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PB ISBN: 978-1983777271 • Library HC: 978-1949769081

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like F*ck This

8th Circle Press (1st edition 2014, 2nd edition 2018)

“If you’re looking for something tart to cut the holiday sweetness, Shaffer offers a naughty little treat.” — The Gazette

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like F*ck This is an off-beat collection of Christmas parodies, essays, poems, and cartoons by New York Times bestselling humorist Andrew Shaffer. 

Previously published as The Shelf on the Elf, this newly-expanded holiday cult classic has it all: holiday pickles, talking lambs, and knife-wielding maniacs.

Table of Contents:

The True Meaning of Christmas (cartoon)

The Christmas Snitch (parody)

Regret (poem)

Law & Order: A Very Special Christmas Episode (parody)

Frontline In the War on Christmas (essay, abridged online as "Waving the White Flag in the War on Christmas")

Do You Hear What I Hear? (poem)

The World Is Going to Shit (cartoon)

Hiding the Holiday Pickle (essay)

An Earl Grey Christmas (short story)

Some Good News and Bad News About Santa (poem)

Hunting Season (essay)

A Terrible Joke Only '90s Kids Will Get (cartoon)

The Murders Across the Street from the Rue Whorehouse: A Christmas Story (short story, also available in the collection The Telltale Hardon and Other Perversions)

Some Thoughts for a Bleak Midwinter Night (poem)