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by Haley JacobsonIt's hard to end up in China by accident. But when you do, you'll be prepared--so long as you take this handy pocket manual with you. With more than three years of experience apartment-hopping through China, Haley writes with piercing insight about cultural differences and mundane life events with a flair for the absurd. Get ready for hilarious food misadventures, ebike crashes, attempts at learning a musical instrument, and what it's like to be in the presence of insect royalty.
by Mirfarhad MoghimiLast Laugh is a collection of jokes,thought provoking points,anecdotes,sayings bizarre conversations,events and stories to tweak our moral conscience intended for general amusement but also to broaden and challenge the reader's knowledge of life. Spanning a wide range of subjects,the entries caan be used to entertain oneself,friends and family,jollify presentation and dull lectures,and spice up personal and business correspondence. ( ISBN : 978-1-85756-5720 ) .(http://www.januspublishing.co.uk/p... more
by AK TurnerAK Turner wants to cuddle with a wombat. She wants it bad. In the hilarious sequel to Vagabonding with Kids, the nomadic family of four continues their journey with a two-month trip Down Under. AK Turner indulges her fascination with prisons, with no understanding of why her husband would rather spend every day at the beach. Their daughters aren't motivated by either, and are instead enthralled with the wonders of public toilets. As the Turners wind their way through Australia, all eyes are on t... more
by Ingeborg Stinissen
by Darragh J BradyRoad Tales is a crazy trip across the world and documents a period of time in a British musician's life, when all that mattered was the music and the road ahead. It is a testament to other peoples stories rather than the writer, and digs into the mantle of what makes people tick while some people thrive others dive. The Author was intrigued by the amount of different tales he was hearing from the Aboriginal stolen generation, pushed back to a meagre existence on the fringes of society, to Gua... more
by Bob MossBob Moss builds his book around the words of the great filmmakers including Hitchcock, Sayles, Storaro, Caine and Streep. Through them, he introduces readers to the elements of film, filmmakers' techniques, and how to find the meanings portrayed. This dynamic guide also provides an understanding of how various people involved in making a film think about their craft. From these glimpses, the viewer gains better insight into recognizing the themes communicated through the images and sounds of a f... more
by Esmerelda Q. Jones
"A magical tour de force!" -- Satisfied Customer
- Join millions of adults all around the world who are rediscovering the simple relaxation and joy of coloring!
- This adult coloring book has over 30 trippy patterns, featuring unicorns on all kinds of bad trips.
- Trips vary in severity from kinda nice to maybe a little bit scary.
- Provides hours and hours of stress relief, mindful calm, and fun, creative expression.
- Pages are single-side... more
SURVIVING POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS, POLITICIANS, AND POLITICS Laugh, Smile, Learn, Curse Politics is too funny to be taken seriously.by Robert A. Nowlan, Ph.D.There are issues in National Politics that to be explored in every presidential campaign. However, candidates have become less and less forthcoming with what they can bring to the most difficult job in the world. They fear being clear about where they stand on issues may annoy some segment of the electorate and cost them votes. Instead, they resort to mudslinging, character assassination and attack ads. Learn, laugh or, at least, smile at debates on the issues by humorous quotations, storie... more
by Michael RaysMichael Rays takes you on a guitar-oriented tour through the history of Billboard's American Number One hits, starting in 1955 with "Rock Around the Clock" and proceeding through Frankie Avalon's "Why"--the final #1 song of 1959. Rays writes brief commentaries on each song. Lots of nostalgia, lots of fun!
by Diane Drake
In this step-by-step guide, writers learn:
- Essential elements and principles of screenwriting with examples from popular films
- Keys to creating a hero your audience will really care about
- How to structure your story into three compelling acts
- The secret to making your scenes and story build as they progress
- Insider tips on the business of showbiz and how best to try to break in
- How to keep going when the muse is fickle, and much more
by Charlton JamesThrough happenstance, Kelly; the wife of another relationship finds a letter while walking her dog. Enthralled by the expressive content, she takes the letter home with the intent of using it as a tool to rekindle the spontaneity in her marriage; from there the story unfolds into a series of destructive episodes. The words and expressions intended for one relationship are read and conveyed in another. As consequence of becoming involved in Somebody Else's Business, the trust and fidelity in K... more
by Mike Smallcombe
Making Michael delves deep inside the career of one of the most successful, enigmatic and controversial entertainers of all time: Michael Jackson.
Side-stepping sensationalism, journalist Mike Smallcombe paints a vivid portrait of a man few people truly knew, the Michael Jackson who made making music his life’s work rather than the one portrayed on the front pages of the tabloids.
Interviewing over sixty of Jackson's associates ... more
by Lauren Fertitta
Lessons learned while riding a bike in New York City are words to live by. This is Wheel Life: Thoughts on Bikes is a wry collection of hard-earned bike lessons that are also excellent life lessons. Includes insights such as “Having the right of way is not the same as not getting hit by a car,” “Don’t ride a bike you know is broken” and “Sometimes what looks like a deep pothole from a distance is actually just a shadow.” This pocket-sized b... more
by Jordan Goldman, ACEGo inside the cutting room with Emmy-winning editor Jordan Goldman, A.C.E. (Homeland, 24: Live Another Day, Masters of Sex, The Shield) as he explains the key things professional actors should — and shouldn't do – to ensure their performance makes it to the screen. He’ll show you how and why directors, showrunners, and editors decide whether your performance stays in the show – or gets cut out. Acting for the camera can be challenging. Arm yourself with the best tips and advice you can get, fr... more
by Kathy Lockwood
Kathy Lockwood spent the summer of 1990 dressed in polyester and living in the pastel-colored world of the enchanting film Edward Scissorhands. As one of the neighborhood hair ladies, she recounts an honest and amusing story of her work on the film.
by Margaret Meps Schulte2015 Winner of the Bookseller Diagram Prize for Oddest Title of the Year. Researchers have proven that talking to strangers is good for us. But how do you get people to talk to strangers? Strangers Have the Best Candy is the book that answers that question. Margaret Meps Schulte shares her own stories of chance encounters with strangers, illustrating how such encounters lead to adventure, friendship, and serendipity. Most readers say that when they finish the book, they have an uncanny urge ... more