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Publisher's Summary

Are the kids asleep? Yes? Good. This one isn’t for them. Now, if your weary, grown-up mind has been searching for a snarkier alternative to your favorite childhood tales, this Audible Original, hosted by Nick Offerman (Parks & Recreation), will scratch that itch - and then some. Enjoy a hilarious collection of short stories, featuring performances from the likes of Tommy Chong (Cheech & Chong), Tony Hale (Veep), Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs), and David Spade (Saturday Night Live). 

Contains explicit content.

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I actually listened to the sequel first...........

I loved the second one so got this. And loved it just as much..... I will be prompting it on Facebook too

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For middle schoolers who like profanity

None of these stories are remotely entertaining. They are just excuses for using the f word and talking about sex. There are no real plots in most of the stories. Those that do have plots are just stupid. They have to say “the end” so you know it’s over because you expect more since nothing has really happened in the story yet. Save your money and don’t support these horrible writers. Get the second in the series, “More Bedtime Stories.” That one has at least some good stories with actual plots.

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I loved it but too short!

I guess it's a good review to say I wanted to hear many more stories.

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wonderful

it's amazing twist on classic tales with a up to date modern reference and life

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Bedtime Stories for Cynics

I found this book to be vulgar and offensive. I'm returning it after hearing the first story.

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Great it may me smile and laugh all in the reading

it made me laugh so hard I cryed I let my friend know to download this one

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Great stuff but short

This audio book had fantastic and humorous narrations with some of the best production quality I've heard from an audio book. My one problem was the length of it. 1 hr 42 min goes by quick!

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great

Excellent narration. Good twists on classic stories. extremely funny, loved it. wish it could have been longer

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Amusing, but not outright hilarious

Pretty funny, but not laugh-out-loud funny. some stories and narrations are better than others. Not exactly an original idea by any means, but still moderately entertaining.

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It's Just...Alright.

Unremarkable retellings of fairy tales strewn together by unnecessary narration by Nick Offerman. I found maybe 1 or 2 things that actually made me want to laugh. I'd rather have my credit I spent on it back.

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  • juliejay
  • 06-14-19

ott

sensationalist with plenty of swearing just to create an effect. much of a muchness after the first one. just became boring.