Very Classy

Even More Exceptional Advice for the Extremely Modern Lady

Author: Derek Blasberg

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 352

View: 572

Derek Blasberg is back with more brilliant commentary on what makes a lady truly classy. With all the razor-sharp insights of Classy plus new, never-before-seen pages packed with Derek's signature wit and timeless tips, VeryClassy is the best - and the only - resource for the up-to-the minute, modern young woman. Today's fast-maturing youth culture is confounded by a whole slew of classy conundrums. Like, "Is a funeral an acceptable place to meet a guy?" (No, the point of a funeral is to ponder how someone has touched your life, not how you hope someone is going to touch you later that night). And, "Should I wear my Wonderbra to the gym?" (No! Gyms are for exercise, not cleavage.) Even if you're so confident, you've been attracting guys like a honey-dipped man magnet for years - VeryClassy still has something for you. This illustrated volume is packed with advice for the girl who doesn't want to be a Relationship Chameleon, the girl who understands that skinny fat is worse than just plain fat, and the girl who needs a little help discovering the silver lining of a hangover. Very Classy is the ultimate guide for discerning this generationÕs ladies from the tramps.

Will Ferrell - Staying Classy: The Biography

Author: Ryan Hutton

Publisher: Kings Road Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 300

View: 357

He's the man who made millions laugh with a twitch of his perfectly coiffured moustache and rebooted the Internet's funny bone as one of the masterminds behind the comedy trove, FunnyOrDie.If there is comedy to be mined, you can be sure Will Ferrell will find it. From playing the school joker as a young boy to shake off the trauma of his parents' divorce to becoming one the world's most bankable movie stars, Will has always used comedy as a way to bring happiness to others. He doesn't care if you laugh at him or with him - if you're laughing at all, then he's done his job.This must-read biography of Will Ferrell explores his early days on famed US variety show Saturday Night Live and also charts Will's transition from quirky support character to being one of the world's biggest comedy stars - thanks to films like Elf, The Other Guys and, of course, a certain little-known anchorman from San Diego.Read Will Ferrell: The Biography if you want to stay classy!

The Legends of Wrestling: "Classy" Freddie Blassie

Listen, You Pencil Neck Geeks

Author: Keith Elliot Greenberg

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

View: 218

"Classy" Freddie Blassie is universally acknowledged as one of the most hated heels in wrestling history. Freddie really knew how to antagonize the fans -- how to "get heat." Death threats were frequent, enraged fans stabbed him twenty-one times, and he was even doused with acid. Undeterred, Blassie just took the action up a level. He reveled in being the heel. It was almost commonplace to see him biting his opponents and then spitting out their blood. Blassie would routinely "file" his teeth during interviews. His matches in Los Angeles' Olympic Auditorium brought him to the attention of Hollywood. Freddie's style and unpredictability made him a natural for the medium and he became one of the biggest draws in the wrestling business. In the early '60s, this notorious heel was invited to wrestle in Japan. Blassie both horrified and mesmerized sedate Japanese society. It was reported that a number of Japanese television viewers suffered fatal heart attacks after seeing Blassie bloody an opponent in the ring. A child of immigrants, Freddie grew up in a working-class neighborhood in south St. Louis. At seventeen, Freddie made his wrestling debut in a carnival. Unhappy with his choice of occupation, his family persuaded him to keep his "real" job, and for a while he worked as a meatcutter. But after serving in the Navy in World War II, Freddie returned to the world of wrestling, which was at the time still something of a carnival sideshow. Here he picked up his catch phrase: "pencil neck geek." Early in his career, Blassie wrestled on cards promoted by Jess McMahon, and would later work for both his son, Vincent James McMahon, and his grandson, Vincent Kennedy McMahon, the current owner of World Wrestling EntertainmentTM. Even after his active days in the ring came to an end, he showed that he still had the power to generate heat: "Classy" Freddie Blassie became the manager of heels, transferring to a whole new generation of wrestlers the style and knowledge that had made him a legend of wrestling. Blassie is still provoking the public, with his autobiography -- Legends of Wrestling: "Classy" Freddie Blassie -- Listen, You Pencil Neck Geeks -- written with Keith Elliot Greenberg. Freddie weaves vibrant tales of his days in wrestling with the likes of Hollywood Hulk Hogan, The Rock, George "The Animal" Steele, Capt. Lou Albano, John Tolos, The Destroyer, Killer Kowalski, Nikolai Volkoff, and the Iron Sheik. He frankly chronicles his dealings with colorful members of the wrestling fraternity and the promoters, even recounting the controversies -- like the infamous "boxer vs. wrestler" match with Muhammad Ali, who was managed by Blassie. His out-of-the-ring stories are equally compelling. Freddie details his countless sexual exploits and his three marriages. He reflects on the cult status that he gained after his song "Pencil Neck Geek" rocketed to the top of the Dr. Demento Show playlist. He recounts his touching relationship with comedian Andy Kaufman, who cast him in Breakfast with Blassie -- an underground classic in which Blassie uttered: "What the hell ever happened to the human race?"

You Are a Terrific Father Very Classy Really Talented All the Other Dads Are Yuge Disasters Everyone Agrees

Donald Trump Father's Day Novelty Gift Journal Notebook Diary, Blank Lined

Author: Snarky Fun Journals

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 110

View: 577

You Are A Great Person. Incredible Human Being. Everyone Agrees With Me Your Birthday Is Gonna Be Huge: Donald Trump Father's Day Novelty Gift Blank Lined Journal. 6x9, 110 pages printed on cream paper makes a great gift or alternative to a card. Designed to be used as a notebook, log and diary to record notes and thoughts. This special occasion journal can also be given as a fun gag gift to bring a smile and laughter to the faces of your family, friends and coworkers.

"Classy" Freddie Blassie

Listen, You Pencil Neck Geeks

Author: Fred Blassie

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 271

View: 214

Chronicles the more than forty-year career of wrestling icon "Classy" Freddie Blassie, from the early days of television to his management of such new wrestling stars as Hulk Hogan and Jesse Ventura.

You Are A Great Patriot Fantastic Citizen Very Classy Good Friend We Need More Like You Everyone Agrees

Donald Trump Happy July 4th Independence Day Novelty Gift Blank Lined Journal Notebook

Author: Advanta Publishing

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 112

View: 977

You Are A Great Patriot, Fantastic Citizen. Very Classy. Good Friend. We Need More Like You. Everyone Agrees! 6x9, 110 blank lined journal printed on cream paper makes a great gift or an alternative to a Happy July 4th card. Designed to be used as a notebook, log and diary to record notes and thoughts. This special occasion patriotic Independence Day journal can also be given as a fun gag gift to bring a smile and laughter to the faces of your family, friends and coworkers.

The Classy Aspie and The Internet's Great Game

Author: Jessica Endsley

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 342

View: 632

After being diagnosed with Asperger's at age 20, Jessica Endsley began a journey to activism for the Autistic Community, as well as a journey to authenticity and integrity while being an Autistic woman. This is her guide and her story as The Classy Aspie

You Are A Terrific Dad Incredible Father Very Classy Very Smart Everyone Knows It Believe Me

Donald Trump Fathers's Day 110-Page Blank Journal Better Than A Card

Author: Laugh House Press

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 112

View: 198

You Are A Terrific Dad Incredible Father Very Classy Very Smart Everyone Knows It Believe Me is a 6"x9" softcover, blank lined journal you can give to your dad this Father's Day. Details 110 pages of high-quality paper. Professional glossy cover. Date line at the top to help organize ideas. The perfect gift for that perfect dad on Father's Day. Better than a card!

You Are a Fantastic Dad Great Man Very Classy Good Friend Other Fathers Are Total Losers Everyone Agrees

Donald Trump Father's Day Novelty Gift Journal Diary Notebook, Blank Lined

Author: Snarky Fun Journals

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 110

View: 602

You Are A Great Person. Incredible Human Being. Everyone Agrees With Me Your Birthday Is Gonna Be Huge: Donald Trump Blank Lined Journal. 6x9, 110 pages blank lined journal printed on cream paper makes a great Father's Day Novelty gift or alternative to a card. Designed to be used as a notebook, log and diary to record notes and thoughts. This special occasion journal can also be given as a fun gag gift to bring a smile and laughter to the faces of your family, friends and coworkers.

Play on Words

Poems, Lyrics, and Other Writings of H. Bundy Shaw

Author: H. Bundy Shaw

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 399

View: 150

ALL NET PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF THIS BOOK ARE DONATED TO THE NATIONAL MS SOCIETY. Check out Bundy singing one of his songs to his Granddaughter at her Bat Mitzvah http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_CQCy7f1Xw PLAY ON WORDS is another term for pun. Pun is the humorous use of a word or phrase so as to emphasize or suggest its diff erent meanings or applications. Play can mean a dramatic composition or piece; a performance, as on the stage; exercise or activity for amusement or recreation; fun or jest, as opposed to seriousness (Dictionary.com). This book is full of humor, puns, and lots of fun. H. Bundy Shaw loved words. He loved the diff erent uses, the different meanings, and the different pronunciations of words. Bundy also loved to play the piano, sing, and make people smile. Most of all, he loved his family, friends, and extended family. This book is a sixty-year history of Bundys writing, beginning with poems he wrote during World War II, through his career with Playtex, his retirement in southern Florida until his death in 2002. He wrote lyrics for skits at the Playtex Annual Meeting, which included Trouble in Midriff City about the new Long Line Living Bra. He wrote lyrics and poems for anniversaries, weddings, birthdays, and bar and bat mitzvahs. Encompassed in them was a complete biography of the person or people he was honoring. He also wrote a musical, Our Fair Couple, which is a spoof of My Fair Lady. Bundy never earned any money from his lyrics and writing, so all the profits from the sale of this book will be donated to the National MS Society in his memory. It is my hope that these writings will bring enjoyment to you.

The Canadian Book of Snobs

Author: Victoria Branden

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN:

Category: Humor

Page: 292

View: 995

Are you a snob? Then why not learn to do it right? Study this revolutionary work and become a Canadian Snob of Distinction! Victoria Branden has traced the history of Snobbery from its pre-human roots to our own era, in our own country, and has enunciated the definitive Theory of Snobbery. She examines its evolution from its crude beginnings to its present confused state, with detailed study of the most important types of snobbery, distinguishing Goodsnobs from Badsnobs, experts from fumbling amateurs. Snobbery has influenced history at least as much as the invention of the wheel or the printing press, which were probably actually inspired by snob instincts. Always staunchly patriotic, Ms. Branden has given particular attention to Canadian Snobs, who have been until this time gravely neglected in both life and literature, and has provided Canadian Snobmodels by which we can be guided to higher and better levels of Snobbery. She finds a certain lack of professionalism among Canadian Snobs: Snobbery is not acknowledged as an Olympic contender, and has received no recognition in this year’s "black budget." So there is much to be done, urgently! Branden has thoughtfully provided Snobexercises (video later) by which you can develop Snobmuscle. Careful study, with diligent practice and iron self-discipline, will help you to achieve great heights of Snob-expertise, using techniques and materials particularly suited to the Canadian climate and social mores. Other how-to books claim to "make it easy" to succeed. We do not. Achieving Snob-distinction is hard, gruelling, and incessant work — but the rewards are incalculable. Any jerk can be a snob, and usually is. But to be a truly Great Snob, an upper-case Snob, a Snob who will go down in history like Beau Brummell or Oscar Wilde ah, that is attainable only by the few.

The Money Burn

Author: Tony Foster

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 292

View: 136

The most daring heist since the Great Train Robberya bored, complacent parole officer concocts the perfect crime. His plan is to rob an express train carrying millions of worn paper money on its way to the Treasury for destruction and replacement. No one loses anything. After all it is only paper on its way to a government furnace. Without involving himself directly, he enlists the aid of there of his parolees. Colin McCurdy, and ex-marijuana smuggler and pilot who always seems to be in the wrong place at the wrong time; Charlie Webb, a small-time fight promoter heavily in debt to loan sharks, but willing to give his all to make the biggest score of his life; Penny Warren, a gorgeous blond thirst for revenge against the system that put her away for six years for a crime she didnt commit. The Money Burn is based on an actual incident that took place in the early 70's. It is an action packed thriller with a bizarre cast of characters and a fast-paced plot that includes double-crosses, love among thieves, police chases, a final shoot-out and a surprise ending.

Depths of Life

Author: Sabrina J.

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 381

View: 481

In this sweeping work, we learn of the life and experiences of Sabrina, a Kenyan girl who is carried along on the wings of fate. Encompassing the major milestones of education, love, marriage, parenthood and death. A classic romance novel with the unique quality of having the main character from Kenya. The settings are International in scope. The story ends in Bahrain, in the Arabian Gulf.

What Type of Bitch Are You?

Author: Daniel E. Ouellette

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 45

View: 948

There is a lot more to being a bitch than being spiteful or overbearing and this book will help you understand the complexities of being a true bitch. As you read through this book you will begin to understand what a true bitch is and exactly which type of bitch you really are.I hope you enjoy discovering the complexities of being a bitch and finish reading this book with a full understanding of yourself and those around you.

Parallel Stories

A Novel

Author: Péter Nádas

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 1152

View: 147

A New York Times Notable Book for 2011 In 1989, the year the Wall came down, a university student in Berlin on his morning run finds a corpse on a park bench and alerts the authorities. This scene opens a novel of extraordinary scope and depth, a masterwork that traces the fate of myriad Europeans—Hungarians, Jews, Germans, Gypsies—across the treacherous years of the mid-twentieth century. Three unusual men are at the heart of Parallel Stories: Hans von Wolkenstein, whose German mother is linked to secrets of fascist-Nazi collaboration during the 1940s; Ágost Lippay Lehr, whose influential father has served Hungary's different political regimes for decades; and András Rott, who has his own dark record of mysterious activities abroad. The web of extended and interconnected dramas reaches from 1989 back to the spring of 1939, when Europe trembled on the edge of war, and extends to the bestial times of 1944–45, when Budapest was besieged, the Final Solution devastated Hungary's Jews, and the war came to an end, and on to the cataclysmic Hungarian Revolution of October 1956. We follow these men from Berlin and Moscow to Switzerland and Holland, from the Mediterranean to the North Sea, and of course, from village to city in Hungary. The social and political circumstances of their lives may vary greatly, their sexual and spiritual longings may seem to each of them entirely unique, yet Péter Nádas's magnificent tapestry unveils uncanny reverberating parallels that link them across time and space.This is Péter Nádas's masterpiece—eighteen years in the writing, a sensation in Hungary even before it was published, and almost four years in the translating. Parallel Stories is the first foreign translation of this daring, demanding, and momentous novel, and it confirms for an even larger audience what Hungary already knows: that it is the author's greatest work.

The Chinese Walking Stick

And Other Short Stories

Author: Eugene Weisberger

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 192

View: 414

Meet Eugene Weisberger, 76-year-old adventurer, and read his inspiring short stories. At 68, Gene had his first of many cancer bouts. He wondered if he would ever travel again. His oncologist assured him "traveling never effects growth of cancer cells" and "make the best use of your time." This collection of short stories is about the adventures of a world traveler who would not give up an active exciting life for a dreaded disease. It is the study of a man's indomitable spirit, a love of life and, against all odds, to quote Joseph Campbell, would not cease to " follow his bliss". Sometimes in a wheelchair, (Wheeling Around The Nile) often with a cane and under narcotics for pain, (Five Days In Hell) Gene continued to see the world and its beauty, (Misty Peggy's Cove) and people and their struggles(China's 1.2 Billion). Gene is an inspiration to many of his on-line readership of hundreds who look forward to his adventure stories (Life and Death In the Serengeti) in out-of-the-way places. (Exciting Spitzbergen) One trip he and his wife never took was to Antarctica (because of a setback in his cancer battle). He still dreams of traveling there and some day will. When he announces his next destination, his family no longer says, "what, you're going where!" but rather "Send a post card or buy a souvenir."

We Know Too Much

A Novel of Things That Happened

Author: Dennis Doph

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 180

View: 474

Based on a true story, step inside the horror of one Brooklyn apartment in the mid-1970s. Ham and Von are best friends, and they believe they've found the opportunity of a lifetime-a cheap place to live in New York City. Mysteriously, the apartment has not been occupied in over forty years. They soon discover the reason for the vacancy: it is apparently inhabited by a ghost. Once settled in to their new home, the boys begin to notice wild temperature changes and witness things flying around the room of their own accord. They decide to call in a white witch to learn more about the ghost by way of a late-night seance. But nothing is quite as it seems in New York of the seventies. Surrounded by a party mentality filled with drugs, sex, and music, the boys have trouble fighting whatever haunts their home. Soon, a friend with possible good intentions begins experimenting with the Brazilian Old Religion, known as Macondo. Brutality breaks out in their once peaceful Brooklyn neighborhood. A beloved cat is donated to the white witch as a "familiar." The two find their lives have been rapidly turned upside-down. Based on the actual experiences of author Dennis Doph, "We Know Too Much" is a story of terror, tough choices, and lasting friendships."