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Villains Champ Revealed!! Plus Tangled, Rapunzel's Jukebox, and More!
Maleficent Wins Tournament of Villains
By the slimmest of margins, #1 Old School seed Maleficent has edged #3 New Schooler Scar to win the NYMG Tournament of Disney Villains and claim the title of the Baddest of All-Time! The Championship Match featured 10 lead changes and was as close as 215-214, before Maleficent brought out the dragon in the closing hours to scorch Scar with a 241-235 victory.
Not Your Mother's Goose is now a hilarious podcast! Hosted by Topher Goggin, the NYMG Podcast features the hysterical material from the book, plus BRAND NEW stories, fairy tale "news," fake ads, and "Rapunzel's Jukebox" song parodies you can't miss.
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The funny fairy tale book you never knew you needed
Not Your Mother's Goose is a series of totally irreverent, mega-sarcastic fairy tale recaps for grown-ups, along with hilarious fake news stories and headlines ranging from Old McDonald bombing on Wheel of Fortune after only buying vowels to Pinocchio succumbing to a long battle with Dutch Elm Disease. Add in Rick Cunningham's gut-busting illustrations and you've got a laugh fest you could give as a gift, but that you'll probably just want to keep for yourself. ORDER NOW IN PRINT OR FOR AMAZON KINDLE, INCLUDING KINDLE UNLIMITED
Adult Coloring Book!
Grab your markers and laugh your stress away while you color almost 30 hilarious cartoons drawn by Rick Cunningham, including exclusive material not in the main book!
Get the Audiobook!
Want to listen to the original? Get the audiobook edition of Not Your Mother's Goose, read by Earphones and Audie Award-winning narrator Eric Martin (Bad Reception, Hoot Gibson: Vegas Cowboy). Get it now from Audible!
Having passed second grade (on the very first try), Topher Goggin is highly qualified to write a fairy tale book like Not Your Mother's Goose. He now works as a small town lawyer in Central Michigan, and announces football and basketball. More info.
Owner of Cunningham's, Rick Cunningham is an award-winning design/illustration studio specializing in marketing support systems, Rick has been seriously devoting more time to fun projects (like Not Your Mother's Goose).
Eric Martin is the Earphones and Audie Award winning narrator of nearly 200 audiobooks, including Pulitzer Prize winners and #1 NY Times Bestsellers. He has performed works for The New Yorker and The Atlantic by Michael Chabon, Kurt Vonnegut, and David Foster Wallace. Eric is also the co-creator and writer of original audio series like Bad Reception and Hoot Gibson: Vegas Cowboy, and produced and narrated the full-cast production of the NY Times Monthly Bestseller Stinker Lets Loose! He recently directed and co-starred in the narration of Heads Will Roll, alongside the likes of Kate McKinnon, Tim Gunn, Peter Dinklage, and some lady named Meryl Streep. www.ericjasonmartin.com
Rapunzel's Jukebox Singer
A college bookstore operator in Boston in "real life," Andrew Mitchell lends us his musical talent when not performing with his funk/soul band, The Othership. Andrew has handled the vocals for most Rapunzel's Jukebox songs, often devising fun arrangements spanning everything from guitar to trombone to kazoo (the third of those being a tribute to his late father, who used to perform as "King Kazoo").
“I love Not Your Mother's Goose. I’ve read it at least a hundred times. Of course, I am locked in a tower with nothing to do . . .” Rapunzel
“Not too long. Not too short. This book is just right.” Goldilocks
“It’s great. Honest. No, seriously.” Pinocchio
“Loved it! The pages tasted great!” The Big Bad Wolf
“Who the hell are you to call me a bozo? I suppose you have never traded your last cow for some “magic” beans. You’ll be hearing from my lawyers.”
“If you’re looking for a book that combines the raw emotion of the Hunger Games, the fantasy of Harry Potter, and the suspense of a John Grisham thriller, this is probably not that book.” Horace Q. Dufongle, Publisher’s Monthly
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