Welcome to the wonderful world of under-evolved bosses, style-of-the-week buzzword management, hapless coworkers, and other worthy fodder. Sound like your company? Scott Adams, creator of the Dilbert comic strip about a harried but determined '90s antihero, brings you his hilarious take on the bizarre realities of life in corporate America.
Nick Antosca's The Girlfriend Game is a tumble through the looking glass into a vortex of violence and desire. The 12 stories in the newest collection by the Shirley Jackson Award-winning author are brutal, urgent and unforgettable. In "Predator Bait", a decoy in a sex-sting news show questions her job and the man who shares her bed. An undependable son watches his mother become a creature he hardly recognizes in "Amphibian". A young man plots the death of his girlfriend's killer in "Winter Was Hard".
"Creepy, dark and wonderful !"
Here are tales of star-faring adventure, peril, and drama. Here are journeys into the mind-bending landscapes of virtual worlds and alternate realities. Here you'll also find stories of humanity's astounding future on Earth, on Mars, and in the solar system beyond - stories that always get the science right. And Bova's gathering of deeply realized, totally human characters are the heroic, brave, tricky, sometimes dastardly engineers, astronauts, corporate magnates, politicians, and scientists who will make these futures possible.
"A little dated, but worth the read."
Scott Adams' The Joy of Work is a manifesto for coping within the walls of your cubicle. You'll learn to look at the bright side of every work situation the Dilbert way: "I cried because I did not have an office with a door, until I met a man who had no cubicle."
"Woo Hoo Work"
Now, the secrets of the management world can be yours. Dogbert, Dilbert's wisecracking sidekick, explains how you can pretend to care, pit your employees against each other, and avoid making any decisions...just like your incompetent boss! Take a tip from Dogbert and you'll have the corner office in no time.
"Funny because it's true"
Ever since Stieg Larsson shone a light on the brilliance of Swedish crime writing with his acclaimed and best-selling Millennium trilogy, listeners around the world have sought out and devoured the crime fiction of his countrymen (and women), many of whom have proved to be some of the greatest masters of the genre. In this landmark and unique publication, Sweden's most distinguished and best-loved crime writers have contributed stories to an anthology that promises to thrill even the most jaded mystery listener.
"Not enough stories"
Eat your heart out, Nostradamus! There's a new soothsayer in town and his name is Scott Adams. The ruthless ridiculer of corporate idiocy, together with Dilbert, Dogbert, and the twits in management, turns his eagle eye on everything from new work-avoiding technology to sex with aliens. He predicts that (finally!) we'll learn to harness the most abundant resource in the universe: stupidity.
Step into Indian Country. Enter the dark welter of troubled history throughout the Americas, where the heritage of violence meets the ferocity of intent. Features brand-new stories by: Mistina Bates, Jean Rae Baxter, Lawrence Block, Joseph Bruchac, David Cole, Reed Farrel Coleman, O'Neil De Noux, A.A. Hedge Coke, Gerard Houarner, Liz Martnez, R. Narvaez, Kimberly Roppolo, Leonard Schonberg, and Melissa Yi.
In the stories of Havana Noir, current and former residents of the city - some international sensations such as Leonardo Padura, others exciting new voices like Yohamna Despestre - uncover crimes of violence and loveless sex, of mental cruelty and greed, of self-preservation and collective hysteria.
This book is best enjoyed with the paperback or Kindle book of the same name: The Newton Hill Academy Learn Spanish/Aprende Inglés Lessons 1-60. Great for students ages 6 and up. The lessons range from very simple to quite challenging. You'll learn over 1,000 useful words and phrases effortlessly. Created by a talented team of educators and voice actors in Los Angeles, CA. Perfecto también para estudiantes de Inglés.
My favorite line in my favorite song about Dallas goes like this: Dallas is a rich man with a death wish in his eyes / A steel and concrete soul in a warm heart and love disguise... The narrator of Jimmie Dale Gilmore's perfect tune Dallas" is coming to town as a broke dreamer with the bright lights of the big city on his mind. He's just seen the Dallas cityscape through the window of his seat on a DC-9 at night. Is he just beginning his quest?
"Readers of Brooklyn Noir will recall that its contents were labeled by neighborhood - Bay Ridge, Canarsie, Greenpoint, etc. We have chosen the same principle here, and the book's contents do a good job of covering the island, from C.J. Sullivan's Inwood and Charles Ardai's Upper East Side, to Justin Scott's Chelsea and Carol Lea Benjamin's Greenwich Village."
"I hate to drop a dime on this book"
This audio book is best used with the book of the same name, available on Amazon. This innovative new music-based technique makes learning French fun and easy. This bilingual audiobook is in English and French. You will learn over 300 useful phrases effortlessly. Simply listen to a one-minute lesson in English followed by the same lesson again in French. Follow along and after a few listens you will have permanently acquired hundreds of new words in French. This book contains 15 lessons. This will surely be the most fun, unique and effective product you purchase to learn or maintain the French Language!
Defending Eve is wholeheartedly inspired with love by true events and is not meant as a self-help book. Rather it is a genuine and heartfelt story that leaves the reader with many valuable lessons intended to better all relationships. It is also unique because such a tender story has its source from the acrimony of a break up. Ironically, it is only through such a stormy environment that the light is able to shine through.
A lovely 55-minute soundtrack created by Los Angeles musicians and voice actors. This innovative new music-based technique makes for effortless learning. Wholesome and fun! Great for kids and adults. This audiobook is ideal for bed-time listening or as a family activity, especially in the car. This will be the most effective and fun product you ever purchase to acquire or improve your Spanish language skills.
Mainstream humor with a dash of mystery… A throwback to Hollywood's film noir reporters, Jock Stewart is out of touch with the looming world of digital journalism. While he goes out of his way to mock those in authority by pretending to kowtow to them, he admits he does his best work by being an a-hole. A mix of Don Rickles and Don Quixote, Stewart is the man for the job when the skirts are up and the chips are down.
This innovative new music-based technique makes learning Chinese fun and easy. You will learn over 300 useful phrases effortlessly. Simply listen to a one-minute lesson in English followed by the same lesson again in Chinese. Follow along in the book and then as the lesson plays a third time without voices, you read along to practice.
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Al Pacino reflects on playing himself (method, of course), improvising with Sidney Lumet, and watching YOU from the corner booth... Adam Scott and Jason Schwartzman, two forces behind the risque new comedy The Overnight pass our etiquette pop(corn) quiz.