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Hungover Owls

Author : J. Patrick Brown
ISBN : 1419700839
Genre : Humor
File Size : 74.55 MB
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Who knew that owls and hangovers went together as well as rum and coke? The Hungover Owls Tumblr took the Internet by storm as journalist J. Patrick Brown united the two for the first time. Brown’s hilarious, crude, and sometimes not-safe-for-work captions, combined with photos of owls squinting, gawking, snuggling, and sleeping make the perfect partnership. This book includes never-before-seen owl facts, parables, and a field guide for recognizing your very own hungover owl. With captions like “Ugh. The good weather only makes it so much worse” and ”On a scale from zero to hungover, I am dead,” drinkers everywhere will recognize their own forgotten pain and delight in its humor.
Category: Humor

Uncle John S Factastic Bathroom Reader

Author : Bathroom Readers' Institute
ISBN : 9781626864276
Genre : Humor
File Size : 42.98 MB
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Bestselling book, fantastic new look! Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader got a FACTASTIC facelift for the 28th all-new edition of this beloved book series. Now with a fancy flexi-cover and slightly larger trim size on the outside, and a sleeker style on this inside! All of our fans’ Bathroom Reader favorites are packed into these glorious pages—from little-known history to the origins of everyday things—plus odd news, weird fads, quirky quotes, mind-bending science, head-scratching blunders, and all sorts of random oddities. Oh yeah, and thousands of incredible FACTS! Feel smarter (and a bit more dignified) as you settle into… • Weird Body Parts of the Rich and Famous • The Wild Man of Borneo • Cryptic Movie Titles Explained • "Pathological Generosity" and Other Real Medical Conditions • How to Perform CPR on Your Dog • When Postal Workers Go Rogue • Start Your Own Country! • Animals Under the Influence • Welcome to No Mans Land • The Mad Potter of Biloxi • Saved From the Trash: The “Lost Leonardo” • The Ten Longest Wars in History • Stomach-churning Food-Safety Mistakes • You Swallowed What? • Incredible Stories of Survival • The Case of the Stolen Bridge and Other Weird Crime Reports And much, much more!
Category: Humor

So You Want To Start A Blog

Author : Rebekah Sack
ISBN : 9781620232187
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
File Size : 63.58 MB
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This book gives the young adult market everything they need to know about starting and maintaining a successful blog, including how to choose the right blogging platform, how to design the perfect layout, and how to get traffic flowing to your site.
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Blundering Around Isaan

Author : Peter Jaggs
ISBN : 9786167270494
Genre : Travel
File Size : 44.9 MB
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In recent years Thailand has enjoyed a remarkable rise in the number of tourists coming to visit this fascinating and beautiful country.Thailand has been discovered, and hordes of travellers are now flocking to experience the diverse culture, friendly people and delightful beaches for themselves.Despite this rapid increase in tourism, there are still villages in the Northeast of the country where things have changed little for hundreds of years.Join the author during his unexpected six-month sojourn in Northeast Thailand. Meet farmers, fishermen, spirit doctors and Thai boxers and share in his misadventures as he comes to terms with the warm community of a rural Isaan village.Sometimes hilarious, often touching, occasionally tragic - but never dull - this book takes the reader into the heart of the Northeast, and provides an insight into a traditional way of life and a culture that is fast disappearing.
Category: Travel

Funny On Purpose

Author : Joe Randazzo
ISBN : 9781452135595
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 35.87 MB
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It takes guts to be a comedian, and it takes smarts to make a living off it. In this insider's guide, former Onion Editor Joe Randazzo delivers a funny and insightful blueprint for those looking to turn their sense of humor into a vocation. Explaining how it works and how to break in, Joe provides tips and guidance, outlines successful career paths, and solicits advice and stories from the likes of Judd Apatow, Jack Handey, Joan Rivers, Tim & Eric, and more. From writing for TV to doing standup or developing a successful YouTube channel, Funny on Purpose gives readers the knowledge and inspiration to launch a career in comedy with confidence.
Category: Performing Arts

Owl And The Japanese Circus

Author : Kristi Charish
ISBN : 9781476778679
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 58.73 MB
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The first in an exciting series featuring the unforgettable antiquities thief Owl—a modern-day “Indiana Jane” who reluctantly navigates the hidden supernatural world—from the pen of rising urban fantasy star Kristi Charish (The Kincaid Strange series). For fans of Kim Harrison, Jim Butcher, Jennifer Estep, Jenn Bennett, and the like. Ex-archaeology grad student turned international antiquities thief, Alix—better known now as Owl—has one rule. No supernatural jobs. Ever. Until she crosses paths with Mr. Kurosawa, a red dragon who owns and runs the Japanese Circus Casino in Las Vegas. He insists Owl retrieve an artifact stolen three thousand years ago, and makes her an offer she can’t refuse: he’ll get rid of a pack of vampires that want her dead. A dragon is about the only entity on the planet that can deliver on Owl’s vampire problem—and let’s face it, dragons are known to eat the odd thief. Owl retraces the steps of Mr. Kurosawa’s ancient thief from Japan to Bali with the help of her best friend, Nadya, and an attractive mercenary. As it turns out though, finding the scroll is the least of her worries. When she figures out one of Mr. Kurosawa’s trusted advisors is orchestrating a plan to use a weapon powerful enough to wipe out a city, things go to hell in a hand basket fast…and Owl has to pick sides.
Category: Fiction

The Owl Who Liked Sitting On Caesar

Author : Martin Windrow
ISBN : 9781448170432
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 64.33 MB
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‘Perched on the back of a sunlit chair was something about 9 inches tall and shaped rather like a plump toy penguin with a nose-job. It appeared to be wearing a one-piece knitted jumpsuit of pale grey fluff with brown stitching, complete with an attached balaclava helmet. From the face-hole of the fuzzy balaclava, two big, shiny black eyes gazed up at me trustfully. Kweep, it said quietly.’ When author Martin Windrow met the tawny owlet that he christened Mumble, it was love at first sight. Raising her from a fledgling, through adolescence and into her prime years, Windrow recorded every detail of their time living together (secretly) in a south London tower block, and later in a Sussex village. This is the touching, intriguing and eccentric story of their 15-year relationship, complete with photographs and illustrations of the beautiful Mumble. Along the way, we are given fascinating insight into the ornithology of owls – from their evolution and biology to their breeding habits and hunting tactics. The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar is a witty, quirky and utterly charming account of the companionship between one man and his owl.
Category: Biography & Autobiography


Author : Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall
ISBN : 9781443426251
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 64.29 MB
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As long as there have been hangovers, there have been attempts to get rid of them. The ancient Romans consumed owl eggs, the Mongolians sheep eyes, and the Syrians ground-up sparrow beaks. To this day, despite convenience-store shelves full of mass-marketed elixirs, a true antidote still eludes us. In Hungover: The Morning After and One Man’s Quest for a Cure, acclaimed journalist and witty raconteur Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall explores what happens to our bodies and minds when we over-imbibe and all the ways, over time and through different cultures, that we’ve tried to fix it. He delves into the infamous consequences of those rough mornings experienced by the greats of the past—from Noah to Churchill to pitcher David Wells—and reveals his own personal quest to find relief, and quite possibly his own cure. Hungover is an irresistible blend of culture, history, science, philosophy and mischievous humour. Part Simon Winchester, part Joshua Foer, part A. J. Jacobs and all Bishop-Stall, Hungover is both a lamentation and a celebration of a very human experience.
Category: Social Science

Social Media

Author : Graham Meikle
ISBN : 9781134661039
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 78.73 MB
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Social media platforms have captured the attention and imagination of many millions of people, enabling their users to develop and display their creativity, to empathize with others, and to find connection, communication and communion. But they are also surveillance systems through which those users become complicit in their own commercial exploitation. In this accessible book, Graham Meikle explores the tensions between these two aspects of social media. From Facebook and Twitter to Reddit and YouTube, Meikle examines social media as industries and as central sites for understanding the cultural politics of everyday life. Building on the new forms of communication and citizenship brought about by these platforms, he analyzes the meanings of sharing and privacy, internet memes, remix cultures and citizen journalism. Throughout, Social Media engages with questions of visibility, performance, platforms and users, and demonstrates how networked digital media are adopted and adapted in an environment built around the convergence of personal and public communication.
Category: Social Science

People Of The Owl

Author : Kathleen O'Neal Gear
ISBN : 9781429992695
Genre : Fiction
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New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear are famous for writing novels about prehistoric America that are fast-paced, steeped in cultural detail, and smart. In People of the Owl they combine their distinctive trademark of high action with a rich psychological drama. Four thousand years ago, in what centuries later will be the southern part of the United States, a boy is thrust into manhood long before he's ready. Young Salamander would much rather catch crickets and watch blue herons fish than dabble in the politics of his clan. But when his heroic brother is killed, Salamander becomes the leader of America's first city. He inherits his brother's two wives, who despise him, and is forced to marry his mortal enemy's daughter to forge an alliance for the trade goods his people desperately need. Cast adrift in a stark wilderness of political intrigue where assassins are everywhere, young Salamander has no choice but to become a man-and quickly. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Category: Fiction