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5 very good reasons to punch a dolphin in the mouth : (and other useful guides)

by Inman, Matthew,

Format: Print Book 2011
Availability: Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 5 copies
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Northern Tier Regional Library Graphic Novel GRAPHIC OATME
Location  Northern Tier Regional Library
Collection  Graphic Novel
Sewickley Public Library Nonfiction 302.231 INM 2011
Location  Sewickley Public Library
Collection  Nonfiction
Call Number  302.231 INM 2011
South Park Library Graphic Novels GN COMICS OATMEAL INM
Location  South Park Library
Collection  Graphic Novels
Upper St. Clair Township Library Graphic Books GRAPHIC COMIC OATMEAL
Location  Upper St. Clair Township Library
Collection  Graphic Books
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Collection  First Floor - Graphic Non-Fiction
Prepare to laugh your ass off. The hilarity of TheOatmeal.com is now presented in book form with 35 never-before-seen pieces and 25 classic favorites from the Web site, including 6 Types of Crappy Hugs and 17 Things Worth Knowing about Your Cat.

In Matthew Inman's New York Times best selling 5 Very Good Reasons to Punch a Dolphin in the Mouth (And Other Useful Guides) , samurai sword-wielding kittens and hamsters that love .50-caliber machine guns commingle with a cracked out Tyrannosaur that is extremely hard to potty train. Bacon is better than true love and you may awake in the middle of the night to find your nephew nibbling on your toes.

Inman creates these quirky scenes for theoatmeal.com, which launched in July 2009 and already has more than 82 million page views. In fact, every 15 to 30 seconds, someone Googles one of theoatmeal.com's creations. Now, 60 of Inman's comic illustrations and life-bending guides are presented in full-color inside 5 Very Good Reasons to Punch a Dolphin in the Mouth (And Other Useful Guides) . Consider such handy advice as: 4 Reasons to Carry a Shovel at All Times, 6 Types of Crappy Hugs, 8 Ways to Tell if Your Loved One Plans to Eat You, 17 Things Worth Knowing About Your Cat, and 20 Things Worth Knowing About Beer.
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Social etiquette, animals, rules of grammar, and more are critiqued in ways ranging from the educational to the bizarre in this collection of comic strips from TheOatmeal.com. While proceeding directly from the newspaper strip tradition, these Web comics present observational humor that's a little more vulgar, a little more clever, and a little more likely to end up with the reader actually learning something than would have been printed in a nationally syndicated comic strip. The humor, like many classic comics, is based on Andy Rooneyesque shared experiences, such as "10 Reasons to Avoid Talking on the Phone," "How to Use a Semicolon (The Most Feared Punctuation on Earth)," and "How to Track, Hunt, and Kill a Unicorn." These are presented in a text-heavy style supplemented with basic, XKCD-like drawings. While the collection is erratic, some of the best strips-many dealing with cats-hit the universal funny bone. (Mar.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects American wit and humor.
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels.
Publisher Kansas City, Mo. :Andrews McMeel Pub.,2011
Other Titles Five very good reasons to punch a dolphin in the mouth
Contributors TheOatmeal.com (Firm)
Language English
Notes Principally webcomics that have previously appeared on TheOatmeal.com.
Written and drawn by Matthew Inman.
Accompanying material may include pull-out poster (62 x 44 cm., folded to 16 x 22 cm.).
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
ISBN 9781449401160 (pbk.)
1449401163 (pbk.)
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