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Audiobooks to make you laugh!

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Everyone loves to laugh, right? You totally do. So in this episode Adam is joined by Melissa to discuss their favorite comedic audiobooks. They begin with their all time favorites before moving on to the audiobooks their excited to listen to in the near future. They end the episode with a conversation about the audiobooks they wish existed. There are a lot of them...

You can borrow and sample every book discussed (well, the real ones) at https://www.overdrive.com/explore.

Comedic Audiobooks sure to make you laugh

Why Not Me? By Mindy Kaling

Billy Crystal - Still Foolin' Em

Is Everyone Hanging out without me? By Mindy Kaling

Bossypants by Tina Fey

Food by Jim Gaffigan

Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris

Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage. by Rob Delaney

Almost Interesting by David Spade

Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson

You'll Grow Out of it by Jessi Klein

Kanye West Owes Me $300 by Jensen Karp

Born Standing up by Steve Martin

That is All by John Hodgman

Nothing's Sacred by Lewis Black

You're Never Weird on the Internet…Almost by Felicia Day

I Must Say by Martin Short

Party of One by Dave Holmes

Shrill by Lindy West

The Parks and Rec recs…

Paddle Your Own Canoe and Gumption by Nick Offerman

Yes Please by Amy Poehler

Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

Stories I only tell my friends by Rob Lowe

Audiobooks we want to listen to:

I'm just a person by Tig Notaro

The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer

Where am I Now? By Mara Wilson

Talking as Fast as I can by Lauren Graham

You Can't Touch My Hair by Phoebe Robinson

Scrappy Little Notebook by Anna Kendrick

Thanks for the Money by Joel McHale

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