Books tagged: comedians

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Jesus Plays the Catskills
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,280. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
In this sublime retelling of the story and teachings of Christ's life, Jesus himself takes the mike and tells it to a Borscht-belt crowd as a Jewish comic might. It's the New Testament as you've never heard it before! So here he is, ladies and germs, the King of Kings, the Lamb of God...let's give it up, folks, for JESUS!
The Tragic Clowns: An Analysis of the Short Lives of John Belushi, Lenny Bruce, and Chris Farley
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,270. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book provides a psychological profile of John Belushi, Lenny Bruce, and Chris Farley, and attempts to examine the pathos that exists in the inner worlds of comedians.
The Regular Guys
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,030. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Lenny and Larry are two comedians who begin working together more or less out of desperation. Starting at the bottom of the comedy ladder, where they were anyway, they go from small town dives to the Las Vegas Strip to become one of the biggest acts in entertainment history. The Regular Guys is a funny story about people trying to make something good happen for themselves.
Hollywood Movie Musicals: Great, Good and Glamorous
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,620. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
In the golden years of cinema, Hollywood's Christmas presents to world-wide movie fans were always three or four spectacular musicals. In those days, musicals easily rated as the most popular movie genre. They were eagerly anticipated not only by the carriage trade but working-class audiences as well. This book provides a guide to over 150 of these crowd-pleasing, star-studded musical delights.
Hollywood's Classic Comedies: 200 Fun-Filled Films Rated & Reviewed
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,680. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
200 classic movie comedies are discussed and reviewed (with full cast and credit details) in this must-have book that will delight every vintage film fan. If you've never heard of Abbott & Costello, The 3 Stooges, or Laurel & Hardy, this is not the book for you. On the other hand, for fans of classic Hollywood comedies, this book will evoke lively memories and guide them to buy more comedy DVDs.
88 Ways To Tell Funnier Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / meetings & presentations
Gain confidence to make your stories, case studies and anecdotes funnier. For speakers, trainers, educators, writers, professionals and people who want to laugh. Buy as a fun read, as a workbook or to have on your computer as an affirmation! 'Now when I get asked "How can I make my stories funnier, like yours?" I'll be able to simply tell them to read your book! " Tim Gard International Humorist
The Listener's Guide to Comedy Podcasts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,620. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This guide includes profiles of more than fifty of the funniest comedy podcasts for comedy fans tempted to try out the growing medium. Fill the workweek, the commute, your gym workout or your household chores with laughs from the likes of Ricky Gevais, Adam Carrolla, Marc Maron, Jimmy Pardo, Doug Benson, Scott Auckerman and dozens more great comedy hosts.
The Coolest People in Comedy: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,530. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes, including this one: Starting out as a stand-up comedian can be tough. Dallas comedian Sherry Belle remembers getting laughs her first time on stage; unfortunately, the audience was laughing at all the wrong places. For example, she finished a joke, but the audience didn’t laugh, so she said, “That was the punch line.” That made the audience laugh.
The Funniest People in Comedy: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A sample anecdote: Lou Costello of Abbott and Costello fame really got into Christmas, setting up an elaborate Christmas display each year with angels, music, reindeer, and many hundreds of Christmas lights. Comedian George Gobel lived across the street from Mr. Costello. Mr. Gobel did nothing for Christmas except to put up a sign that said, “See our display across the street.”
Don't Wear Shorts on Stage...The Stand-up Guide to Comedy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,880. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The previously unwritten rules of stand-up comedy are now explained for anyone wanting to make money in the business. It also gives comedy fans an inside look on what the lifestyle is really like.