Nerd Haiku

Author: Robb Pearlman
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762786752
Format: PDF, Docs
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Behold, mortals, a celebratory homage to all things nerdy. For years we have longed to escape the confines of our parents’ basements, but today we Matrix mavens and Lovecraft lovers have emerged from our AV Squad closets and seized the reins of popular culture. Of course, our chronic asthma and social anxiety still keep us from talking to the girl at GameStop, so we have a way to go. Good thing there’s Nerd Haiku, a light-hearted, lightsaber–pointed poke at the absurdities, stereotypes, and truths of nerd culture. These fun, thoughtful, clever poems speak to the core elements of our nerd universe: science fiction, fantasy, comic books, super heroes, big-budget movies, role-playing games, TV series, animation, cosplay, and more, as well as our celebrated (and derided) authors, artists, actors, and franchises. All of us—from comic book and comedy nerds to computer and design nerds—will appreciate and cherish these gems of poetic wisdom.

Haiku

Author: Katherine Snodgrass
Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.
ISBN: 9780573632549
Format: PDF, Docs
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Though severely retarded, Louise is for brief intervals miraculously normal and sometimes so super normal that she speaks in beautiful haiku poetry.

Haiku Very Much

Author: Margie Gustafson
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1456730770
Format: PDF, Kindle
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If brevity is the soul of wit, the haiku of Margie Gustafson is all soul and a yard wide. From love: That’s why I’m married His big strong arm guiding me Across the dark ice to theatrical criticism: Saw "Richard the Third" Oh, my kingdom for a hearse They murdered the play. to wry self-assessment: If I walk to gym And then walk back again I don't need to join Margie's poetry brims with insight, passion and humor.

IT Haiku Complexity Through Simplicity

Author: Jeff Kirsch
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1105172430
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Technology and art are not the most likely of partners. Add to that a dash of learning and you may find the idea crazy. What started out as a whim turned into an adventure and a new way to learn about technology. Dive into the adventure of IT Haiku and see where it takes you.

Groundhog s Day Off

Author: Robb Pearlman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1619632926
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Every year, people ask Groundhog the same, boring old question. Is spring around the corner? Or are we doomed to more winter? Sure, they care about his shadow, but what about him and his interests? He's had enough! Groundhog packs his bags and sets out for a much-needed vacation. Now the town is holding auditions to find someone to fill his spot. None of the animals seem right for the job, though. Not Elephant, not Ostrich, and most certainly not Puppy. No one has Groundhog's flair for the dramatic, but is it too late to woo him back into the spotlight? With a fresh take on a familiar event and bold, lively illustrations, this hilarious picture book will leave readers wishing it was Groundhog's Day year-round.

Haiku Mama

Author: Kari Anne Roy
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 1683690036
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Yay! The perfect time To strip down naked and scream— When Mommy’s on the phone. This irreverent collection of candid haiku is full of laugh-out-loud observations on dirty diapers, playdate anxiety, obn­oxious purple dinosaurs, choking hazards, stay-at-home dads, and more. It’s a book of verse every new mother will appreciate. Read, laugh, roll your eyes, and know that you are not alone!

The loose thread

Author: Jim Kacian
Publisher: Red Moon Pr
ISBN: 9781893959262
Format: PDF, Mobi
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*the loose thread* is the latest in this multiple-award-winning series of the best of English-language haiku gathered from around the world and collected in one place, featuring the work of over 150 poets from 5 continents: haiku, senryu, haibun, renku, and related forms. This is where anyone interested in the spread of haiku around the world may discover its most literary, timely and beautiful flowerings. Each of the previous 5 volumes of the series has won, among others, Haiku Society of America Merit Book awards for best haiku anthology.

Haiku for the Single Girl

Author: Beth Griffenhagen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101563079
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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An uproarious, uplifting, and brazenly honest celebration of the single girl's life. Unsolicited relationship advice from relatives, disastrous dates, men who wear thumb rings, and the moments of deep satisfaction when a single girl realizes that she can do whatever she wants with her time- it's all here in Haiku for the Single Girl. Reading this brilliantly incisive and wittily illustrated collection, every woman- whether single or not-will laugh until she cries, and then start laughing all over again.

Star Trek Redshirt s Little Book of Doom

Author: Robb Pearlman
Publisher: Insight Editions
ISBN: 9781608877362
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This new book from the author of Fun with Kirk and Spock casts a wry, satirical eye on one of the most popular sci-fi sagas of all time. In the successful tradition of adult pop culture humor books like Stuck on Star Trek, A Very Klingon Christmas, and the author’s own Fun with Kirk and Spock, Star Trek: Redshirt's Little Book of Doom casts a wry, satirical, and reverential eye on one of the most popular and well-loved television and film franchises of all time. It’s common knowledge that if a Star Trek character is wearing a red shirt, chances are he’s going to die. But there are so many other ways red shirt–wearers can be humiliated. By mining the humorous depths of Star Trek's most popular in-jokes—that anyone wearing a red shirt is doomed—this book chronicles the many ways one Starfleet officer's day can be ruined. Poor Red Shirt just can’t catch a break. Whether he's dealing with real-life problems we all face like accidentally mixing whites with colors or being stuck sitting behind a very tall Gorn in a movie theater or trying out a standup comedy routine in front of an audience of surly Klingons, our hapless hero faces a universe-sized number of obstacles. Featuring hilarious illustrations and witty gags that both pop culture fans and Star Trek fans will adore, Star Trek: Redshirt's Little Book of Doom is a fresh new take on one of the most beloved sci-fi sagas of all time. TM & © 2015 CBS Studios Inc. STAR TREK and related marks and logos are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.