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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 .
The Porcelain Throne, set at the heart of the smallest room and witness to our dark business, can also be the seat of reflection and self-improvement. With that aim, this book contains more than one hundred dilatory games, tricks, puzzles, projects and pranks. Learn to make toilet roll tube gargoyles and an origami dragon, gain deep knowledge of toilet roll telekinesis, and discover the secret of the vanishing toothbrush trick. Many more amusing diversions and exciting challenges jostle for your attention to see you through those long bathroom visits.
2019 marks the tenth season of Mad as Hell and Shaun Micallef's twenty-fifth year in comedy. What better way to celebrate than with a comprehensive collection of the funniest scripts and scenes from Micallef's long TV career? These pages not only feature the highlights of Mad as Hell - dubbed 'the best 30 minutes on Australian TV' by the Sydney Morning Herald - but also favourites from Full Frontal, The Micallef P(r)ogram(me) and Newstopia. With perenially wicked wit, Micallef and his co-writer Gary McCaffrie usher us behind the scenes with hilarious footnotes to their most loved sketches.
You're hooked on BREAKING BAD. You've got high on the escapades of Walt and Jessie. Now it's come to an end and you're missing your latest fix. Well we have just the drug for you: BAKING BAD. 98% pure but 100% edible and delicious, BAKING BAD is a spoof recipe book created in homage to the TV series that we STILL can't stop talking about. A cookbook for fans of the greatest cult show ever produced (and no gasmask is required). From 'Ricin Crispie Treats' to Walt's patented 'Meth Muffins' (complete with blue sugar crystals), 'Apple & Banana Hank-cakes' to 'Chocolate Gustavo Fingers' and 'Heisen-batten-Burg Cake' (topped with a licorice hat), this book comes with so many in-jokes that you'll need a fake carwash just to process them. So, get your protective gear on and your tool kit ready. Because, as Jessie would say, 'Let's Cook. B*tch'.
With season 2 now released, don't miss out on getting the perfect gift for any Stranger Things fan in your life. Grab your Eggos and prepare to enter Hawkins, Indiana - just don't forget your fairy lights If you devoured Stranger Things and you're looking to fill the demogorgon-sized hole in your life, then look no further than Notes From the Upside Down. This fan handbook is here to tell you more about the origins of the show, including the mysterious Montauk Project conspiracy theory, get you clued up on the inspirations behind the characters, and assess the show's DNA. If you've ever wondered why Spielberg is such a huge influence, which Stephen King books you need to read (HINT: pretty much all of them) and how State Trooper David O'Bannon earned his name, then this book is for you. Guy Adams is a superfan and this is his amusing and informative guide to everything you're going to need to know to understand Stranger Things.
All of time and space...where do you want to start? Governed by Time Lord technology, the TARDIS Type Forty is the most powerful craft in the universe and this comprehensive fully illustrated manual holds the key to its operation. The appearance of the Doctor's TARDIS, both inside and out, has changed many times over the years, and this manual features every incarnation - including the latest version for the Thirteenth Doctor. The manual covers the console with fully labelled detailed schematic diagrams for each function, the ship's famous chameleon circuit, as well as floorplans, specifics of dematerialisation, the use of force fields and tractor beams and much more. Complete with case studies of the wonder-craft in action, taken from the TARDIS's many trips through space and time, this manual is an essential guide to the wonders of the Whoniverse.
The award-winning BBC comedy This Country documents the day-to-day lives of young cousins Kerry and Lee 'Kurtan' Mucklowe who live in a small village in the Cotswolds. Filmed in the same mocumentary style as The Office, the show follows them as they interact with the other residents of their claustrophobic Cotswold village: the local vicar (and one-time 80s popstar), Reverend Francis Seaton; aspiring tattoo artist, bodyguard and S Club 7 fan, Mandy Harris; and self-confessed peeper and bookies' favourite for Worst Father in Britain, Martin Mucklowe. Described by the Guardian's Lucy Mangan as 'perfection', Helen Bownass in Stylist as 'the funniest show on TV' and Simon Horsford in the Daily Telegraph as 'superb', This Country has run for two series and is already a smash hit with viewers, winning three BAFTA awards (for Best Comedy Writers, Best Scripted Comedy and Best Female Performance in a Comedy) and three RTS Programme Awards. The recent iPlayer special garnered 5 million streams alone. Now, this autumn, comes the first official tie-in. In keeping with the mocumentary style of the show, and in the manner of best TV comedy books, This Is This Country is a hilarious 'in world' spoof, and a parody of local parish newsletters. Featuring, among others, 'Kerry's Village Tw*t List', the vicar's poetry, a log of all the times Kerry and Kurtan have seen Laurence Llewellyn-Bowen around the village, Mandy's correspondence to her adopted dog Digby, Kerry's neighbourhood watch diary, and hilarious adverts, notices and pictures of village life, This is This Country is as brilliantly observed as the show itself and a must-have for fans.
* 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.
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.
The Star Wars galaxy is a dangerous place. Be prepared! Would you survive in the spice mines of Kessel? Could you escape from a giant space slug? From tackling extreme weather and finding shelter, to avoiding social pitfalls, learn what to do to stay alive in a galaxy far, far away. (c) & TM Lucasfilm Ltd.