Jokes to Offend Men

Narrated by Kate Herzlin; Cortney Wright; Erica Hernandez
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Pub Date Oct 25 2022 | Archive Date Nov 22 2022
Andrews McMeel Audio | Andrews McMeel Publishing

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A modern, feminist take on the classic joke book to amuse and empower readers who are tired of being the punchline.
A man walks into a bar. It’s a low one, so he gets a promotion within his first six months on the job.
Four comedy writers transform classic joke setups into sharp commentary about the everyday and structural sexism that pervades all facets of life. Jokes to Offend Men arms readers with humorous quips to shut down workplace underminers, condescending uncles, and dismissive doctors, or to share with their exhausted friends at the end of a long day. A cutting, cathartic spin on the old-fashioned joke book, Jokes to Offend Men is a refreshing reclamation of a tired form for anyone who's ever been told to "lighten up, it's just a joke!"
A modern, feminist take on the classic joke book to amuse and empower readers who are tired of being the punchline.
A man walks into a bar. It’s a low one, so he gets a promotion within his first six...

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EDITION Other Format, Unabridged
ISBN 9781524877224
PRICE $8.99 (USD)
DURATION 1 Hours, 1 Minutes

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Average rating from 96 members

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This was fantastic!
Hilarious from start to finish (and a little sad from the truth found in the jokes)!

"What do men and pie have in common?'
"When given the opportunity, I prefer cake."

I highly recommend taking an hour out of your day to feel seen and have some fun.
Much love to NetGalley & Andrews McMeel Audio for this fabulous audio!!!

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Absolutely necessary and cathartic. It makes you laugh, angry, and most of all reminds you that we are in this together.

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I am crying at the irony of the situation where instead of laughing at these jokes, I'm so mad at the world, especially at all the Gregs who think they have a license to look down on women and give unsolicited advises and recommendations and what not. Honestly, this book is more of a social commentary than a jokes book and it would offend everybody - the oppressor and the oppressed.

Enjoyed the audio book narration! Recommended.

Thanks to Andrews McMeel Audio and NetGalley for the ALC.


TW: Misogyny, Patriarchy and similar stuff.

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I got an ARC of the audiobook from NetGalley. I was definitely intrigued by the title and concept of the book.

I really liked all of the narrators and I think this was a book enjoyed better audibly due to the narrators' deliveries of the jokes. Not every joke landed with me, but It was an enjoyable, quick listen. I'm not sure if many of the jokes would offend men, but women will definitely appreciate them.

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Unapologetically funny and honest, Jokes to Offend Men takes many of the common jokes we hear and turns them on their head while also creating some that are entirely new. It would make a perfect gift or coffee table book! Jokes to Offend Men is a quick read and I highly recommend it.

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Jokes to Offend Men was a quick listen. It was one that made me laugh, as it should as a joke book, but also made me angry at times to think about the reality of the joke. So many double standards between men and women and this book did a good job of highlighting them through a joke format. I enjoyed the organization of the book into different categories of jokes.

I enjoyed the audiobook but I would also like to have this one in print to be able to share several of the jokes.

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This was a fun read. Not all of the jokes landed but there are some really good ones. Some are intentionally not funny but pointed. I had a smile and laughed out loud listening to this audiobook version.

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I enjoyed this one. I spent a lot of time laughing out loud at the ridiculousness (and very realisticness) of the scenarios. They made me laugh, but they made me angry at the fact that these situations are so familiar. Enjoyable read and will make a great gift for fellow feminist friends.

Thank you to NetGalley and Andrews McMeel Publishing for this ARC.

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Quick listen! A fun one hour audio presentation of multiple voices reading jokes that you might have heard prior a the expense of women.
Fun time for all! If you need a laugh about work, or just life in general this is an audiobook for you!

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This was a fabulous and hilarious book to listen to. I absolutely loved that the authors read their jokes themselves, I love hearing the different women's voices paired with their different observations/jokes. I laughed out loud more times than I could count, and it provided a much-needed poignant bit of levity. Of course under the levity, there is always is a little bit of a sting that jokes and satire like this continue to be necessary in the modern era... Still, I chose to listen to it as entertainment, and entertainment it was! This was a great find.

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Jokes to Offend Men by Allison Kelley, Danielle Kraese, Kate Herzlin, and Ysabel Yates is mostly hilarious, occasionally infuriating. I laughed so many times, but also got a little annoyed when reminded of similar/relatable things I've personally experienced or seen as a woman. The authors hit on a lot of topics, from the workforce to marriage to school and others, and it was all (sadly) relevant. A couple jokes did fall flat, but you can't please everybody :)

The narrators Kate Herzlin, Cortney Wright, and Erica Hernandez were amazing as well, delivering punchline after punchline, trading off in a pretty even manner. Overall, 5 stars.

Thank you to Andrews McMeel Audio for providing me with an ALC.

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Definitely wish this book was longer! Well put together and genuinely funny. Who doesn’t love a “punny” joke? Well done.

(ALC received from NetGalley in exchange for honest review. Thank you.)

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This was a very quick listen and very enjoyable. The jokes were unique and spot-on for the misogyny in popular culture.

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Pros: The cover and title of this book caught my attention as soon as I saw it on NetGalley--I knew this was a book I had to read. I treasure opportunities to laugh . . . especially if there is subversion and/or feminism involved. This is a book I want to share with my friends--I they will feel just as "seen" as I did when reading. This is both comforting and frustrating--we share a common experience, but that experience, unfortunately, is living with the patriarchy.

I got to read this book on kindle and listen to it as an audiobook, and it was great in both formats . . . but I especially enjoyed the audiobook!

Cons: The patriarchy.

Thank you to NetGalley and Andrews McMeel Audio for the opportunity to listen to this book.

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“…watching popular culture celebrate comedy that relies on making people with less power the butt of the joke…. We believe that comedy should empower rather than cause harm.”

“We’re not here to offend all men, we’re not even here to offend just men. These jokes target people who uphold the patriarchy by using their privilege in harmful ways.”

This was a fun, quick listen. Some of the jokes made me laugh, whole some moan. Patriarchy sucks, may as well bring some humour to it, I guess?

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Good fun.

Some jokes had me laughing out loud. For others I paused the audio to make a note so I can tell the joke at work sometime. All had me think for a moment about the real life situation it stemmed from.

It’s possible some men will be offended by these jokes. They should just lighten up; after all, they’re only jokes.

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This title had me chuckling for a good solid hour. They're funny because they're true and we've all dealt with a few Gregs in our lives. Great for listening to on your way home to and from work. Good level of snark, though some jokes fall a little flat.

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This was exactly what I needed, it was poignant, insightful and hysterical. A great mix of humor and social commentary!

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