Most widely held works about Penn Jillette
Most widely held works by Penn Jillette
Toy story ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,209 libraries worldwide
Woody, the cowboy (Tom Hanks), and Buzz Lightyear, a space ranger (Tim Allen), are rival toys until they must work together to escape the toy-torturing boy next door.
Fantasia Fantasia 2000 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 686 libraries worldwide
Fantasia: Features a blend of animation set to classical music, and live action scenes of the orchestra. Pieces include: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach, The Nutcracker Suite by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Paul Dukas, The Rite of Spring by Igor Stravinsky, The Pastoral Symphony by Ludwig van Beethoven, Dance of the Hours by Amilcare Ponchielli, Night on Bald Mountain by Modeste Moussorgsky, and Ave Maria by Franz Schubert.
Sock by Penn Jillette ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
A sock monkey narrates the story of a NYPD diver who finds the body of a dead woman (and former lover) in the waters off New York City and joins forces with the victim's best friend, a gay hairdresser, to find her killer.
Toy story ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
A boy's favorite toy feels threatened by the arrival of a new birthday present, a high-tech spaceman model advertised on TV. Clever, incredible-looking animated film, produced entirely on computer. A grownup story masquerading as a kid's film, this story of friendship, fickleness, and the need for acceptance features a colorful cast of characters led by Woody and his rival, Buzz Lightyear.
Penn & Teller's how to play in traffic by Penn Jillette ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
The celebrity authors of "How to Play with Your Food" take pranks on the road in a fiendishly funny compendium of traveling mischief that includes practical jokes, miracles, and anecdotes. Travel has has never been so much fun!
God, no! : signs you may already be an atheist and other magical tales by Penn Jillette ( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
The outspoken half of magic duo Penn & Teller presents an atheist reinterpretation of the Ten Commandments, discussing why doubt, skepticism, and wonder should be celebrated and offering humorous stories from his own experiences.
How to cheat your friends at poker : the wisdom of Dickie Richard by Penn Jillette ( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
The aristocrats ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
Comedy veterans, Penn Jillette and Paul Provenza, use their insider status and invite over 100 of their closest friends to reminisce, analyze, deconstruct and deliver their own versions of the world's dirtiest joke. The joke is old burlesque and too extreme to be performed in public. It's called The Aristocrats.
The worst-case scenario survival handbook travel by Joshua Piven ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Danger! It lurks at every corner. Volcanoes. Sharks. Mountain lions. Quicksand. Terrorists. The pilot of the plane blacks out and it's up to you to land the jet. What do you do? The worst-case scenario survival handbook is here to help survive the most harrowing predicaments: jam-packed with how-to, hands-on, step-by-step, instructions on everything you need to know fast, from detecting a bomb to delivering a baby in the back of a cab. Providing frightening and funny real information, this indispensable guide is the definitive handbook for those times when life takes a sudden turn for the worse.
Penn & Teller's how to play with your food by Penn Jillette ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Julie Taymor setting a scene ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
A visit with theater director Julie Taymor who gives children a glimpse of her at work staging scenes from The Tempest. The children are also given a taste of the kind of visual theater created by using puppets, masks and music.
The golden rule of schmoozing the authentic practice of treating others well by Aye Jaye ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Learn how to schmooze your boss, co-workers and customers, endear yourself using "chatch" and "schmick", schmooze for love, make your first impression a positive, lasting one, and to develop happier, healthier interpersonal relationships.
Penn & Teller's magic and mystery tour ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
Penn and Teller tour China, Egypt, and India witnessing astounding feats of magic, and searching for the history and origins of magic and the profession of magician.
Behind the scenes with Julie Taymor ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
A visit with theater director Julie Taymor who gives children a glimpse of her at work staging scenes from The tempest. Shows children the kind of visual theater created by using puppets, masks and music.
Behind the scenes with Carrie Mae Weems ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
One episode from the Behind The Scenes television series. This is a visit with photographer Carrie Mae Weems who gives children a glimpse of how photographers decide what goes into their pictures, and how framing and composition give meaning to the photographer's work.
Penn & Teller. Off the deep end ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Penn and Teller perform underwater magic tricks, including: sawing a mermaid in half; escaping from a straightjacket while surrounded by sharks; making a 75-foot submarine disappear.
Behind the scenes with David Parsons ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
A visit with choreographer David Parsons who shows how movement is transformed into pattern in dance.
Behind the scenes with Nancy Graves ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Demonstrates that balance doesn't necessarily mean symmetry. See how artists create balance through shape and color, as well as how artists use imbalance. Sculptor Nancy Graves wears a hard hat and works in a foundry to create a work that is a surprising balancing act.
Behind the scenes ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the creative process behind the visual and performing arts. Penn and Teller go behind the scenes with renowned artists and performers in the fields of music and dance. Choreographer and dancer David Parsons shows how dances can begin with simple everyday movements. Young conductor JoAnn Falletta shows how an orchestras can use layers of sound to create music. Jazz pianist Allen Toussaint composes a melody on the piano and then records it in a studio. Bobby McFerrin lends a hand. Jazz percussionist, Max Roach brings accent to music using layered and funky rhythmns to create a beat.
Behind the scenes [the complete series ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the creative process behind the visual and performing arts. Goes behind the scenes with renowned artists and performers, covering fields of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, music, dance and theater.
American wit and humor Animated films Art Art appreciation Arts Atheism Cardsharping Children's films Comedy films Comedy sketches Computer animation films Creative thinking Documentary films Drama Drama in education Experimental fiction Fantasy films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Films Gay men Humor Interviews Juvenile works Lightyear, Buzz (Fictitious character) Magic Magic tricks Masks Mickey Mouse (Fictitious character) Murder victims Musical films New York (State)--New York Performing arts Poker Police divers Practical jokes Puppet theater in education Religion Taymor, Julie,--1952- Television comedies Television programs Television programs--for the hearing impaired Toys Tricks United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Weems, Carrie Mae,--1953- Wizards Women--Crimes against