There is no better, faster, or more effective way to reach out and grab an audienceas attention than the adroit use of humor. An apt, well-timed joke can soothe the hostile, focus the uninterested, and the spur on the enthusiastic. In this latest collection from Robert Orben, master of the one-liner and fountain of humor for the great TV and stand-up comics, are gathered over 2500 short, relevant, and sharp laugh-getters that can easily be added to speeches, lectures, presentations, or casual conversation. Arranged into several hundred categories for ease in selection, the subject matter is topicalaranging from acupuncture and air pollution to womenas liberation and X-rated movies. Most of the jokes are one-liners that move with a snap and a sizzle that anecdotes and lengthy stories lack. Here you will find openings and closings for speeches, plus random and specific comment invaluable to anyone who has ever been called upon to asay a few words.a A marvelous tool for speakers, writers, and performers, Mr. Orbenas newest book will also provide hours of laugh-filled reading for everyone.I wona#39;t say what the new shows are like but ita#39;s the first time I ever saw a TV repairman back in. Show me the man who laughs when ... I knew it the minute TV Guide showed up in a plain brown wrapper. You have no idea whata#39;s happening onanbsp;...
|Title||:||2500 Jokes to Start 'Em Laughing|
|Publisher||:||Doubleday - 2012-05-23|