Life and Laughing

  • Filename: life-and-laughing.
  • ISBN: 9780141969718
  • Release Date: 2010-10-14
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Michael McIntyre
  • Publisher: Penguin UK

Discover Michael McIntyre's hilarious life-story in Life and Laughing. Michael McIntyre is Britain's biggest comedy star. He has released two record-breaking DVDs, Live and Laughing and Hello Wembley; hosts his own BAFTA-nominated BBC1 series, Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow; and has picked up British Comedy Awards for Best Live Stand-Up and Best Male TV Comic. Last year he became the youngest ever host of the Royal Variety Performance, and now in 2011 he takes the hot seat as a judge in the hit ITV show Britain's Got Talent. How did he get there? Michael reveals all in his remarkably honest and hilarious autobiography. His showbiz roots, his appalling attempts to attract the opposite sex, his fish-out-of-water move from public to state school and his astonishing journey from selling just one ticket at the Edinburgh Festival to selling half a million tickets on his last tour. Michael McIntyre's Life and Laughing is riveting, poignant, romantic and above all very, very funny. Michael McIntyre was born in South London in 1976 to parents from the world of showbiz. His Hungarian mother was a dancer and his Canadian father co-wrote The Kenny Everett Television Show. Now he is a stand-up comedian who in 2009 sold out a record six nights at Wembley Arena and four nights at London's O2. Michael lives in North London with his wife Kitty and their sons Lucas and Oscar. This is his first book.

New Life of Laughter

  • Filename: new-life-of-laughter.
  • ISBN: 9781481794718
  • Release Date: 2013-05-13
  • Number of pages: 104
  • Author: Adrian Osborn Moyo
  • Publisher: Author House

From London to South Africa and the United States of America. A man meets love unexpectedly. He’s a father of two, but the woman he meets is satisfied on every imaginable level and knows they will be an astonishing couple.

Sir David Jason A Life of Laughter

  • Filename: sir-david-jason-a-life-of-laughter.
  • ISBN: 9781782190721
  • Release Date: 2012-09-03
  • Number of pages: 300
  • Author: Stafford Hildred
  • Publisher: John Blake Publishing

David Jason is Britain's best-loved star. From his wonderful characterisation of Del Boy in Only Fools and Horses to Detective Jack Frost and Mr Micawber, he has captured the heart of a nation. This remarkable biography traces the life of Britain's favourite actor from his humble roots in north London through his days as an electrician to Sir David Jason, the icon we all know and love. Recruited to an early Monty Python project for his masterful sense of timing, David soon attracted the attention of Ronnie Barker with whom he appeared in episodes of the classic BBC comedy series Porridge and Open All Hours. He has gone on to create many of television's popular and enduring characters, earning numerous accolades, including the Royal Television Society's Award for Best Actor, a Top Television Comedy Actor at the British Comedy Awards and a BAFTA fellowship for his outstanding contribution to television. He also received the ultimate tribute in 2005; a knighthood from the Queen. Revealing the man behind Del Boy, Pop Larkin and Jack Frost, this authoritative biography offers valuable insight into his life and loves, covering the tragic loss of his partner of eighteen years, Myfanwy Talog, and the joy of his secret wedding to new love Gill Hinchcliffe, and the birth of their daughter Sophie Mae. It paints a complete portrait of one of England's funniest and most talented actors; a true national treasure.

Laughing on the Outside

  • Filename: laughing-on-the-outside.
  • ISBN: 9781466878433
  • Release Date: 2014-08-19
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Author: Martin Knelman
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Funny and gentle, John Candy was loved by millions of movie fans for playing true-to-life characters. Whether as the irrepressible bon vivant in Splash, the misunderstood slob in Uncle Buck, or the generous lonely salesman in Planes, Trains, and Automobiles, John Candy struck a perfect balance between self-deprecating humor and irresistible, emotional warmth. But behind the scenes, beneath the booming laughter, award-winning journalist Martin Knelman in Laughing on the Outside paints a compassionate portrait of John Candy--a man blessed by comic genius and goodness of heart who was ultimately and sadly undermined by self-doubt and misguided ambition.

Life Love Laughter

  • Filename: life-love-laughter.
  • ISBN: 9781429935258
  • Release Date: 2009-06-09
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Author: Osho
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

In this collection of reflections, Osho's inspiring and loving stories go far beyond the usual chicken-soup fare. Life, Love, Laughter establishes a new genre of reflective and inspirational text stripped of all platitudes and clichés, and absolutely in tune with the realities of the 21st century. In this artful work, Osho mixes entertainment and inspiration, ancient Zen stories and contemporary jokes to help us to find love, laughter, and ultimately, happiness. Life, Love, Laughter includes an original talk by Osho on DVD. This visual component enables the reader to experience the direct wisdom and humor of Osho straight from the source.

Laughing at Life

  • Filename: laughing-at-life.
  • ISBN: 9780595379408
  • Release Date: 2006-03
  • Number of pages: 132
  • Author: Mike Benn
  • Publisher: iUniverse

In the entertaining collection Laughing At Life: Tall Tales & Other Short Stories, author Mike Benn shares many of his amusing life experiences as he delves into "tough" questions, such as: Have you ever caught a duck-while fishing? When your children say jump, do you just ask how high? What happens when the doctor becomes the patient? How significant is that red flashing light on your car's instrument panel? Join Benn in his search for "the perfect stool", and experience his frustration after purchasing the latest state-of-the-art home cinema equipment to the envy of all his friends-and after six months, still not being able to get it to work. Laughing at Life takes you on a trip-sometimes more like a stumble-down memory lane, from Benn's childhood in Perth, Australia, to his present-day life in Israel.Encompassing subjects ranging from living in a household of females to the adventures of traveling, and from coping with modern technology to personal health issues, Laughing at Life draws you into the Benn's world, allowing you to view the humorous side of life's challenges that daily affect each and every one of us.

Laughing at life

  • Filename: laughing-at-life.
  • ISBN: STANFORD:36105070744342
  • Release Date: 1975
  • Number of pages: 188
  • Author: Bill Prince
  • Publisher:

Laughing through Life

  • Filename: laughing-through-life.
  • ISBN: 9781504924696
  • Release Date: 2015-07-29
  • Number of pages: 390
  • Author: Larry Moran
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse

This hilarious book invites you to sit down and share dinner with the Morans, a family of ten children, and after dinner to share in the family’s pranks and crises. You will walk the streets of Carmel, Indiana, a quiet, small town, visit its shops, and meet its neighborly people. Along the way, you will learn what it was like growing up in a large family in a small town during the 1950s and 1960s. Whimsical and, at times, knee-slapping tales guide you through childhood, teen years, early adulthood, and beyond. You get a peek at family dynamics and the struggles of an insecure boy’s first encounters with romance. You also learn what it was like to be a journalist, a government economist, a parent, and a golf fanatic. The stories are warm, touching, and always funny. The people you meet, mostly based on the author’s siblings, are friendly and fun-loving. The situations, based on real events and family lore, will keep you laughing. The author helps you see life through humor’s prism.

Living Beyond Survival Laughing Loving Sharing Life

  • Filename: living-beyond-survival-laughing-loving-sharing-life.
  • ISBN: 1463439903
  • Release Date: 2011-09-27
  • Number of pages: 84
  • Author: Van Johns
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse

Growth is a continuous process that begins at conception. Come, let us review the history events from a past life. As we take this walk together through time, think with expectation of a growing process.

Laughing Matters

  • Filename: laughing-matters.
  • ISBN: 9781598587869
  • Release Date: 2008-11
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Author: Sharon May
  • Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing

"I think my mom must have skipped her prenatal vitamins the day my fetal chromosomes for domesticity were forming. The only thing domestic about me is that I'm housebroken - usually." Introducing Sharon May, who dedicates her weekly humor column to the idea that Laughing Matters. In every column, she invites us to roll with life's punches by joining her in laughing at ourselves and the zany world we live in. For ten years, Sharon has been entertaining Southern Utah newspaper readers with her hilarious accounts of everyday life. She delivers the grins in such common experiences as assembling furniture with directions that begin, "Align Dowel D-3 with Hole H-26 in Door B"; fighting thighs the size of grain silos; pulling out a tree root obviously wound around the earth's core; misplacing eyeglasses in the microwave; and operating complicated technology such as toenail clippers. And then there was that time she tried to weigh her head in the grocery store produce scale ... Sharon's hilarious mishaps and uniquely worded observations reveal a screwball world that every reader will recognize at once. She takes the mundane and makes us laugh at her foibles and misadventures, which are our own as well, no matter who we are. SHARON MAY has been a humor columnist since 1998. She has been a middle-school, high-school and college English teacher for even more years, and did a two-year stint as managing editor of a weekly newspaper. She grew up in the suburbs of Los Angeles but has lived the last decade in Hurricane, Utah, from where she launches her adventures into the Southwest. Laughing Matters is her second book. She can be contacted at [email protected]

Laughing Stock

  • Filename: laughing-stock.
  • ISBN: 9781423607045
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 112
  • Author: Texas Bix Bender
  • Publisher: Gibbs Smith

Henry Ward Beecher said “the common sense of one century is the common sense of the next.”That said, these pocket-sized humor books pack quite a bit of punch—lines that is. With more than1.5 million copies in print, their all-new look will leave a whole new generation in stitches!

Life After Rehab Volume I

  • Filename: life-after-rehab-volume-i.
  • ISBN: 9781457507625
  • Release Date: 2011-08
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Author: M. A. Hoffman
  • Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing

If you are in recovery, or know someone who is, Life After Rehab is exactly what you need, an entertaining roadmap to higher consciousness. More than 30 easy-to-read and thought provoking chapters make an excellent complement to any sobriety program. Life After Rehab is the first recovery book to combine spiritual psychology, mindfulness meditation and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in one volume. Life After Rehab is not a 12-Step recovery book. It will help you develop a program of your own if you choose. Life After Rehab offers everything from the powerful technique of Jungian active imagination to logical thinking skills. Life After Rehab teaches the four components all psychotherapists, sobriety mentors and meditation teachers agree are essential for recovery - abstinence, common sense, improved social functioning and serious self-exploration. Read and enjoy. Michael Hoffman practices as an author and psychotherapist in Dana Point, California. His writing and counseling, based on the consciousness teachings of Dr. Carl Gustav Jung and Siddhartha Gautama Buddha, discuss the emotional and spiritual freedoms all people deserve. He belongs to the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the Philemon Society and the Buddhist Recovery Network. He has served on the Board of Directors of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, is a Master's Level Registered Addiction Specialist and serves as a mindfulness meditation facilitator for Vipassana Support International. Hoffman earned a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology with Emphasis on Depth Psychology from the Pacifica Graduate Institute in 2006 and is a Doctoral Candidate in Addictive Disorders (Dr.AD) at the Breining Institute. His writing has been published in Tricycle - The Buddhist Review, and he has received the Public Relations Society of America's Protos Award for Excellence in Journalism. He graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism in 1968 and the University of California at Santa Barbara where he earned graduate degrees in English and Education in 1972. He holds Secondary, Community College and Adult Education teaching credentials with the State of California."

Help I Can t Stop Laughing

  • Filename: help-i-can-t-stop-laughing.
  • ISBN: 9780310319511
  • Release Date: 2008-11-11
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Ann Spangler
  • Publisher: Zondervan

But be forewarned, once you start, you may not be able to stop! Help, I Can’t Stop Laughing! offers a collection of nonstop fun, foibles, and rib-tickling humor for those who know that laughter is the best medicine.Contributors like Barbara Johnson, Martha Bolton, Mark Lowry, Patsy Clairmont, Becky Freeman, and Chonda Pierce share their most hilarious and embarrassing moments to remind you that God’s love and a little laughter will keep you smiling no matter what curves life throws you.This cheerful collection of quips, stories, anecdotes, and quotes offers a continual source of refreshment in the midst of life’s struggles and stresses. Let the laughter begin!

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