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I got this book based on the title, which I find ridiculous and hilarious. It is a compilation of advice columns written by comedians for The Believer magazine. There is some serious talent here, including Mindy Kaling, Amy Sedaris, Maria Bamford, Aziz Ansari, Judd Apatow, etc. I have to say that, in my opinion, the ladies did the best job, though I did find the answers penned by John Oliver from the Daily Show to be laugh out loud funny. I also liked the answers from Lizz Winstead, a co-creator of and writer for (again) the Daily Show. As is common with comedy writing, much of the material here falls flat, but the gems are worth searching for. Will definitely appeal more to fans of the absurdist school of comedy.

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