Books tagged: comedians

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Best of bytestories. Volume I
Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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The best of bytestories (Volume I) contains a collection of funny, awkward, uplifting and/or demoralizing true stories. All are based on real life events which have occurred across the globe with the contributors hailing from all walks of life. You will read stories shared by comedians, school teachers, authors, musicians, and even an ex-US Navy captain.
The Compleat Winter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,010. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
22 tales of murder, deceit, jealousy, greed, and revenge. From the Bay Area to the frozen Midwest, from the streets of Dublin to Antebellum New Orleans, Jim Winter shows you how you don't need to look for the edge. Sometimes the edge finds you.
After the Goode – A Jake Roberts Novel (Book 3)
Series: The Jake Roberts Novels, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,510. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
"Cary Allen Stone makes us care about both good and evil characters to the point that when the revelations began to come out and the plot holes are filled in, you are torn as to how you should feel. This is one story that will not leave me anytime soon. Simply brilliant!"
How To Be A Working Comic: An Insider's Business Guide To A Career In Stand-Up Comedy - Revisited, Revised & Revamped
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.
Comedy Workshop: Creating & Writing Comedy Material For Comedians & Humorous Speakers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Comedy material can come from just about anywhere when you know how to look for it. Learn to take creative ideas and real life experiences onto the comedy stage and speaker's platform. The author of "How To Be A Working Comic" and "Comedy FAQs And Answers" returns with an innovative guidebook dedicated to creating and writing original comedy material.
100 Heckler Stoppers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Are you a speaker, entertainer, comedian, magician or singer? At some point in your career you will have someone shout out a comment or make an inappropriate remark during your performance. How do you respond? Here are 100 comments to answer back!
Reality is Fabulous: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,590. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes, including this one: Marion Davies once invited teetotaler Calvin Coolidge to one of her parties and deliberately served him sweet wine, telling him that it was fruit juice. Mr. Coolidge liked the beverage so much that he had three servings and told his hostess, “I don’t know when I’ve had anything as refreshing.”
Parallel Universe or: How Hollywood Got Sucked Down the Black Hole of Comedy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,700. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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A smackdown parody of Hollywood comics… In a parallel universe, entertainment has been outlawed. The twisted dictator of the United States, Denis Leery, tries to stop the subsequent revolution, led by Jack Blackcheese, by banishing comics to our universe. This sets off a chain of wacky events, including one bungled by Leery’s mad scientist, Jim Carreysauce, that threatens to annihilate mankind.
Don't Wear Shorts on Stage...The Stand-up Guide to Comedy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,880. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, 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.
The Funniest People in Comedy: 250 Anecdotes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
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.”