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More Posthumous Publications from Shel Silverstein?

College Humor published “I Think They’re Running Out of Material For New Shel Silverstein Books,” a list of imaginary books from the late author’s archives.

In the satirical piece, these imaginary Silverstein books contain poems that were never meant to be read, half-finished musings and illustrations, unused material from previous works, and grocery lists written in verse.

Here’s a snippet from List #47: “Sunscreen for my head and a comb for my beard / So much mayonnaise that people look at me weird / Oh and Funyuns.” What items make up your rhyming grocery list?

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What Will J.K. Rowling Write Next?

College Humor published “7 Excerpts from J.K. Rowling’s New Books,” imaginary manuscripts written by the author in her post-Harry Potter life.

In the satirical piece, Rowling’s impersonator tries to craft a World War II novel, a science-fiction thriller, and a horror adventure. In the horror manuscript, the writer worries that “your most talented years are behind you” and “your career has peaked.”

The real Rowling has said in past interviews that she has been working on non-Potter stories. With the final movie hitting theaters in July, maybe now would be the time to give fans something new?