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Old Age is the Absence of Youth (and a Lot of Other Things)

Old Age is the Absence of Youth (and a Lot of Other Things)
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Linda & Gene Perret

Old Age is the Absence of Youth (and a Lot of Other Things)

175 Jokes for People Who Think Napping is a Hobby

Linda Perret & Gene Perret

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Old Age is the Absence of Youth . . .and a Lot of Other Things is a collection of wit and wisdom on the joys and trials of growing older, gracefully or not. It takes a humorous look at the reality of years gone by and going by. Old Age is the Absence of Youth...and a Lot of Other Things acts as a gentle spoofing of the older generation so it makes a fine, enjoyable gift for those who are a bit older.  

Like a hilarious greeting card, it generates laughter, good times, and much younger feeling inside, and is a nice family book that promotes the idea of laughing with and at each other.


Linda Perret followed in her father’s funny footsteps and has been involved in various aspects of comedy writing since she sold her first professional joke in 1990. Today, Linda supplies one-liners and comedy bits for ventriloquist Terry Fator and his cast of characters who perform at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, at the Terry Fator Theatre, and around the country. She has supplied material to Bob Hope, Phyllis Diller, Joan Rivers, Yakov Smirnoff, Jimmie Walker, and other stand-up comics. She’s written comedy for the business world, adding a touch of humor to executive speeches and a little bit of fun to corporate award ceremonies.

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 Hope’s writing staff for 28 years, the last twelve as Hope’s head writer. He traveled with the Hope troupe to several of the Christmas shows from war zones. He produced Welcome Back Kotter, Three’s Company, and The Tim Conway Show.


SPECIFICATIONS: Hardcover | 203 mm x 128 mm | 184 Pages | 

 
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