Kevin Cowherd

Kevin Cowherd

Last Call at the 7-Eleven

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Fine Dining at 2 a.m., the Search for Spandex People and Other Reasons to Go On Living.

The country might be going to hell in a hand-basket, but don’t close the garage doors and sit there with the engine running until you read this collection of sardonic, off the wall pieces on modern life by one of America’s best humorists. Described as "another Dave Barry, only with a lot less going for him," Kevin Cowherd sizzles as he tackles such loopy subjects as:

  • Larry King’s interview with God (“El Paso, Texas, you’re on the air with the Almighty . . ....”)
  • Fine dining at a &-Eleven at 2 a.m. ("Moving briskly past the Test-Your-Blood-Pressure machine and the Hormel Chile section, we arrive at the rack of Slim Jims.")
  • $20 million lottery winners who insist on keeping their jobs. ("Oh, yeah, I’ll be back at Mr. Tire first thing in the morning.")
  • Thanksgiving dinner with Howard Stern. (“Yo, sweetie, pass the cranberry sauce. What are you, stupid? Only a friggin’ moron would pass the mashed potatoes when I asked for the cranberry sauce.”
  • Modest people looking for love in the personals. (“5-foot-9 guy with spare tire, bags under his eyes and not much of a chin, looks like your grocer, seeks woman.”)
Last Call at the 7-Eleven

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