Books tagged: comedians

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The Listener's Guide to Comedy Podcasts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,610. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: 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 Gervais, Adam Carolla, Marc Maron, Jimmy Pardo, Doug Benson, Scott Auckerman, and dozens more great comedy hosts.
88 Ways To Tell Funnier Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / meetings & presentations, Nonfiction » Weddings » Wedding planning and checklists
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
Hollywood's Classic Comedies: 200 Fun-Filled Films Rated & Reviewed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,680. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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.
Hollywood Movie Musicals: Great, Good and Glamorous
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,620. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Music » Musicals
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.
The Regular Guys
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,030. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Categories: 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.
The Tragic Clowns: An Analysis of the Short Lives of John Belushi, Lenny Bruce, and Chris Farley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,270. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010. Categories: 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.
Jesus Plays the Catskills
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,280. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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!