Dorfman, Lawrence

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Schadenfreude
A Handy Guide to the Glee Found in Others' Misery
By Lawrence Dorfman
(Skyhorse Publishing)
Scha•den•freu•de: noun, often capitalized \'shä-d?n-?fro?i-d?\ Schadenfreude i/'???d?nfr??d?/ (German: ['?a?d?n?f???d?]): pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others.“Revenge is a dish best served cold.”We’ve all heard the phrase. It was made most famous in the Godfather movies. And some do credit... [READ MORE]
The Snark Bible
A Reference Guide to Verbal Sparring, Comebacks, Irony, Insults, and So Much More
Compiled by Lawrence Dorfman
(Skyhorse Publishing)
The lord of snark, Lawrence Dorfman, is back! With this treasury of backhanded compliments, sarcastic insults, and catty comebacks, Dorfman gives us transformative wisdom that’s sure to change your life—or at least induce a light chuckle.One question plagues us all: How do we survive all the Sturm und... [READ MORE]
The Snark Handbook
A Reference Guide to Verbal Sparring
By Lawrence Dorfman
(Skyhorse Publishing)
The Snark Handbook is back and it’s more uproarious than ever. This revised and expanded edition contains even more snide remarks, witty comebacks, and biting commentary than the bestselling first edition. With dozens of hilarious jokes, plus lists such as “Snarky Movie Descriptions,” “Money Can’t Buy... [READ MORE]
The Snark Handbook: Insult Edition
Comebacks, Taunts, and Effronteries
By Lawrence Dorfman
(Skyhorse Publishing)
The bestselling book on the art of the insult is back and it’s more blasphemous than ever. Author and snark connoisseur Lawrence Dorfman does his absolute worst, dishing out hundreds of clever insults for all situations and occasions. From careful instructions on how and when to throw a verbal punch... [READ MORE]
The Illustrated Dictionary of Snark
A Snide, Sarcastic Guide to Verbal Sparring, Comebacks, Irony, Insults, and Much More
By Lawrence Dorfman
(Skyhorse Publishing)
What do Dorothy Parker, Groucho Marx, H. L. Mencken, Oscar Wilde, Robert Benchley, George Bernard Shaw, Jules Feiffer, Bill Hicks, Bill Maher, Phyllis Diller, Édith Piaf, W. C. Fields, Mark Twain, Voltaire, Charles Bukowski, and countless others have in common? Not a thing, other than each was a brilliantly... [READ MORE]
Snark! The Herald Angels Sing
Sarcasm, Bitterness and the Holiday Season
By Lawrence Dorfman
(Skyhorse Publishing)
Bah! Humbug! It’s that time of year again….Time to spend too much, drink too much, eat too much, smile falsely, dig down deep to try and find “good cheer,” battle crowds, try to find parking in over-crowded lots, ignore surly clerks, bartenders, waiters, valets, and parking lot attendants, all in the... [READ MORE]
The Snark Handbook: Politics and Government Edition
Gridlock, Red Tape, and Other Insults to We the People
By Lawrence Dorfman
(Skyhorse Publishing)
Another political year is upon us . . . a year in which we elect another useless figurehead to piss off the masses, confuse the classes, and, above all, reward the jackasses. It will be a time of fear, angst, and anger, the perfect moment for The Snark Handbook: Politics and Government Edition. Filled... [READ MORE]
The Snark Handbook: Clichés Edition
Overused Buzzwords, Hackneyed Phrases, and Other Misuses of the English Language
By Lawrence Dorfman
(Skyhorse Publishing)
CLICHÉ: nounEtymology: French, literally, printer's stereotype, from past participle of clichér, to stereotype, of imitative originDate: 18921 : a trite phrase or expression; also : the idea expressed by it2 : a hackneyed theme, characterization, or situation3 : something that has become overly familiar... [READ MORE]
The Snark Handbook
A Reference Guide to Verbal Sparring
By Lawrence Dorfman
(Skyhorse Publishing)
It’s impossible to go a full day without using snark, so why fight it? Snark is everywhere, from television to movies to everyday life. This lively collection provides hours of entertainment—better than an Etch A Sketch, and more fun than Silly Putty! At the heart of it, being in a state of snark can... [READ MORE]
The Snark Handbook: Insult Edition
Comebacks, Taunts, and Effronteries
By Lawrence Dorfman
(Skyhorse Publishing)
Author Lawrence Dorfman claims: “I love it when someone insults me. That means that I don’t have to be nice anymore.” In this latest incarnation of his bestselling series, Dorfman is in delicious form, dishing it out without any real consequences. The sharp-witted buyer (and that’s you, my friend) may... [READ MORE]
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