WHAT ARE YOU LAUGHING AT A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO THE COMEDIC EVENT

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What Are You Laughing At

Author : Dan O'Shannon
ISBN : 9781441162939
Genre : Social Science
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This book presents a comprehensive guide to all the variables that can come into play when we come into contact with comedy.
Category: Social Science

Funny Thing About Murder

Author : David Geherin
ISBN : 9781476629780
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 70.63 MB
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Focusing on crime fiction and films that artfully combine comedy and misdeed, this book explores the reasons writers and filmmakers inject humor into their work and identifies the various comic techniques they use. The author covers both American and European books from the 1930s to the present, by such authors as Rex Stout, Raymond Chandler, Robert B. Parker, Elmore Leonard, Donald E. Westlake, Sue Grafton, Carl Hiaasen and Janet Evanovich, along with films from The Thin Man to the BBC’s Sherlock series.
Category: Literary Criticism

British Tv Comedies

Author : Juergen Kamm
ISBN : 9781137552952
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 52.68 MB
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This collection offers an overview of British TV comedies, ranging from the beginnings of sitcoms in the 1950s to the current boom of 'Britcoms'. It provides in-depth analyses of major comedies, systematically addressing their generic properties, filmic history, humour politics and cultural impact.
Category: Social Science

Discourses Of Brexit

Author : Veronika Koller
ISBN : 9781351041843
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 87.39 MB
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Discourses of Brexit provides a kaleidoscope of insights into how discourse influenced the outcome of the EU referendum and what discourses have sprung up as a result of it. Working with a wide variety of data, from political speeches to Twitter, and a wide range of methods, Discourses of Brexit presents the most thorough examination of the discourses around the British EU referendum and related events. It provides a comprehensive understanding of the discursive treatment of Brexit, while also providing detailed investigations of how Brexit has been negotiated in different contexts. Discourses of Brexit is key reading for all students and researchers in language and politics, discourse analysis and related areas, as well as anyone interested in developing their understanding of the referendum.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Adventures Of Mrs Jesus

Author : Dan O'Shannon
ISBN : 0062340611
Genre : Humor
File Size : 62.81 MB
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Everyone has a cross to bear. Hers has her husband on it. Welcome to The Adventures of Mrs. Jesus: a wonderfully profane and inventive chronicle of the life of humankind's most tragically overlooked spouse. To millions, Jesus is a teacher, a leader, and the savior of mankind. Finally, his long-suffering wife gets her turn in the spotlight. Meet the woman who woke up on the wrong side of history, as translated from the scrolls that killed the Dead Sea.
Category: Humor

Cancer Supportive Care

Author : Ernest H. Rosenbaum
ISBN : 1894042115
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Category: Health & Fitness

A Comedian S Guide To Theology

Author : Thor Ramsey
ISBN : 0830745300
Genre : Religion
File Size : 76.15 MB
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Thor Ramsey (hereafter known as the Jon Stewart of the theological world) defends the essentials of the Christian faith in this volume of comedy for the thinking person. Armed with only a laptop and a rapier wit, he defends the inspiration of the Bible ("all Scripture is inspired by God"—in other words, when you tell someone off, quote the Bible), the doctrine of total depravity (calling someone out for their sins is a tricky business, especially if you don't know how to operate a bullhorn), and the supremacy of Christ (or why Thor's God is bigger than your god), along with a host of other essential doctrines of the Christian faith. Packed with funny stories and hard-hitting truths, this comprehensive collection of biblical insights and personal anecdotes will surprise readers, destroy their misconceptions and leave them wanting more. For readers looking alternatives to the conversation of traditional faith, or those who have a taste for fearless (and hilarious) honesty, A Comedian's Guide to Theology will permanently change how we all look at Christianity—or at least offer a good-hearted shove out of the box (or back in the box, if that's where you need to be). "What a supreme pleasure to read a book that I find powerfully honest, theologically kapow dead-on, and incredibly and ACTUALLY funny funny funny funny! This book is so brilliantly funny and dead-on that if I weren't a very mature Christian I might be jealous." —Eric Metaxas, New York Times best-selling author of Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery, and former editor of The Yale Record.
Category: Religion

Caring For The Mind

Author : Dianne Hales
ISBN : 0553375113
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Discusses a range of mental disorders that affect individuals of all ages, describing what they are, signs and symptoms, causes, prognoses, and therapeutic options
Category: Health & Fitness

Glued To The Set

Author : Steven D. Stark
ISBN : 0385324111
Genre : Social Science
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Looks at the influence of television during the 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, and discusses the impact and significance of specific shows
Category: Social Science