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Andy Martello S Stupid Stories About Famous People

Author : Andy Martello
ISBN : 0997045612
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Have you ever worked with anyone famous? Andy Martello has heard this question over a thousand times. Martello is the self-proclaimed most famous non-famous person in the world. In an entertainment career spanning well over 30 years, he has had the opportunity to meet and work with some of the biggest names in television, movies, sports, politics, and music. Stupid Stories About Famous People details the ridiculous things he has said or done when interacting with the world's biggest celebrities and offers humorous, heartfelt anecdotes of what brought him, a struggling entertainer, face-to-face with these entertainment icons. What would you say if you met Audrey Hepburn, Michael Jordan, or Ted Kennedy? How would you handle having lunch with Tony Curtis? What would you do if you suddenly had to sing the blues with Buddy Guy? These are Andy Martello's Stupid Stories About Famous People.
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Unusually Stupid Celebrities

Author : Kathryn Petras
ISBN : 9780307498496
Genre : Humor
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The Greeks honored Zeus, the Romans revered Juno, but modern civilization worships a different sort of god: Celebrity. Face it, we follow the stars’ every move, fashion choice, and deliciously dishy affairs. Now Kathryn Petras and Ross Petras, authors of Unusually Stupid Americans, pull the demanding divas, screwball stars, and celebu-twits off their pedestals–and prove it doesn’t take a degree in rocket science to become famous. Cases in point: • Courtney Love misses an important court date relating to “possession of a controlled substance” because she can’t find a professional bodyguard at the last minute. • Mariah Carey’s entourage includes a skirt-from-touching-floor specialist, a towel hand-off person, and a professional drink holder/lifter. • Savvy traveler Paris Hilton concludes that all of Europe is, “like, French.” • Mensa candidate and rocker Tommy Lee is pretty sure that Winston Churchill was president during the Civil War, that the numeric equivalent of pi is “the two-equals-MC-squared thing,” and that an isosceles triangle is “somewhere in Bermuda.” Feuds, faith, family, money, sex, tantrums, travel–no star-studded stone is left unturned. Filled with jaw-dropping anecdotes, quirky quotes, and special stupid-celebrity awards, Unusually Stupid Celebrities provides a red-faced glimpse of the red carpet. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Humor

Duh

Author : Bob Fenster
ISBN : 0740710028
Genre : History
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Offering a compilation of the stupid things that people do, this three-part study of humankind descibes human idiocy within such areas as politics, history, science, and sports, and offers advice on how to avoid doing stupid things.
Category: History

Stories We Ve Heard Stories We Ve Told

Author : Jeffrey Kottler
ISBN : 9780199328277
Genre : Social Science
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This is a book that integrates what is known from a wide variety of disciplines about the nature of storytelling and how it influences and transforms people's lives. Drawing on material from the humanities, sociology, anthropology, neurophysiology, media and communication studies, narrative inquiry, indigenous healing traditions, as well as education, counseling, and therapy, the book explores the ways that therapists operate as professional storytellers. In addition, our job is to hold and honor the stories of our clients, helping them to reshape them in more constructive ways. The book itself is written as a story, utilizing engaging prose, research, photographs, and powerful anecdotes to draw readers into the intriguing dynamics and processes involved in therapeutic storytelling. It sets the stage for what follows by discussing the ways that stories have influenced history, cultural development, and individual worldviews and then delves into the ways that everyday lives are impacted by the stories we hear, read, and view in popular media. The focus then moves to stories within the context of therapy, exploring how client stories are told, heard, and negotiated in sessions. Attention then moves to the ways that therapists can become more skilled and accomplished storytellers, regardless of their theoretical preferences and style.
Category: Social Science

Selected Dialogues

Author : Lucian,
ISBN : 9780192805935
Genre : Literary Collections
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The Greek satirist Lucian was a brilliantly entertaining writer who invented the comic dialogue as a vehicle for satiric comment. This lively new translation is both accurate and idiomatic, and the introduction highlights Lucian's importance in his own and later times.
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They Did What

Author : Bob Fenster
ISBN : 9781449441425
Genre : Humor
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Whether they're actors or singers, politicians or statesmen, famous folks have no choice but to stand squinting in the limelight as their odd and offbeat exploits become fodder for scrutiny. Author Bob Fenster has captured all their hilarious, behind-the-scenes antics in They Did What!? Consider, for example: The Beach Boys originally wanted to call their group the Pendletons, so they could get free shirts from the Oregon clothing manufacturer; At her wedding, movie star Lana Turner had "I love you" spelled out in pimentos in the sides of baked hams; Before they hit it big in the movies, Angelina Jolie studied to be a funeral director and Sean Connery polished coffins. Filled with hundreds of fascinating escapades and interesting idiosyncrasies, They Did What!? also looks at issues associated with fame, such as "Why do famous people marry other famous people?" and includes tongue-in-cheek lessons we can learn from celebrities, like "How to become famous and still get into heaven."
Category: Humor

Well Duh

Author : Bob Fenster
ISBN : 0740741764
Genre : Humor
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In a world of bumbling idiots, stupidity is a growth industry. One smart strategy is to laugh at it all with this outrageous collection of hilarious tales about the stupid things people do in every field of human activity. Bob Fenster has combed the world of the intellectually challenged searching for tales of stupidity to entertain us with ... and he's hit the jackpot with Well, Duh! Our Stupid World, and Welcome to It. Consider these examples: When McDonald's opened its first franchise in Russia, the American bosses insisted that the Russian counter help smile at the customers. Russian customers were outraged at the McGreeting, insulted, and ready to fight -- because in Russia smiling at strangers means you are making fun of them. How did Mickey D solve the problem? They hired official Smile Explainers to shout into bullhorns at customers in line: "When you reach the counter, you will be smiled at. This does not mean we are making fun of you." What does a parent with a big ego do when his kid's shelf piles up with soccer trophies, Little League trophies, and swim trophies? According to a woman who runs a California trophy-making business, the proud dad (proud of himself, anyway) orders her to make up some old-looking trophies with his name on them so he can regain household bragging rights. Book jacket.
Category: Humor

Fat Drunk And Stupid

Author : Matty Simmons
ISBN : 9781429942355
Genre : Performing Arts
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In 1976 the creators of National Lampoon, America's most popular humor magazine, decided to make a movie. It would be set on a college campus in the 1960s, loosely based on the experiences of Lampoon writers Chris Miller and Harold Ramis and Lampoon editor Doug Kenney. They named it Animal House, in honor of Miller's fraternity at Dartmouth, where the members had been nicknamed after animals. Miller, Ramis, and Kenney wrote a film treatment that was rejected and ridiculed by Hollywood studios—until at last Universal Pictures agreed to produce the film, with a budget of $3 million. A cast was assembled, made up almost completely of unknowns. Stephen Furst, who played Flounder, had been delivering pizzas. Kevin Bacon was a waiter in Manhattan when he was hired to play Chip. Chevy Chase was considered for the role of Otter, but it wound up going to the lesser-known Tim Matheson. John Belushi, for his unforgettable role as Bluto, made $40,000 (the movie's highest-paid actor). For four weeks in the fall of 1977, the actors and crew invaded the college town of Eugene, Oregon, forming their own sort of fraternity in the process. The hilarious, unforgettable movie they made wound up earning more than $600 million and became one of America's most beloved comedy classics. It launched countless careers and paved the way for today's comedies from directors such as Judd Apatow and Todd Phillips. Bestselling author Matty Simmons was the founder of National Lampoon and the producer of Animal House. In Fat, Drunk, and Stupid, he draws from exclusive interviews with actors including Karen Allen, Kevin Bacon, Peter Riegert, and Mark Metcalf, director John Landis, fellow producer Ivan Reitman, and other key players—as well as behind-the-scenes photos—to tell the movie's outrageous story, from its birth in the New York offices of the National Lampoon to writing a script, assembling the perfect cast, the wild weeks of filming, and, ultimately, to the film's release and megasuccess. This is a hilarious romp through one of the biggest grossing, most memorable, most frequently quoted, and most celebrated comedies of all time.
Category: Performing Arts

Are Women That Stupid

Author : Keith Crawford
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Genre : Health & Fitness
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Why most women keep doing the same things over and over again when it comes to men? Why don't they ever learn from their mistakes? Do they care that they are being lied too, disrespected and are treated like dirt and made a fool of? Or do that think it's normal to get their hearts broken over and over again? So the question to be answered is, are women really that stupid? And, if not why don't they learn something different and stop making the same dumb stupid mistakes with it comes to dating men? Well this book will help, that's if you want to be smarter than the men for a change! If not, keep doing what you're doing, it's been working this far hasn't it? I don't think so!! Not dealing with the truth won't help you to change what you are doing now would it?
Category: Health & Fitness

Summary Just How Stupid Are We

Author : BusinessNews Publishing
ISBN : 9782511001103
Genre : Political Science
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The must-read summary of Rick Shenkman's book: “Just How Stupid Are We?: Facing the Truth About the American Voter”. This complete summary of "Just How Stupid Are We?" by Rick Shenkman presents the author's provocative argument that as American voters have gained political power in the last 50 years, they have become increasingly ignorant of politics and world affairs - and dangerously susceptible to manipulation. Added-value of this summary: • Save time • Understand how voter ignorance can influence politics • Expand your knowledge of American politics and society To learn more, read "Just How Stupid Are We?" and discover how American voter's ignorance has contributed to the political situation.
Category: Political Science

Plumb Bob

Author : James E Houck
ISBN : 9781633829107
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This book is about my time in the plumbing field. I worked in the plumbing trade for forty years, starting as a young apprentice in high school. I worked in all phases of the plumbing trade, and this book deals with how it was for me to serve my time in the trenches and progress to eventually become a master plumber. The book deals with a lot of situations that a plumber is exposed to every day, such as ditches, filth, chemicals, machinery, harmful liquids and gasses, and a lot of other items that will ruin your day. It also includes stories about memorable days that I had and about interesting characters that I was exposed to. I have also included my thoughts about the plumbing trade and how I perceive the future of the plumbing and construction trades in general.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Stories From The Five Towns With Audio Level 2 Oxford Bookworms Library

Author : Arnold Bennett
ISBN : 9780194630993
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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A level 2 Oxford Bookworms Library graded reader. This version includes an audio book: listen to the story as you read. Retold for Learners of English by Nick Bullard. Arnold Bennett is famous for his stories about the Five Towns and the people who live there. They look and sound just like other people, and, like all of us, sometimes they do some very strange things. There's Sir Jee, who is a rich businessman. So why is he making a plan with a burglar? Then there is Toby Hall. Why does he decide to visit Number 11 Child Row, and who does he find there? And then there are the Hessian brothers and Annie Emery - and the little problem of twelve thousand pounds.
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Sephardim

Author : Paloma Diaz Mas
ISBN : 0226144836
Genre : History
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Also examined. Authoritative and completely accessible, Sephardim will appeal to anyone interested in Spanish culture and Jewish civilization. Each chapter ends with a list of recommended reading, and the book includes an extensive bibliography of works in Spanish, French, and English. Fully updated by the author since its publication in Spanish, Sephardim also features notes by the translator that illuminate references which might otherwise be obscure to an.
Category: History

The Rhythm Of My Soul

Author : Zahida Ahmed
ISBN : 1453521429
Genre : Literary Collections
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This book is kaleidoscope of the lives of Pakistani women, living their daily lives . . . But I had to find the voice to do so, in fact, I had not only to find a voice in a literary sense. I had to learn to speakfirst of all acknowledging that the Pakistani womens experiences had never been represented or acknowledged. We are not recognized for who we are. We needed a vocabulary to bring us out of the shadows. My choice of these particular women was the peculiar mixture of fragility and courage I sensed in them, and a willingness to share their experiences. Initially, they felt they had nothing of any consequence to say. I have lived a very ordinary life, nothing special that is worth mentioning, was their initial response, but as their stories began to unfold revealing a saga of silent metamorphosis; their journey toward self discovery had begun. They had a world to say and the world needed them to say it.
Category: Literary Collections