New Tricks For Old Dogs: 28 Laughable Lessons For People Too Stiff To Change . . . Or Bend . . . Or Move by Gene PerretNew Tricks For Old Dogs: 28 Laughable Lessons For People Too Stiff To Change . . . Or Bend . . . Or Move by Gene Perret

New Tricks For Old Dogs: 28 Laughable Lessons For People Too Stiff To Change . . . Or Bend . . . Or…

byGene Perret

Paperback | May 10, 2016

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Author has mailing list of people who subscribe to his comedy writing newsletter and who have purchased several of his previous humorous books and instructional books on humor writing The author promotes and sells his books through his comedy writing newsletter The author has been a public speaker on cruise ships and on the national speaking circuit. Though presently retired, he can speak to local senior centers, libraries, and book stores The author teaches several classes on writing at a local school for adults Outreach to comedy websites to review the book or have author guest post28 hilarious self-help" lessons for seniors who've heard it all. With age comes wisdom. Mostly, we become wise enough to realize that we can't do some of the things we did so well when we were young. The beloved comedian George Burns said it quite eloquently: "I can do anything at eighty that I could do when I was twenty. That gives you an idea of what terrible shape I was in at twenty." Self-helpbooks offer solid, beneficial techniques, but they really only work for the young. Award-winning comedy writer Gene Perret reveals that more mature devotees must adjust these techniques, tweak them, alter them, and in some cases, ignore them completely. New Tricks for Old Dogs points out some of the flaws in the self-help philosophy. It tempers the advice with common sense. The battle cry of this volume is "Do it, but don't overdo it." Sometimes, after wereach a certain age, the best exercise program is a good, brisk nap. "
Gene Perret has been a professional comedy writer since the early 1960s, writing stand-up material for Slappy White and Phyllis Diller, among others. He began in television in 1968 on The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show . He wrote for Laugh-In and collected three Emmys as a staff writer on The Carol Burnett Show . Gene was on Bob Hop...
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Title:New Tricks For Old Dogs: 28 Laughable Lessons For People Too Stiff To Change . . . Or Bend . . . Or…Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.01 × 6.13 × 0.58 inPublished:May 10, 2016Publisher:FamiliusLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1942934467

ISBN - 13:9781942934462

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