Synopses & Reviews
You may not be fluent in sign language, but there’ s one sign everyone understands: the bird.
Someone cuts you off in traffic. You catch your best friend and your best girl together. Some joker makes a snide remark about your haircut. What’ s the best way to stick it to ’ em?
101 Ways to Flip the Bird provides 101 creative ways to express exactly how you feel. Jason Joseph and Rick Joseph, bird-watchers extraordinaire, provide a brief description of each variation, a detailed drawing of how to execute it flawlessly, and suggestions for when to employ it.
From the subtle to the spectacular, you’ ll learn the right bird for every occasion. The repertoire includes:
· The Classic Flip: best used when getting cut off in traffic or in response to a bad call by a referee
· The Glasses Adjuster: best used during a meeting when someone interrupts you
· The “ Read Between the Lines” best used in an educational setting or in a bookstore
· The Egyptian: best used when a Bangles song comes or when you’ re in Egypt
· The Runner: best used when you are being chased by someone you’ ve just insulted
· Plus the Windshield Wipers, the Sneeze, the Dr. Evil, and dozens of other worthy birds
So ticked off youre at a loss for words?
101 Ways to Flip the Bird provides 101 creative ways to express exactly how you feel. Arm yourself with the perfect bird for every occasion:
Some jerk cut you off in traffic?
Opt for the Classic Flip, also appropriate when protesting a bad call by a referee (see page 2).
Interrupted by a rude coworker?
Try the Glasses Adjuster, subtle enough to use during a business meeting (see page 26).
A joker makes a snide remark about your haircut?
Cup a Bird behind your ear and flip them Sorry, Im Deaf (see page 66).
Your cheap friend is hitting you up for money again?
Pull Here, Ive Got Something For You out of your pocket (see page 38).
First date boring you half to death with inane chatter?
Amuse yourself with the Thinker, a simple and pensive Bird to the chin (see page 64).
For those so ticked off they are at a loss for words, this guide provides 101creative ways to express exactly how they feel, offering tips on flipping theperfect bird for any occasion.
About the Author
RICK JOSEPH is a film producer and novelty toy manufacturer who lives in Sherman Oaks, California. He has been credited on such comedy classics as Rush Hour and National Lampoons Van Wilder. JASON JOSEPH lives in Buffalo, New York.