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The Most Interesting People in Movies By David Bruce
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Print edition. This book includes 250 anecdotes about movies, including this one: When she was a little girl, actress Samantha Morton attended drama club with other little kids. For one lesson, she... More > was supposed to improvise a scene with another little girl. The two girls stood in front of the group, and the drama teacher whispered to little Samantha the theme of the improvisation: “The other girl’s stolen your hamster.” Samantha responded by improvising in her own way. She says, “I beat the crap out of this girl, and they didn’t ask me back.”< Less
Reality is Fabulous: 250 Anecdotes and Stories By David Bruce
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This book contains 250 anecdotes, including this one: Harry “Steamboat” Johnson was a flamboyant minor-league umpire who wrote and published an autobiography, "Standing the... More > Gaff." Before games, boys would sell copies of the book to fans in the grandstand. Often, the fans would become angry at Steamboat and throw copies of his book at him. No problem. He simply gathered up the copies of his book and sold them again at the next game.< Less
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds: Volume 2 By David Bruce
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This book collects 250 stories about good deeds, including this one: When the great 19th-century actor Sir Henry Irving discovered an old woman who needed money to survive but who couldn’t... More > work, he would hire her to take care of the cats in his theater. Later, he was going to hire an old woman to take care of the cats, but then he discovered that he had already hired three old women to take care of the cats. Therefore, he hired this old woman to take care of the three old women who took care of the cats.< Less
The Funniest People in Television and Radio: 250 Anecdotes By David Bruce
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Paperback edition. This book contains 250 anecdotes about television and radio, including this one: Humorist Frank Sullivan had a sister named Kate, who bought a TV in the days when TVs were rare.... More > Very quickly, she called a TV repairman, who asked, “What seems to be wrong with it?” She replied, “Well, for one thing, a lot of the programs are lousy.”< Less
Bride of the Funniest People in Religion and Families: 500 Anecdotes By David Bruce
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Paperback edition. This book contains such anecdotes as these: 1) When Panamanian salsa singer Rubén Blades married Lisa Lebenzon, an Anglo (a white American not of Spanish descent)... More > non-Spanish speaker, he asked her to learn Spanish so he could speak his native language at home. She finished in only seven months a Spanish course that normally took three years. 2) Dr. Louis Finkelstein, chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, kept a strictly kosher diet. While in Paris, he and a group of rabbis ate only in kosher restaurants. On leaving Paris, Dr. Finkelstein joked, “I can’t understand all this fuss people make about French cooking. We have the same things at home.”< Less
Bride of the Funniest People in Religion and Families: 500 Anecdotes By David Bruce
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Hardcover edition. This book contains such anecdotes as these: 1) When Panamanian salsa singer Rubén Blades married Lisa Lebenzon, an Anglo (a white American not of Spanish descent)... More > non-Spanish speaker, he asked her to learn Spanish so he could speak his native language at home. She finished in only seven months a Spanish course that normally took three years. 2) Dr. Louis Finkelstein, chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, kept a strictly kosher diet. While in Paris, he and a group of rabbis ate only in kosher restaurants. On leaving Paris, Dr. Finkelstein joked, “I can’t understand all this fuss people make about French cooking. We have the same things at home.”< Less
The Funniest People in Sports: 250 Anecdotes By David Bruce
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Paperback edition. This book is one-half of my previous book "The Funniest People in Sports and Neighborhoods: 500 Anecdotes." This book contains 250 anecdotes about sports, including this... More > one: As an 11-year-old, gymnast Shannon Miller finished second (behind Wendy Bruce) in the all-around competition in the Alamo Classic. Afterward, the pre-teen Shannon signed autographs for her adoring fans. In fact, when her father, Ron, went up to talk to her, other parents grew angry at him because they thought he was cutting in line.< Less
The Funniest People in Families, Volume 4: 250 Anecdotes By David Bruce
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Print edition. This book contains 250 anecdotes about friends and family, including this anecdote: When Ohio University student Kate Krushinski was in middle school, she had a German teacher whose... More > last name was “Ball.” Of course, in middle school many students call their male teachers “Mister” and address them by their last name. However, the German word for “Mister” is “Herr,” and the German teacher made his students address him by his first name because he did not want them to call him “Herr Ball.”< Less
250 Anecdotes About Religion, Volume 2 By David Bruce
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Paperback edition. This book is one-half of my previous book "Bride of The Funniest People in Religion and Families: 500 Anecdotes." It contains 250 anecdotes about religion, including this... More > one: Ludwig Bemelmans, author/illustrator of the "Madeline" series of children’s books, had an Uncle Joseph who was a priest. Very few things upset him, but late arrivals to church services did. At the end of services, when Uncle Joseph walked down the aisle and blessed worshippers with holy water, he used to take a big dip of water and douse anyone who had come to services late.< Less
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds: Volume 5 By David Bruce
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Free download. This book contain 250 stories about good deeds, including this one: When Paul Dver was a high-school student, he met comedian Soupy Sales, became friends with him, and even... More > occasionally talked to him on the telephone. Paul would tell his fellow high-school students that he was friends with Soupy Sales, and of course they didn’t believe him. One day, Paul asked Soupy for a favor. Paul and a friend were appearing in a play, and Paul asked Soupy to record an advertisement for them because if it were recorded in Soupy’s voice the local radio station would play it. Soupy did more than just record the advertisement as written. He threw in some ad-libs and made it funny. Of course, Paul’s high-school friends were amazed to hear Soupy’s voice on the radio advertising Paul and his friend’s play.< Less

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