Synopses & Reviews
Rated XF (for X-tra Funny), this giant collection of off-color jokes, stories, and anecdotes comes straight from the kings and queens of blue humor: The Friars Club.
In the tradition of the bestselling Friars Club Encyclopedia and Bible (315,000 copies sold), this brand-new, giant collection of laugh-out-loud, hide-it-from-the-kids humor features more than 2,000 saucy jokes and stories grouped thematically into such categories as Marriage, Medicine, Old Age, Kids, and (of course) Sex. Much of the material is attributed to well-known and popular comedians, including Richard Belzer, Gilbert Gottfried, Susie Essman, and Penn Jillette. As a bonus, interviews with a wide variety of stand-up comedians known for their naughtiness— including Mario Cantone, Judy Gold, Jeffrey Ross, Lisa Lampanelli, and many more—are sprinkled throughout.
Sitting down with The Friars Club Private Joke File is like having a front-row seat at one of their infamous Roasts. Whether browsing for a good ice-breaker or perusing it cover to cover, this no-holds-barred compilation will keep readers laughing and blushing for a long, long time.
Rated XF (for X-tra Funny), this giant collection of off-color jokes, stories, and anecdotes is like a naughty invitation to sit down at one of the legendary Friar's Club roasts.
With an introduction by Lewis Black.
Saucy, sassy, laugh-out-loud and not-for-kids, this giant, off-the-wall collection of jokes, quips, stories, and humor is slightly off-color and completely hilarious. Packed with 2,000 jokes and stories grouped thematically into such categories as Marriage, Medicine, Old Age, Kids, and (of course) Sex., THE FRIAR'S CLUB PRIVATE JOKE FILE includes classic material attributed to Richard Belzer, Gilbert Gottfried, Susie Essman, and Penn Jillette, with bonus interviews with stand-up comedians known for their naughtiness- including Mario Cantone, Judy Gold, Jeffrey Ross, Lisa Lampanelli, and many more.
Like a front-row seat at an infamous Friar's Club roasts, this no-holds-barred compilation will keep you laughing and blushing for a long, long time.
About the Author
Barry Dougherty is the editor of the Friars Club's magazine, The Epistle. Since 1991, he has been covering the Friars events, writing jokes for the Roasts and speeches for the Testimonial Dinners. He is the editor of The Friars Club Encyclopedia of Jokes and The Friars Club Bible of Jokes, Pokes, Roasts, and Toasts, and the author of the New York Friars Club Book of Roasts. He lives in New York City.