The stories about John Lennon lasted for about as long as it takes to eat a bowl of cornflakes. These were followed by excruciating, seemingly endless tales of the genius' of Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Bono, and Kurt Cobain. Not what I bought the book for. There were some interesting stories about Elvis and Johnny Cash among others, and the narrator's impersonations of the subjects' when quoting them was kinda cute, but overall I hate it when I spend my monthly credit on books that I end up listening to with my finger on the fast forward button.
I enjoy Laura Ingraham, I enjoy sarcastic humor, but I most certainly don't enjoy President Obama, his unavoidable presence in every form of media all day every day, or his version of what our country and government should be. So this book seemed like a natural for me.
This was my first Audible download. I was eagerly looking forward to some laughs at the President's expense, but found myself stopping the book after about twenty minutes or so (several times), finding myself getting tense and annoyed at Laura's often preachy and almost shrewish presentation until I ultimately stopped listening to it altogether. Where's the yucks? If I wanted to be told what to think and how to feel about Obama I'd tune in to one of the many 24/7 infomercials about him (pro OR con) on cable tv or talk radio.
So, I guess I liked the idea of this book better than the actual book itself. You're really spinning the wheel on this one if you're looking for laughs. I personally found it unfunny and unlistenable.
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