I must be living in a cave because I hadn't really heard of the Daily Show's America the Book (more here) before today's presentation by Paula Scher and Ben Karlin.
you are indeed living in a cave if you hadn't heard of the perfect great american text book.
What's the rent on that cave? ;-)
Got this as a birthday present, let me know if you want to borrow!
The audio book version is hilarious and is worth the time and money, even if you've read the book.
Wow! Really? I'm shocked this hasn't hit your radar til now.
America is, to me, hands down, the funniest book ever produced.
Here are my top 3 favorite lines from "America":
1) Were You Aware?: All of the president's suits are provided free of
charge by "Mr. Guy."
2) The Cabinet: Director of Homeland Security: Came up with the
color-coded "terror" chart in 2002. Hasn't done jackshit since.
3) C-Span Drinking Game: Zoom, Schwartz, Kucinich: The name of this
elaborate game changed following Dennis Kucinich's 1985 electoral
victory over rival Kenneth Profigliano (R-OH).
There are literally hundreds of other just-as-funny lines.
Dude you are living in a cave. It's one of the funniest books I've ever read.
Oh, and if you hadn't heard, Craig Kilborn got his own crummy show that nobody watches; they got some new guy named John Stewart who was in Half-Baked, not sure if he's gonna work out or not.
(Aww, don't be sad...Shirt-Off will protect us!)
If you missed the presentation (or want to see it again), we're having Ben and Paula out here on November 17: www.aigasf.org
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