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Roughing It

by Mark Twain

<p>Roughing It is an extremely amusing travelogue of Mark Twain’s travels to Nevada, San Francisco, and Hawaii. The text is replete with humorous observations about the local cultures he encountered during his journeys.</p> ...

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Screen Comedy and Online Audiences

by Inger-Lise Kalviknes Bore

<p>The question of why we laugh (or don't laugh) has intrigued scholars since antiquity. This book contributes to that debate by exploring how we evaluate screen comedy. What kinds of criteria do we use to judge films and TV shows that are meant

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Secrets of the Streets

23 Secrets of Achieving Success in The Entertainment Industry…And Anywhere Really!

by Teju Babyface

<p>This book will provide answers for millions of young people across Africa who desire to have a successful career in the entertainment industry, it is more than just a book written to that industry. Even though the experiences are personal (of

ISBN: 1230001288834

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She Stoops to Conquer

by Oliver Goldsmith

<p>“She Stoops to Conquer is a comedy by Anglo-Irish author Oliver Goldsmith that was first performed in London in 1773. The play is a favourite for study by English literature and theatre classes in Britain and the United States. It is one of ...

ISBN: 1230001156218

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Six Short Stories

by Saravanan Balakrishnan

ISBN: 1230000602990

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Stories of An Uber Driver

The Untold Collection

by Matthew Wakeling

<p>It's debauchery. It's pandemonium. It's outrageous. And the best part is someone's got to drive them home. Looks like I drew the short straw.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"She was talking for about 15 minutes with my occasional acknowledgements ...

ISBN: 1230001421514

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Stumped

Conundrums and Frivolous Questions by Ed Kaiser

by Ed Kaiser

<p>STUMPEDis the perfect gift for a Christmas stocking, a word smith, a grandchild, students learning English or the person who has everything. It calls out to a guest looking at your coffee table or to a waiting room where minds need to be ...

ISBN: 1230002473581

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Stutterer Interrupted

The Comedian Who Almost Didn’t Happen

by Nina G.

<p>Nina G bills herself as “The San Francisco Bay Area’s Only Female Stuttering Comedian.” On stage, she encounters the occasional heckler, but off stage she is often confronted with people’s comments toward her stuttering; listeners completing ...

ISBN: 9781631526435

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Taking the Pith out of the Myth

An idiosyncratic depiction of Greek mythology, written in rhyming couplets.

by Linda Mockett

<p>An impious and impertinent depiction of ancient Greek gods plus the exploits of selected heroes.</p> <p>The Titans, and their creatively-engineered kin, are touched upon then ensuing Olympian deities dealt with in some detail. You may ...

ISBN: 1230001206197

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Tartuffe, or The Hypocrite

by Molière

<p>Tartuffe, or The Hypocrite, first performed in 1664, is one of the most famous theatrical comedies by Molière. The characters of Tartuffe, Elmire, and Orgon are considered among the greatest classical theatre roles.</p> <p>Jean Baptiste ...

ISBN: 9788834146194

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Thank You for Coming to Hattiesburg

One Comedian's Tour of Not-Quite-the-Biggest Cities in the World

by Todd Barry

<p>“With this charming, sardonic debut, stand up comedian and actor Todd Barry makes readers laugh as hard as the audiences at his shows” (<em>Publishers Weekly</em>) in this hilarious book of travel essays from his time on tour in the US, ...

ISBN: 9781501117442

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The Charlie Chaplin Book

Ten Stories Adapted from Classic Shorts

by Robert Keene Thompson

Beloved around the world for his Little Tramp character, Charlie Chaplin was the most famous person on the planet during the early twentieth century, and his popularity endures to this day. Cinephiles and Chaplin aficionados will rejoice in ...

ISBN: 9780486815114

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The Comedy Improv Handbook

A Comprehensive Guide to University Improvisational Comedy in Theatre and Performance

by Matt Fotis & Siobhan O'Hara

<p><em>The Comedy Improv Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to University Improvisational Comedy in Theatre and Performance</em> is a one-stop resource for both improv teachers and students, covering improv history, theory, maxims, exercises, ...

ISBN: 9781317390176

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The Comedy of Entropy

Humour/Narrative/Reading

by Patrick O'Neill

<p>Entropic comedy is the phrase coined by Patrick O'Neill in this study to identify a particular mode of twentieth-century narrative that is not generally recognized. He describes it as the narrative expression of forms of decentred humour, or ...

ISBN: 9781487586492

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The Comedy of Errors (Annotated)

by William Shakespeare

<p>*This Book is annotated (it contains a detailed biography of the author).<br /> *An active Table of Contents has been added by the publisher for a better customer experience.<br /> *This book has been checked and corrected for spelling ...

ISBN: 1230001595888

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The Comic Toolbox

How to be Funny Even if You're Not

by John Vorhaus

<p>Comedy is not magic, not inspiration, not a “gift.”&nbsp; Mostly, it’s simple rules and structures—the logic of the illogical—tools that anyone can use.<br> <br> The Comic Toolbox&nbsp;is a straightforward, often humorous, workbook approach ...

ISBN: 9781935247401

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The Cringe Chronicles

by Kristin Tougias & Michael J. Tougias

<p>Told from two different perspectives,&nbsp;The Cringe Chronicles&nbsp;is a unique father-daughter memoir following Kristin Tougias on her teenage tribulations and strange family vacations. Kristin's father, author and travel writer Michael J.

ISBN: 1230001177145

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The Devil's Dictionary

by Ambrose Bierce

<p>The Devil's Dictionary was begun in a weekly paper in 1881, and was continued in a desultory way at long intervals until 1906. In that year a large part of it was published in covers with the title The Cynic's Word Book, a name which the ...

ISBN: 1230002474663

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The funny, horrible and (possibly) true stories of #setlife

by Christopher Massardo

<p>Sexual harassment, stealing, divas, models, directors, reputations being destroyed, laughter, tears. It’s just another day of #setlife. After years of working on fashion sets Christopher Massardo has some stories. That and he has made some ...

ISBN: 9780993904226

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The Inspiratorium

by Anthony Tasgal

<p>Welcome to The Inspiratorium - a place where ideas come to meet, grow, evolve and flourish. Crammed full of thinkers, thoughts and their distilled wisdom, this is a book that will develop and accelerate yours. Flitting between the poles of ...

ISBN: 1230002725321

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