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by Bob Curran Adams Media (February 12, 2019)

Explore the magic, mischief, and mystery behind Ireland’s most iconic and beloved mythical creature: the leprechaun.

Leprechauns have been at the heart of Irish culture for years, capturing our hearts and...

Brainwashing for Beginners

by Meghan Rowland & Chris Turner-Neal Adams Media (October 15, 2011)

Readers, buy this book.

You will never read a book that is this important.You will care for this book as if it is your own child.You will feel overwhelming anxiety and nausea without this book.You will no longer...

The Misanthrope's Guide to Life

by Meghan Rowland & Chris Turner-Neal Adams Media (August 18, 2011)

Misanthrope, n.:

1.) One who hates mankind; a curmudgeon; a loner;

2.) The guy in your office who responded to your e-mail of baby photos with "D-. Passing, but not college material";

3.) A Realist

From The Misanthrope's...

How to Become an Intellectual

by Nick Kolakowski Adams Media (March 18, 2012)

A Capacious and Quintessential Guide


#1: Carry a Scholarly Book (at All Times)

#12: Know Your Manet from Your Monet

#14: Be Proficient in at Least One Classical Instrument

#64: Learn to Recite Romantic-Era...

The United States of Strange

by Eric Grzymkowski Adams Media (June 18, 2012)

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of All Things Weird

Sure, you probably know that George Washington was our first president and that Christopher Columbus accidentally discovered America in 1492, but did you know...

The Intellectual's Checklist

by Richard J Wallace & James V. Wallace Adams Media (October 18, 2011)

Can you name:

All five movements of Beethoven's Missa solemnis. Check.

The films that Kurosawa based on Western works. Check.

Dante's Nine Circles of Hell. Check.

If so, you're off to an edifying start--but that's...

Mythology 101

by Kathleen Sears Adams Media (December 03, 2013)

Explore the fascinating myths of Greek and Roman civilizations!

The tales of gods and heroes are often turned into tedious discourse that even Ovid would reject. This easy-to-read guide cuts out the boring details,...

Royal Wisdom

by Kate Petrella Adams Media (March 18, 2011)

"I've had lots of kids come up and ask for my autograph, I've had a grandmother stop and ask me if I know a good place to buy underwear." --Prince William

"Do you seriously expect me to be the first Prince of...

The Dark Side of Apple Pie, Baby Food, and Bunnies

by Katie Corcoran Lytle, Ken Lytle & Bob Carney Adams Media (February 18, 2012)

Everything is not always as it seems—it's usually worse. With The Dark Side of Apple Pie, Baby Food, and Bunnies, you'll have a light that shines on the evil underbelly that corrupts even the most innocuous...

Fact. Fact. Bullsh*t!

by Neil Patrick Stewart Adams Media (September 18, 2011)

Think you can spot the fake?

Think again. It's going to be a lot harder than you think to pick out the BS. Each entry hides one well-crafted fib among a pair of unbelievable truths. And it's up to you to figure...


by Bobby Mercer Adams Media (March 18, 2011)

Gas grills. Riding lawn mowers. Pop-top beer cans.

Forget fire and arrowheads and the wheel. The best tools invented by man are such wonders as beer, bikinis, and ESPN. And there's more where they came from,...