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Road Hard and Put Up Wet by Howard Nevin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,490. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
“Road Hard and Put up Wet” is a retrospective of Howard’s business travel over 46 years against a backdrop of changing culture, jobs and job expectations, and business as a whole. Often funny and sometimes sad, any professional traveler (road warrior) and their families should be able to relate to these recollections.
What's So &%#@ Funny ? (Humor and How it Gets That Way) by Agnes Franz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,470. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The sixteen chapters of this friendly, relaxed book address topics, rather than follow a chronological form. It's fun to skip from one line of thought to an entirely unrelated topic. The book examines the adventures and fun humor has gone through over time. We snoop on knights and movie stars and kids with their parents and college professors and a whole world so we can enjoy the variety of humor!
Allting Suger by Stefan Woldekidan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,180. Language: Swedish. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Det finns rätt så mycket saker som stör mig. Människor, idioti, lagar, ComHem AB, väder och gaser i magen. Och alla människor som säger “bort med den negativa energin” och annat båg som jag faktiskt hög aktningsfullt skiter i. Ilska är också en skön känsla! Varför inte bejaka den? För övrigt hatar jag koncensusivern och den fegt knutna näven i fickan. Allting Suger!
Following Kaufman - October 2013 by Robert Newshutz
Price: Free! Words: 310,320. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
"Following Kaufman - October 2013" is a digest of 321 recent master level chess games that are relevant to "The Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White" The games are ordered by ECO and presented with a diagram for each move, so the games can be followed without a chess set and relevant games are near each other. Adjusting the font size changes the size of the diagrams.
Loco in Yokohama by Baye McNeil
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,790. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Knife-wielding school girls, scrotum-seeking school boys, back-stabbing bimbos with big boobs...and some of the finest human beings this side of the globe! Yokohama has it all and Loco has lived it and is telling the tale, no holds-barred!
Cinemanager… Confessions from the Movie Theatre by Jeremiah Jackson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,680. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry(5.00 from 1 review)
Popcorn, Soda and Showbiz... Meet man in charge in the week running up to the biggest film release of the year as he tells all about the thieving staff, customers who love to queue, vomiting children and badly behaved parents. Missing films, burnt popcorn and a projection booth explosion all have to be handled… The show will go on, but how many more things can go wrong before release day?
You Bet Your Life: The Burdens of Gambling by Neil D. Isaacs
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 109,420. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
Gambling habits often become pathological, a growing epidemic problem with the escalation of gaming opportunities. This study, using dozens of case histories to support its arguments, demonstrates the varieties of the addictive behavior. It debunks commonly-accepted myths and makes recommendations for diagnosis and treatment.
Sounds of Movies: Interviews with the Creators of Feature Sound Tracks by Nicholas Pasquariello
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Acoustics & Sound, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Eleven major feature film sound mixer describe their work on 13 independent and Hollywood feature films. Multiple Oscar winners such as Mark Berger holds the record for all-time Oscar nominations that all resulted in wins (4 wins) and Chris Newman (3 wins, 11 nominations), Apocalypse Now, Amadeus, The Doors, Platoon, The Last Emperor, Mosquito Coast, Tucker, Mishima, Startrek IV, Beatrice et al.
Unscripted: Hollywood Back-Stories Vol. 1 by EJ Fleming
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Gathered during three decades of Hollywood research, Unscripted: Hollywood Back-Stories, Vol. 1 is a fascinating collection of little-known stories from behind the scenes of the greatest movies of all time, tales of the lives of legendary stars from the famous to the forgotten, and slices of the history of the most talked-about industry in the world.
Singing like Callas and Caruso - Belcanto Voice and Body Training by Karin Wettig
Price: $27.90 USD. Words: 82,070. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Visual & Performing Arts
“Behind every weakness hides a talent!“ was Dr. Karin Wettig’s insight after she lost her speaking voice during her divorce. "Voice broken" she went for singing when nothing else helped. Her guide to vocal technique is no dry theory, but a book with exciting stories of famous singers and vocal teachers. With the practical part the reader can easily prove to himself how a natural powervoice works.
Fantastic Sixties Trivia Book by Richard & Tony Hipgrave
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This is a wide-ranging, fun quiz book with questions covering the social history of the 1960s, pop, rock, fashion, books, film, sport, etc. - in fact everything that shaped the most mind-blowing decade of them all! It's based on an enduring cult classic print book which has been revised and extended for distribution as an ebook.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season One by Jed A. Blue
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
This first volume of essays adapted from the blog My Little Po-Mo combines a critical study of the first season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its adult fans to explore questions about their motivations and experiences, along with the show that inspired them.
A Circus Without Elephants: A Memoir by Maralys Wills
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,530. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Maralys Wills unwittingly becomes the ringmaster of an eight-sport family—a troupe of five boys and a girl that discovers joy and laughter in offbeat creations like double decker bicycles and primitive hang gliders. Thanks to the kids, she soars to 2,000 feet on a tandem hang glider, plays tennis with Dinah Shore, and appears on Family Feud. When tragedy strikes she must find the courage to go on.
Phu Pee Massage - Real Stories for my Friend by Lindsey Coen Fernandez
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,230. Language: American English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Prepare to laugh, and maybe shed a tear, reading Phu Pee! Coen-Fernandez has combined her love of storytelling and massage into an entertaining and lighthearted collection. Through excerpts of letters and emails, she turns the loss of a friend into an uplifting, hopeful read. Inspired by stories of people behind the massages, it would be impossible not to experience your next massage differently.
“You Have Lipstick on Your Teeth” and Other Things You'll Only Hear from Your Friends In The Powder Room by Leslie Marinelli
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,100. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Leslie Marinelli. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Thank God for girlfriends and shared visits to powder rooms! That’s always been the concept behind our website InThePowderRoom.com where we’ve entertained women with our humor and bold, brave honesty since 2009. This anthology contains 39 short stories from the funniest women writers we know—stories they would only tell their closest friends, most likely from within the haven of a ladies' room.
Between River and Rock: How I Resolved Television in Six Easy Payments by Norman Ball
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,430. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Drenched in gallows humor, Between River and Rock (How I Resolved Television in Six Easy Payments) is Norman Ball’s scathing report of TV’s—and the Internet’s—insidious impact on the American psyche. Yes, our endless gazing at telescreens has been mocked, scorned and rebuked before but never with such soul-force and literary panache. Before reading Norman Ball, please extinguish all devices.
Tidy Up on Your Way Out - The hilarious true account of a single man’s search for love by Dave Gammon
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 55,800. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating(5.00 from 1 review)
Finding myself single at the age of forty was not in my life plan. I had never been very confident or particularly good at dating when I had youth and looks on my side. How the hell was I supposed to get back into meeting women now I was older, heavier, wrinklier and weighed down with emotional baggage?
Tough Thursday Trivia; The Most Challenging Trivia You've Ever Read by Jake Vigliotti
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,910. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Quite simply the most challenging trivia you’ve ever tried. Pop culture, history, music, politics, sports all presented in 52 rounds to test your knowledge! 1325 questions that will present to you the greatest trivia hurdle you've attempted. It's a history lesson in every question!
A Guide to Essential Popular Music-Volume One by Brian Westland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,380. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Music » Reference(5.00 from 6 reviews)
This book is the first volume of a two-volume guide to the best popular music ever recorded and the artists who created and recorded it. The book covers a number of genres that comprise popular music including pop, rock, blues, jazz, country, reggae, hip hop, ragtime, folk, and others.
How To Be A Working Comic: An Insider's Business Guide To A Career In Stand-Up Comedy - Revisited, Revised & Revamped by Dave Schwensen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,690. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The classic business book on stand-up comedy is back - revisited, revised and revamped. Considered "The Guidebook" by many aspiring and working comics, Dave Schwensen shares more insider advice than any other manual. Adding to the author's behind the scenes expertise are insightful and advice filled interviews with proven comedy talents and industry insiders.