Hyperbole and a Half
4 of 5 stars
A self-depreciating book of comic essays on everything from humorous stories about cakes and dogs to a brutally honest look at depression.
I hadn’t planned on investigating the source of the noise, because, as you know from watching scary movies, people who investigate noises die.
I discovered Allie Brosh’s Hyperbole and a Half blog a number of years ago and in one sitting read every single post, often laughing to the point of tears. Even if you haven’t read the blog, you’ve probably seen Brosh’s images if you’ve spent any amount of time online in the last few years, particularly this one:
This entire book is more of the same hilarious drawings, absurd situations, and deeper-than-you’d-expect-from-a-humor-book insights into philosophy and life. Combined, all these factors just make me want to give the author a hug.