Scott Dikkers
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Scott Dikkers

Scott Dikkers is the #1 New York Times bestselling author who founded TheOnion.com and the AV Club.

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Scott Dikkers' book "How to Write Funny" and its followup "How to Write Funnier" outline the process he uses to write popular and award-winning satire. It's the basis of the "Writing with The Onion" program he leads in partnership with Chicago's famed Second City Training Center.

For free comedy-writing tips, opportunities, and the How to Write Funny Podcast (Scott's inspirational interviews with comedy professionals), visit www.howtowritefunny.com.

Scott Dikkers co-wrote and edited The Onion's "Our Dumb Century," which debuted at #1 on Amazon, has sold more than a half-million copies, and won the Thurber Prize for American Humor. Among the many other books written or co-written by Scott Dikkers are

* "Outrageous Marketing: The Story of The Onion and How to Build a Powerful Brand with No Marketing Budget," a #1 New Release on Amazon
* The New York Times bestselling "Jim's Journal" series. Today's "Jim's Journal" comic is online here: www.gocomics.com/jimsjournal* "The Onion's Our Dumb World," also a New York Times bestseller
* "The Onion's Finest News Reporting," which topped 200,000 in sales
* The self-help parody "You Are Worthless"
* "Welcome to the Future Which Is Mine" by (not) Elon Musk

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Best Sellers

    • How to Write Funny

    • Your Serious, Step-By-Step Blueprint for Creating Incredibly, Irresistibly, Successfully Hilarious Writing, Book 1
    • By: Scott Dikkers
    • Narrated by: Scott Dikkers
    • Length: 3 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    In this definitive joke-writing handbook, learn comedy writing and how to write a joke with a simple comedy-writing and joke-writing formula you can use right now to write your own jokes....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What I expected

    • By J. Genovese on 02-04-19
    • Your Serious, Step-By-Step Blueprint for Creating Incredibly, Irresistibly, Successfully Hilarious Writing, Book 1
    • By: Scott Dikkers
    • Narrated by: Scott Dikkers
    • Length: 3 hrs and 55 mins
    • Release date: 12-28-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 35 ratings

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Welcome to the Future Which Is Mine

    • By: Not Elon Musk, Scott Dikkers
    • Narrated by: James Adomian, Saskia Maarleveld
    • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Bluetooth death rays, killer Roombas, and Teslas with a secret button that will launch your car into outer space - the future, according to Not Elon Musk, is an exciting time to neuralink and obey....

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Our Dumb World

    • The Onion's Atlas of the Planet Earth, 73rd Edition
    • By: The Onion
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    To understand the news, the context of world geography and history is essential. That is why The Onion is publishing an audio world atlas: to help us....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Nuggets of humor

    • By Fletch on 12-25-07
    • The Onion's Atlas of the Planet Earth, 73rd Edition
    • By: The Onion
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 10-17-07
    • 4 out of 5 stars 111 ratings

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Destined for Destiny

    • The Unauthorized Autobiography of George W. Bush
    • By: Scott Dikkers, Peter Hilleren
    • Narrated by: Scott Dikkers, Peter Hilleren
    • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    In Destined for Destiny, "George W. Bush" offers listeners an intimate, plainspoken, and sometimes articulate look at his character-shaping achievements....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Therapy

    • By Scott on 08-19-07

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Trump's America

    • The Complete Loser's Guide
    • By: Scott Dikkers
    • Narrated by: Scott Dikkers, Jen Spyra, Mike Kaminski, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    This book is important, and not just because it's about Donald Trump. It is essential listening for anyone who wants to discover the official Trump Brand Origin Story, to learn his positions on vital issues....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely hilarious!

    • By Sam on 11-03-16

    Regular price: $13.99

    • 45

    • A Portrait of My Knucklehead Brother Jeb
    • By: Scott Dikkers, Peter Hilleren
    • Narrated by: Scott Dikkers, Peter Hilleren
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    In 45: A Portrait of My Knucklehead Brother Jeb, George W. Bush takes listeners on a journey through his "butt-faced kid brother's" life....

    Regular price: $20.52

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