Books tagged: comedian

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Set Up And Punch
Pre-release—available July 29, 2016. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,230. Language: English. Published by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Jasper Green is a naturally funny man, who desperately wants to become a stand-up comedian, and this book (possibly written by his alter-ego) tells the tale of how Jasper tries to fulfil his lifelong ambition.
Dear Dad: Letters From An Adult Child
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,710. Language: American English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The New York Times bestseller--now with new material. Louie Anderson has appeared many times on "The Tonight Show", and his comedy specials on HBO and Showtime have won him wide acclaim. In this series of emotionally charged letters to his alcoholic father, Anderson reveals the sense of shame and insecurity that fuels his comic routines.
"Charlie's Cat Tails" By: Charlie
Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: Simple English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Charlie's a traveling comedian and he's been through a lot in his many adventures, in this collection we see some of his many exploits
One Thousand Dead Stars
You set the price! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Take my hand, and walk with me. See their faces, know their lives. These are the stars that burned out and faded away before the world ever knew their light. Know their burdens, see their art. Know what it is that we lost, when they left us. It's the only apology we can make for not seeing them through their pain.
Lenny Bruce Narcotics Busts And Obscenity Cases, 1959-1966
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Until 1962 Lenny Bruce appeared on mainstream programs like the Steve Allen Show and others. Bob Hope, Shelley Berman, and Jonathan Winters were among the entertainers who admired him. Yet no other comedian was willing to put himself on the line for free speech as did Lenny. He once said jokingly that his lawyers booked more court dates for him than his agents scheduled him for nightclub dates.
Dark Matters
Series: Dark Matters. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: American English. Published: March 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
DARK MATTERS presents two disturbing stories with a bleakly humorous edge. In NO-ONE-ONE love is torn away in a moment of madness, but how can you tell the difference between temporary insanity and the real thing? And THE HUNGRY DARK unveils a frightening side of the comedy scene, where friendship tips over to obsession. These are stories that step out of the light, where only the dark matters...
Los Dioses me enviaron
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,050. Language: Spanish. Published: September 17, 2014 and represented by Olivier Vargas. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Realmente la historia es como nos la enseñan en el colegio? Debemos confiar en los libros escritos por la mano insegura del ser humano? En este singular e intrincado viaje descubriremos que si bien podrían existir los elegidos mesiánicos, los dioses y demás figuras que presenta la historia, no siempre son producto de la realidad, el surrealismo y el absurdo se mezclan para dar paso a una aventura
Robin Williams - R.I.P
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,740. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Most of Williams' acting career was in film, although he gave some performances on stage as well (notably as Estragon in a production of Waiting for Godot with Steve Martin). His first film was the 1977 comedy Can I Do It 'Till I Need Glasses? His performance in Good Morning, Vietnam (1987) resulted in Williams being nominated for an Academy Award.
Funny Bones - My Life in Comedy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,690. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Freddie 'Parrotface’ Davies was a superstar of British television, radio and variety theatre before, in the twilight of a packed career, he began to act in films such as the cult classic Funny Bones, alongside Lee Evans and Jerry Lewis. With a foreword by Ken Dodd, this unique autobiography is a poignant and hilarious evocation of a vanished world and a rich nostalgic treat for comedy connoisseurs
Herbert Sherbet - Book Two
Series: Herbert Sherbet, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / General
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Herbert Sherbet plays a harmless trick on Bret the bully. Will they finally become friends? Herbert’s talent as a young comedian shines again with his funny jokes at the Christmas concert.