The Funny Thing Is

The Funny Thing Is

Book - 2003
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Ellen DeGeneres published her first book of comic essays, the #1 bestselling My Point...And I Do Have One, way back in 1996. Not one to rest on her laurels, the witty star of stage and screen has since dedicated her life to writing a hilarious new book. That book is this book. After years of painstaking, round-the-clock research, surviving on a mere twenty minutes of sleep a night, and collaborating with lexicographers, plumbers, and mathematicians, DeGeneres has crafted a work that is both easy to use and very funny. Along with her trademark ramblings, The Funny Thing Is... contains hundreds of succinct insights into her psyche and offers innovative features including: More than 50,000 simple, short words arranged in sentences that form paragraphs. Thousands of observations on everyday life-- from terrible fashion trends to how to handle seating arrangements for a Sunday brunch with Paula Abdul, Diane Sawyer, and Eminem. All twenty-six letters of the alphabet. Sure to make you laugh, The Funny Thing an indispensable reference for anyone who knows how to read or wants to fool people into thinking they do
Publisher: London : Simon & Schuster, 2003
ISBN: 9780743247634
Branch Call Number: 818.5402 De Generes 2004
Characteristics: x, 177 pages ; 22 cm

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This is hilarious! Ellen is an amazing talk show host but wait till you hear her as an author

Jan 23, 2012

Although her personality sells her humor better on screen, Ellen provides plenty of laughs, often at her own expense. It may help to already be familiar with her TV humor.

Nov 06, 2010

Hilarious - a must read! A joke in every paragraph, easy to relate to and makes you have a fun time. I've always loved Ellen, so good for her for not only managing to be funny on her show but on paper too!


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