Just in time for Valentine's Day, here are dozens of scenarios covering every phase of the romanticor not so romanticturn of events.Learn how to remove stubborn articles of clothing, slip away from a blind date, and get rid of unsightly stains.Here, they tell single listeners how to get away from "Mr. Wrong." Punctuated with cheesy synthesizer music akin to a demo on a Casio keyboard, Hamilton first gives a disclaimer "breaking a heart is one thing; breaking the law is another" then, in a matter-of-fact style, she tells how to deal with the hazards of romance from bars and bedrooms to airplane lavatories. Although much of this advice sounds silly, the authors' suggestions are completely serious, and Hamilton delivers them that way, e.g., straightforwardly explaining how to spot breast implants by checking out Expertly read by Laura Hamilton, this amusing and, at times, scary book follows the general outline of the other "worst-case" titles.As if reading from a driving manual, she tells listeners how to remove difficult articles of clothing, fake an orgasm, deal with a drunken date, handle a bad kisser and deliver a pick-up line. Find out if he was sexually abused as a child and has an obsession with matches. Look at his or her hand and be suspicious of baggy clothing. Experts offer insights on many common and uncommon disasters that can occur when people date and enter into, or fall out of, relationships.In The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook (1999), Piven, Borgenicht and Worick taught readers how to escape from quicksand and jump from bridges.It's relatively simple to calculate a shark's actions, they say, but human nature is much less predictable.It circulated in my office and it had everyone laughing and telling their own bad experiences and thinking perhaps they'd have done better if they had the advice the 3 authors offer very fre What can say about this book?Really it's a funny read and hits on so many subjects that we all want to understand and learn to deal with...blind dates, bad kissers, acne, breakups.
I mean I guess there's some bullshit party tricks here and there but really that nullified anything about this book, the actual warnings are all ba Stopped reading it when it started calling transgender people "he or she" and saying that you determine what their gender are from stereotypical traits rather than them actually telling you it and you accepting it, fuck off, that is not a red flag in any way, in fact the writer of this book is more of a red flag than anything they write in this book.Experts provide step-by-step instructions on what you need to know FAST: How To Fend Off A Pickup Artist How To Have Sex In A Small Space How To Remove Difficult Clothing How To Determine If Your Date Is An Axe Murderer How To Deal With A Cheating Lover How To Fend Off An Obsessive Ex ..a handy appendix of body language, pickup lines and useful excuses. I'm not fond of the Worst-Case series and this one just seemed like a receipe for disaster. It wasn't great; there was at least one seriously transphobic entry (hint: your date is whatever gender they say they are and you need to suck it the fuck up), and the pick-up lines and excuses are really... I'm not fond of the Worst-Case series and this one just seemed like a receipe for disaster. It wasn't great; there was at least one seriously transphobic entry (hint: your date is whatever gender they say they are and you need to suck it the fuck up), and the pick-up lines and excuses are really... But, it truly is a very, very enjoyable and quick read.It's one of these reads where you can open to any page and begin reading. And then you should pick up The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook. If you've never had to escape from a sinking car, fend off a shark, or deal with a charging bull, you should thank your lucky stars.