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If your weary, grownup mind has been searching for a snarkier alternative to your favorite childhood tales, this Audible Comedy series, hosted by Nick Offerman (Parks & Recreation), will scratch that itch - and then some. Enjoy hilarious appearances by the likes of Tommy Chong (Cheech & Chong), Tony Hale (Veep), Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs), and David Spade (Saturday Night Live).

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not impressed by some vocabulary they used

Why do some writers think adding a swear word here and there would make a better story is beyond me. I'll keep looking for actual refreshing stories.

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I seriously laughed

This is hilarious, if you're a cynical sarcastic asshole......thankfully that 100% me.....I laughed till I nearly peed...I've shared this with friends to their great delight as well. WORTH IT!!!

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Very entertaining

Nick never fails to entertain. Sometimes the stories are grotesque. I love the modern twists on classic stories. I hope there will be a third installment of these enjoyable stories.

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I grew a bushy moustache just by listening to this

This was the finest piece of literature I've ever had the pleasure of listening too. At first I was unsure about listening to bed time stories at 4 pm but how could I resist the unwavering urge to more than likely be insulted, forced into hysterics and to be somewhat tastefully seduced by Nick Offerman? I couldnt that's how and now I'm forced to shave this picturesque, more manly than nearly any man, bushy, fully in mint condition moustache that grew right under my nose as I was enchanted by these stories.

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Whoa

Okay these are really funny that's all you need to know and you should listen to it

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Really enjoyed this

The only bad thing I have to say about it, is that there aren't enough stories.

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good job

this was funny to listen to, a good quick listen .keep it up I look forward to more

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they're just silly little rhymes. jokes and cynical laughs with some lullabies in the background. great for relaxing, light material

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  • PK
  • 2019-05-10

good thing its free

absolute waste of time , dont bother. like they say you get what you pay for lol.

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  • Kevin Rush
  • 2018-06-20

Very interesting and entertaining stories.

Story telling, bedtime stories by comedians. The stories are engaging and worth listening to more than once.

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  • Ruby
  • 2019-05-03

Hilarious

I didn't know what to expect, glad I took a chance on this. Love it!

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  • Lama
  • 2019-04-23

Tried to like it. But alas, not for me

Started out well. Good reading. Clever adaptions of classic stories. Then went down hill from there. The last few stories are terrible. Find dark humor elsewhere.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2018-12-10

This is rad, I mean really sick and sarcastic

This stuff will leave you dumbstruck and saying: "Just what am I listening to?!". I would not say that it is for the cynics because it has such a dark sense of sarcasm that it corners horror. But in the end you will have some good laughs and you will also want to hear the next episode. Nick Offerman is brilliant as always and so are the readers of the stories. So if you are in for some sarcastic, rad, juicy stuff and foul language doesn't bother you too much then I do certainly recommend it.

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  • Sharon
  • 2019-11-27

Awful. Just awful

This was so much not funniness I am forced to write my first review. A total waste of time, talent and storage space.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 2019-10-27

Enjoyed!!

Some stories were better than others but I enjoyed the short, twisted, tales. Worth listening to a second time.

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  • Warnick Seamons
  • 2019-08-24

No thank you, cheap humor is not my thing.

Children are more creative and less crass. A low bar was set for this type of humor.

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  • Aaron S
  • 2019-08-14

Just terrible

Not funny, not interesting, not worth the $0 it cost. Nick Offerman is a great orator but it simply is not enough to save this.

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  • Kevin Anderson
  • 2019-07-29

Too funny to fall asleep

5 stars but I made the mistake of trying to fall asleep to and I stayed up all night listening to all of them :(

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  • Allen
  • 2019-07-10

Goodnight Ambien

hilarious! my favorite is goodnight Ambien oh, I don't know why oh, but it is so there's that.