By Andy Borowitz

If brevity is the soul of wit, then be grateful that medical professionals made brief paintings of Andy Borowitz's life-threatening intestinal affliction. recognized for his award-winning humor writing, Borowitz the following recounts the actually twisted tale of his revolting colon and the successive surgical procedures required to mend it. Rife with deadpan observations and quirky characterizations of the clinical employees that attended him, An unforeseen Twist deals humor on a couple of degrees, from breezy ruminations on lifestyles, dying, and like to the easily scatological. (Let it's acknowledged that Borowitz's writing is not any much less charismatic for embracing a few lovely visible possibilities for laughs.) after all, it kind of feels, his brush with dying from the interior out proved an ambiguous blessing: the writer suffered the accompanying pain, soreness, and worry; readers acquire the rewards of his levity aplenty. --Jason Kirk

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With the majority of modern post consisting mainly of bills and junk mail, I’m worried that people don’t get enough fun post these days. So I set up Hate Mail. It’s a simple concept. I invited strangers to pay me £10 and in return I’d send them an offensive postcard with an original drawing on. It was a late-night drunk idea (naturally) but it really took off. So much so that I had to close the service after six days because it proved too popular. This book is a collection of 100 of my favourite Hate Mails.

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