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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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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SKU GOR003223638
Title Stand-Up Put-Downs
Author By (author) Rufus Hound
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Transworld Publishers Ltd
Year Published 2011
Number of Pages 128
ISBN 10 0593068068
ISBN 13 9780593068069
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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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. 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.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR003223638
Title Stand-Up Put-Downs
Author By (author) Rufus Hound
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Transworld Publishers Ltd
Year Published 2011
Number of Pages 128
ISBN 10 0593068068
ISBN 13 9780593068069
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No