importantly, what is the correct amount of toilet paper to use in one sitting?Featuring previously unseen photographs of Mr. Khan's early years, this guide is designed to sit on your coffee table, in your glove box and on your toilet cistern - at hand whenever you need it. Oh Twaddi!
Cheaper than Therapy
By Running Press
We all know that therapy is just an expensive way to dump out all the feelings and stories that are too embarrassing to share with the people in your life. Now, in Cheaper Than Therapy , you can journal about your childhood, your recurring dreams, and what your relationship was like with your parents. Filled with 120 tongue-in-cheek prompts, thought-provoking quotes from the likes of Carl Jung, Rorschach inkblot tests, dream analysis, and word association tests straight out of a therapist's head, Cheaper Than Therapy is the best of therapy,with none of the pointed looks and the not-so- therapeutic, What do you think that means?" and Let's explore that further." Who needs a therapist when you have this brilliant (and much cheaper) journal?
The Calming Coloring Kit
By Running Press
Perfect for creative people everywhere who like to use colouring and drawing as a means to relax and focus the mind, this kit includes 10 coloured pencils and 50 illustrated cards with detailed designs to complete, for on-the-go stress relief.
By Geoff Tibballs
The worst cookbook ever, packed with truly bizarre and utterly disgusting recipes from all over the worldEver since humankind produced its first foodie, the culinary world has dished up some staggering confections which could best be described as 'acquired tastes': dishes such as Virgin Boy Eggs (eggs soaked in the urine of prepubescent boys); live octopus, which clutches at the diner's tongue and throat as it is swallowed; and Beard Beer, made from the yeast found in facial hair.In northern Greenland, the Inuit are fond of cramming as many as 500 dead auks (small sea birds) into an old seal skin which they place under a large rock until the birds have fermented into what has rightly been described as a 'sticky, pungent, toxic, cheesy gloop'. Kiviak, as it is called, is eaten by biting off the birds' heads and sucking out the juices. The mighty Roman Empire was built on such delicacies as larks' tongues, stuffed thrush, boiled flamingo and grilled cow's womb, while the Tudors loved nothing more than a roast cockenthrice: the head and upper body of a pig carefully stitched onto the lower body and legs of a turkey.Today, for those with an adventurous mindset and a robust life insurance policy, there is no shortage of nauseating local delicacies to enjoy. In China, not only is tuna eyeball on the menu, but also yak penis (served whole). In Vietnam, one can enjoy the still-beating heart of a freshly-killed snake; in Iceland, raw puffin heart. In the Philippines, there is duck embryo to be had - like a Kinder Surprise . . . only containing a dead foetus instead of a toy. In Sardinia, they like nothing more than a nice bit of maggot-infested cheese; and the favourite tipple of Korean foodies is Ttongsul, a wine made from the fermented faeces of a child.Bon appetit!
The Coloring Book
By Colin Quinn
Colin Quinn has noticed a trend--Americans' increasing political correctness have forced us to tiptoe around the subjects of race and ethnicity. Every ethnic group has differences and this diversity should be celebrated, not denied. So why has acknowledging cultural differences become so taboo? In The Coloring Book, Quinn mixes his own personal experiences with incredibly candid and hilarious conversations with people from different ethnic groups to discover which stereotypes they find funny, which stereotypes are based on truths, which have become totally distorted over time, and which are actually offensive to each group, and why. As it pokes holes in the tapestry of fear that has overtaken discussions about race, The Coloring Book serves as an antidote to our paralysis when it comes to laughing at ourselves...and others.
By John Waters
John Waters is putting his life on the line. Armed with wit, a pencil-thin moustache, and a cardboard sign that reads 'I'm Not Psycho', he hitchhikes across America from Baltimore to San Francisco, braving lonely roads and treacherous drivers. But who should we be more worried about, the delicate film director with genteel manners or the unsuspecting travelers transporting the Pope of Trash?Along the way, Waters fantasizes about the best and worst possible scenarios: a friendly drug dealer hands over piles of cash to finance films with no questions asked, a demolition-derby driver makes a filthy sexual request in the middle of a race, a gun-toting drunk terrorizes and holds him hostage, and a Kansas vice squad entraps and throws him in jail. So what really happens when this cult legend sticks out his thumb and faces the open road? Laced with subversive humour and warm intelligence, Carsick is an unforgettable ride with a wickedly funny companion - and a celebration of America's weird, astonishing, and generous citizens.
Cheech & Chong's Almost Legal Book for Stoners
By Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong
Cheech & Chong ,the legendary, award-winning comic duo,are back with a miscellany on living the stoner lifestyle. In this hilarious and instructive book, the pair take you through the do's and don'ts of a world they helped bring to the mainstream.Including:the basics of pot culturestoner etiquette (how not to Bogey a joint and how to crash a doobie session)awesome games and recipeseven Pot Haiku! Cheech & Chong's Almost Legal Book for Stoners offers something for everyone . . . and anyone interested in living the high life!
A Christmas Story: Triple Dog Dare Kit
By Running Press
If you're a fan of the movie A Christmas Story , this kit is for you! The kit contains a figurine commemorating one of the movie's most memorable scenes,Flick with his tongue stuck to a flagpole. The flagpole comes together in two pieces for extended length. Kit also includes a 16-page booklet containing eight stickers featuring photos from the film.
By Running Press
Contrary to what you're thinking, this kit includes exactly what it says: chicks, that are magnets! Kit contains a half a dozen magnetic pom-pom chicks that are so precious you will want to stick them on any magnetic surface to add some "ridiculously cute" to your home or workplace. Also included is a sweet and amusing mini book, Stuff Chicks Like , fully illustrated throughout. This adorable kit is sure to be an irresistible impulse item at Easter time or anytime!
The Crap-tastic Guide to Pseudo-Swearing
By Michelle Witte
True, dropping a well-placed swear can make even the worst situations seem better, but sometimes a"fudge!&rdquo or"sugar!&rdquo can be equally satisfying- and won't land you in trouble. The Craptastic Guide to Pseudo-swearing offers new, creative, and clean ways to express how fetchin' mad some son of a biscuit made you. Featuring a variety of games, instructions, and helpful hints, Craptastic proves there are endless cussing alternatives for any rassafrackin'situation. The book offers a dictionary of terms, broken down into craptacular categories including Classics, Sexy Talk, and Safe for Church. Toss in games like Cross-words Puzzle and Play It Safe Hangman, tidbits about noteworthy curses in pop culture, plus a plethora of other interactive features, and you have a book that will turn anyone into a prodigious fake curser in no time.
Crazy Sh*t Presidents Said
By Robert Schnakenberg
With the country more polarized than ever, the 2012 presidential election is expected to be one of the most heated in our country's history. Among all the polished speeches and great sound bites, sometimes in that torrent of official and unofficial remarks, some real head-scratchers slip out. Crazy Sh*t Presidents Said consists of 1,000 crazy, surprising, eye-popping, historically verified quotations, arranged thematically by subject. "I don't know much about Americanism, but it's a damn good word with which to carry an election." -W. G. Harding "I have often wanted to drown my troubles, but I can't get my wife to go swimming." -Jimmy Carter "I always figured the American public wanted a solemn ass for president, so I went along with them." -C. Coolidge "If I don't have a woman for three days, I get terrible headaches."-John F. Kennedy
By Joelle Herr
Celebrate the bicentennial birthday of Charles Dickens with this Miniature Edition packed with witty summaries of the novels of one of history's most beloved storytellers. All fans of great literature can enjoy these perfectly portable renditions of Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities , and all the Dickensian classics. Featuring synopses, character profiles, and illustrations, this mini book brings to life twenty classic tales and the iconic characters that populate the world of Dickens.
Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang
By Chelsea Handler
Get ready for big laughs as Chelsea Handler lets loose with comic personal essays. Here are growing-up stories of discovering 'The Feeling' during a third-grade sleepover and getting messed about by her parents during the Cabbage Patch craze, and grown-up tales of dealing with a sister who's off - and by 'off' she means Mormon. Chelsea never lets anyone off the hook, even herself, as she delivers page after page of irrevent humour, biting wit and deliciously off-kilter entertainment.