Turn your stress into success with the Twatwaffle: go fck yourself coloring book. Face it. Life isn't exactly easy. In fact, some days, weeks, months, and years are tough. With such a constant and exhausting whirlwind of chaos, it's a wonder that moments of bliss still exist. But life doesn't have to be this way. If there is only one life to live, you might as well take the hand you are dealt and do something with it. This is exactly why we created this offensive badass and totally inappropriate coloring book. This expanded edition features 70 inspiring pages to color!
Are you bored? Do you need somewhere to write your thoughts and things you have to get done? Or are you looking for that perfect, humorous gift for that special someone? This is a blank, UNLINED journal. 6x9. Convenient, perfect size to take anywhere! It's a perfect gift for many occasions - birthdays, holidays, a gag gift and so much more, all at a very affordable price. This journal also makes a great gift for that special someone in your life. Maybe they curse a little bit, or just like to use the word fuck a lot. It will surely get a laugh, and you will not be able to find a journal like this in stores. There are also many benefits to journaling and writing down your thoughts. Among these are stress reduction, numerous healing benefits, personal growth and so much more.
Go Fuck, I Mean, Find Yourself. is a book of positive notes, reminders, affirmations and suggestions that promote peace, love, health, wealth, wisdom and knowledge to spiritual seekers, specifically millenials, in a language that resonates with the culture. The title Go Fuck, I Mean, Find Yourself. stems from my personal battle with depression. So often, I spoke negatively to myself. When I stepped back and took a look at my internal dialogue, I found that not only was it unproductive, it was damaging. I realized that my negative perception of myself was a figurative "Go fuck yourself" and so I decided it was time to write a new chapter in my life. After years of drug addiction, trouble with the law, failed suicide attempts, anxiety, self-doubt, obesity, low self-esteem, a divorce, and a dependency on cigarettes, alcohol and sex, I hit rock bottom. I made the choice to change, and began speaking into existence the life I envisioned. Three years later, I had lost 100lbs, quit smoking and drinking, and began embarking on a new spiritual journey. This book is a challenge to others to make the same choice. Everyday is a new day; an opportunity to be in the moment and to be the best versions of ourselves. I believe we are all powerful beings with a purpose, and that we all have the power to change and grow. Reading any page of this book will assist in creating the universe you wish to inhabit.
Author: Rob Brezsny
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
"Revised and updated edition of this inspiring book presents the philosophy that the universe is fundamentally friendly and that life gives you exactly what you need, exactly when you need it and includes significant updates to the first edition"--Provided by publisher.
Author: Michael Adams
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2016-08-01
Genre: English language
When President Obama signed the affordable health care act in 2009, the Vice President was overheard to utter an enthusiastic "This is a big f****** deal!" A town in Massachusetts levies $20 fines on swearing in public. Nothing is as paradoxical as our attitude toward swearing and "bad language": how can we judge profanity so harshly in principle, yet use it so frequently in practice? Though profanity is more acceptable today than ever, it is still labeled as rude, or at best tolerable only under specific circumstances. Cursing, many argue, signals an absence of character, or poor parenting, and is something to avoid at all costs. Yet plenty of us are unconcerned about the dangers of profanity; bad words are commonly used in mainstream music, Academy Award-winning films, books, and newspapers. And of course, regular people use them in conversation every day. In In Praise of Profanity, Michael Adams offers a provocative, unapologetic defense of profanity, arguing that we've oversimplified profanity by labeling it as taboo. Profanity is valuable, even essential, both as a vehicle of communication and an element of style. As much as we may deplore it in some contexts, we should celebrate it in others. Adams skillfully weaves together linguistic and psychological analyses of why we swear-for emotional release, as a way to promote group solidarity, or to create intimate relationships -- with colorful examples of profanity in literature, TV, film, and music, such as The Sopranos, James Kelman's How Late It Was, How Late, or the songs of Nellie McKay. This breezy, jargon-free book will challenge readers to reconsider the way they think about swearing.
Ryan's cursed: a brutal upbringing in Southern Michigan that culminated in a night of tragic violence he barely remembers as the sole survivor. Ryan's condemned by fate a he doesn't believe, angelic bloodlines that must be sent to their final judgment. Ryan escaped to start a new life and a new family on the shores of Lake Michigan in Western Michigan, but his demons still haunt him as he battles depression and the terrors of childhood. However, fate rapidly caught up, insisting on becoming unburied, as his past soon implicated him in murders and kidnappings. Ryan must remember the past, and the battle of that tragic night eleven years before, in order to prevent a larger and more brutal tragedy from happening again. Ryan's running out of time to save his family, and ultimately himself.
Author: John Boyne
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2017-02-09
The Richard and Judy Bookclub pick that readers are falling in love with. 'It’s been a long time since I read anything so compelling and satisfying. At times, incredibly funny, at others, heartrending’ - Sarah Winman, author of Tin Man Forced to flee the scandal brewing in her hometown, Catherine Goggin finds herself pregnant and alone, in search of a new life at just sixteen. She knows she has no choice but to believe that the nun she entrusts her child to will find him a better life. Cyril Avery is not a real Avery, or so his parents are constantly reminding him. Adopted as a baby, he’s never quite felt at home with the family that treats him more as a curious pet than a son. But it is all he has ever known. And so begins one man’s desperate search to find his place in the world. Unspooling and unseeing, Cyril is a misguided, heart-breaking, heartbroken fool. Buffeted by the harsh winds of circumstance towards the one thing that might save him from himself, but when opportunity knocks, will he have the courage, finally, take it? Winner of the 2018 Glass Bell Award for standout storytelling.
Being surrounded by bullshit is one thing. Having your mind fucked is quite another. The former is irritating, but the latter is violating and intrusive (unless you give your consent). If someone manipulates your thoughts and emotions, messing with your head, you naturally feel resentment: he or she has distorted your perceptions, disturbed your feelings, maybe even usurped your self. Mindfucking is a prevalent aspect of contemporary culture and the agent can range from an individual to a whole state, from personal mind games to wholesale propaganda.In "Mindfucking", Colin McGinn investigates and clarifies this phenomenon, taking in the ancient Greeks, Shakespeare and modern techniques of thought control. McGinn assembles the conceptual components of this most complex of concepts - trust, deception, emotion, manipulation, false belief, vulnerability - and explores its very nature. Is philosophy, as a discipline, a type of mindfuck, asks McGinn? Is romantic love a species of mindfuck? The essence is psychological upheaval or disorientation, often abetted by the weaknesses of the victim. Jealousy, insecurity and prejudice can aid the mindfuck. Delusion is the general result, sometimes insanity. How mindfucked are you? It's hard to say from the inside, but being aware of the phenomenon offers at least some protection.
Author: Richard A. Spears
Publisher: Ntc Publishing Group
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Foreign Language Study
Learning everyday expressions is now more convenient for non-native speakers of English thanks to these pocket-size dictionaries. Each is a compact, yet complete and up-to-date, reprint of one of NTC's top-selling ESL titles.
Henry Rollins is an artist whose legendary, no-holds-barred performances encompasses music, acting, and written and spoken word. As Details magazine said when it named Rollins the 1994 Man of the Year: "through two decades of rage and discipline, Henry Rollins has transformed himself from an L.A. punk rocker into a universal soldier. His enemies: slackers and hypocrites. His mission: to steel your soul and rock your world." Rollins was frontman for the seminal punk band Black Flag, and since 1987 has led the Rollins Band, whose ninth album, Come In and Burn, was just released by DreamWorks. As a spoken-word artist, he regularly performs at colleges and theaters worldwide and has released eight spoken-word audiotapes. His album Get in the Van won the Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album for 1995. As an actor, he has appeared in The Chase, Johnny Mnemonic, Heat, and David Lynch's forthcoming film, Lost Highway. From his days as front man for the band Black Flag and the current Rollins Band to his books and spoken-word audiotapes, Henry Rollins is the music, the attitude, and the voice that takes no prisoners. In his twelve books, he has led us on a hallucinatory journey through the decades--and his mind--with poems, essays, short stories, diary entries, and rants that exist at "the frayed edges where reality ends and imagination begins" (Publishers Weekly). For the first time, the best of his legendary, no-holds-barred writings are available. This collection includes new photos and works from such seminal Rollins books as: High Adventure in the Great Outdoors Art to Choke Hearts Bang! Black Coffee Blues Get in the Van Do I Come Here Often? Solipsist Plus never before released stories and more... From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author: Jonathan Soffer
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Release Date: 2010-10-14
In 1978, Ed Koch assumed control of a city plagued by filth, crime, bankruptcy, and racial tensions. By the end of his mayoral run in 1989 and despite the Wall Street crash of 1987, his administration had begun rebuilding neighborhoods and infrastructure. Unlike many American cities, Koch's New York was growing, not shrinking. Gentrification brought new businesses to neglected corners and converted low-end rental housing to coops and condos. Nevertheless, not all the changes were positive AIDS, crime, homelessness, and violent racial conflict increased, marking a time of great, if somewhat uneven, transition. For better or worse, Koch's efforts convinced many New Yorkers to embrace a new political order subsidizing business, particularly finance, insurance, and real estate, and privatizing public space. Each phase of the city's recovery required a difficult choice between moneyed interests and social services, forcing Koch to be both a moderate and a pragmatist as he tried to mitigate growing economic inequality. Throughout, Koch's rough rhetoric (attacking his opponents as "crazy," "wackos," and "radicals") prompted charges of being racially divisive. The first book to recast Koch's legacy through personal and mayoral papers, authorized interviews, and oral histories, this volume plots a history of New York City through two rarely studied yet crucial decades: the bankruptcy of the 1970s and the recovery and crash of the 1980s.
Reno, a female ex-con, finds work at a wild nightclub in San Francisco's North Beach section, where she meets a diverse cast of characters and engages in the general mayhem that pervades the establishment. Original.
Author: Sam Staggs
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Release Date: 2003-02-04
Genre: Performing Arts
Billy Wilder's Sunset Boulevard, a classic film noir and also a damning dissection of the Hollywood dream factory, evokes the glamour and ruin of the stars who subsist on that dream. It's also one long in-joke about the movie industry and those who made it great-and who were, in turn, destroyed by it. One of the most critically admired films of the twentieth century, Sunset Boulevard is also famous as silent star Gloria Swanson's comeback picture. Close-Up On Sunset Boulevard tells the story of this extravagant work, from the writing, casting and filming to the disastrous previews that made Paramount consider shelving it. It's about the writing team of Billy Wilder and Charles Brackett-sardonically called "the happiest couple in Hollywood"-and their raucous professional relationship. It's about the art direction and the sets, the costumes, the props, the lights and the cameras, and the personalities who used those tools to create a cinematic work of art. Staggs goes behind the scenes to reveal: William Holden, endlessly attacked by his bitter wife and already drinking too much; Nancy Olson, the cheerful ingenue who had never heard of the great Gloria Swanson; the dark genius Erich von Stroheim; the once famous but long-forgotten "Waxworks"; and of course Swanson herself, who-just like Norma Desmond-had once been "the greatest star of them all." But the story of Sunset Boulevard doesn't end with the movie's success and acclaim at its release in l950. There's much more, and Staggs layers this stylish book with fascinating detail, following the actors and Wilder into their post-Sunset careers and revealing Gloria Swanson's never-ending struggle to free herself from the clutches of Norma Desmond. Close-Up On Sunset Boulevard also chronicles the making of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical production of Sunset Boulevard and the explosive diva controversies that dogged it. The book ends with a shocking example of Hollywood life imitating Hollywood art. By the last page of this rich narrative, readers will conclude: We are those "wonderful people out there in the dark."