"When bad sex happens to good people, there is no recourse like full disclosure," is the motto of Worst Laid Plans, a collection of forty probably-too-intimate, but shockingly funny, true-life tales of lust gone wrong. The stories are divided into themed sections including Foreign Affairs ("When bad sex goes abroad"), Self-Help ("Love thyself...but do it carefully"), On the Rebound ("The art of getting back in-and-out-there"), Mob Mentality (People will do things in groups they would never do alone"), and The End of Innocence ("A memorial to virginity") among others. The book evolved out of a storytelling event originally staged at Upright Citizen Brigade, the highly influential comedy organization co-founded by Amy Poehler, who along with Janeane Garofalo and SNL's Casey Wilson, performed at the show that continues today. Part Vagina Monologues, part car crash, and wholly hilarious, the volume features contributions from shameless actors, comedians, and writers who will shamelessly spread the word via blogs, on-line videos, tweets, on-going WLP performances, film/TV/media contacts, and further sexual conquests." A] hilarious testimonial to the vast array of consequences we face after
having ignored that little voice inside that says: 'Don't.' 'This isn't a
good idea.' 'Leave now.'"
--Laraine Newman (Saturday Night Live, The Groundlings) "Irrefutable evidence that one should wait until marriage to have sex."
--Joel McHale (The Soup, Community) "This book will make you laugh, scream, and want to be a lesbian."
--Whitney Cummings (Chelsea Lately, Comedy Central) "This is the best kind of comedy; that which makes you both laugh and
--Rob Corddry (The Daily Show)
The authors of the best-selling The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook are back--and they've brought a date. Whatever your own dating nightmares are, take it from the professionals, things can get worse. Just in time for Valentine's Day, here are dozens of scenarios covering every phase of the romantic--or not so romantic--turn of events. Learn how to remove stubborn articles of clothing, slip away from a blind date, and get rid of unsightly stains. Discover the secrets of dealing with a bad kisser and of surviving a meeting with your date's parents. Hands-on, step-by-step illustrated instructions help guide you through these and many more perils d'amor. Tasteful and useful, and with an appendix of great pickup lines, breakup lines, and all-purpose excuses, this is the book you need when you wake up next to someone whose name you can't remember.