Happy Book Birthday to Twitter Sensation @Stats_Canada

Stats Canada: Satire On A National Scale is out today!

Stats Canada CoverFrom Canada’s funniest online sensation:

Canadians everywhere have been deeply confused by the irresponsible and wildly inaccurate data tweeted by Stats Canada since July 2012. While outrageously false, these hilarious “facts” unearth deep truths about Canadians and their culture.
For the over 200,000 people already following on Twitter, @stats_canada is a daily source of the funniest Canadian parody.
Now, in their first book, Stats Canada satirizes everything from history, culture, and language to sports, entertainment, politics, weather, and much more.
With all-new features, graphs, maps, and other illustrations, Stats Canada has all the laughter you’ve come to expect, with only 10% recycled content!
  • 35% of advice given in any Home Hardware does not come from an actual employee
  • 67% of Canadians own summer snow pants
  • 32% of Canadians can’t spell “tuque” but own at least four
  • 56% of Manitobans are convinced they’ve travelled to the future when visiting other provinces
  • 79% of Canadian teens don’t want to wear their winter coat, it’s not even that cold out
  • 100% of Canadian hockey players give it 110% every game
  • 65% of Canadian Instagram accounts include an artsy photo of a Tim Hortons cup

Buy it on Amazon or Chapters Indigo.

Disclaimer: The official Statistics Canada has taken no issue with the content of this book. They were too polite to object.

Happy Book Birthday to Colin Mochrie’s NOT QUITE THE CLASSICS

9780670066575HNOT QUITE THE CLASSICS is out today!

Colin Mochrie, a man known worldwide for working without a script, tackles the classics in this surprising, delightful collection of stories

Borrowing from a well-known improv game, Mochrie takes the first and last lines from familiar classics and reimagines everything in between. With the same engaging humour he exhibits on stage, television, and film, he takes the reader in bizarre and hilarious new directions.

Imagine Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick featuring a killer toupée. Imagine Sherlock Holmes doing stand-up and The Night Before Christmas with a time-travelling twist. This inspired collection is comical, quirky, and clever—classic Mochrie.

Buy the Book on AmazonIndigo, or an Indie.