Ant Farm: And Other Desperate Situations

 
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Ant Farm: And Other Desperate Situations
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April 03, 2007
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In Ant Farm, former Harvard Lampoon president Simon Rich finds humor in some very surprising places. Armed with a sharp eye for the absurd and an overwhelming sense of doom, Rich explores the ridiculousness of our everyday lives. The world, he concludes, is a hopelessly terrifying place–with endless comic potential.

–If your girlfriend gives you some “love coupons” and then breaks up with you, are the coupons still valid?

–What kind of performance pressure does an endangered male panda feel when his captors bring the last remaining female panda to his cage?

–If murderers can get into heaven by accepting Jesus, just how awkward is it when they run into their victims?

Join Simon Rich as he explores the extraordinary and hilarious desperation that resides in ordinary life, from cradle to grave.

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Reader reviewed by Jim Hamilton

The book Ant Farm by Simon Rich is an easy read filled with funny short stories from this mans mind. Situations such as If your girlfriend gives you love coupons and then breaks up with you, are they still valid? The book will keep you entertained from beginning to end with some instances that will make you laugh out loud. Jon Stewart, from the infamous Daily Show from Comedy Central highly recommends it. The author finds humor in some of the most random places, such as the men living inside the video game cartridge or moms all time best boyfriends. Rich does a good job at keeping his book entertaining and easy to read, and you will wish that it wasnt only one hundred thirty nine pages long! He used to be the former Harvard Lampoon president, and Simon Rich decides the world is a hopelessly terrifying place-with endless comic potential. This book is a great read and I highly recommend it and so does Jon Stewart.
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