Give Up: Life's an Adventure for Most... A Concussion for You - 150 Demotivation Posters

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Ulysses Press, 2010 - Humor - 151 pages
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Do sugar-coated lies and cliché photos actually motivate you to do better? Of course not!

If you want to get ahead in life, you need to know how things really work. You need posters that reveal the cold, hard truth. You need to be demotivated.

By offering demotivational messages accompanied by ridiculous images, the author turns the motivational message upside down with very funny results. Faux versions of the kitschy motivational poster are already a wildly popular Internet phenomenon, but never have they been done with such savage humor as in this book. The author offers a variety of entertaining options, such as a baseball player eating dirt while missing a fly ball paired with the caption "Humiliation: There's no Point Trying, You Just Look Ridiculous." Another poster pairs a distressed surgeon with, "Failure: Sometimes it is a Matter of Life and Death."


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Funny and demotivating, what more could you want?

User Review  - Bob Etier - Borders

You’ve seen them everywhere—framed motivational posters featuring sports and outdoor photographs, and words of encouragement. They’re in your doctor’s office, hanging over the desk of the supermarket ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Paul Koehorst is a TV/Radio writer and producer currently working for On Air with Ryan Seacrest.

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