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Boogers Are My Beat: More Lies, But Some Actual Journalism from Dave Barry | [Dave Barry]

Boogers Are My Beat: More Lies, But Some Actual Journalism from Dave Barry

In Boogers Are My Beat, Dave gives us the real scoop on: The scientific search for the world's funniest joke; RV camping in the Wal-Mart parking lot; outwitting "smart" kitchen appliances and service contracts; elections in Florida ("You can't spell Florida without 'duh'"); the Olympics, where people from all over the world come together to accuse each other of cheating; and much, much more.
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Publisher's Summary

The New York Times calls him "the funniest man in America," and his legions of fans agree, laughing and snorting as they put his books on best-seller lists nationwide.

In Boogers Are My Beat, Dave gives us the real scoop on:

  • The scientific search for the world's funniest joke (you can bet it includes the word "weasel")
  • RV camping in the Wal-Mart parking lot
  • Outwitting "smart" kitchen appliances and service contracts
  • Elections in Florida ("You can't spell Florida without 'duh'")
  • The Olympics, where people from all over the world come together to accuse each other of cheating
  • The truth about the Dakotas, the Lone Ranger, and feng shui
  • The choice between death and taxes

    And much, much more - including some truths about journalism and serious thoughts about 9/11.

    ©2003 Dave Barry; (P)2004 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

  • What the Critics Say

    "Barry has never been as funny as he is in this rip-roaring, hilarious new collection of columns." (Booklist)

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      Would you listen to Boogers Are My Beat again? Why?

      I would definitely listen to this audio book again. It is nice to be able to be amused by the short essays and not have to be concerned with a lengthy story line sometimes.


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      Dave Barry is always good for a laugh but the two serious essays regarding 9/11 are reminders that he can be a very fine, thoughtful, and inciteful author.

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      Brent Goodyear, AZ, United States 12-24-11
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      "Boogers are good"

      Not as good as money secrets, but still really funny and inovative.
      Dave Berry is a genuis and Dick Hill is a great and talented reader

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