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Falcata Times: COMEDY REVIEW: Beyond a Joke

beyond a joke dessau bruce

Beyond a Joke is a celebration of comedy -- one of the modern world's most dominant and compelling art forms -- but it is also the story of com Comedians are not normal. From Russell Brand slashing his chest onstage to Jo Brand trashing a friend's car on the motorway, he has heard it all. No safety net, no back up. Ruby Wax once told the author that she had builders in her house who were just as emotionally unstable as most stand-up comedians she had worked with. Bruce Dessau is the only person who could write this book.

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Beyond a Joke : Bruce Dessau : 9780099558279

beyond a joke dessau bruce

Recent additions now mean we can review E-Books. This book takes the reader on a journey from the birth of British Comedy up to modern times with some of the more recent crop of humourists. It takes a particularly odd person to want to pursue comedy as a career. A great shame to be honest. It takes a particularly odd person to want to pursue comedy as a career. While Beyond a Joke explores the extremes of this world it also addresses another question.

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Beyond a Joke (ePUB)

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Bruce Dessau is the only person who could write this book. Beyond this, he doesn't overanalyse. Ruby Wax once told me that she had builders in her house who were just as emotionally unstable as most stand-up comedians she had worked with. The profession certainly has form. Favourite Book's: Pet Semetary - Stephen King, The Red Queen - Phillipa Gregory, Apartment 16 - Adam G Nevill, The Birthing House - Christopher Ransom.

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Beyond a Joke: The Secrets and Scandals of the Dark Side of Comedy by Bruce Dessau

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It's just the one person emotionally naked on the stage in front of maybe thousands of people. While Beyond a Joke explores the extremes of this world it also addresses another question. Beyond a Joke is a celebration of comedy — one of the modern world's most dominant and compelling art forms — but it is also the story of comedy's dark side, homing in on the scandals that have surrounded some of light entertainment's biggest stars, and telling it as it is, featuring quotes from those that were there at the time. But they don't want to go on stage and plead with an audience to love them. After one conviction, he hired a plane and bombarded Blackpool or possibly Accrington with toilet rolls.

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Beyond a Joke by Bruce Dessau

beyond a joke dessau bruce

He cut his critical teeth during the 1980s Alternative Comedy explosion in smoky rooms in the arse end of London, from Malcolm Hardee's infamous Tunnel Club to The Comedy Store before it became part of the respectable establishment. There are other examples — seemed singularly untroubled, for example — but they are not the concern here. While Beyond a Joke explores the extremes of this world it also addresses another question. If they were normal they wouldn't want to go onstage and make thousands of strangers laugh every night. Dros Delnoch Genre's Enjoyed: Pretty much anything that piques my interest to be honest.

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Falcata Times: COMEDY REVIEW: Beyond a Joke

beyond a joke dessau bruce

From Russell Brand slashing his chest onstage to Jo Brand trashing a friend's car on the motorway, he has heard it all. The offstage antics of certain comedians would make even rock stars blush. Bruce Dessau knows where the bodies are buried. He was happy, easy-going and talented, respected by all who worked with him. Favourite Films: My Little Eye, The Unborn, Dawn o the Dead, The Crow, Blair Witch 2, Saw, Pet Semetary, Wolf Creek. From Russell Brand slashing his chest onstage to Jo Brand trashing a friend's car on the motorway, he has heard it all. No safety net, no back up.

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Beyond a Joke by Bruce Dessau (ebook)

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Favourite Book's: Legend - David Gemmell, Saxon series - Bernard Cornwell. Beyond a Joke is a celebration of comedy - one of the modern world's most dominant and compelling art forms - but it is also the story of comedy's dark side, homing in on the scandals that have surrounded some of light entertainment's biggest stars, and telling it as it is, featuring insight from one who was there at the time. But they don't want to go on stage and plead with an audience to love them. Ruby Wax once told the author that she had builders in her house who were just as emotionally unstable as most stand-up comedians she had worked with. Beyond a Joke is the story of lives lived to excess: of alcohol, drugs, sex.

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Beyond A Joke by Bruce Dessau : Book reviews 2011 : Chortle : The UK Comedy Guide

beyond a joke dessau bruce

He has chaired the Edinburgh Comedy Awards panel twice - once when it was the Perrier Award, once when it was the if. The number of comedians who have had to deal with paternity suits would make a book in itself. Bruce Dessau knows where the bodies are buried. Bruce Dessau is the only person who could write this book. But they don't want to go on stage and plead with an audience to love them. It takes a particularly odd person to want to pursue comedy as a career. Ruby Wax once told me that she had builders in her house who were just as emotionally unstable as most stand-up comedians she had worked with.

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Falcata Times: COMEDY REVIEW: Beyond a Joke

beyond a joke dessau bruce

It's just the one person emotionally naked on the stage in front of maybe thousands of people. Bruce Dessau knows where the bodies are buried. Ruby Wax once told the author that she had builders in her house who were just as emotionally unstable as most stand-up comedians she had worked with. A place to find out author interviews along with book reviews of thier works in the following genres: science fiction, fantasy, historical fiction, crime, horror, history, arts and crafts, hobby, true life, real life, autobiography, zombie, paranormal, demons, vampires, religion and spirituality, thriller, mystery, psychological thriller, spy tory, techno thriller, humour. And, as Beyond a Joke will reveal, the behaviour of comedians once they are successful in their chosen career makes them even odder. A celebration of comedy - one of the modern world's most dominant and compelling art forms.

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