The Will to Whatevs: A Guide to Modern Life

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Harper Collins, Oct 6, 2009 - Humor - 240 pages
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No one understands the complexities of modern life better than Eugene Mirman--claims Eugene Mirman—and anyone seeking guidance from a man who has lived through everything (except the Great Depression, the Spanish-American War, and Jerry Lee Lewis's sex scandal) won't resist this charmingly hysterical guidebook.

  • Become ultra-popular in high school (without "putting out" -- whatever that is)
  • Discover somewhere between four and two thousand ways to overcome social anxiety (closer to four)
  • Start a band, become an artist, or disappoint your parents by getting on a reality television show!

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User Review  - JAshleyOdell - LibraryThing

Eugene Mirman wrote his book in an experimental fashion. For my tastes, the experiment failed. It bucks convention *so* much that it becomes impossible to actually follow it. I would get halfway ... Read full review

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User Review  - JAshleyOdell - LibraryThing

Eugene Mirman wrote his book in an experimental fashion. For my tastes, the experiment failed. It bucks convention *so* much that it becomes impossible to actually follow it. I would get halfway ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Eugene Mirman is a New York City-based comedian, writer, and actor. He plays the landlord on HBO's Flight of the Conchords and has a half-hour special on Comedy Central. His first album The Absurd Nightclub Comedy of Eugene Mirman was voted Best of 2004 by Time Out New York and The Onion. He has four hundred children and lives in outer space.

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