The Penis Book

by Joseph Cohen | Humor |
ISBN: 3829021860 Global Overview for this book
Registered by Zmrzlina of Abington, Massachusetts USA on 7/24/2004
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24 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by Zmrzlina from Abington, Massachusetts USA on Saturday, July 24, 2004
Such a fun book! Since I have a small apartment I don't have room for a big ol' coffee table book. This small volume is perfect. I won't keep it long, though. Want to move it along for others to enjoy.

The book's explicitly obvious subject matter is treated with probably more humor than many might like, but there are some medical truths and discussions, such as turtleneck or not (the Foreskin Debate) and truth about penis size (what book on penises could skip that). There's a peek at for anyone interested.

I love the centerfold, a collage of men of all different shapes and sizes baring it all. You don't see any faces, so it is just penises on parade. But you do see lots of expression in the way the men are standing. There is one guy with a very small penis, but nicely developed body and his hands are clenched in fists, like he is saying "You wanna dare make a 'cute' comment?"

Journal Entry 2 by Zmrzlina from Abington, Massachusetts USA on Monday, August 02, 2004
Off to LaughAtlantis through BookRelay.

Journal Entry 3 by LaughAtlantis from San Francisco, California USA on Saturday, August 14, 2004
Received this in the mail yesterday and I've left it on my coffee table. I'm looking forward to seeing my husband's face when he finds it there.

Thanks for helping with my comedy moment!

Journal Entry 4 by LaughAtlantis at -- Controlled release in Boston, Massachusetts USA on Monday, October 18, 2004

Released 14 yrs ago (10/18/2004 UTC) at -- Controlled release in Boston, Massachusetts USA



Sending off to SandDanz... very entertaining and slightly titillating book!

Journal Entry 5 by SandDanz from New Albany, Indiana USA on Saturday, October 23, 2004
This book looks hilarious. I had to laugh when someone posted in the "site watch" forum that they saw this book being released. LOL Looks like I'm going to be starting up a bookring for this book once I've read through it. :)

I am trying to think of something fun and extra to do for this ring as well so if anyone has ideas, please let me know.


Journal Entry 6 by SandDanz from New Albany, Indiana USA on Thursday, October 28, 2004
This book brought a lot of laughs to a sleepover that I had at a friend's house last Saturday night. Just imagine 3 girls (ages 25-26) drinking alcohol and reading this book aloud. ha ha! I think our favorite section was the different names for male masturbation.

I have a bookring going for this book and there are 2 copies of the book going around. My only rule is to TRY to pass this book on in 2 week's time. Enjoy! :)

Here are the shipping lists:

This copy of the book:

1. sweetpea0678, Florida (US/Canada)
2. hfitz5051, Florida (US only)
3. Maddog1404, Georgia (US/Canada preferred)
4. BrynnSC, South Carolina (US only)
5. Breeni, North Carolina (US only)
6. yllus, Virginia (anywhere)
7. FamFatale, Virginia (anywhere)
8. corry000, Indiana (US only)
9. Lizabeth86, Connecticut (shipping preferences?)
10. jenm, Connecticut (US/Canada)
11. Ixion, Rhode Island (US only)
12. hak42, New Hampshire (anywhere)
13. Kyrissaean, New Hampshire (US only)
14. Apolonia, Massachusetts (US only)
15. CheriePie, Massachusetts (anywhere) <--- book is here!
16. libertine101, Australia (Australia, New Zealand, Asia)
17. taniazed, Australia (anywhere)
18. theadi, Australia (shipping preferences?)
19. newk, Australia (anywhere)
20. Ocareader, Malaysia (anywhere)
21. BreakEveryRule, UK (shipping preferences?)
22. cartref, UK (anywhere)
23. PrincessJCM, Ireland (Europe only)
24. RikkiDD, Germany (anywhere)
25. Lpree, Nebraska (anywhere)
26. adrienne10, Nebraska (US only)
27. alrescate, Missouri (anywhere)
28. tnelson99, Missouri (anywhere)
29. JustJen, Missouri (US only)
30. icekween01, Missouri (anywhere)
31. annie-sunshine, Illinois (shipping preferences?)
32. daidy, Michigan (US only)
33. sekach00, Michigan (US only)
34. Mokona, Michigan (US/Canada only)
35. jessibud, Canada (US/Canada only)
36. titihood, Canada (anywhere)
37. R2, Canada (anywhere)
38. First-Noel, Texas (US only - moved to end of the list)

2nd copy of the book - Click here for the Journal Entry

1. MollyGrue, Washington (US only)
2. theory19, California (US only)
3. BayAreaBookie, California (anywhere)
4. starfish103198, California (US only)
5. suefitz, California (US only)
6. ellymae58, California (US only)
7. Rebemdee, California (anywhere)
8. Bunnybee, Texas (anywhere)
9. zizzr, Texas (US only)
10. Morianna, Texas (US only)
11. portable-solace, Texas (US only) <--- book was on its way here, but never journalled!

I'd say this ring is officially stalled, but candieb, who was next in line was nice enough to purchase another copy of the book to help move this ring along! :)

Find the new JE for the new book HERE

The shipping list for the new book is:

1. candieb, Texas (shipping preferences?)
2. needmorezoloft, Texas
3. garnetfairy, Texas (US only)
4. CdnBlueRose, Colorado (shipping preferences?)
5. bountifulpots, Kansas (US only)
6. cheesygiraffe, Alabama (US only)
7. kayote, Illinois (US only)
8. noumena12, Ohio (US only)
9. PepperVL, Ohio (US only)
10. Pyan, Wisconsin
11. appaloosatb, Minnesota
12. morsecode, New York
13. nursiegirl42 - Missouri - anywhere
14. Jebbie74, Canada (shipping preferences?)
15. Breeze144, Canada (anywhere)
16. Heaven150, Canada (anywhere)
17. Helly77, UK (shipping preferences?)
18. Xeyra - Portugal - Europe only
19. zzz, Serbia (Europe Only)
20. MissyZ - UK - anywhere
21. MissBagpuss - UK - anywhere
22. CandyDarling, Finland (anywhere)
23. mirp - Ireland - anywhere
24. Kislany, Cyprus (anywhere- fast surface shipping to US)

Journal Entry 7 by SandDanz at Bookring in Bookring, A Bookring -- Controlled Releases on Friday, February 25, 2005

Released 13 yrs ago (2/25/2005 UTC) at Bookring in Bookring, A Bookring -- Controlled Releases



This book has been sent to the first participant of the ring... sweetpea0678

I hope everyone enjoys this book as much as my friends & I did! :)

Journal Entry 8 by sweetpea0678 from St. Petersburg, Florida USA on Tuesday, March 01, 2005
Wooooo Hooooooooooooooo The Penis Book is here, Guess what I will be reading tonight, looks like it will be one of the fast reads so will read it tonight......................

Thanks Rhonda :) Let me know the order to ship when you figure it out.

Journal Entry 9 by sweetpea0678 from St. Petersburg, Florida USA on Wednesday, March 09, 2005
Book completed on day it arrived. I kept it these extra days to finish a bookring I had that goes to the same person as this bookring. Sorry but will save shipping costs any way I can, and all parties involved were fine with my decision.

Anyway I liked the book, especially the pics LOL. I am still figuring out why a guy would want to pierce or tatoo that part of his body. But to each their own. Thanks SandDanz for sharing. Will go out to hfitz tomorrow.

Journal Entry 10 by sweetpea0678 at Book Ring in Bookring, Postal Release -- Controlled Releases on Friday, March 11, 2005

Released 13 yrs ago (3/11/2005 UTC) at Book Ring in Bookring, Postal Release -- Controlled Releases



Journal Entry 11 by hfitz5051 from Cape Coral, Florida USA on Monday, March 14, 2005
It got here today! I can't wait to check it out, but I have to wait for the wee ones to go to bed lol They are already trying to get it.

Journal Entry 12 by Zmrzlina from Abington, Massachusetts USA on Monday, March 14, 2005
Careful how you use "wee ones" in this journal, hfitz5051 :-)

So glad this book is having an adventure!

Journal Entry 13 by hfitz5051 from Cape Coral, Florida USA on Saturday, March 19, 2005
This was a fun book. I did have a hard time keeping the kids away though, because of the picture of the banana on the front lol. I'll be sending it to the next person as soon as I have the address.

Journal Entry 14 by hfitz5051 at on Tuesday, March 22, 2005

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Journal Entry 15 by Maddog1404 from Savannah, Georgia USA on Sunday, April 10, 2005
Recieved as part of a ring. Already been read and will be moving on this week

Journal Entry 16 by Maddog1404 from Savannah, Georgia USA on Sunday, April 24, 2005
Will Be mailing this one again tomorrow. DC# 0303-2460-0002-9140-0776

Released 13 yrs ago (5/16/2005 UTC) at -- Mail, by hand, rings, RABCks, controlled release, swap, etc in Savannah, Georgia USA



Sorry Had to move. DC# 0303-2460-0002-9140-0776

Journal Entry 18 by BrynnSC from Chesapeake Beach, Maryland USA on Thursday, May 19, 2005
It's here! It's here! Such a shame that I have to make dinner, leave for a school reception, and then put the children to bed before I can read *snicker* it. I can't wait to stick my nose in and get the long and short of it. ;-)

Journal Entry 19 by BrynnSC from Chesapeake Beach, Maryland USA on Monday, May 23, 2005
What fun! I tryed to take my time and make it last but, alas, like all good things, it came to an end too soon. *sigh*

SandDanz had originally wanted to do some sort of 'slam book' to accompany this, but had too much going on. So I thought I would add some random thoughts in this journal entry.

Zmrzlina-I read the previous journal entries when I recieved the book and your comment "penises on parade" had me giggling madly. I instantly thought of the Disney song from Dumbo "Pink Elephants on Parade". Think of "Pink Elephants" as something like "huge penises" when you read (or sing) the lyrics HERE See if you can get the song out of your head while reading the book. ;-)

There is a hilarious video about dildos. "The Dildo Song" is sung to the tune of the "Slinky" jingle (the springy toy that 'walks down stairs'). This is for mature audiences only!! There is no nudity, only the dildos and catchy 'naughty' lyrics. The Dildo Song

sweetpea0678 (TMI warning!): This is in response to your comment about why a guy would want to pierce that part of their body. I can't speak for a guy, but as a woman with a piercing - WHOO HOO!!! Alright, everyone who fell out of their chair can get up now. :-P There's a funny (I think) story about my piercing (not sexual). If you want to know, PM me.

I've probably shocked enough people with this journal entry, so I'll stop and send the book along to Breeni in the next day or so. Thanks SandDanz!!!

Edited to add a link for the "Penis Song" sung in the Monty Python movie "The Meaning of Life". (Sorry, couldn't help myself. hehe) Penis Song

Journal Entry 20 by BrynnSC from Chesapeake Beach, Maryland USA on Friday, May 27, 2005
Mailed out to Breeni today. Enjoy!

Journal Entry 21 by Breeni from Kannapolis, North Carolina USA on Tuesday, May 31, 2005
Received today! Will read and get it moving ASAP!

Journal Entry 22 by Breeni from Kannapolis, North Carolina USA on Tuesday, May 31, 2005
Very quick reading--only took me about half an hour, fun and lighthearted and very informative! There were lots of interesting facts that I didn't know. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to read this! I have pmed the next person and will have it in the mail as soon as I receive their address.


Passing this one on! Thanks for the opportunity to read it!

Journal Entry 24 by yllus on Wednesday, June 15, 2005
*snerk* I had to giggle when I opened this and saw what it was. Especially since the book mailer that it came in was plain brown. *snerk* Can't wait to get into it :o)

Journal Entry 25 by SandDanz from New Albany, Indiana USA on Wednesday, June 15, 2005
*snort* Wouldn't it be better if it "got into you" yllus?!?!?! *giggles*

Journal Entry 26 by yllus on Wednesday, July 20, 2005
SandDanz, I have it I swear!!! Read and laughed my way through it. Sent PM to FamFatale for address and will forward on.


Sending off to FamFatale, enjoy!

Journal Entry 28 by FamFatale from Chantilly, Virginia USA on Monday, August 01, 2005
Came home from work to find the Penis book had arrived.
I "devoured" it in one sitting. Much to my husband's chagrin. High in fructose and 5 calories a teaspoon, definitely not allowed on weightwatchers.

Journal Entry 29 by FamFatale at BookRing in Book Ring, A Bookring -- Controlled Releases on Tuesday, August 02, 2005

Released 13 yrs ago (8/2/2005 UTC) at BookRing in Book Ring, A Bookring -- Controlled Releases



Released to Corry000.

Journal Entry 30 by corry000 from Chicago, Illinois USA on Wednesday, August 10, 2005
So finally its my turn for this book. I got whole bunch of other books that day and I was sitting in the living room with my husband unpacking them (not expecting this one yet of course. When I took it out my husband saw it and he was like "What the heck?!!! Who's sending you such books??" He grabbed it and could not believe it. I had so much fun watching his reaction. And then he asked "So youre going to be looking at it when I'm not around?". Hahaha. Can't wait to "read" it.

Journal Entry 31 by corry000 from Chicago, Illinois USA on Saturday, September 10, 2005
This was definately very interesting and exciting little book. I don't think I have ever blushed so much. Definately something different than I usually pick.It took me so long to read it because I was waiting for a lonely moment to enjoy it and never seemed to be by myself.
I apologize for the delay and thanks for letting me read it.
It's going to be on its way to the next person in line today.

Journal Entry 32 by Lizabeth86 from Middletown, Connecticut USA on Thursday, September 22, 2005
Book arrived a couple of days ago.

What can I say????

Its definately a one of kind of book.

I have mixed thoughts about it. A couple of things did make me giggle. I'd rate it a 5.

Journal Entry 33 by jenm from Waterbury, Connecticut USA on Wednesday, October 05, 2005
Got this in the mail Monday but I had to get a new pc so I'm just journalling it now. Sorry it took me so long. I've started looking at it and so far I'm loving it!

Journal Entry 34 by jenm at Bookring in Bookring, A Bookring -- Controlled Releases on Tuesday, October 11, 2005

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I loved this book!
It's now on its way...

Journal Entry 35 by ixion from Alexandria, Virginia USA on Thursday, October 13, 2005
It's so small!!


I was expecting something a bit bigger, but still looks entertaining. I'll PM the next person in line right away since I doubt I'll hang onto the book for more than 2 weeks.

Journal Entry 36 by ixion from Alexandria, Virginia USA on Sunday, October 30, 2005
I kinda forgot that I still had this, to be honest. I ended up reading most of it, definitely had fun with the pictures! I still think this book should have done for men what Stiff did for death and burial -- I would have liked a more narrative based book with maybe some more research and a slightly more serious tone. Although Stiff was serious without being serious. I guess I'm just being picky.

This will go out in my next batch of mailings.

EDIT: Shoot! I found this book when I was cleaning out my car. Somehow it managed to avoid my mailing run two weeks ago. I have another post office run in the works for Monday or Tuesday afterwork. I'll make sure it gets in there then! Sorry! :(

Journal Entry 37 by hak42 from Durham, New Hampshire USA on Tuesday, November 29, 2005
Received it today. Certainly looks amusing. :)

Journal Entry 38 by hak42 from Durham, New Hampshire USA on Saturday, December 10, 2005
That was very amusing. :) And imformative. It actually had more facts and imformation in it than I thought it would. I thought it was a good balance of humor and interesting facts.

Fun book!

I've sent it on to the next person on the list. Enjoy!

Journal Entry 39 by Kyrissaean from Littleton, New Hampshire USA on Monday, December 12, 2005
Oh my, will you look at what's just arrived! I'm gonna have to stuff this someplace quiet until I can find a moment when there aren't so many people around! ;P Ah, the holidays....

Thanks for sending it, hak42!

Journal Entry 40 by Kyrissaean from Littleton, New Hampshire USA on Friday, April 14, 2006
I profusely apologize for having this book for so long!

OK, I have to say that using the ah, cock (meaning rooster this time!) BookCrossing bookplate was a lovely touch. He's never sat so proudly in any other book! This was light and fun, although not quite as funny as I had expected, but then I don't imagine men would appreciate the idea of ladies sitting around laughing at any of their...membership. :P Thanks for including me in the ring, even though I've been horrid. :blush:

This is heading off to the next person in this morning's mail.

Journal Entry 41 by Apolonia from Lynn, Massachusetts USA on Tuesday, April 18, 2006
The book arrived today. I am going to read it and bring it to convention and deliver it in person to CheriePie. That worked out nice!!

Journal Entry 42 by HoserLauren from Burlington, Ontario Canada on Sunday, April 23, 2006
I hijacked this book for 30 minutes at the convention to keep me entertained in what otherwise could have been a snooze-fest. And don't think I was the only one! This book made its rounds at the table!

It's probably not appropriate to call this book cute. It was fun though! The picture of the guy holding the wind up penis toys cracked me up. And let me tell you, the fold out pages of all the pictures certainly got the looks from those around me - including Noumena12 and Aceofhearts!

I have no idea who it went to after because it just got passed around when I was done with it.
I think CheriePie has it.

Hi everyone that's already journalled this! :)

Journal Entry 43 by Apolonia from Lynn, Massachusetts USA on Sunday, April 23, 2006
I did a quick flip through of this one right when I got it. I read it during convention. I brought it down to breakfast to give to CheriPie and it ennded up getting passed around the table. It made for a fun breakfast! lol

Journal Entry 44 by CheriePie from Campbell, California USA on Monday, April 24, 2006
Yup, Apolonia handed this off to me during one of the meetings at the 2006 Toronto BC Convention. It was passed around the table and a good time was had by all! :) At one point, I held up one of the centerfold pics with tongue pretending to lick one of the sexy guys and SandDanz snapped a pic with her non-digital camera, so I've yet to see if that came out or not since everyone at our and surrounding tables had me cracking up laughing by that point!

Though I looked through many of the pics in this book there, and read a bit of the text, I definitely want to share it with some of my other non-BC friends, and since this coming weekend is a Pagan holiday (Beltane, which actually falls on Monday the 1st), I'll have a fun group around to laugh over it some more with. :)

Journal Entry 45 by Morgaine77 from Münchenstein, Baselland Switzerland on Tuesday, April 25, 2006
Hey Rhonda, where's that pic of Cherie drooling all over the center piece? You should really post it here on the journal! LOL Besides, we didn't get that picture of the other convention moment in the ladies room... *giggles madly*

Soooo, I was also one of those people who hijacked this little booklet at the breakfast table. It sure was tons of fun!!! Like HoserLauren said, it would've been a bit of a snooze-fest otherwise...
Lots of crack-up pictures and bits of interesting information - plus of course the infamous centerfold... :-)))

Journal Entry 46 by CheriePie from Campbell, California USA on Friday, July 07, 2006
I'm sorry I've had this so long... I've been reading the articles, I swear! ;)

Actually I have... plus I wanted to have it here during the few get togethers we've had at my house over the summer. I was planning to buy my own copy to keep in the RV and bring to Starwood with me. Since I haven't sent it out yet, and I'm heading off to Starwood next week, I'm going to bring this with me. (I promise if a bunch of wacky Pagans get too excited over it and make a mess, I'll keep this one and replace it with the new copy I was going to buy anyway. LOL)

But I just wanted to update this entry that I haven't forgotten about this book, and I know it'll be the "life of the party" at Starwood as we're sitting around listening to songs like o/~ Scrotum... scrotum... it's my wrinkly crinkly bag of skin o/~ ... :)

Journal Entry 47 by CheriePie from Campbell, California USA on Saturday, August 05, 2006
libertine101 asked to be skipped because she got this book from her library, and taniazed is unreachable. So this book is now heading to theadi in Australia. It was mailed on 07-Aug-2006 via Surface Mail.

Journal Entry 48 by theadi from Lynbrook, Victoria Australia on Sunday, August 20, 2006
Fastest surface mail ever CheriePie! This actually arrived in the middle of last week - I've been trying so hard not to read the whole thing in one sitting that I forgot to journal it!
I'm visiting my family tonight and I'll share it with my mum and my sister (Dad's interstate so he won't be around to disapprove!). I'm sure there'll be plenty of giggling!

Zmrzlina - I just love the bookplate "pun". That had to be intentional, right? Very cheeky! (Previous readers, in case you don't know what I'm talking about it's the "Poultry in Motion" bookplate featuring a large rooster... think about it! ;) ) Even if it wasn't intentional it's a happy coincidence!

Thanks to all who helped get this book here!

Journal Entry 49 by Auslorr from Melbourne, Victoria Australia on Wednesday, September 20, 2006
This is theadi reserving a spot for Auslorr to write her thoughts on this book when she gets a chance.
The book took a trip to the hospital where Mum works to visit the filthy-minded night nurses - apparently it was a hit!

Journal Entry 50 by theadi from Lynbrook, Victoria Australia on Wednesday, September 20, 2006
My goodness, has it been a month already?!?
Sorry I didn't get this one on the move again sooner - I've had it back from Mum for a while, but it's a crazy time at uni at the moment and the poor little penis book just got put aside and forgotten.

Anyway, what an enlightening and humorous little book! More than anything that anyone other than a few professionals would ever need (or want!) to know about the male organ. Very thorough, very informative and VERY funny!
Thanks for sharing - this book is now off to newk.

Journal Entry 51 by newk from Adelaide, South Australia Australia on Monday, October 02, 2006
I have had it a few days. Sorry for slackness!
I am now away for a few days and will not make any more notes til then. Cheers and happy bookcrossing to you all

Journal Entry 52 by newk from Adelaide, South Australia Australia on Wednesday, November 01, 2006
Sorry to have been so long. Post trip and convention I have been able to get to this book. It caused great amusement today at work. Thanks again all. I'll keep in touch. Promise

Journal Entry 53 by newk from Adelaide, South Australia Australia on Saturday, December 23, 2006
This is amusing and informative. A quick read..ten to twenty minutes. Why then have I had it soooo long? I am a slck lazy and very busy bookcrosser! Becoming more understanding of people who have books for a long time.

At least I kept in touch.

Now off to breakeveryrule

Thanks for sharing and a happy Christmas/festive season/holiday/december/january to all of you

Journal Entry 54 by newk from Adelaide, South Australia Australia on Saturday, December 23, 2006
Tee I just saw BreakEveryRules surname....very funny in the context of the book. Sorry you better ask her direct if you wanna know.
I have added to the existing bookmark a lovely bookmark from the Iranian tourist office (aka katayoun) and a couple of bonza ones made by freesia for the recent Australian bookcrossing convention. The latter unfortunately arrived too late.
I confirm that the book was posted today. 4-6 weeks at the most.
Thanks again for sharing and passing on the book.

Journal Entry 55 by BreakEveryRule from Manchester, Greater Manchester United Kingdom on Tuesday, January 02, 2007
This book came to me this morning with a little sticker on the outside

"Delayed for compliance with Aviation Security Regulations" 8838915 Dec 02

I thought the whole thing would last longer but it was over so fast ... My surname well yes could have been listed on page 22 of the book (you will have to pm me to find out lol )

Thanks for sharing this funny read, will PM next on list . Must just add one bit I read out aloud brought tears to my husbands eyes ...hehe

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