The Dark Side of Disney

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Author: Leonard Kinsey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780615506135

Category: Travel

Page: 172

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THE DARK SIDE OF DISNEY reveals all of the tips, tricks, scams, and stories that THEY don't want you to know about! Unabashedly unafraid of offending the family-oriented audiences catered to by other Disney travel guides, author Leonard Kinsey gives intrepid travelers access to the seamy, raunchy, and often hilarious underbelly of Walt Disney World.From cautionary tales of scoring illegal tickets, to thrilling accounts of exploring off-limits areas, to chronicles of drug-induced debauchery, this completely unauthorized guidebook will change the way you think about vacationing at "The Happiest Place on Earth"."Pack the trunks and leave the kids at Grandma's because THE DARK SIDE is about to make your next Disney vacation the best one ever!" -Chris Mitchell, author of CAST MEMBER CONFIDENTIAL

The Dark Side of Valuation

Valuing Young, Distressed, and Complex Businesses

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Author: Aswath Damodaran

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 0134854276

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 99998

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The Definitive Guide to Valuing Hard-to-Value Companies: Fully Revised for Today’s Financial Markets Valuing money-making companies that have long histories and established business models is straightforward. It is when you encounter difficult-to-value companies that you feel the urge to go over to the dark side of valuation—where you abandon first principles and create new metrics. Aswath Damodaran looks at a range of these companies, from start-ups in new businesses to distressed companies, from banks facing regulatory turmoil to commodity firms, and from emerging market upstarts to multinationals that spread across geographies and businesses. With each grouping, he helps you examine the call of the dark side and its practices and frameworks to value these firms. To answer these questions, Aswath looks at companies across the life cycle and in different markets, from Uber and Shake Shack at one end of the spectrum to Vale, Royal Dutch, and United Technologies at the other end. In the process, you learn how to Deal with “abnormally low” and negative risk-free rates in valuation Adapt to dynamic and changing risk premiums Value young companies that are disrupting existing businesses Analyze commodity and cyclical companies across cycles Value a company as the sum of its parts or as an aggregation of its users/subscribers and customers Determine the difference between pricing and valuation, and why some investments can only be priced

The Dark Side of Valuation

Valuing Young, Distressed, and Complex Businesses

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Author: Aswath Damodaran

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 9780137036554

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 600

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Renowned valuation expert Aswath Damodaran reviews the core tools of valuation, examines today’s most difficult estimation questions and issues, and then systematically addresses the valuation challenges that arise throughout a firm’s lifecycle in The Dark Side of Valuation: Valuing Young, Distressed and Complex Businesses. In this thoroughly revised edition, he broadens his perspective to consider all companies that resist easy valuation, highlighting specific types of hard-to-value firms, including commodity firms, cyclical companies, financial services firms, organizations dependent on intangible assets, and global firms operating diverse businesses. He covers the entire corporate lifecycle, from “idea” and “nascent growth” companies to those in decline and distress, and offers specific guidance for valuing technology, human capital, commodity, and cyclical firms. ·

The Dark Side of Apple Pie, Baby Food, and Bunnies

220 Scary Facts about the Things You Thought You Loved

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Author: Ken Lytle,Katie Corcoran Lytle

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440533717

Category: Reference

Page: 256

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Everything is not always as it seems—it's usually worse. With The Dark Side of Apple Pie, Baby Food, and Bunnies, you'll have a light that shines on the evil underbelly that corrupts even the most innocuous places and things. From cute and cuddly kittens that carry parasites to the cotton gin sealing the fate of American slaves, you'll find a fascinating look into the flippin' flip side of life that is as hilarious as it is horrifying. Even the warmest and fuzziest things have a dark side—and this book guarantees you'll never look at anything the same way again.

Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal

BookCaps Study Guide

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Author: BookCaps Study Guides Staff

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 162107272X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: N.A

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The perfect companion to Eric Schlosser's "Fast Food Nation," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

The Special One: The Dark Side of Jose Mourinho

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Author: Diego Torres

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007553048

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

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An explosive and shocking biography of Jose Mourinho - revealing the dark side of 'the special one'.

Here Comes A Chopper to Chop Off Your Head - The Dark Side of Childhood Rhymes & Stories

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Author: Elizabeth Evers,Liz Evers

Publisher: Kings Road Publishing

ISBN: 1784182265

Category: History

Page: 300

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Today's parents are increasingly replacing nursery rhymes with the latest pop songs, and fairy tales - now thought too scary for little ones - with cute stories about farmyard animals and talking trains.Until recently, weird tales of fairy curses and flesh-eating ogres were considered suitable bedtime reading. And the strange-sounding and sometimes violent rhymes we learned by rote were often taught to us in school. But have you ever asked yourself what on earth they were about? And what exactly were the morals and lessons we were meant to learn from them?Here Comes a Chopper to Chop Off Your Head delves into the origins of the best-known rhymes and tales to uncover a legacy of folk superstition, rotten royal families, execution, child marriage, cannibalism, and the multitude of other random acts of cruelty that make up any classic treasury.You'll learn about the bloody history of Mary,Mary, Quite Contrary; why Margery Daw, the subject of an innocent-seeming seesaw game, was accused of being a 'dirty slut'; and how pretending to decapitate your little friends to the tune of Oranges and Lemons became an acceptable pastime.You'll also find out about the terrifying events that befell the first Sleeping Beauty when she finally woke up; how Snow White's stepmother really died; and just who the wolf was in Little Red Riding Hood.

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Beware the Power of the Dark Side!

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Author: Tom Angleberger

Publisher: Disney Lucasfilm Press

ISBN: 9781368027526

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 432

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It's the Star Wars story with EVERYTHING: Jabba, Boba, Wicket, Rebo, Salacious Crumb, Nien Nunb, "It's a trap," Luke doing a flip and catching his lightsaber, speeder bikes, Yoda, Ghost Yoda, the Rancor, the Falcon, Wedge, Lando, Luke, Leia, han, Chewie, C-3PO, R2... but there's also a second Death Star, the Emperor's hideous evil smile, and Luke's final confrontation with Darth Vader! It's a lot, but is it too much? Of course not!

Walt Disney

Hollywood's Dark Prince

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Author: Marc Eliot

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Animators

Page: 305

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This biography of the man behind the magic reconciles the private 'monster' with the artistic genius of popular culture by showing that the disturbing problems of his own life provided the rich, dark side of the animated movies.

White Screens/Black Images

Hollywood From the Dark Side

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Author: James Snead

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135199590

Category: Social Science

Page: 176

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First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.