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How to Be Funny

Author : Jon Macks
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An invaluable guide on how to "lighten up" from a distinguished pro who has provided laughs for JAY LENO, BILLY CRYSTAL, STEVE MARTIN, ROBIN WILLIAMS, BRAD GARRETT, WHOOPI GOLDBERG, AND MANY MORE. Who hasn't wished for the perfect withering comeback line, a clever tension-breaking quip, or a winning flirtatious remark? Being funny is hard work and not everyone is a natural. How to Be Funny is a witty guide that teaches readers precisely how to be funnier in everyday life. It's a must-read for anyone who has to speak in public, be engaging and funny at work or at play, or who hopes to one day go out on a date. Jon Macks, a comedy writer for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, the Academy Awards, the Emmy Awards, Hollywood Squares, and the nation's top comedians, politicians, and corporate leaders, knows his funny business. Here he demystifies the process of making people laugh, breaks down the basic building blocks and types of humor -- which include self-deprecation, misdirection, deadpan delivery, sarcasm, and "the reverse" -- and reveals the best approaches to use in common situations. How to Be Funny features helpful (and hilarious) tips and anecdotes from the comic legends Mack's worked with -- including Jay Leno, Arsenio Hall, Gilbert Gottfried, Billy Crystal, Rita Rudner, Dave Barry, and Carrie Fisher -- in his eleven years as one of the nation's top television writers. Whether the goal is to give a memorable public address or deliver a killer line with friends, How to Be Funny is a charming, instructive, and practical read.

Funny Funny E Mails

Author : Walter Bell
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A funny and entertaining fast moving enjoyable e-mail jokes that are the best of the best. They come from all over the world, and shows that humor is worldwide. Everybody likes to laugh and that is the purpose of this book. If this book will bring some laughter in your life, then that is what this is all about. Enjoy!

Kotter s Back

Author : Gabe Kaplan
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When fifty-eight-year-old Gabe Kaplan, perhaps best known for his performance in the title role of the popular seventies sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter, got an e-mail asking him to participate in a show called Celebrity Boxing, he couldn't resist the urge to have a little fun with the request. After exchanging a series of ludicrous e-mails with the show's talent coordinator in a mock-serious attempt at negotiation, Gabe was inspired to start a prank e-mail campaign. The result is this hilarious collection of correspondence. See how people react to Gabe Kaplan's absurd claims that he: * has slept with more women than Wilt Chamberlain * is an expert at Cossack dancing * thinks he's smart enough to become a member of MENSA * wants his image on a U.S. postage stamp * would like NASA to send him into orbit with Jimmy Carter and Dr. J * and many more! Witty, irreverent, and ridiculously comical, Gabe's e-mails and the responses he receives are sure to entertain anyone with a taste for the surreal.

Emails from the Farm

Author : Michael A. Monagan
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Deeper Learning

Author : Eric Jensen
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Practical strategies to take your students' understanding from "So what?" to "Wow!" Based on current brain research and information about differentiated learning, this book for Grades 4–12 outlines the Deeper Learning Cycle (DELC), a teaching model that applies learning and content processing techniques to everyday instruction. This resource features: Chapters explaining the cycle's seven stages, including standards and curriculum, building a positive learning culture, acquiring new knowledge, processing learning, and evaluating student learning A lesson plan template to apply to daily instruction Strategies to help students process content in meaningful ways Reflection questions to help teachers apply the material to their own practice

The Playful Life

Author : Julie P. Jones
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Do you find yourself wanting more out of life? It’s time to bring play to your every day Play is not just for kids! There are many reasons we need play in our lives. The Playful Life shows you why and how to bring more playfulness to all aspects of your life. You’ll explore how to create meaningful, relevant, and fun experiences for yourself and others through both a playful mindset and playful behaviors. Through research and 20+ years of teaching children and adults, authors Dr. Julie Jones and Jed Dearybury have found that play is not only fun, it’s essential to a full life. In this book, they share their knowledge and inspire you to reflect on the need for connection and joy for healthy living through play. This book will equip you with new definitions, ideas, and ways of thinking about play for your daily life. With a relaxed tone, comical banter, and real talk, the authors encourage new understandings about what play is and empower you to make more playful choices. If you strive to find balance, overcome stress, and enjoy each day through play—The Playful Life is a must read for your life journey! Learn what play means and why it’s so essential to our everyday lives—at every age Discover the incredible benefits of play to your physical and mental health Get ideas for incorporating play into your everyday life at work, at home, or when you’re out and about Begin healing past traumas and grow into the person you are meant to be—through play and playful living! Building on the popular book The Playful Classroom, this is a new and exciting take on what play does for all of us-- physically, socially, emotionally, and cognitively.


Author : Susan RoAne
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With Networking: Beyond the Buzzword unlocks the secrets to that one skill everyone wants, but no one feels they have. With her characteristic sense of humor and style, RoAne offers veteran advice on everything you need to know to make valuable business connections in and outside the workplace. Through proven strategies and simple steps, RoAne shows how anyone can: Learn to identify and utilize a pre-existing network of contacts Avoid becoming a "nudge" networker Acquire valuable referrals Get the "dos" and "don'ts" of networking both on- and offline Pick up advice on how to work trade shows and conferences Create connections that result in lifelong friendships Receive the low-down on gender differences in networking and much more. RoAne even offers a Yiddish glossary so readers can distinguish the mavens from the kvetchers. Whether you're a novice or an experienced networker looking to further unlock the savvy person within, RoAne shows you how to build a safety net of support, information and relationships.

Windows Vista

Author : David Pogue
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Windows Vista is Microsoft's most important software release in more than a decade. It offers users an abundance of new and upgraded features that were more than five years in the making: a gorgeous, glass-like visual overhaul; superior searching and organization tools; a multimedia and collaboration suite; and above all, a massive, top-to-bottom security-shield overhaul. There's scarcely a single feature of the older versions of Windows that hasn't been tweaked, overhauled, or replaced entirely. But when users first encounter this beautiful new operating system, there's gonna be a whole lotta head-scratchin', starting with trying to figure out which of the five versions of Vista is installed on the PC (Home, Premium, Business, Enterprise, Ultimate). Thankfully, Windows Vista: The Missing Manual offers coverage of all five versions. Like its predecessors, this book from New York Times columnist, bestselling author, and Missing Manuals creator David Pogue illuminates its subject with technical insight, plenty of wit, and hardnosed objectivity for beginners, veteran standalone PC users, and those who know their way around a network. Readers will learn how to: Navigate Vista's elegant new desktop Locate anything on your hard drive quickly with the fast, powerful, and fully integrated search function Use the Media Center to record TV and radio, present photos, play music, and record any of the above to DVD Chat, videoconference, and surf the Web with the vastly improved Internet Explorer 7 tabbed browser Build a network for file sharing, set up workgroups, and connect from the road Protect your PC and network with Vista's beefed up security And much more. This jargon-free guide explains Vista's features clearly and thoroughly, revealing which work well and which don't. It's the book that should have been in the box!

Confessions of a Trial Lawyer

Author : Wilson Carlisle
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Wilson "Carl" Carlisle needs to deal enough drugs to pay-off a huge back tax bill. Dutch Immigration, The DEA, an angry Russian, a gang of Turks, The Hells Angels, and even the IRS are determined that he not succeed. He had been a small time dealer when he played tennis at LSU, and he had worked his way through U Miami Law as an errand boy for criminal lawyers, bondsmen, and drug traffickers. Would these experiences give him enough of an edge to survive the array of criminals and law enforcement aligned against him? "Confessions Of a Trial Lawyer" is actually two books in one, meant to be read together. But they can be read separately as two complete stories. "Opening Statement" and "Closing Argument." As the titles imply, the second is more confronational. They can be read in any order. Read two books for the price of one.

More Funny More Money

Author : Marty Wilson
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In business, you can’t afford to be forgettable. And the quickest way to connect with an audience is by having a laugh. The world’s greatest influencers know the power of a well-timed joke, and research shows that people who use humour effectively are rated higher by their colleagues, get paid more and climb the corporate ladder faster. But the best news is that being funny is a learnable skill! In More Funny, More Money award-winning comedian and TED speaker Marty Wilson shares tips and tricks for ‘funnying up’ business and improving your speeches, presentations and sales pitches. Discover how using ‘risk free’ humour can increase your ability to influence your peers, help you land that dream job and make you a more charismatic leader. Plus Marty lifts the lid on secret techniques used by stand-ups to craft funny stories, get any audience applauding, and – perhaps most importantly – recover when a joke falls flat. Entertaining, outrageous and enlightening, with this book business need never be boring.