HumorOutcasts Press (HOPress-Shorehouse Books.com) was thrilled to release this book of wonderful essays from Bill Spencer. Uranus Is Always Funny: Short Essays to Make You Laugh will make you laugh out loud. Bill Spencer is one of our most talented writers on HumorOutcasts.com whether he is sharing a post with our readers or creating comments that make us chuckle and think. So proud to have Bill as one of our authors. You can find this book in paperback and ebook 0n Amazon.com
Book Description: The 65 humor essays in Uranus Is Always Funny: Short Essays to Make You Laugh will make you laugh. But they’ll also make you think. They’ll make you think, “This is funny.”You’ll laugh not with Bill Spencer but at him as he grapples with his own identity in the face of students’ view of him as “THE DEVIL” and a “COMPLETE jerk.” You’ll meet his relatives, including his adventurous wife, who might be an alien or a witch, who knows? You’ll get an offbeat education in education and share in a gamut of experiences from spanking skunks to fleeing from attack geese to watching outhouse races on skis.
Really. The essays are short, and there are also 26 even shorter Reader’s Digest-type anecdotes. As another bonus, the book ends with scores of student bloopers collected by the author over thirty years.Need a good laugh? Then take a gander at Uranus.
“When Bill told me he was putting together a ‘humor’ book, I laughed out loud.”—Carolyn Elkins, author of Angel Pays a Visit
“I’m WAY funnier than this guy.”—Debra A. Daniel, author of Woman Commits Suicide in Dishwasher
“I’ve read literally thousands of humor essays, and I don’t often use descriptions like ‘hilarious,’ ‘brilliantly comic,’ or ‘makes you laugh until your face hurts,’ and I’m certainly not going to start now.”—Sandee Beyerle, Editor of Funny Times
About the Author Bill Spencer: Bill Spencer’s humor writing has been published by Funny Times, Narrative magazine, Reader’s Digest, The Sun, The Inconsequential, Clever magazine, Defenestration, HumorOutcasts.com, The Short Humour Site, Hobo Pancakes, and Nuthouse. He has also published scholarly articles on the novels of Cormac McCarthy, has written more than 140 comic skits
performed at the Wildacres Writers Workshop, and has coauthored an unproduced screenplay entitled “Angel Pays a Visit.” He taught English for thirty-one years, twenty-five
of them at Delta State University and six at Western Carolina University. He lives in a cabin in the mountains of North Carolina with his wife, artist-poet Carolyn Elkins.