Get Me Out of Here!: Exit Strategies for All Occasions

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Running Press, 2007 - Humor - 127 pages
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Have you ever been stuck with a bore at a party? Bumped into your ex-husband with his new girlfriend? Suffered through a long car trip with your boss? Gotten sucked into attending your friend’s foreign wedding? You’ll have better luck next time escaping at the last minute or avoiding the situation entirely once you’ve mastered David Jacobson’s hilarious and ingenious techniques for finding the trap door in any social quagmire. Get Me Out of Here! provides expert advice and killer lines that really work, whether you’re trying to avoid making small talk on a bus or desperate to leave your own party early. Every conceivable life scenario is anticipated here and addressed, from avoiding a landlord to evading your in-laws. With dozens of detailed illustrations, this entertaining reference gives step-by-step guidance on how to extricate yourself from almost any delicate situation.

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Contents

Introduction
8
Avoiding Small Talk on Mass Transit
14
Avoiding Giving Feedback on Someones Magnum Opus
20
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

David Jacobson is a humorist and journalist who has co-written Esquire’s “Dubious Achievement Awards,” as well as Business 2.01’s “101 Dumbest Moments in Business” and “Hits & Misses.” He wrote the funny stuff in The Rules: A Man’s Guide to Life, was a consulting editor for Maxim and Details, and has written for Life, Salon, Cosmopolitan, Men’s Health, and many others. Before giving up employee dental coverage, Jacobson was a staff feature writer for The Detroit News and The Hartford Courant. He lives in San Francisco, CA.

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