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Stop Me If You Ve Heard This One Before

Author : David Yoo
ISBN : 1423109082
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Before he met Mia, resigned loser Albert Kim was too busy dodging high school sociopaths to imagine having a girlfriend. Much less the adorable ex-girlfriend of alpha jerk Ryan Stackhouse. Yet somehow, by the end of a summer working at an inn together, Al and Mia are “something.” Then September arrives with a thud: Ryan has been diagnosed with cancer and needs Mia at his side. As the school year turns into one giant tribute to Ryan, Al can’t help but notice that Ryan may not be quite who everyone—particularly Mia—thinks he is. Before his heart shatters completely, Al has just a few more things to point out. . . .
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Stop Me If You Ve Heard This A History And Philosophy Of Jokes

Author : Jim Holt
ISBN : 0393069443
Genre : Humor
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“Finally I understand what it is I’ve been laughing at all these years.”—Jimmy Kimmel From the best-selling author of Why Does the World Exist? comes this outrageous, uproarious compendium of absurdity, filth, racy paradox, and gratuitous offensiveness—just the kind of mature philosophical reflection readers have come to expect from the ever-entertaining Jim Holt. Indeed, Stop Me If You’ve Heard This is the first book to trace the evolution of the joke all the way from the standup comics of ancient Athens to the comedy-club Seinfelds of today. After exploring humor’s history in Part One, Holt delves into philosophy in Part Two: Wall Street jokes; jokes about rednecks and atheists, bulimics and politicians; jokes you missed if you didn’t go to a Catholic girls’ school; jokes about logic and existence itself . . . all became fodder for the grand theories of Aristotle, Kant, Freud, and Wittgenstein in this heady mix of the high and low, of the ribald and profound, from America’s most beloved philosophical pundit.
Category: Humor

Stop Me If You Ve Heard This

Author : Jim Holt
ISBN : 0393066738
Genre : Wit and humor
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In the fine tradition of "On Bullshit" comes this outrageous, uproarious compendium that traces the evolution of the joke, from the stand-up comics of ancient Athens to the comedy-club Seinfelds of today.
Category: Wit and humor

Stop Me If You Ve Heard This One Before

Author : Hayley Moore
ISBN : OCLC:1182554567
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1. Introduction, 2. Discourse analysis, 3. Humour, 4. Background, 5. Data, 6. Results, 7. Discussion, 8. Conclusion.
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Stop Me If You Ve Heard It

Author : Soupy Sales
ISBN : 9781590774410
Genre : Humor
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Soupy Sales was a longtime host of an event at Friars Club called “Stop Me If You’ve Heard It” where a group of comics all seated on bar stools attempt to top each other by telling a joke. By the end of the evening it’s not all that clear who actually topped who since the audience is too busy brushing tears away, doubling over in laughter, and praying their bladders remain intact before making a beeline to the bathrooms. Hilarious doesn’t even begin to describe these evenings. This event with Soupy as top banana was as highly anticipated as The Friars’ infamous Roasts, and his comic legacy endures in this book of his favorite jokes. “There is never a dull moment when Soupy is in the room. The Friars are lucky—we just have to turn around and listen to Soupy tell his hilarious jokes. Thanks to this book, though, you’ve got the next best thing—if you can’t join him, read him. The Soup is on and he’s boiling over with laughs.” - Barry Dougherty of The Friars Club
Category: Humor

Look Stop Me If You Ve Heard This One But There Was This Tv Show

Author : Roy Bettridge
ISBN : 9781326843069
Genre : Fiction
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The Avengers was a classic television show that lighted the sixties from 1961 to 1969. Its repeat runs have garnered a mass of fans. One such fan is Chris. He's a regular man and has had what everyone would call a regular life. But on one of these regular days, The Avengers burst into his world and set him on an interesting course that would lead him not only to a deep affection for the show as a fan but also towards a possible career. This semi-autobiographical work of fiction is fascinating reading from beginning to end.
Category: Fiction

Morrissey Faq

Author : D. McKinney
ISBN : 9781495028939
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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MORRISSEY FAQ: ALL THAT'S LEFT TO ABOUT THIS CHARMING MAN
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Potters

Author : Joseph Patrick McEvoy
ISBN : UCAL:$B299118
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Ring W Lardner

Author : Matthew Joseph Bruccoli
ISBN : UOM:39076006917087
Genre : Reference
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Super Bowl Marriage

Author : Terry Owens
ISBN : 9780307551115
Genre : Family & Relationships
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A Playbook for the Greatest Team Sport Ever Played This could be the team’s breakout year. A new coach. A new system. And a couple of impact players that could take the team deep into the playoffs–even the Super Bowl. The potential is there, but will the team come together? Will they bounce back if they lose a couple of early games? Are they tough enough to play through the injuries and still perform at the championship level? Every NFL team that’s serious about winning a title has to answer those questions. And so does every husband-and-wife team that’s serious about a Super Bowl Marriage. Super Bowl Marriage tells the stories of some of the NFL’s most dramatic games, toughest players, and creative coaches–then skillfully links their lessons to life’s greatest team sport--marriage. Test your knowledge of the Super Bowl-era and learn how Bill Walsh, John Elway, Brian Urlacher, and others can help your marriage team win the championship game. From the honeymoon training camp through the fourth quarter final drive of growing old together, you and your spouse need to keep your game day focus. Success in marriage will depend on your ability to give it all for the team, do what the coaches say, and play through the pain. You two can hoist the trophy as winners in a life-long, loving relationship. Finally, a marriage playbook for the intense and exhilarating team sport of being husband and wife! Marriage can be as thrilling, demanding, and complex as any high stakes football game. Its potential for unparalleled satisfaction and joy is matched only by its potential for incredible pain and disillusionment. On the gridiron of life, where the consequences for fumbling can be disastrous, marriage is risky. You can stand on the sidelines, hoping things work out with your spouse, or rise to the challenge and know the thrill of a Super Bowl Marriage.
Category: Family & Relationships

Autobiography

Author : Morrissey
ISBN : UCSD:31822038668703
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In 2007 Morrissey was voted the greatest northern male, past or present, in a nationwide newspaper poll. In 2012, he was awarded the Keys to the City of Tel-Aviv. It has been said 'Most pop stars have to be dead before they reach the iconic status that Morrissey has reached in his lifetime" -- Back cover.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

New Statesman

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105133497755
Genre : Great Britain
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Category: Great Britain

You Ve Got To Be Kidding

Author : John Capps
ISBN : 9781444356205
Genre : Philosophy
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You've Got to Be Kidding!: How Jokes Can Help You Think is a thoughtful and accessible analysis of the ways in which jokes illustrate how we think critically, and how the thinking process goes awry in everyday human situations Uses jokes to illustrate the various mistakes or fallacies that are typically identified and discussed in courses on critical reasoning Provides an effective way to learn critical thinking skills since jokes often describe real-life situations where it really matters whether a person thinks well or not Demonstrates how philosophy is actually very practical and clearly related to real- life human experiences Explains how developing good reasoning habits can make a real difference in all aspects of one’s life
Category: Philosophy

This Is Not A Love Song

Author : Sarahbeth Purcell
ISBN : 9781416523031
Genre : Fiction
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From the author of Love Is the Drug, the wickedly funny, pull-no-punches story of Julia, a hip, young writer whose life is thrown completely out of whack when her free-spirited soul mate decides to free himself from her, leaving her reeling. Brilliant young writer Sarahbeth Purcell combines witty melodramatics with her own brand of hard-edged, tough-girl cadences in This Is Not a Love Song, a fantastic new novel filled with characters who are idealistic enough for readers to relate to and just cynical enough to respect. When Julia first met Chase one February day two years ago, she knew something was different. An intelligent, free-spirited artist, Chase was not like the other guys Julia had dated. He was her soul mate. At least for two blissful years. And then, with nothing more than a single note left on a bedside table, he was gone -- following his lifelong search for peace and inspiration on another spontaneous road trip across the country. But this time, he wasn't coming back. Devastated and depressed, Julia turns to her friend Delia, a gorgeous and tortured alcoholic who approaches life with the spirit of a warrior. Through terse phone calls and late-night crying jags, Delia helps Julia navigate her heartbreaking loss. Hilarious and heart wrenching, This Is Not a Love Song is a story about hope, healing, and that endless search for the truest form of affection -- loving yourself.
Category: Fiction

Punch

Author : Henry Mayhew
ISBN : STANFORD:36105127162100
Genre : English wit and humor
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Category: English wit and humor

The Light In The Mirror

Author : David I. Lane
ISBN : 9781621892236
Genre : Fiction
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The Light in the Mirror focuses on Richard Hawkins, raised by his Uncle Mac, following the death of his family. A car accident plunges Richard into a coma, and into a dream world where he is reborn in to the family he never knew; he grows up in the turbulent 60s and 70s. Awakening in the hospital, he tells his uncle and girlfriend, Melissa, how real his life in the coma seemed. The experience gives him a new understanding of how the 60s and 70s changed our society. He deals successfully with the debilitating effects of the coma, drawing on his faith in God. Weakness on one side of his body requires him to walk with a cane. An unexpected effect is a temporary psychic ability. Regaining his health, Richard enters the business world of Dallas, and then events propel him into politics in his hometown. In a mayoral race, he opposes a former hippie of the 60s and 70s. Melissa confronts a dangerous stalker, and throughout the story, Richard seeks God's purpose for his life.
Category: Fiction

Temptation

Author : Travis Thrasher
ISBN : 9781434705037
Genre : Fiction
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The third book in the Solitary Tales series for young adults, Temptation follows the soul-wrenching twists of Chris Buckley’s journey as he heads deeper into a darkness that threatens all he loves best. As a reluctant student at Harrington High’s summer school, Chris meets a fun-loving senior girl who offers a welcome diversion from Chris’s past. Soon Chris no longer searches for the truth about the town of Solitary. He no longer tries to pierce its shadows. He no longer questions his role in its mysteries. He makes a new choice: he runs. What he doesn’t realize is that he’s running the wrong way—and is very close to being beyond any choices at all.
Category: Fiction

Dead Over Heels

Author : MaryJanice Davidson
ISBN : 9781101206829
Genre : Fiction
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Three all-new paranormal stories of lust, laughter, and love from the New York Times bestselling author, including an original novella featuring Undead queen Betsy Taylor. With her trademark "sassy dialogue, lusty lovemaking [and] irreverent humor"* New York Times bestselling author MaryJanice Davidson delighted fans with her wickedly sexy and wildly funny anthology, Dead and Loving It-stories in which the worlds of the Wyndham Werewolves and Undead Queens collided. Now she returns to that sensual and irresistible after-dark realm of werewolves, vampires, and mermaids in three more original novellas--including an all-new Betsy Taylor novella.
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I Shot You Babe

Author : Leslie Langtry
ISBN : 9780985411855
Genre : Fiction
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From National Bestselling author, Leslie Langtry... Coney Bombay isn't your average PhD. While he may be well versed in philosophy, he's also one of the most lethal members of the Bombay Family of assassins. Choosing to travel the world operating carnival rides and spending quite evenings knitting with his pet guinea pig, even in his crazy family, Cy stands out as wild card. But after a series of run-ins with perennial grad student, Veronica Gale, the cool cat is starting to feel a little hot under the collar. In her research, Ronnie Gale has seen a lot. Problem is, she hasn't actually done a lot. The mysterious Cy Bombay seems about to change all of that when a whirlwind adventure takes them from the small-town country fair to the outer reaches of Mongolia, and into a murder mystery with Cy squarely in the center. Ronnie's going to have to climb out of her ivory tower and get a little down and dirty if she wants to survive Cy Bombay's wild ride. Greatest Hits Mysteries available: 'Scuse Me While I Kill This Guy – book #1 Guns Will Keep Us Together – book #2 Stand By Your Hitman – book #3 I Shot You Babe – book #4 Paradise by the Rifles Sights – book #5 Snuff the Magic Dragon - book #6 My Heroes Have Always Been Hitmen – book #7 Four Killing Birds – a holiday short story Have Yourself a Deadly Little Christmas – a holiday short story What critics are saying: "A fun, fast-paced, witty mystery with an enjoyable style of writing and cast of characters." ~ Fresh Fiction "Leslie Langtry's I Shot You Babe is a wacky, wonderful mystery romance with a dark, clever offbeat sense of humor." ~ Book Illuminations, Merriman Book Reviews "Fabulous…due to irreverent Cy, his "son" Sartre, the locale, and the rest of the family. Fans will enjoy the capers of cousin Cy…a family that kills together stays together." ~ Harriet Klausner, Merry-Go-Round Reviews "Delightfully wacked-out series about surprisingly hilarious assassins. Cy's distinct viewpoint is both amusing and insightful as he struggles with love and a new assignment. Talented Langtry has a real gift for the absurd." ~ RT BOOKreviews
Category: Fiction