5 Very Good Reasons to Punch a Dolphin in the Mouth (And Other Useful Guides) by The The Oatmeal

5 Very Good Reasons to Punch a Dolphin in the Mouth (And Other Useful Guides)

byThe The Oatmeal, Matthew Inman

Paperback | March 1, 2011

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Prepare to laugh your ass off. The hilarity of TheOatmeal.com is now presented in book form with 35 never-before-seen pieces and 25 classic favorites from the Web site, including 6 Types of Crappy Hugs and 17 Things Worth Knowing about Your Cat.

In Matthew Inman's New York Times best selling 5 Very Good Reasons to Punch a Dolphin in the Mouth (And Other Useful Guides), samurai sword-wielding kittens and hamsters that love .50-caliber machine guns commingle with a cracked out Tyrannosaur that is extremely hard to potty train. Bacon is better than true love and you may awake in the middle of the night to find your nephew nibbling on your toes.

Inman creates these quirky scenes for theoatmeal.com, which launched in July 2009 and already has more than 82 million page views. In fact, every 15 to 30 seconds, someone Googles one of theoatmeal.com's creations. Now, 60 of Inman's comic illustrations and life-bending guides are presented in full-color inside 5 Very Good Reasons to Punch a Dolphin in the Mouth (And Other Useful Guides). Consider such handy advice as: 4 Reasons to Carry a Shovel at All Times, 6 Types of Crappy Hugs, 8 Ways to Tell if Your Loved One Plans to Eat You, 17 Things Worth Knowing About Your Cat, and 20 Things Worth Knowing About Beer.

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TheOatmeal.com is an entertainment Web site full of comics, quizzes, and stories. The site gets more than 7 million unique visitors and 30 million page views a month; 250,000 blogs and Web sites have linked to it. TheOatmeal.com is written, drawn, and coded by Matthew Inman, a king of all trades when it comes to the Web. Matthew lives ...
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Title:5 Very Good Reasons to Punch a Dolphin in the Mouth (And Other Useful Guides)Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.6 inPublished:March 1, 2011Publisher:Andrews McMeel PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1449401163

ISBN - 13:9781449401160

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"Delightfully absurd musings on both everyday life and fantasy from an unusually creative mind." (Kirkus Reviews)