I'll Mature When I'm Dead

I'll Mature When I'm Dead

Dave Barry's Amazing Tales of Adulthood

Book - 2011
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In eighteen hilarious pieces, Dave Barry tackles everything from fatherhood, new fatherhood (?Over the next five years, you will spend roughly 45 minutes, total, listening to songs you like, and roughly 127,000 hours listening to songs exploring topics such as how the horn on the bus goes?), self-image, the battle of the sexes, celebrity, and technology (?In the old days, the closest you could get to Twitter would be to mail dozens of postcards a day to everybody you know, each with a brief message like, ?Just had a caramel frappuccino. Yum!??), to parenting styles, reality shows, certain medical procedures.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, 2011.
Edition: Berkley trade paperback edition.
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9780425238981
0425238989
Branch Call Number: 814.54 B279IA
Characteristics: xv, 272 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: I will mature when I am dead

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Smalm
Feb 28, 2015

I haven't read the whole book, still working on it but it's so disturbingly true and funny. A nice read so far!

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rslade
Feb 14, 2012

Still funny, though perhaps less manic and with depth and complexity added in.

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sassymama37
Nov 11, 2010

I could write the same comment for any Dave Barry book-he is hilarious, and almost always makes me laugh so hard that I cry! When you get to the part about him doing "The Alligator" (a dance move) you will agree with me.

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melbl8tr
Oct 12, 2010

A long time ago Dave Barry wrote a book called "Dave Barry Turns 40." It was very amusing. A not quite so long time ago Dave Barry wrote a book called "Dave Barry Turns 50". It was also very amusing. Then Dave Barry turned 60 and wrote a book called "I'll Mature When I'm Dead." It is somewhat amusing. Hey, he can't be hilarious all the time.

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Nysssa
Jun 06, 2010

It's not his best work /

but Dave Barry is funny /

so it was worth it.

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