Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me
Author: Mindy Kaling
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 242
Release: 2013
ISBN: 0091957176
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me Book Excerpt:

'Where have you been all our lives, Mindy?' Glamour Mindy Kaling has lived many lives: comedienne, actress, obedient child of immigrant professionals and, now, writer. With a blend of witty confessions and unscientific observations, Mindy writes about everything from being a timid young chubster afraid of her own bike to living the Hollywood life, dating, friendships and planning her own funeral - all executed with several conveniently placed stopping points for you to run errands and make phone calls. 'Hilarious' Elle

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me
Author: Mindy Kaling
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2013-05-03
ISBN: 1448177294
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me Book Excerpt:

‘Where have you been all our lives, Mindy?’ Glamour Mindy Kaling has lived many lives: comedienne, actress, obedient child of immigrant professionals and, now, writer. With a blend of witty confessions and unscientific observations, Mindy writes about everything from being a timid young chubster afraid of her own bike to living the Hollywood life, dating, friendships and planning her own funeral – all executed with several conveniently placed stopping points for you to run errands and make phone calls. ‘Hilarious’ Elle

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me And Other Concerns Enhanced Edition

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me   And Other Concerns  Enhanced Edition
Author: Mindy Kaling
Publsiher: Crown/Archetype
Total Pages: 242
Release: 2011-11-01
ISBN: 0307986993
Category: Humor
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me And Other Concerns Enhanced Edition Book Excerpt:

Mindy Kaling has lived many lives: the obedient child of immigrant professionals, a timid chubster afraid of her own bike, a Ben Affleck–impersonating Off-Broadway performer and playwright, and, finally, a comedy writer and actress prone to starting fights with her friends and coworkers with the sentence “Can I just say one last thing about this, and then I swear I’ll shut up about it?” Perhaps you want to know what Mindy thinks makes a great best friend (someone who will fill your prescription in the middle of the night), or what makes a great guy (one who is aware of all elderly people in any room at any time and acts accordingly), or what is the perfect amount of fame (so famous you can never get convicted of murder in a court of law), or how to maintain a trim figure (you will not find that information in these pages). If so, you’ve come to the right book, mostly! In Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, Mindy invites readers on a tour of her life and her unscientific observations on romance, friendship, and Hollywood, with several conveniently placed stopping points for you to run errands and make phone calls. Mindy Kaling really is just a Girl Next Door—not so much literally anywhere in the continental United States, but definitely if you live in India or Sri Lanka. This enhanced eBook includes an audio introduction from the author; audio commentary from Mindy’s friends, including The Office costar B. J. Novak and Parks and Recreation creator Michael Schur; bonus photos, including an exclusive “Avalanche of Awkwardness” slideshow of never-before-seen childhood photos with audio commentary; and three full chapters read by the author.

Summary of Mindy Kaling s Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me And Other Concerns

Summary of Mindy Kaling s Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me   And Other Concerns
Author: Everest Media,
Publsiher: Everest Media LLC
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022-04-03T22:59:00Z
ISBN: 1669374955
Category: Humor
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Summary of Mindy Kaling s Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me And Other Concerns Book Excerpt:

Please note: This is a companion version & not the original book. Sample Book Insights: #1 I disagree with a lot of traditional advice. For instance, they say the best revenge is living well. I say it’s acid in the face—who will love them now. Another old saying is that revenge is a dish best served cold. But it feels best served piping hot, straight out of the oven of outrage. #2 You can’t be good with names. It’s not a neurological condition; it’s a choice. You choose not to make learning people’s names a priority. If you don’t know someone’s name, just pretend you do. #3 Some book titles I liked but were advised against using.

Stealing the Show

Stealing the Show
Author: Joy Press
Publsiher: Atria Books
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2019-03-19
ISBN: 1501137727
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Stealing the Show Book Excerpt:

From a leading cultural journalist, the definitive cultural history of female showrunners—including exclusive interviews with such influential figures as Shonda Rhimes, Amy Sherman-Palladino, Mindy Kaling, Amy Schumer, and many more. “An urgent and entertaining history of the transformative powers of women in TV” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review). In recent years, women have radically transformed the television industry both behind and in front of the camera. From Murphy Brown to 30 Rock and beyond, these shows and the extraordinary women behind them have shaken up the entertainment landscape, making it look as if equal opportunities abound. But it took decades of determination in the face of outright exclusion to reach this new era. In this “sharp, funny, and gorgeously researched” (Emily Nussbaum, The New Yorker) book, veteran journalist Joy Press tells the story of the maverick women who broke through the barricades and the iconic shows that redefined the television landscape starting with Diane English and Roseanne Barr—and even incited controversy that reached as far as the White House. Drawing on a wealth of original interviews with the key players like Amy Sherman-Palladino (Gilmore Girls), Jenji Kohan (Orange is the New Black), and Jill Soloway (Transparent) who created storylines and characters that changed how women are seen and how they see themselves, this is the exhilarating behind-the-scenes story of a cultural revolution.

How to Watch Television Second Edition

How to Watch Television  Second Edition
Author: Ethan Thompson,Jason Mittell
Publsiher: NYU Press
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2020-03-31
ISBN: 1479898813
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Watch Television Second Edition Book Excerpt:

A new edition that brings the ways we watch and think about television up to the present We all have opinions about the television shows we watch, but television criticism is about much more than simply evaluating the merits of a particular show and deeming it “good” or “bad.” Rather, criticism uses the close examination of a television program to explore that program’s cultural significance, creative strategies, and its place in a broader social context. How to Watch Television, Second Edition brings together forty original essays—more than half of which are new to this edition—from today’s leading scholars on television culture, who write about the programs they care (and think) the most about. Each essay focuses on a single television show, demonstrating one way to read the program and, through it, our media culture. From fashioning blackness in Empire to representation in Orange is the New Black and from the role of the reboot in Gilmore Girls to the function of changing political atmospheres in Roseanne, these essays model how to practice media criticism in accessible language, providing critical insights through analysis—suggesting a way of looking at TV that students and interested viewers might emulate. The contributors discuss a wide range of television programs past and present, covering many formats and genres, spanning fiction and non-fiction, broadcast, streaming, and cable. Addressing shows from TV’s earliest days to contemporary online transformations of the medium, How to Watch Television, Second Edition is designed to engender classroom discussion among television critics of all backgrounds. To access additional essays from the first edition, visit the full list here bit.ly/HowToWatchTV2e.

Open TV

Open TV
Author: Aymar Jean Christian
Publsiher: NYU Press
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2018-01-09
ISBN: 147984375X
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Open TV Book Excerpt:

How the internet transformed television Before HBO’s hit show Insecure, Issa Rae’s comedy about being a nerdy black woman debuted as a YouTube web series The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, her response to the absence of diverse black characters on the small screen. Broad City, a feminist sitcom now on Comedy Central, originated as a web series on YouTube, developed directly out of funny women Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson’s real-life friendship. These unconventional stories took advantage of the freedom afforded outside the traditional television system: online. Open TV shows how we have left “the network era” far behind and entered the networked era, with the web opening up new possibilities for independent producers, entrepreneurs, and media audiences. Based on interviews with writers, producers, show-runners, and network executives, visits to festivals and award shows, and the experience of producing his own series, Aymar Jean Christian argues that the web brought innovation to television by opening up series development to new producers, fans, and sponsors that had previously been excluded. Online access to distribution provides creative freedom for indie producers, allows for more diverse storytelling from marginalized communities, and introduces new ways of releasing and awarding shows. Open TV is essential reading for anyone interested in the changing environment of television and how the internet can inspire alternatives to what’s on TV tonight.

The Office

The Office
Author: Andy Greene
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2020-03-24
ISBN: 1524744999
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Office Book Excerpt:

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The untold stories behind The Office, one of the most iconic television shows of the twenty-first century, told by its creators, writers, and actors When did you last hang out with Jim, Pam, Dwight, Michael, and the rest of Dunder Mifflin? It might have been back in 2013, when the series finale aired . . . or it might have been last night, when you watched three episodes in a row. But either way, long after the show first aired, it’s more popular than ever, and fans have only one problem—what to watch, or read, next. Fortunately, Rolling Stone writer Andy Greene has that answer. In his brand-new oral history, The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s, Greene will take readers behind the scenes of their favorite moments and characters. Greene gives us the true inside story behind the entire show, from its origins on the BBC through its impressive nine-season run in America, with in-depth research and exclusive interviews. Fans will get the inside scoop on key episodes from "The Dundies" to "Threat Level Midnight" and "Goodbye, Michael," including behind-the-scenes details like the battle to keep it on the air when NBC wanted to pull the plug after just six episodes and the failed attempt to bring in James Gandolfini as the new boss after Steve Carell left, spotlighting the incredible, genre-redefining show created by the family-like team, who together took a quirky British import with dicey prospects and turned it into a primetime giant with true historical and cultural significance. Hilarious, heartwarming, and revelatory, The Office gives fans and pop culture buffs a front-row seat to the phenomenal sequence of events that launched The Office into wild popularity, changing the face of television and how we all see our office lives for decades to come.

Body Shaming and Body Image Issues

Body Shaming and Body Image Issues
Author: Sloane Gould
Publsiher: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC
Total Pages: 106
Release: 2021-07-15
ISBN: 1502660962
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Body Shaming and Body Image Issues Book Excerpt:

Throughout the ages, the idea of a "perfect" body has always existed, although what that kind of body is has changed. Today, many people still absorb these expectations of perfection and seek validation through social media and other platforms. This in turn has led to increasing instances of body shaming. This volume examines the complex issue of body image in today's society. It uses critical thinking questions, annotated quotes, and full-color photographs to illustrate the difficulties people face in appreciating and enjoying their bodies. It provides tips for developing a more positive body image and dealing with body shaming.

More Girls Who Rocked the World

More Girls Who Rocked the World
Author: Michelle Roehm McCann
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2017-10-03
ISBN: 1481496883
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

More Girls Who Rocked the World Book Excerpt:

From the inspiring author of Girls Who Rocked the World comes another comprehensive collection of true, inspiring profiles of successful young women throughout history who made their mark on the world before turning twenty. Young women today crave strong, independent role models to look to for motivation. In the follow-up to the bestseller Girls Who Rocked the World, More Girls Who Rocked the World offers a fun and uplifting collection of influential stories with forty-five more movers and shakers who made a difference before turning twenty. From Annie Oakley and Queen Victoria to Malala Yousafzai and Adele—each with her own incredible story of how she created life-changing opportunities for herself and the world—you’ll get to know these capable queens of empires and courageous icons of entertainment. Also included are profiles of gutsy teenagers who are out there rocking the world right now and personal aspirations from today’s young women.

Transgressive Humor of American Women Writers

Transgressive Humor of American Women Writers
Author: Sabrina Fuchs Abrams
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 263
Release: 2017-11-09
ISBN: 3319567292
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Transgressive Humor of American Women Writers Book Excerpt:

This collection is the first to focus on the transgressive and transformative power of American female humorists. It explores the work of authors and comediennes such as Carolyn Wells, Lucille Clifton, Mary McCarthy, Lynne Tillman, Constance Rourke, Roz Chast, Amy Schumer and Samantha Bee, and the ways in which their humor challenges gendered norms and assumptions through the use of irony, satire, parody, and wit. The chapters draw from the experiences of women from a variety of racial, class, and gender identities and encompass a variety of genres and comedic forms including poetry, fiction, prose, autobiography, graphic memoir, comedic performance, and new media. Transgressive Humor of American Women Writers will appeal to a general educated readership as well as to those interested in women’s and gender studies, humor studies, urban studies, American literature and cultural studies, and media studies.

Yes Please

Yes Please
Author: Amy Poehler
Publsiher: Pan Macmillan
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2014-11-06
ISBN: 1447283295
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Yes Please Book Excerpt:

The New York Times number one bestseller from the Saturday Night Live and Parks and Recreation star. In Amy Poehler's highly anticipated memoir, Yes Please, she offers up a big juicy stew of personal stories, funny bits on sex and love and friendship and parenthood and real life advice (some useful, some not so much). Powered by Amy's charming and hilarious, biting yet wise voice, Yes Please is a book full of words to live by.

Overcomer

Overcomer
Author: Aubrey Gayel Sampson
Publsiher: Zondervan
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2015-10-06
ISBN: 0310342619
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Overcomer Book Excerpt:

Christian women have allowed shame to condemn and confine them for far too long. If you’re ready to turn things around, Aubrey Sampson—a pastor’s wife, and an advocate for at-risk women—invites you to become an unashamed woman. Using the model of a house, “Sampson identifies eight major lies of shame such as: I’ll have more value when I change; I cannot experience freedom from shame; My past is unsalvageable; and Shame is only traumatic. Written with a strong biblical theology and humorous authenticity, as well as true-life stories shared by women of all ages, Sampson equips readers with tools for an ongoing spiritual discipline of “shamelessness.” Sampson deals directly with the shame that comes from comical moments in life, as well as from sexual abuse, eating disorders, addiction, abandonment, and other real-life issues. She also encourages women to transform their life’s story into ministry, creating ripple effects of hope and healing that can change the world. Written for any woman whose self-worth has been stolen, Overcomer gives her the courage, in Jesus, to reclaim it.

Modern Loss

Modern Loss
Author: Rebecca Soffer,Gabrielle Birkner
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2018-01-23
ISBN: 006249922X
Category: Family & Relationships
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Modern Loss Book Excerpt:

Inspired by the website that the New York Times hailed as "redefining mourning," this book is a fresh and irreverent examination into navigating grief and resilience in the age of social media, offering comfort and community for coping with the mess of loss through candid original essays from a variety of voices, accompanied by gorgeous two-color illustrations and wry infographics. At a time when we mourn public figures and national tragedies with hashtags, where intimate posts about loss go viral and we receive automated birthday reminders for dead friends, it’s clear we are navigating new terrain without a road map. Let’s face it: most of us have always had a difficult time talking about death and sharing our grief. We’re awkward and uncertain; we avoid, ignore, or even deny feelings of sadness; we offer platitudes; we send sympathy bouquets whittled out of fruit. Enter Rebecca Soffer and Gabrielle Birkner, who can help us do better. Each having lost parents as young adults, they co-founded Modern Loss, responding to a need to change the dialogue around the messy experience of grief. Now, in this wise and often funny book, they offer the insights of the Modern Loss community to help us cry, laugh, grieve, identify, and—above all—empathize. Soffer and Birkner, along with forty guest contributors including Lucy Kalanithi, singer Amanda Palmer, and CNN’s Brian Stelter, reveal their own stories on a wide range of topics including triggers, sex, secrets, and inheritance. Accompanied by beautiful hand-drawn illustrations and witty "how to" cartoons, each contribution provides a unique perspective on loss as well as a remarkable life-affirming message. Brutally honest and inspiring, Modern Loss invites us to talk intimately and humorously about grief, helping us confront the humanity (and mortality) we all share. Beginners welcome.

Asian American Literature in Transition 1996 2020 Volume 4

Asian American Literature in Transition  1996 2020  Volume 4
Author: Betsy Huang,Victor Román Mendoza
Publsiher: Asian American Literature in T
Total Pages: 417
Release: 2021-06-17
ISBN: 1108830846
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Asian American Literature in Transition 1996 2020 Volume 4 Book Excerpt:

This volume examines the concerns - political, literary, and identity-based - of contemporary Asian American literatures in neoliberal times.

Flourish

Flourish
Author: Natalie Maki
Publsiher: WestBow Press
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2017-04-17
ISBN: 1512780863
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Flourish Book Excerpt:

Despite our desire to flourish, many women, myself included, often hesitate to go straight to the source of all strength, the Word of God. Yet God promises, If you seek me, you will find me (Jeremiah 29:13). Theres no better way to know the character of God than to dive straight into the Bible. Nearly four years ago, I finally dove straight in, beginning my journey with the Lord through the entirety of his Word. As I share what the Lord has taught me with honesty, redemptive vulnerability, and a dash of self-deprecating humor, my hope is that you will read this and say, Ah, me too! And, wheres my Bible? My hearts desire is for all of us to walk in the fullness of life God has for us, to become deeply rooted in the Word, and to be able to say together, I have seen the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living (Psalm 27:13).

Above All

Above All
Author: J. D. Greear
Publsiher: B&H Publishing Group
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2019-06-01
ISBN: 1535934808
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Above All Book Excerpt:

Is gospel Christianity dead? Pundits are writing the obituary of historic, orthodox Christianity, but pastor and author J. D. Greear (Gospel, Stop Asking Jesus into Your Heart) believes the postmortems are premature. Jesus promised to build his church. He said that the gates of hell would not prevail against it. The church is not going away. Along with this promise, Jesus gave clear instructions for how the church would prevail. He promised to build it on the rock of the gospel. The most pressing need for Christianity today is not a new strategy. It is not an updated message. It is a return to keeping the gospel above all.

Feminist Reception Studies in a Post Audience Age

Feminist Reception Studies in a Post Audience Age
Author: Andre Cavalcante,Andrea Press,Katherine Sender
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 112
Release: 2019-10-30
ISBN: 1351270281
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Feminist Reception Studies in a Post Audience Age Book Excerpt:

This book makes an important return to reception studies at an exciting juncture of media distribution and modes of consumption. The editors’ introduction contextualizes this new work within a long history of feminist approaches to audience research, and argues that new media forms require new methods of research that remain invested in questions of gender, sexuality, and power. The contributions are rooted in the dynamics of everyday life and present innovative approaches to media and audiences. These include investigating online contexts, transnational flows of media images, and new possibilities of self-representation and distribution. Collectively, this work provides a robust theoretical and methodological framework for understanding media reception from a feminist communication and media studies perspective. The scholars included are in the vanguard of contemporary thinking about media audiences and users of technology in what some call the ‘post-audience’ age. The chapters in this book were originally published as a special issue of Feminist Media Studies.

Girls Who Changed the World

Girls Who Changed the World
Author: Michelle Roehm McCann
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2018-02-22
ISBN: 1471174921
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Girls Who Changed the World Book Excerpt:

Going after you dream doesn’t have to wait – be empowered by these incredible women and start changing the world now. From the inspiring author of Girls Who Rocked the World comes another comprehensive collection of true, inspiring profiles of successful young women throughout history who made their mark on the world before turning twenty. Young women today crave strong, independent role models to look to for motivation. Girls Who Changed the World offers a fun and uplifting collection of influential stories with forty-five more movers and shakers who made a difference early on in life. From Cleopatra to Mindy Kaling, and Aretha Franklin to Emma Watson – each with her own incredible story of how she created life-changing opportunities for herself and the world – you’ll get to know these capable queens of empires and courageous icons of entertainment. Also included are profiles of gutsy teenagers who are out there rocking the world right now and personal aspirations from today’s young women.

Grace Sticks

Grace Sticks
Author: Kristina Robb-Dover
Publsiher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2013-10-10
ISBN: 1620329611
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Grace Sticks Book Excerpt:

Even on a bumper sticker, grace is irresistible. Grace Sticks: The Bumper Sticker Gospel for Restless Souls is light-hearted spiritual memoir and theological travel guidance for restless souls looking for more direction, more truth, and more life. Robb-Dover invites readers to reflect on how the bumper stickers they affix to their cars or entertain at traffic lights are themselves spiritual aspirations of sorts pointing to One who is the Way, the Truth and the Life. In their meanderings, with bumper stickers as pit stops, readers will laugh, cry, be provoked, and be inspired to look for God in the most seemingly frivolous and unlikely of places. They'll discover in the process there's as much grace to be found in the journeying itself as in the destination.