Pick on Someone Your Own Size

We found this inside an old copy of The Martian Chronicles that we were given in Sci-Fi class. The last time the books were checked out was 1979 according to the inside flap. I hope Greg and Heather worked things out.

Fly Fisherman

I found this in a fly fishing coffee table book purchased at the Cox Creative Center (which happens to be the last remaining used-book store in my hometown). There was also a letter, dated 1/28/90, sent along w/ this picture of the “master angler” attached.

Peacemaker and Masturbation

I was walking in West Philadelphia when I found a bunch of books on the street to be disposed of. They were old, mostly from the 70′s, so I was intrigued. I picked up two and when I got home to look at them this fell out. The name of the book it fell out … Continued

I Didn’t Realize

Found in the back of a Harry Potter book in the high school library. Too bad they didn’t check a box at the bottom, I’d really have liked for them to have quantified the coolness.

A Pathetic End

Discovered this in a public library copy of Leni Riefenstahl’s autobiography that I was reading for school. This person had written similar comments all throughout the book. In the end reading the previous readers running commentary was more interesting then the book itself. This the final comment on the last page was by far the … Continued

Angry Granny

I found this in a used book store. It was tucked in a World War II book.

The Grease on My Pizza

I was with my friend opening up my new textbooks for school when i dropped my used copy of The Great Gatsby.

Autumn Love

Found at a used bookstore.

Advice for Dad

I found this in a book entitled “Violence and the Sacred;” I’m not sure if that makes the note funnier or not. As a dad myself, I think the advice is pretty astute, though.

Lame Andrew

I found this treasure in a library book on love in Dante’s Paradiso. It made my research process much more enjoyable and entertaining.