Seth Aaron Rogen is a Canadian actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director. Having begun as a stand-up comedian in Vancouver, he moved to Los Angeles for a part in Judd Apatow's series Freaks and Geeks, and then got a part on the sitcom Undeclared, which also hired him as a writer.
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Discover an intimate portrait of one of America's preeminent comedy filmmakers through the eyes of his daughter. In Ghostbuster's Daughter, Violet Ramis reflects on her father's life, work, and legacy, providing readers with candid and insightful stories. Explore Harold Ramis's humble roots in Chicago, his ascent to Hollywood superstardom, and his personal philosophies on life, love, and filmmaking. With touching anecdotes about their special father/daughter relationship, this book offers an endearing and vulnerable look into the man behind the camera.
Harold Ramis was an inspiration to me both personally and professionally. #GhostbustersDaughter is a wonderful book that takes a heartfelt look at @violetisadora's relationship with her dad, comedy/film legend #HaroldRamis. Get it here: – source
This collection of personal essays by a beloved author and actress explores the themes of finding contentment and excitement in adult life, including falling in love at work, seeking new friendships in lonely places, and navigating the challenges of Hollywood as a person of color. With wit and humor, the author shares her secrets for on-camera beauty and reflects on America's fixation with the weight of actresses. This laugh-out-loud funny book is perfect for anyone going through a turning point in their life or career. Plus, there's a story about meeting Bradley Cooper!
I just read this whole book in six hours and I loved it! @mindykaling – source
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A Texan preacher merges with a spiritual force and gains the power to make people do whatever he says. Disillusioned with his former beliefs, he goes on a violent journey across America with his gun-toting girlfriend and Irish vampire friend. This hardcover edition collects the first twelve issues of PREACHER, plus pinups from later issues, and features an all-new introduction by writer Garth Ennis.
I've given Preacher to people. – source
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Discover a timeless recipe for good living with this popular philosophy classic. Written by Bertrand Russell in 1930, The Conquest of Happiness explores the root causes of unhappiness and provides actionable steps for achieving true joy. Delve into personal choices, compromises, and sacrifices that may lead to ultimate happiness, and learn from the wisdom of a master philosopher. With step-by-step guidance and an engaging writing style, this book is the perfect read for those seeking self-help inspiration.
A great book. – source
This hilarious sci-fi adventure follows Arthur Dent, a man saved from Earth's destruction by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher for The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Using advice from the guide ("A towel is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have"), they traverse space with eccentric characters like Zaphod Beeblebrox and the depressed robot Marvin. Get ready for a galaxy full of laughs and absurdity.
I love The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. – source
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Explore the flawed lives of iconic superheroes in this Hugo Award-winning graphic novel. As they are hunted by an enigmatic assassin, the concept of heroism is questioned and dismantled. Watchmen is a must-read classic that has been studied at universities worldwide and remains a top-seller, opening doors for other graphic novel favorites such as V for Vendetta and Batman: The Dark Knight Returns.
I've given Watchmen to people. – source
"The Art of Dramatic Writing" by Lajos Egri is a classic guide to the construction of captivating stories, applicable to plays, short stories, novels and screenplays. The book centers around characters, their relationships, and the motives that drive human behavior. Egri's ABCs of premise, character, and conflict provide a straightforward, jargon-free approach to achieving truth in writing. With examples from notable works, including Shakespeare and Ibsen, this book offers valuable insight into the art of storytelling.
Very referential to certain plays. – source