Saltwater Witch – Chapter 1 (Graphic Novel) – Chris Howard

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Saltwater Witch – Chapter 1 (Graphic Novel)

Chris Howard

Genre: Graphic Novels

Publish Date: November 11, 2011

Publisher: Lykeion Books

Seller: Christopher Howard


Chapter 1 of Graphic Novel Version of Chris Howard's Saltwater Witch An army of the drowned dead, family betrayal, an exiled witch who doesn't know she has power–or that enemies are lurking all around her, spying on her. Follow Kassandra as she discovers who and what she is in this moving underwater fantasy.  Kassandra comes from the sea, but she has no memory of saltwater, seagulls, or an incoming tide. She's never seen an ocean, never heard the thunder of surf. She's an exile, betrayed by her own family, sent as far from the sea as they could arrange–somewhere in the middle of Nebraska. Everything changes the day she drowns in Red Bear Lake, and discovers she can't really drown. Not in the way everyone else can. Then a two-thousand year old king wakes inside her head and turns out to be a prodigy with mathematics. Kassandra cries for the first time in her life, and learns that her tears are doorways for calling things from the sea. With clues from summoned sea-demons and the voices in her head, Kassandra sets out to find out what the hell is going on…and discovers she's a prisoner, trapped between a murderous grandfather who controls an army of the drowned dead, river witches who spy on her through the plumbing, and Ms. Matrothy, the Girl's Department Director, who's been trying to kill her since she was four.

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Disney Descendants: Dizzy’s New Fortune — FCBD Chapter 1 Preview – Jason Muell

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Disney Descendants: Dizzy’s New Fortune — FCBD Chapter 1 Preview

Jason Muell

Genre: Other

Publish Date: May 23, 2019

Publisher: TOKYOPOP

Seller: Bookwire GmbH


A full color, manga-style graphic novel telling a brand-new story in the world of Disney Descendants, starring Dizzy — the granddaughter of Lady Tremaine — and featuring a host of Villain Kids from the Isle of the Lost! This is the first chapter of Disney Descendants: Dizzy's New Fortune.

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John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum Opens Friday, May 17, 2019

Super-Assassin John Wick (Keanu Reeves) is on the run after killing a member of the international assassin’s guild, and with a $ 14 million price tag on his head, he is the target of hit men and women everywhere.

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THE TROUBLE WITH MY BOSS Chapter 1 – Mika Sakurano

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THE TROUBLE WITH MY BOSS Chapter 1

Mika Sakurano

Genre: Women

Publish Date: November 15, 2017

Publisher: Akita Publishing Co.,Ltd.

Seller: Media Do International, Inc.


The only one who knows the secret about my boss, an overly talented sadist by the name of Saeki-san…is me. But why is this successful, hardworking boss of mine so preverted?! The new sensational work love story!!

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The Dream Chapter: STAR – EP – TOMORROW X TOGETHER

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The Dream Chapter: STAR – EP

TOMORROW X TOGETHER

Genre: K-Pop

Price: $ 4.99

Release Date: March 4, 2019

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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter – Paul W.S. Anderson

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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

Paul W.S. Anderson

Genre: Action & Adventure

Price: $ 14.99

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Release Date: January 27, 2017


Picking up after Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity’s final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began – The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse.

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Anthony Davis defines the latest chapter of the Lakers-Celtics rivalry

The two storied franchises have battled for championships through the decades. With the backdrop of a thrilling finish Thursday night, their next battle will come this summer as both teams try to land the coveted Pelicans star.
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The Love and Creed of Sae Maki Chapter 1 – Tohru Uchimizu

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The Love and Creed of Sae Maki Chapter 1

Tohru Uchimizu

Genre: Men

Publish Date: October 2, 2017

Publisher: Akita Publishing Co.,Ltd.

Seller: Media Do International, Inc.


Misao is a high school girl who is terrible at making friends. One day, she's saved from her loneliness by Sae, whose academics, athleticism, and even appearance are "perfect." But Sae's idea of friendship is a little distorted…

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Chapter 8: Fundraising and Investors: The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business, 2nd Edition (Unabridged) – Loren Weisman

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Chapter 8: Fundraising and Investors: The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business, 2nd Edition (Unabridged)

Loren Weisman

Genre: Arts & Entertainment

Price: $ 1.99

Publish Date: January 21, 2015

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New Chapter #2 : The Truth of Love – 15th Anniversary Special Album – TVXQ!

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New Chapter #2 : The Truth of Love – 15th Anniversary Special Album

TVXQ!

Genre: K-Pop

Price: $ 5.99

Release Date: December 26, 2018

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Zombie Cherry Chapter 1 – Shoko Conami

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Zombie Cherry Chapter 1

Shoko Conami

Genre: Women

Publish Date: October 2, 2017

Publisher: Akita Publishing Co.,Ltd.

Seller: Media Do International, Inc.


Miu is an unfortunate occult fanatic, who guzzled down a whole bottle of "Cherry Soup", the super strong cell revitalization liquid without thinking. Thanks to that, now she's a zombie. This all happened when Miu's just gotten close to her crush, Tohno. However, Tohno can't stomach zombies! Who knows what will happen…?!

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THE FOX’S KISS Chapter 1 – Saki Aikawa

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THE FOX’S KISS Chapter 1

Saki Aikawa

Genre: Girls

Publish Date: October 28, 2017

Publisher: Akita Publishing Co.,Ltd.

Seller: Media Do International, Inc.


Koharu discovers that she now has the power to heal demons like her late grandmother did. The overly self-confident fox demon Iori takes a liking to her. The sudden kiss was a ritual of engagement?! What will happen to Koharu now that she has to live with Iori in human form…?!

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HAREM DAYS THE SEVEN-STARRED COUNTRY Chapter 1 – Momo Sumomo

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HAREM DAYS THE SEVEN-STARRED COUNTRY Chapter 1

Momo Sumomo

Genre: Girls

Publish Date: February 13, 2018

Publisher: Akita Publishing Co.,Ltd.

Seller: Media Do International, Inc.


Hisui, who works as a drag-king artiste in the Kinkei travelling Troupe, is very popular with women. She catches the eye of the Emperor, and gets invited to the Harem. She joins the Harem because the Emperor reminds her of her missing older brother, but the jobs she is given are…? Popular since it was published in "Monthly Princess", Volume 1 of a Chinese fantasy!

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Virgil Abloh Writes New Chapter at Louis Vuitton

PARIS — It took just four years for Virgil Abloh to go from staging his first showroom presentation in Paris for his streetwear label Off-White to being named men’s wear designer for Louis Vuitton, the world’s biggest luxury brand.
But as far as the Chicago-born designer is concerned, his debut for the label on Thursday will mark year zero in terms of his fashion career. “To me, this is like my first show. Everything was sort of leading up to this,” Abloh said in an interview at the Vuitton studio on Tuesday.
“This is ‘life’s work’ territory, to distill, to be metaphoric in a poetic way,” he added, comparing it to Martin Margiela’s debut, when the Belgian designer laid out his groundbreaking design aesthetic. “For me it’s the same, but I gotta find myself, so this is myself on display and it’s simply about letting people see my silhouette.”
That might sound presumptuous, but Abloh is right about the scale of the task. His debut collection for Vuitton, the largest and most profitable brand in the LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton conglomerate, is being hyped as the beginning of a new chapter in fashion history: the moment when streetwear crashed the hallowed halls

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Greatest Hits – Chapter One – Kelly Clarkson

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Greatest Hits – Chapter One

Kelly Clarkson

Genre: Pop

Price: $ 5.99

Release Date: November 16, 2012

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The Hits – Chapter One – Backstreet Boys

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The Hits – Chapter One

Backstreet Boys

Genre: Pop

Price: $ 5.99

Release Date: October 23, 2001

© ℗ 2001 Zomba Recording LLC

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Dark chapter of Ted Kennedy’s life examined in ‘Chappaquiddick’

Australian actor Jason Clarke talks about his new movie ‘Chappaquiddick’, which examines politician Ted Kennedy during his 1969 car accident scandal. Rollo Ross reports.


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Dream Pairings Chapter Four

All Dream Pairings are written and cast by Girlsway’s Girls of the Month, and tell stories of their most intimate lesbian fantasies. Penny Pax and her alternate personalities are all caught up in a sexy scheme. Adria Rae finds solace in the advice of another woman, Chanel Preston, when Penny changes tune on a dime. Keisha worries about her high school career when she’s caught between two high level lesbian cheerleaders for co-captain. Melissa’s gorgeous lesbian body is taken over by an alien entity which quickly learns how her human body responds to stimuli, making her horny in front of any other lesbian body in proximity.

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Fire-Hot Aunt Chapter 1 – Katsuki Izumi

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Fire-Hot Aunt Chapter 1

Katsuki Izumi

Genre: Boys

Publish Date: December 13, 2017

Publisher: Akita Publishing Co.,Ltd.

Seller: Media Do International, Inc.


Toru, who just became a high school student, ends up going to school and living with Sugako, who is his aunt and is also same age as him. The super-beauty Sugako stirs up all kinds of trouble. What will Toru do…?!

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Saw: The Final Chapter (Unrated Director’s Cut) – Kevin Greutert

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Saw: The Final Chapter (Unrated Director’s Cut)

Kevin Greutert

Genre: Horror

Price: $ 9.99

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Release Date: October 29, 2010


As a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw’s brutal legacy, a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen, a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror…

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The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business (2nd edition): Chapter 10: Music Marketing and Promotions (Unabridged) – Loren Weisman

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The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business (2nd edition): Chapter 10: Music Marketing and Promotions (Unabridged)

Loren Weisman

Genre: Arts & Entertainment

Price: $ 1.95

Publish Date: April 2, 2015

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Red Plains: Nice Place to Raise Your Kids Up, Chapter 1 – Caryn A. Tate

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Red Plains: Nice Place to Raise Your Kids Up, Chapter 1

Caryn A. Tate

Genre: Graphic Novels

Publish Date: June 1, 2010

Publisher: Caryn A. Tate

Seller: Caryn A. Tate


Sure, you know what it's like to have your boss breathing down your neck – but what if your boss is trying to get you killed? The town's leadership has joined forces with the most influential men in Red Plains, including the wealthy Don Luis Escovido. Their goal? Sheriff Doles: ruined, replaced or dead. Meanwhile, see the folly of falling under the spell of one of the enticing Escovido sisters – and meet the unsettling man known only as Velasquez. Loaded with bonus content including audio commentary by series creator Caryn A. Tate, character information, and script excerpts, Red Plains is more than a simple "shoot-em-up." Influenced by film noir, the classic pulps, true crime, and, most importantly, the authentic Western lifestyle and history as lived and researched by its author, Red Plains is the real deal. “Nice Place” is brought to life by writer and series creator Caryn A. Tate and dynamic artist Larry Watts.

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The Maid at my House Chapter 1 – Mihoko Kojima

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The Maid at my House Chapter 1

Mihoko Kojima

Genre: Girls

Publish Date: December 6, 2017

Publisher: Akita Publishing Co.,Ltd.

Seller: Media Do International, Inc.


Runako is studying hard to someday succeed as owner of her family's maid dispatching service company. One day, a request comes in from an entertainment production company and shockingly, it's for their super-popular star, Seirei Moroboshi! But could it be that the image he projects on the TV is far different than his true secret face…?!

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The Book of Souls: Live Chapter – Iron Maiden

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The Book of Souls: Live Chapter

Iron Maiden

Genre: Concert Films

Price: $ 9.99

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Release Date: November 17, 2017


This live recording comprises 15 songs captured during 'The Book Of Souls World Tour,' which covered 39 countries across six continents during 2016 and 2017, and was seen by over two million fans. Produced by Tony Newton and Iron Maiden founder member and bass player Steve Harris, the album is based on this year's set list and is a faithful record of the epic show, including six songs from 'The Book Of Souls,' the band's most recent studio album, along with many other classics and fan favourites.

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Win Bigly Bonus Chapter

Readers who pre-ordered my new book, Win Bigly, already got a copy of the bonus chapter that I offered with the pre-order. Now that the book is out, I thought I would include it here for the rest of you. The context is that I’m a trained hypnotist and people often ask me about the topic, so I thought I would answer the most common questions about it. This chapter is in the book, but publishing it here makes it easier to share.

For me, the biggest impact from learning hypnosis was recognizing that people are not rational creatures. We’re creatures who act irrationally and then rationalize our choices after the fact, at least for any decision involving emotion. Once you embrace this concept, the world is far easier to understand. But there are a number of other practical benefits to adding this skill to your talent stack. I’ll tell you a few below.

The Making of a Hypnotist

Hypnosis is a special form of persuasion, generally involving one hypnotist guiding one patient (or subject) toward some sort of personal improvement. You don’t need to be a trained hypnotist to be persuasive, but understanding what hypnosis can and cannot do is extraordinarily valuable. It can change your entire worldview. That’s what happened to me when I trained to be hypnotist. I once believed people use facts and reason to make decisions. When I disagreed with people, I assumed it was because I had different facts or better reasons.

That was an illusion.

The reality one learns while practicing hypnosis is that we make our decisions first – for irrational reasons – and we rationalize them later as having something to do with facts and reason. If you believe humans are fundamentally rational, you will have a hard time learning to be a hypnotist because hypnotists rely on our irrational brain wiring to persuade. The most effective politicians do the same. In this chapter, I’ll give you some background on hypnosis to show you how easily the human mind can be rewired by a skilled operator. This background will help you understand Trump’s election victory, and it might explain a lot of other mysteries in your personal and professional life.

I’ve been interested in hypnosis since I was a child. My family doctor was a hypnotist, and he hypnotized my mother to eliminate her pain when she gave birth to my sister. My mother said that although she was hypnotized – or so she claimed – she was conscious of the entire birth process and felt no discomfort. And that was without pain meds, at least according to my mom.

In hindsight, it’s not clear how much of that story was true. One of the things I’ve learned as a lifelong student of persuasion is that false memories are common. And sometimes adults don’t tell the truth. My mother was a straight shooter, so I doubt she made up the story. But I can’t be sure she remembered everything accurately, such as whether or not someone actually gave her pain meds and she forgot that part.

In any event, I bought into my mother’s story, and I vowed to someday learn this thing called hypnosis. I hoped that learning hypnosis would imbue me with some sort of superpower.

It turns out I was right.

When I was in my mid-twenties, living in San Francisco, I signed up for an evening class at the Clement School of Hypnosis. (It no longer exists.) And by “school” I mean there were about ten students learning from one professional hypnotist. If I recall, we met twice a week for about ten weeks, or something along those lines. The instructor hypnotized the class a number of times so we could experience hypnosis from the receiving side. After he taught us enough technique, we practiced on each other and – for homework – we hypnotized willing strangers and reported back on our progress.

I know you want me to teach you how to be a hypnotist. But you can’t learn it from a book. Some skills require a lot of in-person practice, and this is one of them. Part of the process of learning hypnosis involves building confidence in your skills until your subjects can sense it by your demeanor. That confidence is a key ingredient to making hypnosis work. You can build up to that confidence in a class setting, over time, in a way that I doubt anyone can get from a book. If you try a method from a book, and it doesn’t work on the first try, you’ll probably dismiss the book as a scam and stop trying. Learning hypnosis from a book might be possible, but I’ve never heard of anyone pulling it off.

Persuasion Tip 1:
Display confidence (either real or faked) to improve your persuasion. You have to believe yourself, or at least appear as if you do, in order to get anyone else to believe.

Hypnosis is largely an observational skill. Half of the process involves looking for micro-changes in the subject so you can determine whether or not the approach you are using is getting the effect you want. You can’t get good at an observational skill without lots of practice. A subject under hypnosis has a distinctive look that I doubt I could describe in words, and I’m good at describing things in words. But the look of a hypnotized subject is unmistakable once you have seen it often enough. You can’t get that sort of experience from a book. You have to observe a lot of people under hypnosis to recognize it.

I found it easy to get volunteers for hypnosis by saying I was enrolled in a hypnosis class. I doubt I could have recruited volunteers so easily by saying I was reading a book about hypnosis. The class gave me some credibility with strangers, and a hypnotist-in-training needs a lot of strangers to practice on. One of the things we learned in class is that hypnotizing friends and family doesn’t work well because you have too much history and baggage to overcome. People close to you will have trouble getting into the mindset that you suddenly have a magical new skill. Strangers are more likely to grant you the assumption of credibility, even if you are only a student of hypnosis. And you need the credibility for the hypnosis to work.

Persuasion Tip 2:
Persuasion is strongest when the messenger is credible.

One of the most confusing things about hypnosis is that the things you think it can do, it probably can’t. But the things you didn’t know it could do – such as predicting presidential outcomes – are mind-boggling.
I spoke to a number of other trained persuaders during the election. The following observation is purely anecdotal, but I don’t recall any trained persuaders thinking Clinton was a lock to win. Most predicted an outright Trump win, or at least a surprisingly close race.

You’ve probably heard of people using hypnosis to lose weight, or to stop smoking cigarettes. Hypnosis works for those methods about as well as other non-medical methods – and by that I mean it usually doesn’t work. People who go on diets usually fail no matter what method they use. People who try to stop smoking also fail more often than not. Hypnosis gets you about the same poor result as other non-medical methods.

The reason hypnosis is not a powerful tool for losing weight and quitting smoking is almost humorously simple: You don’t want to eat less and you don’t want to stop smoking. Smokers and overeaters like both of those things. That’s the whole problem. If people didn’t enjoy eating and smoking, they wouldn’t be doing those things. And hypnosis is only good for getting you what you do want. If any part of your mind doesn’t fully embrace the change you want, hypnosis might be the wrong tool.

But hypnosis can work well in situations where the subject has no objection to modifying an old behavior. For example, let’s say you want to overcome a specific type of fear. In those cases, the subject has zero desire to keep the fear. The fear provides no pleasure or other benefit. Hypnosis can work well in those situations. But you are still fighting against some sort of irrational wiring in the subject’s mind, so success is not guaranteed with hypnosis. Every brain is different, and every hypnotist is different.

The best situation for hypnosis is when there is no precondition to overcome. Preconditions in this context might include an irrational fear, a love of eating junk food, or an addiction to smoking. Those cases are hard because some part of your mind wants to keep the old behavior.

But sometimes you are working toward a change that has no precondition to overcome, and that’s the best situation. For example, if you were already a well-adjusted person and you wanted to learn how to relax more effectively, hypnosis would be a great tool. In this case, there is no objection to relaxing – the person just doesn’t have the tools to do it well. Hypnosis can provide the right tools.

It might also surprise you that a hypnotist can sometimes induce massive orgasms in a willing subject just by choosing the right words in a private setting. But that won’t work unless the hypnotist and the subject have some sort of chemistry and a shared desire for that outcome. I only know this is possible because a coworker asked me about it while I was in hypnosis school. At the time, I didn’t know if such a thing was possible. But I needed the practice, and she volunteered to be my test subject, so I gave it a try. After about one hour of hypnosis and twenty-or-so screaming orgasms – no touching involved – she declared the experiment a success. I later learned that the experiment is repeatable with the right kind of subject. That’s what I mean by “mind-boggling” power. The point of the story is that hypnosis is a powerful tool when it is working in the same direction as people’s existing urges.

You’ll be happy to know that hypnosis can’t make people do things they know to be wrong in their waking state. Or at least there are no credible stories of that happening. That makes sense to anyone who has ever been hypnotized. A hypnotized person is actually conscious and aware, but deeply relaxed. They can open their eyes and walk out the door at any time.

The public has a distorted impression of hypnosis because of movies. In a movie you can hypnotize someone to become an assassin. In real life, that’s not possible. In the movies you often see the hypnotist waving a watch or some other pendant-type object and telling you to stare at it. No trained hypnotist does that in real life. It doesn’t have a purpose.

By now you are wondering if stage hypnosis is real or just a trick. Stage hypnotists seem to make people do embarrassing things in public, and that would appear to violate what I just said about people not doing things while under hypnosis that they would object to if awake. In the case of stage hypnosis, there is a magic trick involved on top of the hypnosis. The magic trick is that you assume the people on stage think the way you think. If you would be embarrassed doing what you see them doing, you assume they feel the same. But they don’t. In any crowd of a hundred people it is easy to find several who are good subjects for hypnosis and also not easily embarrassed by public displays of silliness. The illusion for the audience is that the subjects on stage are so deeply under the hypnotist’s spell that they are acting against their own self-interest by embarrassing themselves in public. The secret to the illusion is that the only people who will go on stage in that situation are the ones that know they won’t be bothered by the experience.

Further deepening the stage hypnosis illusion is the fact that many of the subjects are introverts and wallflowers in normal life. But keep in mind that many famous performers are introverts in person and yet they have no trouble performing to large crowds. People come in all types. If the stage hypnotist has a large-enough audience, you can be sure there are some people who will be comfortable doing silly things on stage. Yes, the subjects are hypnotized. But that alone wouldn’t be enough to make an unwilling person do embarrassing things in public. The willingness has to be there from the start.

I used a hypnosis technique in the paragraph above that starts with “By now you are wondering…” The hypnosis technique involves demonstrating that I know what you are thinking at the moment you are thinking it. If I guess right, this creates a little bond between the author and the reader because it feels like I know you as well as I might know a friend. It’s like I’m in your head. That type of personal connection makes whatever I write seem more interesting to you because you naturally care more about a friend than a stranger.

Hypnotists use the same method to create a quick connection with the subject. If I tell you what you are thinking at the exact moment you are thinking it, I can create the illusion that our minds are somehow connected. And once connected, and comfortable with the connection, the subject is more likely to let the hypnotist later operate the controls.

In my example above, I know from years of experience that when I start to describe hypnosis it almost always triggers a specific question: “Is stage hypnosis real?” A non-persuader might provide the answer when asked. But as a trained persuader, I take it one step further and tell you directly that I know that question is in your head at the moment that it is. If the question is NOT in your head, you won’t even notice that I said it was. You will see my statement as nothing but an introduction to the point. But if I accurately guess that you have curiosity about stage hypnosis, and I answer your unspoken thought at the moment you have it, we form a mental bond that helps you enjoy my writing more. I use that technique to make my writing more personal and powerful. If my writing style seems different than the norm, that’s one reason why.

Persuasion Tip 3:
Guess what people are thinking – at the very moment they think it – and call it out.

If you are right, the subject bonds to you for being like-minded.

Who can be hypnotized?

I often hear people say they “can’t be hypnotized” because they tried it once and nothing happened. In my experience – which happens to match what I learned in hypnosis class – an experienced hypnotist can hypnotize anyone, so long as the subject is willing. Where the confusion comes in is that only about 20% of the public can experience what hypnotists sometimes call “the phenomena.” The phenomena describes any situation in which the subject experiences a full-blown illusion, such as seeing something that isn’t there, or feeling something that isn’t real. My mother’s experience of feeling no pain during childbirth falls into that category.

But the 80% of the public who can’t experience the phenomena can still get tremendous benefits from hypnosis. If you want to learn how to relax, how to be comfortable in a particular situation, or how to perform better at something, the only requirement is that you are willing to be hypnotized. That’s good enough for most purposes.

Non-hypnotists are often under the impression that the best subjects for hypnosis are gullible, dumb, or somehow weak-minded. We learned in hypnosis class that there is no personality trait that predicts how easily someone can be hypnotized. Anecdotally, smart people seem to be the easiest to hypnotize. My hypnosis instructor said he thought that was the case, based on experience, and I’ve noticed the same thing. If there is a correlation with intelligence, it probably has to do with the fact that smart people are less concerned that the hypnotist will turn them into an assassin or a sex slave because they know that isn’t a real risk. But as a general rule, there is no way to deduce from a person’s intelligence or personality whether that person will be an especially good subject for hypnosis. A trained hypnotist can tell rather quickly how good a subject will be as soon as the process starts, just by watching how the body reacts to suggestions. But there is generally no way to know ahead of time how good a subject will be. And the subjects themselves have no way to know as well, but they usually think they do. That’s an illusion caused by their egos. People who view themselves as strong-willed also imagine they can’t be hypnotized. Submissive personality types often assume they will be good subjects for hypnosis. But those variables are not predictive. They just feel as if they should be.

Hypnosis Superpowers

When I signed up for hypnosis class I assumed I would only use the skill I learned to perform hypnosis on willing subjects. But it turns out that the biggest benefit of learning hypnosis is what it does to your worldview, and how it influences all of your decisions from that point on. Once you see with your own eyes the power of persuasion, and how easily people can be reprogrammed, it changes everything you do.

For example, if you are familiar with my Dilbert comic strip, you might know that Dilbert has no last name. His boss has no name at all. You don’t know the name of Dilbert’s company or what industry they are in. You also don’t know their location. All of that omission is intentional. It is a trick I learned from hypnosis class. I leave out any details that would cause readers to feel they are different from the characters in the comic. If Dilbert had a last name, it might tell you something about his ancestry. If you knew for sure that Dilbert’s background differed from your own in some big way, it could be an irrational trigger to make you feel less connected. Likewise, if you knew Dilbert’s company was in a specific industry that was different from yours, you might feel less connected. By intentionally omitting those details in the design of the Dilbert comic, I make it easier for people to think Dilbert’s job is just like mine.

Persuasion Tip 4:
If you want the audience to embrace your content, leave out any detail that is both unimportant and would give people a reason to say, “That’s not me.” Design into your content enough blank spaces so people can fill them in with whatever makes them happiest.

Lying

An unexpected benefit from learning hypnosis is that I can detect lies with freaky accuracy. Liars usually have “tells,” or clues to signal deception. Some of the tells are in the form of body language and micro facial changes – the same things that a hypnotist learns to detect. Liars also use predictable patterns of language that you can pick up once you know what to look for.

For example, if someone accuses an innocent person of a crime, the accused generally responds by immediately denying the accusation and asking what is wrong with you for even asking. But the first reaction of guilty people, usually, is to ask what evidence you have. They need to know what you know so they can either double-down on the lie or confess. Liars only confess if the evidence against them is airtight.

Romance

You can’t make someone love you if the chemistry isn’t there. Hypnosis isn’t that kind of power. But if you have natural chemistry with a person, and simply want things to go as well as possible, a working knowledge of hypnosis is immensely useful.

Here I’m not talking about a formal induction, or putting someone in a so-called trance state. I’m only talking about the knowledge of human nature that you absorb by studying hypnosis. Once you understand people to be irrational 90% of the time you can give up on your old method of using reason and logic to make someone love you. Love, romance, and sex are fundamentally irrational human behaviors and it helps to see them that way.

For example, a man who thinks humans are rational creatures might try to attract a woman by being extra nice. That seems reasonable because people like nice people more than they like mean people. But seduction-wise, niceness is boring, and nice people are a dime-a-dozen. Niceness can only get you so far.

A far better seduction strategy would involve participating in any kind of coed group activities at which you happen to excel. When you display any kind of talent, it triggers other humans to want to mate with you. We’re biologically hardwired to be attracted to anything that helps the gene pool, and talent is a signal for valuable genes. So instead of being nice, focus on being talented, or attractive, or smart, or muscular, or something that suggests you have good genes.

A common misconception is that because nice guys seem to finish last, and jerky guys seem to get the women, being a jerk must have some sort of seduction advantage. It doesn’t. That’s an illusion caused by the fact that people who have OTHER advantages – such as wealth or beauty – have the freedom to act like jerks because they can attract mates no matter what. If you don’t understand what motivates people at a deep level, you might be fooled by your observation that jerks often do well in romance. If being mean were useful to getting sex, you would see ugly people doing it more often with great success. But keep your eyes open and you’ll notice that attractive people can get away with being mean, and ugly people can’t. Attractiveness is the key correlation.

The exception to this rule is something called “negging” in the language of so-called pickup artists. The idea is to say something subversively negative (negging) to a woman – but not too negative – to make her less confident. For example, the man might walk up to the woman and ask “Did you just get your hair done?” Notice that it isn’t a compliment and it isn’t an insult. But the woman will register it as a criticism because there was no compliment appended to the question. The normal structure of that question would be “Did you do something with your hair today? It looks great.” When you put the compliment in the question, you’re using the “nice” strategy that won’t get you far. When you leave out the compliment and ask if the hair is different today it suggests that perhaps you are not crazy about it. That unspoken put-down causes some women (not all, obviously) to reframe their situation as a confident male talking to a woman with some unspoken defect. That creates the illusion – or at least the possibility – that the man is a higher social rank. The perceived difference in social rank – illusion though it is – triggers attraction in the woman in this example because we are biologically wired to believe that people of higher rank probably have some sort of genetic advantage that got them there. And we want to mate with those people to pass those genes to the kids.

Personally, I have never used negging to attract a woman. By the time I learned of the concept I was already rich and successful, so I had enough perceived status that I didn’t need any tricks. You can reach your own conclusions about the ethics of negging. I’m only including it here for education and completeness.

Communicating

After taking the hypnosis class, I became interested in the broader field of persuasion in the normal world. By then I was working at a large bank that encouraged employees to take a variety of in-house classes. I took classes in negotiating, selling, marketing, listening skills, business writing, leadership, public speaking, and more. When you communicate, you are usually trying to persuade, even if you don’t see it that way. You might be trying to make someone laugh, convince someone to buy, cause someone to fall in love, or to stay in love. You might be trying to convey talent or knowledge to a professional contact. At minimum, most communication involves trying to influence people’s opinion of you, even if the content of your message is neutral. So persuasion and communication overlap quite a bit. If you learn only the tools of communication – the rules of grammar for example – and you don’t learn persuasion, your writing will be weak or, worse, you will make an enormous persuasion mistake and not know it.

A good example of an enormous persuasion mistake happened during the Republican primary debate on September 16, 2015 in Simi Valley, CA. Candidate Carly Fiorina tried to cut through the crowded field by graphically describing an alleged video of an abortion that went wrong. (I’m intentionally not describing it here. You’ll see why.) When I watched Fiorina’s bold move to capture the nation’s attention on a key topic for the Republican base, I publicly predicted that she had “self-immolated.” I called it the worst persuasion move you are likely to see in any realm. CNN’s poll put Fiorina at 15% during the week of the debate. As I predicted, she dropped to 4% one month later and was soon out of the race.

If you are not a student of persuasion, you might think Fiorina’s strategy was bold and clever. It guaranteed free attention from both the mainstream media and social media. And it positioned her as the strongest voice on a key election topic. It was unforgettable, and it matched the emotions of the Republican base. All of that sounds good.

But here’s what she got wrong. And this is more wrongness than anything you are likely to see in any realm of life, much less politics: Fiorina paired her brand with a dead baby.

I knew voters wouldn’t want to think about Fiorina’s horrible story of a dead baby for one second longer than they needed to. I doubt anyone consciously interpreted the situation as I describe it. But humans don’t make political decisions for rational reasons anyway. The Persuasion Filter

says Fiorina lost support because she polluted her brand beyond redemption by associating it with the most horrible image one could ever imagine, on live television. If you asked the voters that abandoned Fiorina to give reasons for their switch, they would probably tell you – and they would believe it to be true – that they switched candidates for rational reasons. But according to the Persuasion Filter, they would be rationalizing their irrational decisions without knowing it.

Finding a Hypnosis School

By now some of you are wondering how you can find a hypnosis school of your own. (See how I anticipated your question, or at least some people’s question?) Unfortunately, I can’t help you on this question because I only have experience with one hypnosis school and it no longer exists. If you find a hypnosis school locally, be sure to ask for references from past students. But be skeptical of the references for two reasons:

1. The school will only connect you with students they know will say good things.
2. A good hypnotist could give students the impression they got more value than they did.

But don’t worry too much about that second point. You wouldn’t want to learn hypnosis from an instructor who couldn’t persuade his own class to give him good reviews.

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Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

Joe Hoffman & Joseph Zito

Genre: Horror

Price: $ 4.99

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Release Date: January 1, 1984


Prepare yourself as evil comes back to life in Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter. After the Crystal Lake Massacres, Jason is pronounced dead and taken to the hospital morgue, where he is mysteriously revived, allowing his diabolical killing spree to continue at the camp where the gruesome slaughtering began. But this time, in addition to terrified teenagers, he meets a young boy named Tommy Jarvis who has a special talent for horror masks and make up, leading up to a horrifying, bloody battle that will keep you on the edge of your seat! Has the diabolical Jason finally met his match?

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Saltwater Witch – Chapter 2 (Graphic Novel) – Chris Howard

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Saltwater Witch – Chapter 2 (Graphic Novel)

Chris Howard

Genre: Graphic Novels

Publish Date: December 6, 2011

Publisher: Lykeion Books

Seller: Christopher Howard


Chapter 2 of Graphic Novel Version of Chris Howard's Saltwater Witch An army of the drowned dead, family betrayal, an exiled witch who doesn't know she has power–or that enemies are lurking all around her, spying on her. Follow Kassandra as she discovers who and what she is in this moving underwater fantasy.  Kassandra comes from the sea, but she has no memory of saltwater, seagulls, or an incoming tide. She's never seen an ocean, never heard the thunder of surf. She's an exile, betrayed by her own family, sent as far from the sea as they could arrange–somewhere in the middle of Nebraska. Everything changes the day she drowns in Red Bear Lake, and discovers she can't really drown. Not in the way everyone else can. Then a two-thousand year old king wakes inside her head and turns out to be a prodigy with mathematics. Kassandra cries for the first time in her life, and learns that her tears are doorways for calling things from the sea. With clues from summoned sea-demons and the voices in her head, Kassandra sets out to find out what the hell is going on…and discovers she's a prisoner, trapped between a murderous grandfather who controls an army of the drowned dead, river witches who spy on her through the plumbing, and Ms. Matrothy, the Girl's Department Director, who's been trying to kill her since she was four.

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Derpy Dirk and the Fight With the School Bully by the Flagpole at Lunch — A (NOT FOR KIDS) Derp Sandwich Chapter Book – Derp Sandwich

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Derpy Dirk and the Fight With the School Bully by the Flagpole at Lunch — A (NOT FOR KIDS) Derp Sandwich Chapter Book

Derp Sandwich

Genre: Fiction & Literature

Publish Date: June 23, 2011

Publisher: Derp Sandwich

Seller: Smashwords


Derpy Dirk is your average kid, except for one thing: he's totally nerdy and quirky and not actually average at all! Join Dirk in this kooky adventure as he tries to get along with his annoying and often physically abusive siblings, withstands an unrelenting onslaught of juvenile humor, and even faces the dreaded school bully in a battle that is quite literally to-the-death. You'll laugh, you'll cry, and I will be rewarded by scoring millions of sales and a movie deal for following the same tired formula that your kids eat up every single time. DISCLAIMER: THIS IS NOT ACTUALLY A CHILDREN'S BOOK. CHILDREN WHO READ THIS BOOK WILL BECOME CONFUSED AND/OR CRY.

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Dream Pairings Chapter Two

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The Lost Coast: Chapter Six – Eli Horowitz

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The Lost Coast: Chapter Six

Eli Horowitz

Genre: Fiction & Literature

Publish Date: August 23, 2017

Publisher: Gimlet Books

Seller: Gimlet Media


THE LOST COAST is a six-part novella, serialized alongside Season Two of HOMECOMING, the podcast from Gimlet Media. In this chapter, finally, the past catches up with the present.

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Saltwater Witch – Chapter 1 (Graphic Novel) – Chris Howard

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Saltwater Witch – Chapter 1 (Graphic Novel)

Chris Howard

Genre: Graphic Novels

Publish Date: November 11, 2011

Publisher: Lykeion Books

Seller: Christopher Howard


Chapter 1 of Graphic Novel Version of Chris Howard's Saltwater Witch An army of the drowned dead, family betrayal, an exiled witch who doesn't know she has power–or that enemies are lurking all around her, spying on her. Follow Kassandra as she discovers who and what she is in this moving underwater fantasy.  Kassandra comes from the sea, but she has no memory of saltwater, seagulls, or an incoming tide. She's never seen an ocean, never heard the thunder of surf. She's an exile, betrayed by her own family, sent as far from the sea as they could arrange–somewhere in the middle of Nebraska. Everything changes the day she drowns in Red Bear Lake, and discovers she can't really drown. Not in the way everyone else can. Then a two-thousand year old king wakes inside her head and turns out to be a prodigy with mathematics. Kassandra cries for the first time in her life, and learns that her tears are doorways for calling things from the sea. With clues from summoned sea-demons and the voices in her head, Kassandra sets out to find out what the hell is going on…and discovers she's a prisoner, trapped between a murderous grandfather who controls an army of the drowned dead, river witches who spy on her through the plumbing, and Ms. Matrothy, the Girl's Department Director, who's been trying to kill her since she was four.

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The Lost Coast: Chapter Five – Eli Horowitz & John Brandon

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The Lost Coast: Chapter Five

Eli Horowitz & John Brandon

Genre: Fiction & Literature

Publish Date: August 16, 2017

Publisher: Gimlet Books

Seller: Gimlet Media


THE LOST COAST is a six-part novella, serialized alongside Season Two of HOMECOMING, the podcast from Gimlet Media. In this chapter, guns, fire, and exercise equipment.

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The Lost Coast: Chapter Four – Eli Horowitz & John Brandon

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The Lost Coast: Chapter Four

Eli Horowitz & John Brandon

Genre: Fiction & Literature

Publish Date: August 9, 2017

Publisher: Gimlet Books

Seller: Gimlet Media


THE LOST COAST is a six-part novella, serialized alongside Season Two of HOMECOMING, the podcast from Gimlet Media. In this chapter: Walter meets Leon, owner of the white school bus.

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The Lost Coast: Chapter Three

John Brandon

Genre: Fiction & Literature

Publish Date: August 2, 2017

Publisher: Gimlet Books

Seller: Gimlet Media


THE LOST COAST is a six-part novella, serialized alongside Season Two of HOMECOMING, the podcast from Gimlet Media. In this chapter: Walter finally hits the road, headed north from Bakersfield, destination unknown.

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The Lost Coast: Chapter One – Eli Horowitz & John Brandon

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The Lost Coast: Chapter One

Eli Horowitz & John Brandon

Genre: Fiction & Literature

Publish Date: July 19, 2017

Publisher: Gimlet Books

Seller: Gimlet Media


THE LOST COAST is a six-part novella, serialized alongside Season Two of HOMECOMING, the podcast from Gimlet Media. In this chapter: Walter awakens, bit by bit. His mother is waiting.

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The Lost Coast: Chapter Two – John Brandon

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The Lost Coast: Chapter Two

John Brandon

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Publish Date: July 26, 2017

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Seller: Gimlet Media


THE LOST COAST is a six-part novella, serialized alongside Season Two of HOMECOMING, the podcast from Gimlet Media. In this chapter: Walter finds himself at a crossroads. The light changes from green to red to green.

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John Wick: Chapter 2 – Chad Stahelski

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John Wick: Chapter 2

Chad Stahelski

Genre: Action & Adventure

Price: $ 14.99

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Release Date: February 10, 2017


Legendary hitman John Wick is forced back out of retirement by a former associate plotting to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to help him, John travels to Rome where he squares off against some of the world’s deadliest killers.

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The Daddy Diaries Chapter 18 — 10 Ways to Lose the Dad Bod

Let’s cut the crap. Before Captain poopy-pants arrived, I used to work out three times a day. Now, I struggle to find time to floss. Don’t get me wrong: I don’t resent my beautiful son. I appreciate every moment I get to spend nurturing his gorgeous, tender soul. And I don’t shake my fist in the air at him silently just because he turned me into something that looks a clay sculpture of Mark Wahlberg that was dropped off a ledge and then went bald and got big rings under its eyes.

But let’s just say since Baron von Burpenstein showed up, it’s been hard to sleep. And hence hard to find time to exercise, or brush my teeth.

I used to take pride in my appearance, but I am so overjoyed at the pleasures of fatherhood I hardly even spend all day in front of the bathroom mirror weeping.

OK, so enough about who gained weight and is now embarrassed to be naked even by himself. Bottom line: I look like a piece of melted gouda cheese with two raisins stuck in it.

I bought a bathroom scale, but I was like, “How can this possibly be the number this scale is saying? It must be broken.” So I threw it out and bought a new one. The same thing happened. Odd. Doesn’t anyone make scales that work anymore? When I could no longer afford to buy more scales, I finally had to face the truth. The scales weren’t broken. The problem was me. I was having visual hallucinations.

So I went to see an eye doctor, who confirmed my suspicions. I have become so overweight it is making me go blind. It’s called morbid cornea obesity, and apparently it can be brought on by innocent everyday activities such as having a baby, or eating 997 individually wrapped Kraft cheese singles, which they don’t warn you about on the package. And really once you eat the first few, what’s the point in putting a half empty case of cheese back in the fridge, especially at 2AM?

Anyway, I realized something had to change when none of my clothes fit me. And I so began making mu-mu’s out of the bed sheets.

When none of the bed sheets fit me anymore, I decided it was finally time to stop making excuses, and do something about it.

And so I devised a few easy ways to sneak fitness routines into the day while tending to junior. I really feel like a new man now, and the best part is, you can do all of these exercises while parenting your child.

1. Carry the baby around the house on a cinderblock for an hour each morning. Good for the glutes. Note: a cinderblock can be rough on a newborn’s skin, so fold two paper towels on top of the cement as padding.

2. Lay awake at night all night worried your baby will stop breathing. Repeat in sets of one, nightly, until you can’t feel your arms anymore.

3. Put a 20-pound dumbbell inside the baby’s diapers. Carefully cradle the baby/dumbell under your arm, being sure to support his neck. Do 10 sets of 15 reps with each arm. Don’t forget to rinse off the weights when you change the diaper.

4. Get up to pee in the middle of the night, delirious with new father fatigue and stub your toe on the side of the bed so hard that you first see red, then black, then white, then some of the early abstract color fields of Barnett Newman. Declare, “It’s broken for sure” to no one in particular in between cursing like an Albanian sailor who just lost his sister and three toes in a ponzi scheme. Go to the baby and say in a whimper, “Daddy broke his toe.” Rest at least 10 minutes before next set.

5. Tuck the baby carefully inside the front of your sweatpants. Jump rope.

6. Fall asleep in the act of eating. Catch yourself as your skeletal muscles relax and your neck drops and jerks you back awake. 8 sets of eight. This is a killer neck work out. Also fall off a stool. In between each round, actively lose some hair.

7. Lay face down on the floor and have your training partner put your baby in a position so that the child’s legs are straddling your neck, as if he was riding a horse. Use duct tape to secure your infants’ ankles together in front of your throat. Do clapping push-ups.

8. Lock yourself out of your home. This works best if you have a door that locks by itself and you are wearing only that pair of underwear you cannot explain still owning. For the first rep, take out a bag of dirty diapers and drop them down the trash chute or put them in a garbage can. Make sure the door locks behind you and you have no key and are in your underwear and that no one but the baby is home so you are unable to get back inside and are in a panic that the baby stopped breathing as soon as the door latches.

9. If you live in an apartment, each time you enter the building, put the baby in the elevator, press your floor number and then run up the stairs as fast as you can. See if you can arrive before the elevator does or someone steals your baby.

10. Mention one more fucking time to your wife, who has just had a baby, that you feel fat.

Prepare to run. Fast.

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Insidious: Chapter 3 – Leigh Whannell

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Insidious: Chapter 3

Leigh Whannell

Genre: Horror

Price: $ 14.99

Release Date: June 5, 2015


Go back to the beginning….in this chilling prequel that takes place before the unforgettable haunting of the Lambert family. When paranormal investigators Tucker and Specs team up with the psychic Elise to help a teenage girl contact her late mother, Elise is forced to venture back into The Further where she finds a ruthless supernatural entity craving the souls of the living. It's the darkest chapter yet in this spine-tingling portrayal of evil unleashed.

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Red Plains: Nice Place to Raise Your Kids Up, Chapter 1 – Caryn A. Tate

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Red Plains: Nice Place to Raise Your Kids Up, Chapter 1

Caryn A. Tate

Genre: Graphic Novels

Publish Date: June 1, 2010

Publisher: Caryn A. Tate

Seller: Caryn A. Tate


Sure, you know what it's like to have your boss breathing down your neck – but what if your boss is trying to get you killed? The town's leadership has joined forces with the most influential men in Red Plains, including the wealthy Don Luis Escovido. Their goal? Sheriff Doles: ruined, replaced or dead. Meanwhile, see the folly of falling under the spell of one of the enticing Escovido sisters – and meet the unsettling man known only as Velasquez. Loaded with bonus content including audio commentary by series creator Caryn A. Tate, character information, and script excerpts, Red Plains is more than a simple "shoot-em-up." Influenced by film noir, the classic pulps, true crime, and, most importantly, the authentic Western lifestyle and history as lived and researched by its author, Red Plains is the real deal. “Nice Place” is brought to life by writer and series creator Caryn A. Tate and dynamic artist Larry Watts.

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Benzino “50 Shades Of Green,” Miguel “WildHeart Chapter 1,” & More | Daily Visuals 7.3.15

You don’t need to read a E. L. James novel to know that the only chains and whips Benzino is familiar come in the form of gold links and 2-door coups.

On his latest release, “50 Shades of Green” the Boston rapper shows us exactly what he spent his Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta checks on: jewelry and a sports car. Where’s Althea though?

While on the subject of E. L. James novels, R&B singer, Miguel seems to be auditioning for her next erotic novel turned movie as the singer/songwriter creates what some countries would consider a Sex-Ed video with his latest cut, “Wildheart Chapter 1” off his latest LP, Wildheart.

Check out more of todays releases and some cuts that flew under the radar this week which include work from Sonny Digital, Cadet, and more.

 

BENZINO – “50 SHADES OF GREEN”

 

MIGUEL – “WILDHEART CHAPTER 1: FIND WHAT YOU LOVE AND LET IT KILL YOU”

 

SEBASTIAN AUGUSTIN – “THE INTRODUCTION”

 

CADET – “YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS”

 

SONNY DIGITAL – “GOOD”

 

MATT MONDAYS FT. ACOLORWAR – “DEVILS”

 

KWABS – “FIGHT FOR LOVE”

 

DAYNE JORDAN – “IN PROGRESS”

 

 

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Greatest Hits – Chapter One – Kelly Clarkson

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Greatest Hits – Chapter One

Kelly Clarkson

Genre: Pop

Price: $ 11.99

Release Date: November 19, 2012

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Saw: The Final Chapter (Unrated Director’s Cut) – Kevin Greutert

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Saw: The Final Chapter (Unrated Director’s Cut)

Kevin Greutert

Genre: Horror

Price: $ 12.99

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Release Date: October 29, 2010


As a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw’s brutal legacy, a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen, a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror…

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The Hits – Chapter One – Backstreet Boys

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The Hits – Chapter One

Backstreet Boys

Genre: Pop

Price: $ 7.99

Release Date: October 29, 2001

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Chapter Two – Boots – The Willis Clan

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Chapter Two – Boots

The Willis Clan

Genre: Country

Price: $ 9.99

Release Date: May 8, 2014

© ℗ 2014 The Willis Clan

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#FollowMeTo Couple’s Wedding Photo Is A Breathtaking Chapter In Their Adventure

Photographer Murad Osmann is famous for following his girlfriend around the world. Last weekend, he made a promise to hold her hand forever.

Osmann’s “Follow Me To” project began in 2012, when he started capturing images of girlfriend Natalia Zakharova holding his hand in different locales around the globe. After rising to Instagram fame and publishing a book in January, the two married on Saturday, June 6 in a gorgeous ceremony.

Osmann shared a snapshot from the nuptials along with a sweet message to his bride, writing, “I promise to hold your hand and tell you I love you every day for the rest of our lives.”



“We were all waiting for the moment to do the #followmeto shot right after the ceremony,” Osmann told The Huffington Post in an email Tuesday. “After we both said ‘yes,’ we [decided] to ask all the guests to participate in our photo … In the shot [on my account] I am reaching her hand and trying to follow her to the big red door that was a part of the ceremony decorations and we [used] it instead of the typical wedding arch. She is leading me to the new life and in the picture she is inviting me into it.”



Zakharova, who looked beautiful in a Vera Wang gown, shared photos on her own Instagram account including ones by photographer Nikolay Zverkov.



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Saltwater Witch – Chapter 2 (Graphic Novel) – Chris Howard

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Saltwater Witch – Chapter 2 (Graphic Novel)

Chris Howard

Genre: Graphic Novels

Publish Date: December 6, 2011

Publisher: Lykeion Books

Seller: Christopher Howard


Chapter 2 of Graphic Novel Version of Chris Howard's Saltwater Witch An army of the drowned dead, family betrayal, an exiled witch who doesn't know she has power–or that enemies are lurking all around her, spying on her. Follow Kassandra as she discovers who and what she is in this moving underwater fantasy.  Kassandra comes from the sea, but she has no memory of saltwater, seagulls, or an incoming tide. She's never seen an ocean, never heard the thunder of surf. She's an exile, betrayed by her own family, sent as far from the sea as they could arrange–somewhere in the middle of Nebraska. Everything changes the day she drowns in Red Bear Lake, and discovers she can't really drown. Not in the way everyone else can. Then a two-thousand year old king wakes inside her head and turns out to be a prodigy with mathematics. Kassandra cries for the first time in her life, and learns that her tears are doorways for calling things from the sea. With clues from summoned sea-demons and the voices in her head, Kassandra sets out to find out what the hell is going on…and discovers she's a prisoner, trapped between a murderous grandfather who controls an army of the drowned dead, river witches who spy on her through the plumbing, and Ms. Matrothy, the Girl's Department Director, who's been trying to kill her since she was four.

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Saltwater Witch – Chapter 1 (Graphic Novel) – Chris Howard

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Saltwater Witch – Chapter 1 (Graphic Novel)

Chris Howard

Genre: Graphic Novels

Publish Date: November 11, 2011

Publisher: Lykeion Books

Seller: Christopher Howard


Chapter 1 of Graphic Novel Version of Chris Howard's Saltwater Witch An army of the drowned dead, family betrayal, an exiled witch who doesn't know she has power–or that enemies are lurking all around her, spying on her. Follow Kassandra as she discovers who and what she is in this moving underwater fantasy.  Kassandra comes from the sea, but she has no memory of saltwater, seagulls, or an incoming tide. She's never seen an ocean, never heard the thunder of surf. She's an exile, betrayed by her own family, sent as far from the sea as they could arrange–somewhere in the middle of Nebraska. Everything changes the day she drowns in Red Bear Lake, and discovers she can't really drown. Not in the way everyone else can. Then a two-thousand year old king wakes inside her head and turns out to be a prodigy with mathematics. Kassandra cries for the first time in her life, and learns that her tears are doorways for calling things from the sea. With clues from summoned sea-demons and the voices in her head, Kassandra sets out to find out what the hell is going on…and discovers she's a prisoner, trapped between a murderous grandfather who controls an army of the drowned dead, river witches who spy on her through the plumbing, and Ms. Matrothy, the Girl's Department Director, who's been trying to kill her since she was four.

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Insidious: Chapter 2 – James Wan

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Insidious: Chapter 2

James Wan

Genre: Horror

Price: $ 12.99

Rental Price: $ 2.99

Release Date: September 12, 2013


James Wan and Leigh Whannell return to deliver this follow-up to their low-budget successful creep-out, Insidious, which focused on a family who were haunted by a demon.

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Insidious: Chapter 3

Insidious: Chapter 3 Opens Friday, Jun 5, 2015

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Chapter One (Deluxe) – Ella Henderson

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Chapter One (Deluxe)

Ella Henderson

Genre: Pop

Price: $ 9.99

Expected Release Date: January 13, 2015

© ℗ 2014 Simco Limited

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Derpy Dirk and the Fight With the School Bully by the Flagpole at Lunch — A (NOT FOR KIDS) Derp Sandwich Chapter Book – Derp Sandwich

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Derpy Dirk and the Fight With the School Bully by the Flagpole at Lunch — A (NOT FOR KIDS) Derp Sandwich Chapter Book

Derp Sandwich

Genre: Fiction & Literature

Publish Date: June 23, 2011

Publisher: Derp Sandwich

Seller: Smashwords


Derpy Dirk is your average kid, except for one thing: he's totally nerdy and quirky and not actually average at all! Join Dirk in this kooky adventure as he tries to get along with his annoying and often physically abusive siblings, withstands an unrelenting onslaught of juvenile humor, and even faces the dreaded school bully in a battle that is quite literally to-the-death. You'll laugh, you'll cry, and I will be rewarded by scoring millions of sales and a movie deal for following the same tired formula that your kids eat up every single time. DISCLAIMER: THIS IS NOT ACTUALLY A CHILDREN'S BOOK. CHILDREN WHO READ THIS BOOK WILL BECOME CONFUSED AND/OR CRY.

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.5: The Gray Chapter (Special Edition) – Slipknot

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.5: The Gray Chapter (Special Edition)

Slipknot

Genre: Metal

Price: $ 12.99

Release Date: October 15, 2014

© ℗ 2014 The All Blacks U.S.A., Inc.

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