602 Reasons to Be Ticked Off

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Andrews McMeel Publishing, Dec 11, 2012 - Humor - 304 pages
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Don't you hate it when you tell some ignoramus you're from a certain city and they say, "Oh, do you know my friend Henry?" Or, lousy gift givers who say, "I kept the receipt, if you want to return it," so instead of a gift you end up with an extra errand? Well, so does stand-up comedian Paul Nardizzi. 602 Reasons to Be Ticked Off is his pointed response to the Things to Be Happy About series. Categorized by topic, the book features more than 600 quick-hit anecdotes on things that people do that grate on our collective nerves. Like smokers who blow smoke in your face because they know they're damaging their lungs, so why not bring along a few hostages? Whether it's a type of person-such as police officers, postal workers, or the elderly-or an annoying circumstance-like driving, air travel, marriage, or job interviews-Nardizzi has had it up to here (place hand palm-down six inches over head). The book offers a hilarious mix of proven-funny lines from his stand-up act as well as original material on the above subjects-and then some. This laugh-out-loud-funny gift book of PG-13 humor is sure to be enjoyed by anyone from kids in their early teens on up to old people dying in nursing homes.
 

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Contents

Section 1
18
Section 2
30
Section 3
32
Section 4
38
Section 5
46
Section 6
58
Section 7
60
Section 8
62
Section 15
132
Section 16
134
Section 17
136
Section 18
186
Section 19
196
Section 20
216
Section 21
236
Section 22
268

Section 9
76
Section 10
78
Section 11
90
Section 12
96
Section 13
104
Section 14
108
Section 23
270
Section 24
276
Section 25
280
Section 26
284
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Paul Nardizzi is a stand-up comedian and author who has appeared on Late Night with Conan O'Brien numerous times. He appears in a cartoon scheduled to debut on Comedy Central in spring 2004. He won the 2001 Boston Comedy Competition and has made appearances on "The Best Damn Sports Show Period" and "Comcast Comedy Spotlight." Paul is the author of "The Sarcastic Sports Trivia Book: Vol. 1 and 2." He also writes a humorous sports column for several major newspapers. As someone who appears in front of major comedy club audiences five nights a week and regularly on local radio stations nationwide, he has a natural platform for his book. When he's not traveling, his favorite gig is being at his home in Framingham, Mass., with his wife and four children.

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