Hexes For The Modern Age (Humor)

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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.
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By Val Khislavsky


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.

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Katie Johnson, Mark Allen


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