SKYMAUL: Happy Crap You Can Buy from a Plane by The Kasper Hauser Comedy Troup [Thomas Dunne Books - $14.95]
For all those poor sods who are forced to spend half their lives on airplanes and, thus, have devoured every edition of the Sky Mall catalogue out of sheer mind-numbing boredom… Boy, do we have the book for you. San Francisco’s irreverent sketch comedy team, the Kasper Hauser Comedy Group, brings us SKYMAUL, a pure ‘rolling-in-the-aisles’, hilarious spoof of that mountain of useless gadgets, gizmos and inspirational clap-trap that is Sky Mall. Actually, anyone who’s every stepped inside a Sharper Image store will be in on the joke too, so no need to be a road warrior to enjoy this humorous volume. Get your handy dandy adultery detector for on $49.99. C’mon, that’s cheaper than a private eye. Always putting your foot in your mouth, go for the pepper self-spray for a mere $12.99. For those blessed with deeper pockets, you can get a new face for $8,000. Now where else are you going to find lifesavers like these? [Amazon]
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