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Criminally good advice from the sharpest minds in business. The Little Book of Badass Business features more than 170 quotes from a variety of moguls, millionaires and titans of industry - both legitimate and less so... From advice on building your empire from self-made men like Breaking Bad's Walter White, to tips on the art of negotiation from seasoned dealmakers like The Godfather's Don Vito Corleone, this collection of bite-sized quips is essential reading for anyone looking to make their mark in the corporate, cut-throat world of business. 'Greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right, greed works. Greed clarifies, cuts through, and captures the essence of the evolutionary spirit.' Gordon Gekko outlines the virtues of avarice when it comes to cold, hard cash. Wall Street (1987) 20th Century Fox. 'You're born, you take shit. You get out in the world, you take shit. You climb a little higher, you take less shit. Til one day you're up in the rarefied atmosphere and you've forgotten what shit even looks like.' Eddie Temple explains the path to success for up-and-coming entrepreneurs. Layer Cake (2004) Sony Pictures. 'Come at the king, you best not miss.' Omar Little offers some words of warning in the face of a hostile takeover. The Wire, Season 1 Episode 8: 'Lessons'.
The perfect partner for lovers of the nation's favourite TV reality lovefest. Since day dot, Love Island has had its finger on the pulse of modern dating. Through the endearing chaos of infectious one-liners, fanny flutters and dramastic chats the reality show has well and truly turned our heads. An intriguing blend of catchy lingo, cringe-worthy clangers and hilarious trademark quips has established the villa as a melting pot for Britain's best banter. Collected here - like one huge, game-changing Love Island text - are the pearls of wisdom that has made the show an instant classic. A witty and amusing reminder of the words and phrases coined by the glamorous islanders over six series, this book allows the reader to crack on while reflecting on some of the most memorable, outrageous and entertaining moments from the show. Whatever your type, this little guide to Love Island gets all our favourite moments and characters between the (paper) sheets! As Tommy says, refreshify your memory. 'There's 206 bones in the body, you wanna give me another one?' Ellie Brown practices her chat-up lines, Series 4, 2018. As seen on mirror.co.uk, 19 June 2018, by Jenny Desborough. 'Life is a test and love is the prize...' Tommy Fury gives profound advice to Curtis Pritchard, Series 5, 2019. As seen on realitytitbits.com, 12 July, 2019.
In 2008, Thomas TomSka Ridgewell uploaded a short animated film to YouTube; he called it asdfmovie. It has since been viewed more than 50 million times and has spawned eight sequels and many, many dedicated fans. Now, for the first time, the weird and wonderful world of asdf has exploded onto the page in ART IS DEAD, a book conceived and written by Tom and illustrated by Matt Ley. Featuring much-loved characters from the films, as well as brand-new, never-before-seen comics and bonus material - including the asdf origin story and Tom's own sketches - ART IS DEAD is a comic book like no other. Expect trains, potatoes, suicidal muffins and jokes about death, destruction and things talking that don't normally talk , all wrapped up in book so awkwardly shaped it will make your shelves look weird. (Sorry about that.)
The explosion of comedy into our lives in recent years with endless panel shows, stand-up shows and high-priced national stadium tours by the new generation of acts featured therein leads Stewart Lee to ask the question - what kind of material fulfills the needs of these huge audiences? With annotated transcripts of his award-winning TV series of Comedy Vehicle , TV Comedian is the major new book from the author of How I Escaped My Certain Fate and The 'If You Prefer A Milder Comedian Please Ask For One' E.P .
Listen up chumps, basically the Vicar asked us to edit the parish newsletter this month, we weren't gonna do it at first cos the vicar said 'I want you to channel your energy into doing something creative', which he knows brings back Kurtan's PTSD cos our old woodwork teacher Mr Perkins used to say it to him all the time, and when Kurtan actually DID channel his energy into something creative he managed to sand down some MDF to make a back scratcher and Darren Lacey pointed at it and laughed and called it an 'abomination to woodwork', which made Kurtan throw a chair across the room in rage and one of the chair legs hit Rob Robinson and left a dent in his forehead. So we decided to write this newsletter cos people need to the know the REAL s*** that goes down in our village, it ain't just fetes and duck races you know - it's proper f***** up. All the best, Kerry and Kurtan p.s. Kurtan wants to make it clear that although this newsletter is in book format it does not make him any of the following: Book worm Book bummer Boffin Nerd alert The lion, the witch and the book worm p.p.s If you don't buy this newsletter that's fine, but we are getting a percent of the profits to donate to the Kerry Mucklowe eating fund, so if you don't buy it I'll basically starve. Which is fine if your conscience can deal with that utter headf***. p.p.p.s If you were offended by any of the contents in this newsletter please post your complaints to PO BOX GET STUFFED.
* For 20 years the Loose Women panellists have been entertaining the nation with their forthright opinions on the vagaries of modern life. For the first time, they have come together to share intimate thoughts, fears, memories and anecdotes that are both thought-provoking and entertaining in equal measure. Loose Women: Let Loose! takes on the essential subjects of Love, Sex, Self-Esteem, Friendships, Family, Body Image and Wellness. Whether it is parenting advice from Nadia ('It's important to have a support network when you're a new parent'); Gloria's experience with bereavement ('Losing a child changes you, you can't be the same person'); Coleen's feelings about love ('I do believe there is the one - for now'); or Janet's take on mental health ('It doesn't need to be triggered by splitting up or a death, it could be happening in small ways'), there are stories that have never been shared before alongside the show's best bits, making Loose Women: Let Loose! a hilarious and honest guide to handling life's ups and downs as a 21st-century woman.
Get some Serenity Now! with the help of Frank Costanza. Experience instant gratification with this kit inspired by the immortal phrase from one of the greatest TV comedies of all time, Seinfeld. Kit includes: Serenity Now! button, which plays audio from Seinfeld of Jerry Stiller in the role of Frank Costanza2 magnets
This book delves into the official archives and recounts the history of the men who changed the face of comedy. The story is told through photographs, text, props and memorabilia, including hand-scribbled scripts, never-before-published cue sheets, artwork, unused presentation material, and more, offering the reader a unique peek into the world of these comic geniuses. The 'Dead Parrot' sketch. 'The Lumberjack Song'. 'Argument Clinic'. 'Spam'. Monty Python's Flying Circus was packed with famous skits and classic one-liners, many of which are still globally recognized, from the Hollywood Bowl to the University of Woolloomooloo. Their irreverent humour is the yardstick by which others are judged and the adjective 'Pythonesque' has been part of the English language for years. And 50 years after first broadcast, Monty Python's Flying Circus is still attracting and amusing audiences around the world. Contains a Foreword by the Pythons - including Graham Chapman from beyond the grave - and God.
Twenty-five years on from when it first aired, Still Friends is an entertaining, fascinating and deeply researched behind-the-scenes look at the success of the hit show, Friends, featuring exclusive interviews with the show's creators, cast members and industry insiders. In September 1994, six friends sat down in their favourite coffee shop and began bantering. A quarter of a century later, new fans are still finding their way into the lives of Rachel, Ross, Joey, Chandler, Monica and Phoebe, and thanks to a combination of talented creators, its intimate understanding of its youthful audience, and its reign during network television's last moment of dominance, Friends has become the most influential and beloved show of its era. Noted pop culture historian Saul Austerlitz is here to tell us how it happened. Utilizing exclusive interviews with creators David Crane and Marta Kauffman, executive producer Kevin Bright, director James Burrows, and many other producers, writers, and cast members, Still Friends tells the story of Friends' creation, its remarkable decade-long run, and its astonishing Netflix-fuelled afterlife. Readers will learn how the show was developed and cast, written and filmed. They'll be reminded of episodes like the one about the trivia contest, the prom video, and the London trip. And, of course, the saga of Ross and Rachel. They'll also discover surprising details: that Monica and Joey were the show's original romantic couple, how Danielle Steel probably saved Jennifer Aniston's career, and why Friends is still so popular today. On the 25th anniversary of this truly groundbreaking show, it's clear that Friends has a legacy that has endured beyond wildest expectations. And in this hilarious, informative, and entertaining book, readers will now understand why. As published in the US as Generation Friends.
Build yourself a box and think outside of it. Your time starts now ... In the TV show and on my marriage certificate, my job description is 'Taskmaster's Assistant'. That's what I do and it's an honour. I like Taskmaster a lot. And, of course, I love The Taskmaster. He's mountainous. If you feel in any way the same as me then you should enjoy this paperback version of the official Taskmaster book. There are tasks for you, your friends and your family. There are new tasks, secret things and sneaky tricks. And there is one swear word. So it's almost exactly like being on the show. Good luck. Make good choices. Let's do Him proud. Alex Horne Taskmaster's Assistant