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John Vorhaus

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John Vorhaus is known to one and all as the man who brought Radar Hoverlander – con artist extraordinaire – to life in the “sunshine noir” mystery novel, The California Roll, and its acclaimed sequel, The Albuquerque Turkey.

John is also well known as the author of The Comic Toolbox: How to be Funny Even if You're Not, and its acclaimed sequel, The Little Book of SITCOM, which continue to be definitive sources of information and inspiration for writers from Santa Monica to Scandinavia.

An international consultant in television and film script development, Vorhaus has worked for television networks, film schools, production companies and film funding bodies in 28 countries on four continents. He recently worked in Bulgaria, recruiting and trai
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by John Vorhaus
Poole's Paradise
0.  Waffles

“Shut up! At the end of the day, can you not just shut the hell up?”


He grinds a knee into my back and jams both guns against my head.


“Here’s the deal, Poole, final terms: Speak again and I will blow your brains through this floor. What do you think about that?”


I say nothing.


“No? Nothing to add to the conversation? No clever observations? No bon mots? Good....

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The Comic Toolbox How to Be...

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The California Roll

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The Albuquerque Turkey

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the little book of SITCOM

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Killer Poker Online: Crushi...

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“Procrastinate later.”
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“I wonder if the truth comes off people like an aura or an odor. You don't have to know them to know them, ya know?”
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“You might think she just liked the cut of my jib, but I’ve seen my jib and I’m here to tell you it’s not cut that cute.”
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