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- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.00
Outrageous, raw, and painfully funny true stories straight from the life of the actor, comedian, and much-loved cast member of The Howard Stern Show ?with a foreword by Howard Stern. When Artie Lange joined the permanent cast of The Howard Stern Show in 2001, it was possibly the greatest thing ever to happen in the Stern universe, second... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 15.00
In a hilarious look at real life on the comedy circuit, some of America's most famous comics share their own stories of life on the road, gigs gone wrong, and unexpected, zany moments, with contributions by Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Mike Myers, Bill Maher, Joan Rivers, Jeff Foxworthy, and others. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.49
An American comic icon tells the story of his second?act rise from obscurity to multimedia stardom. "When I was a kid," writes Rodney Dangerfield, "I worked tough places in show business??places like Fonzo's Knuckle Room. Or Aldo's, formerly Vito's, formerly Nunzio's. That was a tough joint. I looked at the menu. They had broken leg of lamb." For... more...
- Touchstone 2009; US$ 16.99
FROM GROWING UP IN DETROIT, where he marched as a ten-year-old with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., to attending the inauguration of President Barack Obama, where he narrowly avoided the Purple Tunnel of Doom but still saw nothing, David Alan Grier examines how he -- and America -- have changed for the better and the funnier. Within these pages, Grier... more...
- Free Press 2009; US$ 15.00
This ebook features added multimedia content: an interview with George Carlin's daughter Kelly about life with her dad and a tribute video with interviews with Susie Essman, Michael Ian Black, Richard Belzer, George Wendt, and Jeffrey Ross, who talk about Carlin's incredible ability to make people laugh. Last Words is pure, unapologetic, hilarious George... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 14.00
Hello, I am Mike Birbiglia and I want you to read my book. Too on the nose? Sorry. Let me dial it back. I?m Mike Birbiglia and I?m a comedian. You may know me from Comedy Central or This American Life or The Bob & Tom Show , but you?ve never seen me like this before. Naked. Wait, that?s the name of another book. Also I?m not naked as there... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 18.95 US$ 13.27
A fascinating exploration of the philosophy behind NBC?s hit TV series, 30 Rock With edgy writing and a great cast, 30 Rock is one of the funniest television shows on the air?and where hilarity ensues, philosophical questions abound: Are Liz Lemon and Jack Donaghy ethical heroes? Kenneth redefines "goody two shoes", but what does it really mean... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.24
Picking up where he left off in My Booky Wook , movie star and comedian Russell Brand details his rapid climb to fame and fortune in a shockingly candid, resolutely funny, and unbelievably electrifying tell-all: Booky Wook 2. Brand?s performances in Arthur , Get Him to the Greek , and Forgetting Sarah Marshall have earned him a place in fans?... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 14.09
On the surface it may seem slightly surprising that a master of verbal humour should also be a devotee of silent comedy, but Paul Merton is completely passionate about the early days of Hollywood comedy and the comic geniuses who dominated it. His knowledge is awesome - as anyone who watched his BBC 4 series Silent Clowns or attended the events... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 12.68
Beyond a Joke is a celebration of comedy - one of the modern world's most dominant and compelling art forms - but it is also the story of comedy's dark side, homing in on the scandals that have surrounded some of light entertainment's biggest stars, and telling it as it is, featuring insight from one who was there at the time. While Beyond a... more...