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Stand-Up Put-Downs By Rufus Hound

Stand-Up Put-Downs
by Rufus Hound

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For a stand-up comedian, a heckler is either a curse or a blessing. On one hand, the drunk at the back of the room yelling incoherent nonsense can ruin the evening for everyone. But on the other, a funny, well-timed heckle can really ramp up the laughter in the room. In this title, the author has compiled 200 of his favourites.
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Stand-Up Put-Downs by Rufus Hound

For a stand-up comedian, a heckler is either a curse or a blessing. On one hand, the drunk at the back of the room yelling incoherent nonsense can ruin the evening for everyone. But on the other, a funny, well-timed heckle can really ramp up the laughter in the room. Either way, all stand-ups know they must be prepared to deal with hecklers by using the most effective weapon at their disposal - the put-down. Whether they are sharp enough to fire them off on the spot or they have a battery of tried-and-tested insults to suit every different occasion, put-downs are an essential part of every comedian's repertoire. Here Rufus Hound, compere extraordinaire, has compiled 200 of his favourites. Read on, and laugh along at some of the funniest insults in comedy history.

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About Rufus Hound


Rufus Hound has co-hosted Glastonbury and Top of the Pops with Fearne Cotton, sparred with Marcus Brigstocke on Argumental, done silly things with Keith Lemon on Celebrity Juice, said some quite interesting things on QI, picked apart the polls on 8 Out of 10 Cats, shown off his business nous in The Apprentice: You're Fired and presented his own Channel 4 show, My Funniest Year. Despite all these TV appearances, Rufus's first love will always be live stand-up and he's had plenty of practice putting down hecklers.

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GOR003223638
Stand-Up Put-Downs by Rufus Hound
Rufus Hound
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Transworld Publishers Ltd
2011-10-13
128
0593068068
9780593068069
N/A
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