If you like good, stupid, subversive humor (and who among us does not?), consider pre-ordering Jim Benton‘s “Man, I Hate Cursive”.
Due out this October, this cartoon collection for “People and Advanced Bears” is silly, witty, and laugh-out-loud fun. It offers a collection of Benton’s more popular strips from Reddit, “shining a light on talking animals, relationships, fart jokes, and death” according to the book’s promo copy.
I liked it a lot. Admittedly, some of the humor leans off-color: it’s the kind of book you gift a friend, a fellow programmer, a geek, but not maybe your mom unless your mom is a friendly programmer geek, in which case, she’ll enjoy the laughs.
You’ll probably like it too, in which case, it’s excellent for leaving around on coffee tables if you’re a little uptight or in bathrooms, where its humor might be more appreciated during those deeply philosophical times when you forget your iPad and don’t subscribe to the Ikea catalog.
At just under a hundred pages, the book ended way too soon for me. “Man, I Hate Cursive” is available for pre-order on Amazon ($11.07 paperback, $9.99) and will be published on October 18, 2016.
NetGalley provided me with a free copy of the book for this review.