Listen To: Humor

Sometimes you need a good laugh. Try one of these audiobooks to lighten your mood. All of these titles are located in the Adult Audiobook section of the Library.

Funny Fiction
Funny People
Stand-Up Comedy
Radio Humor

Funny Fiction

We offer a wide range of fiction titles to tickle your funny bone. For a broader selection, browse our catalog entries for Humorous Fiction. Fiction Audiobooks are shelved alphabetically by the author’s last name.

Barry, Dave and Alan Zweibel. Lunatics.

Clarke, Stephen. A Year in the Merde. (This is the first in a series).

Colfer, Eoin. Screwed: A Novel.

Dorsey, Tim. Riptide Ultra-Glide.

Evanovich, Janet. One for the Money. (This is the first in a series).
     Available: eAudiobook

Frayn, Michael. Skios.

Frazier, Ian. The Cursing Mommy’s Book of Days.
     Available: eAudiobook

Gibbons, Stella. Cold Comfort Farm.

Gummer, Scott. Parents Behaving Badly: A Novel.

Hiaasen, Carl. Bad Monkey.
     Available: eAudiobook

Hill, Gregory. East of Denver.

Lutz, Lisa. The Spellman Files. (This is the first in a series).

Mansbach, Adam. Go the F**k to Sleep. (818.6 M2864.go).

McAfee, Stephanie. Diary of a Mad Fat Girl.

Moore, Christopher. Sacre Bleu: A Comedy d’Art.

Wodehouse, P.G. Uneasy Money.

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Funny People

Some folks just have a funny way of looking at life, from philosophy to family life to aging to entertaining, there is something here for everyone.

Bader, David M. The Book of Murray: The Life, Teachings, and Kvetching of the Lost Prophet. (817.54 B1346.bo).

Barry, Dave. I'll Mature When I'm Dead: Dave Barry's Amazing Tales of Adulthood. (818.54 B2795.iL).

Bee, Samantha. I Know I Am, But What are You? (814.6 B4142.i).

Browne, Jill Conner. Fat is the New 30: The Sweet Potato Queens' Guide to Coping with (the Crappy Parts of) Life. (818.54 B8825.fa).

Chester, Adam. S’Mother: The Story of a Man, His Mom, and the Thousands of Altogether Insane Letters She's Mailed Him. (306.8743 C).

Colbert, Stephen. America Again: Re-Becoming the Greatness We Never Weren’t.
( 818.6 C6845.am.

Degeneres, Ellen. Seriously--I’m Kidding. (B D3174.se).

Ephron, Nora. I Remember Nothing: And Other Reflections. (814.54 E635.i).

Fey, Tina. Bossypants. (B F4336.bo).
     Also available: eAudiobook

Fisher, Carrie. Wishful Drinking. (B F53325.wi).

Garlin, Jeff. My Footprint. (791.45028 G233.my).

Halpern, Justin. I Suck at Girls. (817.6 H1955.i). Winner of 2011 Audie Award for Audiobook Humor.

Hoffman, Sam. The Joke-Off: A Comedy Knockdown. (818.602 H).

Jacobs, A.J. Drop-Dead Healthy: One Man’s Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection.
(613.2092 J).

Kirkman, Jen. I Can Barely Take Care of Myself: Tales from a Happy Life Without Kids.
(B K596.i).

Lancaster, Jen. The Tao of Martha: My Year of Living, or Why I’m Never Getting All that Glitter Off My Dog. (818.6 L2447.ta).

Lehrer, Tom. The Tom Lehrer Collection. (792.7 L).

Lies that Chelsea Handler Told Me. (817.6 H2365Li).

Marshall, Garry. My Happy Days in Hollywood. (791.450232 M).

Newhart, Bob. I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This: And Other Things that Strike Me as Funny. (814.54 M3833.pu).

Notaro, Laurie. It Looked Different on the Model: Epic Tales of Impending Shame and Infamy. (814.6 N8993.it).

Rakoff, David. Half-Empty. (814.54 R1624.ha).

Reilly, Rick. Sports from Hell: My Search for the World's Dumbest Competition.
(796.02 R).

Rivers, Joan. I Hate Everyone—Starting with Me! (814.54 R6222.i).

Sedaris, David. Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls. (817.54 S4474.Le).
     Also available: eAudiobook

Shatner, William. Shatner Rules. (B S5335.sh).

Vowell, Sarah. The Wordy Shipmates. (974.02 V).

Zevin, Dan. Dan Gets a Minivan. (817.54 Z633.da).

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Stand-Up Comedy

Below are some highlights from our collection. Browse our catalog for more Stand-Up on CD or look on the library shelves for CDs with the call number 732.23.

Allen, Woody. Standup Comic. (792.23 A432.st).

Birbiglia, Mike. Sleepwalk with Me. (792.76 B617.sLl).

Black, Lewis. In God We Rust. (792.23 B6275.in).

C.K., Louis. Hilarious. (792.23 L8884.hil).

Dunham, Jeff. Controlled Chaos. (792.23 D9175.co).

Fallon, Jimmy. Blow Your Pants Off. (792.23 F1964.bl).

Gaffigan, Jim. Mr. Universe. (792.23 G1315.mr).

Lawson, Jenny. Let’s Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir.
(B L4253.Le).

Lopez, George. It’s Not Me, It’s You. (792.23 L8644.it).

Martin, Demetri. Standup Comedian. (792.23 M3795.st).

Notaro, Tig. Good One. (792.23 N8995.go).

Oswalt, Patton. Finest Hour. (792.23 O865.fi).

Rock, Chris. Never Scared. (792.23 R6822.ne).

Williams, Robin. Weapons of Self Destruction. (792.23 C7333.we).

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Radio Humor

Our collection contains everything from classic radio comedies and programs to those stories that keep you listening in the car for just a few minutes more.

The Capitol Steps. Liberal Shop of Horrors. (792.23 C2445.Li).

Golden Age of American Comedy. (791.4475 G).

Jack Benny's Journeys. (791.4472 J125ja).

Keillor, Garrison. A Prairie Home Companion: It's Only a Show. (791.4472 P8985ke).

Monty Python’s Flying Circus. (791.4572 M772mo).

NPR More Funniest Driveway Moments: Radio Stories That Won't Let You Go.
(791.4475 N).

Stars of Radio Comedy: Kraft Music Hall. (791.4472 K897st).

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