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About the Author

James Napoli is a writer, filmmaker and performer who has provided drive-time comedy content for America's top radio stations as well as for the live stage and television animation. His award-winning short films have screened at festivals worldwide. He has worked as an improvisational comedian, a Hollywood script reader and a voice-over artist.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Sterling Innovation (September 7, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1402769520
  • ISBN-13: 978-1402769528
  • Product Dimensions: 6.9 x 6.1 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #36,561 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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James Napoli is a humorist and filmmaker and the author of several books, most recently the best-selling "The Official Dictionary of Sarcasm" and the self-help parody book "Shove it Upwards," by his motivational alter-ego, Mr. Paul Maul.

Mr. Napoli is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and is also a performer, currently providing podcasts and videos via his evil twin Paul Maul, and a lively discussion of zen philosophy courtesy of the three titular inanimate objects in his web series "Rock Paper Scissors: A Dialogue."

http://www.jamesnapoli.com

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55 of 57 people found the following review helpful By Ol'young@heartguy on March 26, 2012
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There are some really great definitions in here that will keep you coming back for more. ie Debt: something you never notice until it gets up to your eyeballs. Reality: A state in which you assume everybody else resides, until you start dating. Super Bowl: Thirty second clips of men running in between highly anticipated commercials.
Anyway you get the idea... there are even better ones than these in there but I thought you'd like a quick taste.
Be warned though, some of the jokes are for more mature audiences... Like 17 and up.
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36 of 42 people found the following review helpful By Paper & Ink Book Lover on October 16, 2010
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The title could just as well have been "The Official Anti-PC Dictionary". Napoli has a way of inviting the reader to look at everyday things from an entirely different perspective than what he or she has been conditioned to believe and accept. Page after page of punch lines that make you laugh at the gut level, and think at the brain level.
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16 of 17 people found the following review helpful By epalmer on October 6, 2012
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This book is a must have! My husband got it for Christmas and was really enjoying it, and then when my in-laws visited my father-in-law picked it up. He was laughing so hard he was crying! I ended up getting it for his birthday. I highly recommend this book!
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By djchabot on December 14, 2013
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This has got to be the greatest book ever written. It should be required reading in universities. You believe me, don't you?
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14 of 17 people found the following review helpful By Mike2 on January 16, 2014
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This book just isn't what I expected. Its definitions are not sarcastic. Rather, they appear to be an attempt at being witty, but without much success. The book gives the impression of having been written on the quick simply for the sake of writing something. It was very disappointing.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Winewoman on September 4, 2012
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gotta love something that makes you smile or just start laughing. Perfect table book!! Sometimes you just have to be silly
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By derek kanady on April 5, 2014
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Probably the lamest attempt at a humorous tome I have "tried" to read. You know that guy at parties who tries to be as funny as the naturally funny guys and he chimes in with a banal remark and everyone feels uncomfortable in their skin? That's this book.
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15 of 20 people found the following review helpful By toni victor on December 10, 2013
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Wow! This book is awesome! That was sarcasm. This book is awful. That was not sarcasm. See? I know sarcasm. Unfortunately the author does'nt.
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