Karen of Northern Michigan
Stupid, yet educational, all at the same time. Hillarious. Narrated by Jon Stewart as only he can do, along with a cast of others.. Silly, but worth the listen...
Tell us about yourself! I am a 43 year old wanna be intellect. I love people doing things for me and i guess that includes my reading! My interests vary widely so this site is right up my alley....maybe too much so!!!
John Colberts book even though Stewart makes Colbert look silly his quality is far better and less diatribe
The alien faqs....HILARIOUIS
No but could have done so on a trip....it certainly keeps your attention
Jon Stewart makes you think without making you feel like its a chore, I do wonder how many times I forget that the issues he addresses are real and serious. Thanks to Jon and his staff he never lets the humor get in the way of the point and vice versa the seriousness of the ideas presented don't get in the way of our humanity and ability to laugh at ourselves....even when we should be embarassed as he*l
It was well worth my time. It's like the Daily Show, so if you don't like the Daily Show, you will probably not like this book. Just a reminder of how things are right now. Like the absurdity.
Like he is literally talking to you.
Laugh out loud so many times I can't count.
So glad I bought this book. I've listened to it 3 times.
It's funny. But it's sort of the same thing over and over again. It stops being fresh after awhile. When you start out as good as Jon Stewart, then getting a bit redundant isn't inherently bad or boring. It's light. It's fun in small doses.
Like title of my review said, If you like the Daily Show, you will enjoy the audiobook. If you are not a John Stuart fan, then skip it. My only complaint is that I wish this audio book had been a little longer.
This is a book that is best when listened to. John Stuart is as funny as ever, no T.V. screen needed for this. Sigourney Weaver reading the chapter titles is just an added bonus!
"America the Book" was fantastic, so I wasn't sure they could follow it up with the same wit and social insight. But they did. Earth is clever throughout, and they get most of the Daily Show cast involved in the audio book. And the writing is fantastic as always. It's amusing and insightful - satire at its best.
I was expecting much more. It was rather flat.
It was missing the wit of his usual commentaries
I so wanted this to be as funny as the first book (which made me laugh until I cried). But it just... wasn't. Good idea. But, like most sequels, it didn't exceed the original.
Very funny book. It has some great lines. I wish Jon would slow down so I can absorb more of the jokes.