A hilarious and revealing look at how American late-night TV has shaped our understanding of popular culture, politics, entertainment, and world events, by former top writer for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
Tom Jones: Close Up surpasses all other attempts to chronicle the life of a unique star who has been notoriously unforthcoming about himself. It also offers a fascinating insight into half a century of pop, spanning the Fifties pub scene of South Wales, the glitzy resort hotels of Eighties Vegas and a triumphant period of personal reinvention for a whole new generation of Jones fans at the start of the 21st century.This highly readable biography finally separates truth from myth to reveal the flesh-and-blood man behind the legend. With over 70 interviews including friends, family and colleagues, Tom Jones: Close Up offers a minutely-researched chronology of Jones' 40-year career as well as details of his odd life of deep family ties and unbridled sexual promiscuity. From Las Vegas and L.A. to London and South Wales, the authors the pieces together the roller-coaster life of Tom Jones spanning his carer childhood and the days of legendary stardom, through the career slump in the eighties to the spectacular comeback of the Reload album. Includes 24 pages of photographs from every era of Jones' life.
Jesus loves people. Wouldn't it make sense that those who claim to love Jesus would love the same people Jesus loves? Nouns need verbs, a requirement that's more than just a grammatical truth; it's a spiritual truth.
The noun Christian and the noun church require action verbs to fulfill their purpose. That's why Jesus invites Christians and churches everywhere to perform the greatest action of all: loving people. Jesus Prom is an extravagant party that celebrates the very people Jesus died to love. You will laugh and cry as you move through the pages of this book, and by the end of it, you'll want to join the dance.
A junior fiction series written in partnership with Netball Australia Meet Maddy and her friends from the Gems! Maddy can't wait to play her first game of netball with her new team. She's been training hard and is eager to try out her skills. But Maddy's excitement soon turns to nerves when she realises that things might not go exactly as she imagined. What position will coach Janet put her in? What if she gets asked to sit on the bench? Suddenly, the netball courts are the last place Maddy wants to be! Perhaps some inspiration from one of the Australian Diamonds players will finally get Maddy hooked on netball!
‘तुम्हांला नेलँड स्मिथकडून अगदी शेवटचे असे पत्र कधी आले होते?’ माझ्या पाहुण्याने विचारले. मी क्षणभर विचार करून म्हणालो, ‘दोन महिन्यांपूर्वी. मला वाटते त्याला पत्रव्यवहाराचा कंटाळा असावा. शिवाय तो चांगल्या मनःस्थितीत नसावा असे दिसते.’ ‘काही आईची भानगड आहे की काय?’ पाहुण्याने विचारले. ‘तसेच असावे. पण तो मला दाद लागू देणार नाही.’ मी उत्तर दिले. माझे पाहुणे रेव्हरंड एल्थाम हे चीन देशामध्ये “बंडखोर मिशनरी” या नावाने प्रसिद्ध होते. हाच एरव्ही शांत दिसणारा माणूसच बॉक्सरच्या बंडाचा जनक होता. ते म्हणाले, ‘पेट्री, माझ्या मनात त्या भयंकर चिनी माणसाबद्दलचे विचार वारंवार येत असतात. जर डॉक्टर फू-मांच्यू जिवंत असला तर जागतिक शांततेला अद्यापही धोका आहे.
SURVIVING DIVORCE: A Divine Love Story " ‘A Divine Love Story’ is not a subtitle you expect to find for a book describing the aftermath of divorce.
Divorce seems like the very antithesis of a love story. But when I think about that incredibly difficult time; the one thing that stands out most as I look back, is the enduring love and tenderness of my Lord. Therefore, although this book alludes to the end of a love story between a man and a woman, it also marks a new beginning. The beginning of me recognizing that the God I served was not just up in the sky looking down, an absently benevolent God. He is ‘El Roi’ The God who sees me (Genesis 16:13). I came face to face with a God who is caring and present in all the vicissitudes of life – just as interested in the life-altering events as He is in the small details. A love story is about as true a description as I could give to my experience because it accurately describes the kind of attention and care and unconditional love that every girl dreams of finding in a lifelong partner; and it portrays the fledgling romance that began there on my knees as I poured out my broken heart...." Divorce can send you into a tail-spin down into the depths of despair, but you don't have to stay there After her 16-year marriage ended, Simone Miller went through an intense period of distress and anguish even while crying out to God for relief. Silence. It was only when she became still and became attuned to the voice of the Lord that the fog began to lift and she was able to see the path laid out before her. Surviving Divorce: A Divine Love Story is a guide that offers practical, actionable steps that are inspired by the Holy Spirit and backed by the Word of God. Simone draws you into her world as she experienced it during the worst of times and you rejoice with her as you catch the first glimpses of the sun peeping out through the clouds. One moment you’re feeling all of the roller coaster of emotions that Divorce evokes and the next, you take an unexpected turn and it evolves into a celebration of what the Potter’s hand can create out of the mis-shapen clay of our lives. You will focus on the following to start your healing journey: How to protect your mind against negative influences and break out of the vicious cycle of self-pity How to be thankful and focus on the positives in your life How engaging in activities bigger than yourself can help alleviate your pain and give you a broader perspective ...And many more! Retracing her steps through the painful period of her divorce, Simone doesn't just dispense another self-help book. She also shares with you her personal experience of how she got through the most trying period of her life and shows you how the end of your marriage, however painful, shouldn't eclipse your core faith... It may well usher you into the greatest love story of your life! Scroll up and download your copy today
The national bestseller that shocked the nation--The Death of the West is an unflinching look at the increasing decline in Western culture and power. The West is dying.
Collapsing birth rates in Europe and the U. S., coupled with population explosions in Africa, Asia and Latin America are set to cause cataclysmic shifts in world power, as unchecked immigration swamps and polarizes every Western society and nation. The Death of the West details how a civilization, culture, and moral order are passing away and foresees a new world order that has terrifying implications for our freedom, our faith, and the preeminence of American democracy.
The Death of the West is a timely, provocative study that asks the question that quietly troubles millions: Is the America we grew up in gone forever?