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A Carlin Home Companion

Growing Up with George

by Kelly Carlin

<p>Truly the voice of a generation, George Carlin gave the world some of the most hysterical and iconic comedy routines of the last fifty years. From the "Seven Dirty Words" to "A Place for My Stuff," to "Religion is Bullshit," he perfected the ...

ISBN: 9781466862388

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A Double Shot of Murder

by Scott Cherney

<p data-version='1.1'>Two complete interactive murder mystery comedy scripts in one edition. DEAD TUESDAY- International playboy Francois Fibian is the only one who can solve the murder of a prominent New Orleans socialite during a Mardi Gras ...

ISBN: 9781365482465

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A Horse in the Morning

by Roger Ley

<p data-version="1.1">Roger Ley was born in 1949, in a suburb of north London. He begins by telling us of his brief childhood interaction with the British Royal Family, his acting with the comedian Tony Hancock and his dramatic encounter with ...

ISBN: 9781515120858

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A Mayfair Magician

by George Griffith

<p><br /> <br /> Great work of romantic fiction!You will love this great book!<br /> …</p> ...

ISBN: 1230000311529

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A National Joke: Popular Comedy and English Cultural Identities

by Medhurst, Andy

<P>Comedy is crucial to how the English see themselves. This book considers that proposition through a series of case studies of popular English comedies and comedians in the twentieth century, ranging from the Carry On films to the work of Mike

ISBN: 9781134702565

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A Short History of Peckers

by Benny Profane & Richard Crasta

<p> Men are ruled by their peckers, and yet, the role of the penis in human history (and also herstory) has been greatly underrated and understudied. There may be a hundred biographies and ten million words written about the life of a President ...

ISBN: 1230000005277

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A Vulgar Art

A New Approach to Stand-Up Comedy

by Ian Brodie

<p>In <i>A Vulgar Art</i> Ian Brodie uses a folkloristic approach to stand-up comedy, engaging the discipline’s central method of studying interpersonal, artistic communication and performance. Because stand-up comedy is a rather broad category,

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A Vulgar Art: A New Approach to Stand-Up Comedy

by Brodie, Ian

The first examination of stand-up comedy through the lens of folklore ...

ISBN: 9781628461831

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Adam Sandler

America's Comedian

by Bill Crawford

From the comedy clubs of New York to his big break on "Saturday Night Live" to block-buster films like "Big Daddy" and "Little Nicky" Adam Sandler has left America howling in their seats and peeing in their pants. Sandler has emerged as the ...

ISBN: 9781250091307

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Arms and the Man

by George Bernard Shaw

Arma virumque cano. “Arms and the man I sing”. George Bernard’s Shaw’s first commercial success premiered at the Avenue Theatre in 1894 and first published four years later as a section of Shaw’s “Plays Pleasant”<br><br>A comedy that derived ...

ISBN: 9781681055947

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Bears & Balls: The Colbert Report A-Z (Revised Edition)

by Sharilyn Johnson & Remy Maisel

<p data-version="1.1">Revised for 2015! This essential fan guide takes members of the Colbert Nation on an encyclopedic journey through 9 years of the Colbert Report's best-known segments and obscure favorites, crammed with details only the ...

ISBN: 9781516300990

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Brave New Workshop

Promiscuous Hostility and Laughs in the Land of Loons

by Rob Hubbard

In 1958, former circus aerialist Dudley Riggs opened a Minneapolis coffeehouse with a stage for performers and created an American comedic institution. What started as a way to draw customers on slow nights became the Brave New Workshop, a ...

ISBN: 9781625852168

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Charlie Chaplin's Red Letter Days

At Work with the Comic Genius

by Fred Goodwins & Dan Kamin

<span><span>By the end of 1914, Charlie Chaplin had become the most popular actor in films, and reporters were clamoring for interviews with the comedy sensation. But no reporter had more access than Fred Goodwins. A British actor who joined ...

ISBN: 9781442278097

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Comedy Made Easy

by David Kline Lovett

This book helps you to write and deliver jokes to attract more money, honey and health into your life.<br><br>What makes this book unique is that it has 123 joke templates. The templates allow even someone who considers themselves as not funny ...

ISBN: 9781456625016

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Comedy Writing Self-Taught

The Professional Skill-Building Course in Writing Stand-Up, Sketch, and Situation Comedy

by Gene Perret

In “Comedy Writing Self-Taught,” Perret (a legendary comedy writing teacher as well as a famous TV comedy writer and producer) teaches aspiring comedy writers how they can teach themselves the essential principles of comedy writing through ...

ISBN: 9781610352604

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Comedy Writing Self-Taught Workbook

More than 100 Practical Writing Exercises to Develop Your Comedy Writing Skills

by Gene Perret & Linda Perret

"Can you tell me how to get to Carnegie Hall?" "Practice, practice, practice." That's more than a joke; it's solid advice. Consider world-class performers in any field -- golf, figure skating, music, whatever. One thing you can safely say about ...

ISBN: 9781610352611

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Comedy: An Essay

by Edward E. Rochon

<p>A brief preface explains my motive for writing and a brief summary of essay content. Chapter 1 describes the three basic theories along with a fourth. One: Superiority Theory. We laugh to feel superior, laugh at others. Two: Relief. We have ...

ISBN: 9781370606283

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Comics through Time: A History of Icons, Idols, and Ideas [4 volumes]

by M. Keith Booker

<p>Comics and graphic novels have recently become big business, serving as the inspiration for blockbuster Hollywood movies such as the <i>Iron Man</i> series of films and the hit television drama <i>The Walking Dead</i>. But comics have been ...

ISBN: 9780313397516

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Cows on the Freeway

Selected Poems

by G. Murray Thomas

p><i>Cows on the Freeway</i> is a collection of poems inspired by the ocean and freeways of Southern California. These poems were polished in performances on stages as diverse as Lollapalooza, The Whiskey, National Poetry Slams, and coffeehouse ...

ISBN: 9781469740805

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Custer The Comedy

by Eric Blumensen

<p data-version='1.1'>Read the screenplay that Hollywood didn't dare to.  Terror and hilarity ensue when a couple rescue an old cabinet in small town Virginia, both of which contain more than a few secrets.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781386320739

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