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The 100 Most Pointless Things in the World A Pointless Book Written by the Presenters of the Hit BBC 1 TV Show by Alexander Armstrong, Richard Osman
  

The 100 Most Pointless Things in the World A Pointless Book Written by the Presenters of the Hit BBC 1 TV Show

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From the top BBC comedy show Pointless here are the 100 absolutely most pointless arguments to rot your brain. Quickly brushing aside the Why are we here question and that old favourite, Does God exist - yes or no -they get to the hardcore stuff and the debate over ballet or darts which is the more pointless and what element of a cooked breakfast could you leave out.

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Synopsis

The 100 Most Pointless Things in the World A Pointless Book Written by the Presenters of the Hit BBC 1 TV Show by Alexander Armstrong, Richard Osman

The world is full of pointless things. From rail replacement bus services to chip forks. From war to windchimes. From people who put cushions on beds to people who read the bit they write about the book on amazon. Look around you right now. See how many pointless things there are in just this one shop (or this one school playground if you've picked this up at a car boot fair)...Just about the only thing that isn't pointless is you. You look amazing. Join Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman, the hosts of BBC1 quiz show Pointless as they take you on a journey through The 100 Most Pointless Things in the World. Filled with play-along quiz questions and unlikely facts, their hilarious collection of musings on some of the most pointless things found in everyday modern life is the perfect blend of the obscure, the fascinating and the downright silly.

Reviews

'Pointless is a fascinating microcosm of life: as this formidable tome reveals, success therein depends on a combination of intellegence, chance and having a goood partner.' Sir Tim Rice

'I love Pointless. It's funny, and it makes me feel less thick. Like all the best dates.' Sarah Millican

'We gave one hundred people one hundred seconds to name the greatest show in the history of television. There was only one pointless answer and it was Pointless. And now in book form.' Stephen Fry

'A pointless book? Definitely. But in a good way.' Sunday Express

About the Author

Richard Osman is a creative director for Endemol UK. He has worked as an executive producer on numerous shows including 8 Out of 10 Cats and 10 O'Clock Live. Richard presents Pointless with Alexander Armstrong. Richard's popularity and tremendous knowledge of trivia led to him presenting his own BBC quiz, Two Tribes. He is also a regular on panel shows such as Have I Got News For You and writes a column for the Radio Times.

Alexander Armstrong is a presenter, comedian and actor and part of the comedy duo Armstrong and Miller. He presents the hit BBC show Pointless with Richard Osman. As well as regular appearances on panel shows such as Have I Got News For You, he also presents a show on Classic FM and writes a column for the Telegraph.

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Book Info

Publication date

23rd May 2013

Author

Alexander Armstrong, Richard Osman

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Publisher

Coronet Books an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Format

Paperback
320 pages

Categories

The Real World
Books for the Boys
Humour

TV tie-in humour
Trivia & quiz question books

ISBN

9781444762051

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