Just as the onion is a staple in the kitchen…
The Onion is a staple in satire…
Rightfully, skewering empty-headed cretins with its tuber farmer wit.
The Onion Book of Known Knowledge is the perfect Christmas gift for acerbic two-legged carnivores or dullards who enjoy celebrating a holiday that masochists adore.
According to highbrow Onion sources, Christmas is…
“…the absolute worst occasion for a dad to flatly inform his loved ones that he hasn’t been happy for years and that Stephanie makes him feel alive…”
Hardbound and ingestible, if you’re a silverfish or booklouse, The Onion Book of Known Knowledge is a literary smorgasburg of tart factual tidbits. 250 pages of alphabetically listed encyclopedic snark, with charts, maps and illustrations, a worthy collection of information for the weird history buff or just the weird.
The Onion Book of Known Knowledge is a book coffee tables lust after and love to lay beneath – kinky inanimate coffee table sex – a great conversation starter for the strange uncle that lives under a bridge.
“What’s that book on that there coffee table?”
“Well, Uncle Hobgoblin, that there is the latest book by those wacko commie nuts at the Onion and possibly the last book ever written.”
“Did you say nuts? I’d love some.”
“Someone please toss Uncle Hobgoblin into the recyclable bin for curbside pick up.”
Once he has been carted away, your other quasi-normal guests, whether literate or not, can flip through the book that has lots of words and pretty pictures.
“Compiled and Organized According to the Higher Principles of Intellectual Commerce and Coercion. For the Betterment of Mankind and the Zweibel Family, Specifically –”
You’ll have to buy it to find out. It costs $17. Don’t be a cheapskate. No one likes a cheapskate. Just forgo paying one-month’s rent. They can’t kick you out. Not right away.
Where can I buy this awesome book?
But who cares? It’s the holidays and there are soup kitchens. So, you won’t starve.
Besides, you can always flambé Uncle Hobgoblin.
Disclaimer: I received a comp copy of the book to write the review.