Poetry Books by Robert Orben

Robert Orben Books, Robert Orben poetry book Great Presidential Wit Authors: Robert J. Dole
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Published Date: 2001-01-01
Categories: Humor
The senator and former presidential candidate collects bipartisan presidential humor from famous, and not-so-famous, chief executives, from Washington to Clinton. 125,000 first printing.

Robert Orben Books, Robert Orben poetry book Magicdotes - A Book Of Anecdotes And Stories About Magic, Magicians, And Mentalists Authors: Robert Orben
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
Published Date: 2016-08-26
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
This text contains a collection of magical anecdotes to be used by a magician for a number of reasons, ranging from comedic purposes to fabricating their personal history. Section one contains original gags and anecdotes about magicians, which can be used either as straight comedy material in your act of as general gems of interest. Section two contains some of the best anecdotes to have been published in the years leading up to the publication of this book. Contained in section three are a number of the best anecdotes sent to the author in response to a nation-wide appeal. Section four contains straight comedy routines that can be used as such, or from which individual gags can be extracted for use in your magic routines. This is a text that will be of considerable use to the working magician, as well as providing interesting and entreating reading for those merely interested in magic. We are proud to republish this antique book here complete with a new introduction on magic tricks.

Robert Orben Books, Robert Orben poetry book 2,000 Sure-Fire Jokes for Speakers Authors: Robert Orben
Publisher: Main Street Books
Published Date: 2011-02-16
Categories: Humor
A Bonanza of Short, Sharp, Topical Jokes for Speakers, Toastmasters, Performers, and Communicators

Robert Orben Books, Robert Orben poetry book Radio Live! Television Live! Authors: Robert L. Mott
Publisher: McFarland
Published Date: 2003-12-11
Categories: Performing Arts
During the "golden age" of live radio and television, writers, performers, and producers created their programs in an environment far different from the studios of today. With live programming, anything could happen, and often did. Robert L. Mott, a veteran writer and Emmy-nominated sound effects creator of the live era, recreates the days when television and radio programs were performed live. He includes personal reminiscences as well as a forthright look behind the microphones: horses' hooves were played by coconuts, African-American women were played by white males, and television actors might ad lib an entire program that didn't go as planned. Celebrities like Red Skelton and Jackie Gleason, as well as the unsung heroes in the sound booth and backstage, step up to the mike here. Behind-the-scenes photographs are also included in this account of the exciting--but not always glamorous--world that was "live on the air."

Robert Orben Books, Robert Orben poetry book 2100 Laughs for All Occasions Authors: Robert Orben
Publisher: Main Street Books
Published Date: 2011-02-23
Categories: Humor
Compiled by a top comedy writer, a rib-tickling collection of sharp, topical one-liners on every subject under the sun, alphabetically arranged by category for easy use.

Robert Orben Books, Robert Orben poetry book Speaker's Handbook of Humor Authors: Robert Orben
Publisher: Merriam Webster
Published Date: 2000
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
This practical guide to the effective use of humor in public speeches and presentations includes step-by-step directions for telling jokes, working the audience, dealing with stage fright, and more. Also contains a special section on handling a host of surprising situations, from angry audiences to extreme temperatures, plus extensive coverage of roasts.

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Success And Failure
 by Edgar Albert Guest

I do not think all failure's undeserved,
And all success is merely someone's luck;
Some men are down because they were unnerved,
And some are up because they kept their pluck.
Some men are down because they chose to shirk;
Some men are high because they did their work.

I do not think that all the poor are good,

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