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Nevada's Golden Age of Gambling
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,380. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
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Before "Bugsy" Siegel" opened the Flamingo casino and created the Las Vegas Strip, the Mob was hard at work stealing Downtown casinos like the Las Vegas Club and the El Cortez from their original owners. Reno casino owners resorted to arson and murder to keep their money flowing, and they had Lake Tahoe casinos in their pocket too!
Thank You For Not Laughing
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
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Keeping a journal is recommended practice for all writers, comedians and even crazy people. I keep a writing journal. Several. Most of the stuff should never be seen by eyes other than mine, and even my eyes find the writing troublesome. This is the stuff I decided to share. Thank you for not laughing.
The Super Unofficial Concertgoer's Guide to Coachella 2012
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,430. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012 by scripted. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
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Everything you need to know about Coachella 2012. Whether you're a first-time attendee or have been going for years, this is your go-to source for bands, maps, packing guides, and everything else you'll need to survive and rock out for two awesome, insane weekends in the California desert.
Ad Man: True Stories from the Golden Age of Advertising
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
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With martini glass in hand, Ad Man rips the top off the Wheaties box and plucks the tail fins off the Caddy to tell the true story of what really went on in those offices high above Madison Avenue during the 1960s, the storied age of advertising.
Scenes From A Morning Drive
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,490. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
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Edward Hotspur talks to himself. But really, he's talking to you about humor, sarcasm, philosophy, love and life. This is a collection of 51 essays that somehow combine topics as divergent as technology, trees, deadlines, fairy tales, evolution and sunsets so that they work together - often within the same essay. He makes you laugh, he makes you wonder, but most of all, he makes you think.
The Gachi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,110. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010 by Ken Kuhlken, Publisher Hickey & McGee. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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She wasn’t the only angry woman at U.C. Berkeley. Edgy but unaware of the reasons, she only knew she had to flee, that she couldn’t save the world until she had first saved herself. A passion for music delivered her to Spain, to Seville, a provincial city fertile with the cry of guitar. There, coveting gypsy power, driven to dance with wild audacity, she staked her life on Flamenco.
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds: Volume 1
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,900. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
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This book contains 250 stories of good deeds, including this one: Actor/writer/director Paul Bern often gave money to the poor. One day, an impoverished woman waited in his office to see him. Because he was busy, he sent her some money and a note of apology for being unable to see her. He also told a friend about the money: “It’s mine no more than hers.”
Maybe it's just ME. A book of dualities by Giovanni Phillip Freeman
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 29,990. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
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Duality-the state or quality of being two or in two parts; dichotomy This book is for those like me who have had some tough times. It is filled with daily thoughts and introspection that got me through the situations in my life. Much of this introspection pertained to everyday life for all of us. During my own hardships, I wanted to feel good about LIFE...I wanted to see what I was missing..
Cat Maintenance: Urban Cat Care and Other Catastrophes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
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Hilarious adventures in urban homesteading with three white cats and coping with the outrageous things they just can't seem to refrain from doing. Cat Maintenance will have you laughing out loud, even if you've never owned a cat, let alone three of them. One of the most popular columns ever published in The Porch Press, official newspaper of the Grant Park Historical District in Atlanta.
If You Come To A Bridge, You've Gone Too Far!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,110. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Insurance business
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This is a compilation of humorous, interesting and hard to believe tales from over thirty years of conducting insurance inspections on unsuspecting and unbelievable businesses. Whoever said, "You can't make this stuff up", had this adventure in mind.
Thunder in the Tummy! The Hilarious Flying Adventures of a Private Pilot
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,130. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
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Do you look up at small airplanes as they fly overhead? Have you ever wondered what goes on in the cockpit? On the ground at a general aviation airport? In the minds of private pilots? THUNDER IN THE TUMMY! is a collection of the best of the best of Joel Elman's short stories which were published in Pacific Flyer, Atlantic Flyer, American Aviator, and Southern Aviator.
Hollywood Forever Cemetery: The Unauthorized Guide
Series: Cemetery Guide. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,070. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
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For more than 100 years, Hollywood Forever has been the premier burial spot for Hollywood’s top celebrities. Today, it’s a leading tourist destination for fans who want to pay their respects to their favorite stars. “Hollywood Forever Cemetery: The Unauthorized Guide” is the most complete and comprehensive directory to find the burial locations of nearly 70 celebrities.
Forest Lawn Memorial-Park: The Unauthorized Guide
Series: Cemetery Guide. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,680. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
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From Clark Gable and Jean Harlow, to Michael Jackson and Elizabeth Taylor, and everyone in between, “Forest Lawn Memorial-Park: The Unauthorized Guide” provides the most complete and comprehensive directory to find the burial locations of nearly 100 celebrities in what has been described by Time magazine as the “Disneyland of Death,” along with personal and professional biographies.
A Bertram. The Aegean and Two Virgins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,750. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
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How often have you sat in a sterile workplace and dreamed of sun, blue sea and bright sunny islands? Does your dream involve a boat or the enchanted Aegean? Are you ready for the reality?
I Slept With Your Imaginary Friend
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,610. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011 by Creative Guy. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Ever wonder what the sound of a life far-too-examined might be? The thoughts and ravings of someone raised on too much pop culture and left to stew in his own thoughts? Well, just add some Internet, a large dollop of caffeine and... you end up right here. I SLEPT WITH YOUR IMAGINARY FRIEND is a wide-ranging collection of Adam P. Knave's various humor writing from across the Internet.
Pusser's Progress
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,400. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Gerald Hornsby. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
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Since time began, man has struggled with many aspects of life that confronted him. None have struggled more than Pusser Hills. The following accounts detail the adventures of one Pusser Hills, a gentleman motorhomer who seems to have a knack of getting things wrong. He also seems to have a rather unhealthy attraction to toilets, their functions, and contents.
Q: What Do You Call A Blank With A Vasectomy?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,710. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
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Q: Why take one unlikely topic -- vasectomies -- and write more than 650 Q&A jokes -- painfully clever nick'dnames -- about it? A: Because they're funny. Also irreverent, provocative and thought provoking; frank and adult, yet never filthy. It's unlike anything you're ever likely to read and the kind of funny today's world needs -- not quite-so-dumb-jokes to be enjoyed by very smart people.
Advanced Holdem for Home Games
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 17,960. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
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This book is not about some rote staring hand system, it’s about understanding the play at the table. Playing bad hands and bad position leads to failure, yes the Math does matter. The true essence of poker is a meld of math, mental strategy, and the performing arts. This book can be used to better understand televised poker. The book looks into the game inside the game
Phone Losers of America
You set the price! Words: 91,100. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Phone Losers of America is a collection of short stories which take you on a twenty year journey of high-tech humor, culture jamming, and criminal mischief. From remotely controlling the overhead paging system of a large supermarket, to confusing the phone company with various call forwarding stunts, this bizarre collection of pranks will have you laughing until the end.
Why Do Dramas Do That? Part 1
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Have you ever devoted sixteen hours to watching a Korean drama and been left wondering, "Why do dramas do that?" The creators of popular television blog Dramabeans.com deconstruct Korean drama tropes and explain cultural nuances that regularly get lost in translation. An essential guide for longtime drama-lovers and new fans alike.