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Things I've learned from women who've dumped me

Author: Ben Karlin
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Emmy award-winning former executive producer of The Daily Show and The Colbert Report has assembled a stellar lineup of men who have one thing in common: all have been dumped ... and are willing to share their pain and the lessons learned. An anthology of longer and shorter pieces, drawn from an array of impressive celebrities, writers and public figures.--From publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Karlin
ISBN: 9780446580694 0446580694
OCLC Number: 154698729
Description: xvi, 223 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: I think my son is a catch / Barbara Karlin --
Introduction / Nick Hornby --
Sex is the most stressful thing in the history of the universe / Dan Vebber --
Girls don't make passes at boys with fat asses / Andy Richter --
Beware of math tutors who ride motorcycles / Will Forte --
Persistence is for suckers / David Wain --
The heart is a choking hazard / Stephen Colbert --
Don't come on your cat / Neal Pollack --
Technology can be friend and foe / Alex Gregory --
Eggs must be broken / Tom Shillue --
Women are never too young to mess with your head / Larry Wilmore --
Keep some secret admirers secret / Eric Slovin --
A grudge can be art / Andy Selsberg --
I still like Jessica / Rodney Rothman --
Don't leave too much room for the Holy Spirit / Tom McGarthy --
I am a gay man / Dan Savage --
Nine years is the exact right amount of time to be in a bad relationship / Bob Odenkirk --
A dog is no reason to stay together / Damian Kulash, Jr. --
Strange gifts can scare / Marcel Dzama --
You too will get crushed / Ben Karlin --
You can encapsulate feelings of regret, panic, and desperation in a two-and-a-half-minute pop song / Adam Schlesinger --
I'm easy / Paul Simms --
Things more majestic and terrible than you could ever imagine / Todd Hanson --
Always make her feel like she's #1 / Alex Gregory --
Dirty girls make bad friends / A.J. Jacobs --
Being awkward can be a prophylactic against dry humping / Matt Goodman --
Lessons of a cyclical heart / Marcellus Hall --
Dating a stripper is a recipe for perspective / Patton Oswalt --
Sometimes you find a lost love, sometimes you don't / Bob Kerrey --
Don't enter a karaoke contest near Smith College; you will lose to lesbians / Jason Nash --
Get dumped before it matters / David Rees --
It wasn't me, it was her / Rick Marin --
She wasn't the one / Bruce Jay Friedman --
Notes towards a unified theory of dumping / Sam Lipsyte.
Responsibility: edited by Ben Karlin ; additional editing by Andy Selsberg.
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'These witty, comical approaches to being dumped are sure to entertain anyone who has entered the world of dating' - PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

 
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