By Megan Amram
Megan Amram, one among Forbes’ “30 lower than 30 in Hollywood & Entertainment,” Rolling Stone’s “25 Funniest humans on Twitter,” and a author for NBC’s hit convey Parks and Recreation, offers a politically, scientifically, and anatomically improper “textbook” that would have ladies screaming with laughter, and males loss of life to understand what the noise is about.
In the vein of fake specialist books by means of John Hodgman and Amy Sedaris, Science…for Her! is ostensibly a e-book of technological know-how written through a denizen of women’s magazines. Comedy author and Twitter sensation Megan Amram showcases her fiendish wit with a pitch-perfect assault on every little thing from these insanely perky guidance for self-improvement to our strange shopaholic courting tradition to the socially mandated pursuit of striking intercourse to the cringe-worthy mystery codes of foodstuff and physique issues.
Part hilarious farce, half biting gender remark, Amram blends Cosmo and technology to spotlight absurdities with a machine-gun of laugh-inducing strains that go away not anything and nobody unscathed. topics contain: this Spring’s ten such a lot glamorous how one can die; assistance for website hosting your personal giant bang; what faith is correct in your physique variety; and the main urgent factor dealing with girls at the present time: kale!!!
Be ready to chuckle approximately something during this outrageous satirical gem.
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