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Hexes for the Modern Age: Contemporary Curses for the People Who Irritate You the Most (Hardcover)

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Let's face it: most people irritate us. Hexes for the Modern Age is a tongue-in-cheek approach to giving these folks a taste of their own medicine. While inspired by witches' curses of the past, this is a gift book of 120 funny spells specific to the smartphone-obsessed, overworked, hipster-drenched reality of the present day.

Organized by category--love, work, roommates, traffic, pets, weddings, and so on--each hex is accompanied by an irreverent, Demetri Martin-type line drawing.

Spells include: "May you start turning into your parents way earlier than you expected." "May all the cords to your electronics become entangled in a massive death coil." "May a full-size parking space that appears to be open actually be taken up by a tiny Vespa scooter." "May you always have 3 percent phone battery when you have no idea where you're going and it's in the middle of nowhere and there's no one else around."

And many, many more

This little book, with a spell and an illustration on every page, is perfect for anyone who wants some subtle modern-day revenge.

About the Author

Val Brains is an irreverent humorist and illustrator based in Austin, Texas. When she's not writing or drawing, she helps businesses and individuals discover the productivity benefits of playing at work. She also moonlights as a jumpsuit designer, wearer, and enthusiast. More @valbrains and

Product Details
ISBN: 9781510721821
ISBN-10: 1510721827
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication Date: September 5th, 2017
Pages: 168
Language: English