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Why Does the Cheese Always Fall? (A Guide to Faking Adulthood)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,270. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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As a humor columnist for over a decade, Aprill Brandon has been documenting her transition to adulthood, from college to the Dirty 30 and beyond, in newspapers and media websites around the country. This book, based on her award-winning columns, has everything young people, the young at heart and fans of horrible stick-figure art will ever need to know about putting on a convincing grown-up act.
Beyond the Spotlight: On the Road With Phyllis Diller
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013 by Wigeon Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As Robin Skone-Palmer approached the mansion on Rockingham Avenue, she didn’t know what to expect. “Ask for Phyllis Diller,” the employment agent had said. Curious as much as nervous, she studied the beautiful house. Three-and-a-half hours later, she walked away wondering if she’d just stepped into Alice’s Wonderland. Join Robin as she recalls her days as personal secretary for the comedienne.
One Liner's You Will use
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,530. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Short one line jokes, alphabetically categorized for speeches, speakers, entertainers & comedians.
Just When I Thought I'd Heard Everything!
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,400. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013 by Homina Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Humorous observations on life in America from the actor, author, director, playwright, radio & tv talk show host Charles Grodin. "A first rate storyteller" New York Times "A Natural Born Raconteur" Newsweek - A perfect Father's Day gift!
Moms are from Mars: a savory blend of memories, opinions, advice and ridiculousness
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
From non-Pulitzer Prize winning author/blogger, Janene Murphy, come true life tales highlighting her struggle to figure life out. Laugh along as she chronicles her stumbles through dating, money, high school, travel, fashion, and motherhood. Be warned, though. She has learned from her mistakes. You'll find plenty of opinions and advice, as well.
New Cross-Fucked Musings on a Manic Reality
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013 by Dog Horn Publishing. Category: Essay » Literature
Non-fiction from the enigmatic polygeneration.
Fake Plastic Souks - The Glory Years
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,680. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Alexander McNabb's Dubai based blog, Fake Plastic Souks, has charted an erratic little course over the years. Like a little pea green boat, it has bobbed on the waves of opulence and the stormy seas of the global financial crisis, throwing inane commentary and half-thoughts out to the benefit of a tiny audience. This wholly irrelevant collection contains the first two years of Fake Plastic Souks!
The First Thing We Do Is Kill All The Isms
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,010. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Kill All the Isms is a Jonathan Swift meets George Carlin approach to the intrinsic absurdity of ideologies – secular and religious – and the venality, megalomania and utter shamelessness of their salesmen. Communism, Conservatism, Patriotism, Pacifism, Evangelicalism, Catholicism – Kill all the Isms puts forth the case that the only good ism is a dead ism.
What all men want
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Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 95,590. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Since the beginning of mankind, women have always wondered what it is that men want. Covered in a shroud of secrecy and maintained by men amongst each other, the mysteries of man’s thoughts and desires are carefully kept secret from the opposite sex. This conduct has left women in a blank until now…
Confessions of the Unmedicated Mind, Volume 1: Home
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Series: Confessions of the Unmedicated Mind, Volume 1: Home. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,560. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A nationally acclaimed teacher and coach, Benjamin Tomes provides a captivating backstory to an unlikely success story. Growing up in an era still unfamiliar with ADHD, Tomes provides a unique perspective in a birth-21 account of an erratic childhood. Filled with biting sarcasm and wicked humor, the gory details of a personal war on boredom are expressed with blunt force drama and brutal honesty.
Französisch mit Spickzettel: Zwei Engländer, zu viele Tiere, und ein Kriminalfall
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,480. Language: German. Published: April 2, 2013 by Book View Cafe. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
New York Times Bestseller Tiere, die sich unmöglich benehmen, die Mißgeschicke anderer Leute und der bizarrste Kriminalfall, den es je gegeben hat. Der internationale Bestseller Französisch mit Spickzettel ist die—unglaubliche, aber wahre—Geschichte der ersten acht Monate, die Chris in Frankreich verbracht hat. Er wurde als 'ein Jahr in der Provence mit Miss Marple und Gerald Durrel' bezeichnet.
Kickin' Out the Jams ~ The Purple Haze of My Crazy Daze in Radio
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,420. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A record spinner’s memoirs…The true story of the day-to-day, play-by-play adventures of a young, insecure, teenage wallflower, from a small Midwestern factory town, who dives head first in to the rabbit hole of psychedelia, flaxen, waxen, sex, drugs, and rock and roll.
Observations On God, Country & Family (and a pinch of humor)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,710. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Observations contains 85 commentaries on a range of topics from religious to humorous. They include It's All Right To Laugh In Church, Do Lawyers Go To Heaven, The Trip, The Call Of The Wild Pecan, We Have Experiences, Telephone Recorders, The Mystery Of Women's Purses, Have You Read Your Water Bill Lately, Let Me Rise Again, Freedom Isn't Free and 75 more.
Moving In: Tales of an Unlicensed Marriage
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,790. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
TV lifestyle expert Bruce Littlefield’s expose on relationships and renovation. This is the story of his first year fixing up a historic house in the country with partner Scott, one of NYC’s top realtors. Their baptism by fire, flood, mouse poop, and poison ivy is a romping good read. As, Littlefield says marriage may be made in heaven, but so is thunder, lightening and hail.
American Humor, Slang and Expressions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,670. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
'If we can't laugh at ourselves, who can we laugh at?' is the theme of this book. So we laugh at America and the Americans. Here is a tossed salad of unique American humor, slang and expressions, about 6000 strong. Nobody, including God Himself, is immune to our humor. Us mortals are mere fodder. This salad is sprinkled with megabucks and our indifference to it.
On Behalf of the Committee: A History of Northern Comedy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 252,640. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
It's a comedy fact. From Industrial Revolution to digital era - via music hall, radio, Variety, television, clubland & cinema - northern-born comedians have been at the heart of British popular culture. This witty and informative history investigates why that should be so, while celebrating some of Britain's best-loved funny folk from George Formby to Les Dawson to to Peter Kay
Infinite Crab Meats
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,060. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
An all you can eat buffet of probing, insightful hip-hop journalism, with thoughts on Rick Ross, Kreayshawn, Das Racist, Odd future, El-P, Killer Mike, Chief Keef, Rap Genius and music publications Pitchfork, SPIN and XXL.
Over the Hill and Across the Ditch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,250. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Kiwi born and bred, happily married for 36 years, leaving the country of their birth, their friends and family for a new country, new lifestyle, and the chance to watch their grandchildren on their journey through life. Over the Hill and Across the Ditch is a humorous view on the Australian way of life by Mike & Vicki Lynn
The Sea Before Breakfast
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,070. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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the sea before breakfast, set on an orkney island, based on the author’s first teaching post, as headteacher of an eight children school. Put a naïve, enthusiastic, clueless, idealistic 25 year old, determined to have a go at everything, into a small community, for a line-up of humorous disasters, in which teacher is the one on the steepest learning curve.
How Tom Holland Eclipsed his Dad
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,360. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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Story of how a kid dances his way from London's West End all the way to Hollywood and eclipses his 'celebrity' dad along the way. Written with great affection by a dad as proud as he is bemused and unsurprisingly so, since all of this happened by complete fluke. No planning. No drama lessons let alone drama-school. And all against a dad's best efforts at becoming famous himself. Now that is funny.