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Clip & Save! Your Handy Wonkette Review Of (Part Of) Dana Loesch’s New ‘Book’

We were planning to review for your enjoyment Amazon’s free preview of Dana Loesch’s new book-like substance, Hands Off My Gun, because who doesn’t want to spend a nice afternoon slogging through a piece of writing that is one...
Seems fitting for weekend of the Values Voters summit...

It’s Banned Books Week. Go Read Something Subversive!

Can you believe that Banned Books Week is almost over? But you don't have to fear -- people are always trying to ban something, somewhere, so you can still enjoy a banned book at your leisure. Here's a shopping...

A Review Of The Free Amazon Preview Of Katie Pavlich’s New ‘Book’

Today is D-Day for one of the most anticipated events of the year around yr Wonkette’s newsroom, for it marks the release of Katie Pavlich’s book-like substance, Assault and Flattery: The Truth About the Left and Their War on...

The First Electric Chair, Or The Time Thomas Edison Helped Light A Man On Fire

Just when we think we have absorbed the terrible details of the botched execution of Clayton Lockett, a new story pops up that adds something to make our sphincter clench tighter than Wayne LaPierre in a Quaker meetinghouse. We cannot...

Sundays With The Christianists: In Great Artist Jon McNaughton’s Novel, Wingnuts Finally Win Every Argument

Sternums up, everybody! Time to wrap up our visit to the mind of Great American Artist Of America Jon McNaughton, as revealed in his teen novel Knight of the Superstitions. It's a stirring tale of a young Mary Sue...

Sundays With The Christianists Special Report: Great Artist Jon McNaughton Wrote A Novel About God, Angels, And Good Posture

We're going to take a short break from our American history textbooks for homeschoolers, because Alert Reader "Blanche" tipped us off to a self-published booklike object that we somehow missed when it splashed into the internet in late July:...

Wonkette Book Club: We Are All Gay For Rachel Maddow’s Book

One nice thing about writing for Yr Wonkette is that we don't even have to pretend to hide our raging nerd-crush on Rachel Maddow, or pretend that we don't just melt in fannish excitement when she acknowledges the existence...

Wonkette Book Club: This Al Capp Bio Is A First-Rate Book About A Real Jerk

When Kid Zoom was a wee lad of about 4, his favorite bedtime story for a while was Yr Doktor Zoom's extemporaneous retelling of Charles Lindbergh's transatlantic flight. No idea how we stumbled on that narrative as a bedtime...

E-Book Review: Presidents Are Expensive. Why Won’t Obama Work For Free?

Conservatives have a hard time deciding what to find more shocking: the suspension of White House tours because of the sequester, or the insanely outrageous cost of having an Executive Mansion in the first place, especially if the hired...

Serious Book Club Live Chat No Poop Jokes Allowed: The Arab Spring, Social Media, And Them Damn Twitters

Coming up at Noon, EST: Andy Carvin is joining us in the Sekrit Wonket Chatcave for a Livechat until he gets sick of our questions / poop jokes. Please leave your questions in the comments section; we will copy...

Your Forty-Third Reminder Of Inaugural Wonket Book Club Livechat With Author & NPR Guy Andy Carvin Tomorrow!

Mark your colanders, Wonkers, because the inaugural online meeting of our awesome little book club will be tomorrow (Tuesday 3/5/13) at Noon EDT. We'll be discussing Andy Carvin's Distant Witness: Social Media, the Arab Spring and a...

Wonkette Book Club Update: We’ve Scored A Livechat With Author, NPR Guy, And New Puppy Owner Andy Carvin

Just a quick reminder, Wonkeratti, that you have a bit over a week to get ahold of and read our Book Club's first selection, Andy Carvin's Distant Witness: Social Media, the Arab Spring and a Journalism Revolution. Carvin became...

Your Wonkette Book Club Will Now Dominate Your Media Diet With This Book About Covering The Arab Spring With A Smartphone

As we mentioned last weekend, Your Wonkette is starting a book club thingie, because why wouldn't we? Here's the dealio: pretty much every month, we will select a book, announce that selection, and give the Wonkettariat some three weeks...

Does Fox Nation (The Website) Lie As Much As Fox News (The Cable Channel)? Probably!

When Americans think of "lying Rupert Murdoch-owned filthyweasels spewing rightwing talking points," they of course think of Fox News. But There's a whole 'nother arm of the Murdoch Bullshit Machine that operates semi-independently of the Fox News domain, and...

Wonkette Book Club: Should The South Just Go Ahead And Secede?

Well, duh. Hell, we'll help 'em pack. God knows that every time Your Wonkette runs a story about some new idiocy coming out of a former state of the Confederacy, incredulous commenters have to ask "Why did we even...

Will You ‘Quit Money’ On U.S. Tax Day, Like ‘The Man Who Quit Money’?

American Tax Day is an unhappy time for most people, as we realize how little money we made during the previous year, or how much we're paying in taxes, or how those good tax credits don't apply for one...