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Le Show, 1-Month Subscription | [Harry Shearer]

Le Show, 1-Month Subscription

Le Show is a program of satire, humor, and commentary about the week's news. Comedy sketches written and performed by multi-talented multimedia artist Harry Shearer, interwoven with an eclectic, ever-changing blend of music; from world to pop, soul to jazz. Shearer says about Le Show, "I do it because I don't do standup, and I don't do sitcoms, and the radio broadcast enables me to do what I think is funny in a broadcast medium without having to listen either to network executives or Canadian producers."
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Publisher's Summary

Le Show is a program of satire, humor, and commentary about the week's news. Comedy sketches written and performed by multi-talented multimedia artist Harry Shearer, interwoven with an eclectic, ever-changing blend of music; from world to pop, soul to jazz. Shearer says about Le Show, "I do it because I don't do standup, and I don't do sitcoms, and the radio broadcast enables me to do what I think is funny in a broadcast medium without having to listen either to network executives or Canadian producers."

About Harry Shearer: He co-wrote and starred in the seminal rock mockumentary, This Is Spinal Tap; he's the voice of Mr. Burns, Smithers, Ned Flanders, Kent Brockman, and nearly a dozen other characters on the long-running FOX-TV hit, The Simpsons; and he was a cast member and writer on Saturday Night Live. Le Show, has been on the air since 1983.

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What the Critics Say

"Le Show is one of the best shows on modern radio." (Entertainment Weekly)
"In the long nightmare that is America in the late 20th century, no one has given voice to the worst in all our natures better than Harry Shearer. His rants are funny, and his depth of knowledge on certain matters, from digital TV to Lewinskygate, is impressive." (San Francisco Chronicle)

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    Joel LANCASTER, PA, USA 03-09-04
    Joel LANCASTER, PA, USA 03-09-04
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    "I look forward to hearing this."

    I listen to a lot of talk radio and I think this may be one of the most unique shows out there. Harry is brilliant and very entertaining. You need to listen to this.

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Suzanne M. Collins Van Nuys, CA USA 10-30-04
    Suzanne M. Collins Van Nuys, CA USA 10-30-04 Member Since 2010
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    "Sharp, funny, perceptive"

    With his sharp mind, his talent for mimicry, his penchant for skewering hypocrisy and pendantry, Harry Shearer, in Le Show, is that rare breed -- a political satirist with real comedic talent.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Merrill Valdosta, GA, USA 01-25-05
    Merrill Valdosta, GA, USA 01-25-05
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    "They despised him at SNL, too"

    I remember when I thought this show was funny back in the OJ days so I signed up. To paraphrase Heinlin; Le Show is psuedo-intellectual masturbation. Harry is there to make himself laugh -- he doesn't care if you get a chuckle. No wonder he didn't last long at SNL.

    1 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Ken Amherst, MA, USA 05-21-04
    Ken Amherst, MA, USA 05-21-04 Member Since 2004
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    "Give 'em hell, Harry!"

    Harry Shearer does, as several other reviewers have noted, 'just' read the news, often with pauses to allow/force the listener to think about what was just said. The news is often 'funny', though in the painful irony sense rather than the mindless Gallagher sense. The funnyness is in the juxtaposition of the stories and his commentary on the news.

    I often find that his reading is broader than mine, and thus I actually get news from him that is not played up by the herd media. Not that I need reasons to be angrier about the behavior of the federal, state and local government, politicians, corporations, and celebrities, but it is great to have the right person humiliate the offenders. After listening to each week's show, I feel vindicated and cathartically cleansed as by a Greek tragedy. Thank you, Audible, for providing Le Show.

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Jon USA 04-21-04
    Jon USA 04-21-04
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    "An American treasure"

    Harry's show represents all that is good about America... satire and music that help us get through this administration. You won't be disappointed.

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Benjamin USA 04-19-04
    Benjamin USA 04-19-04
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    "fun, silly, and occassionally dead on"

    Nicely done show. Good imitations of Bush, outstanding resources and grasp of international news. When does Harry sleep? Very Funny, and trully fun! The imitation of Rush Limbaugh in Rehab trully got a belly laugh.

    Ben

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Baron Bellevue, WA, United States 04-07-04
    Baron Bellevue, WA, United States 04-07-04 Member Since 2002
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    "Liberal Doses of Satire - From Your Local Paper"

    I've always enjoyed Harry Shearer's performances: Derek Smalls in "This is Spinal Tap", about a third of the Simpson's characters (only a slight exaggeration), and many many others.

    I didn't realize he did a radio show and what a brilliant fellow he is. He has a very sharp mind. The content is very well done.

    He reads the news and makes comments on it. He is very good at bringing disparate things into focus. The show also has some interesting music and brilliant sketches. I think only some of the music is Harry, but

    This is like some of the old time radio broadcasts from the '40s. Very folksy and conversational.

    He is extemporizing and it shows. He does have long pauses, and stumbles. It is only a little distracting to me, and after I thought about it, I wouldn't have it any other way. It sounds like nothing else.

    He's been doing his show for 21 years. I won't miss it from now on!

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    G Solana Beach, CA, USA 03-10-04
    G Solana Beach, CA, USA 03-10-04
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    "Absolutely the best show on radio!"

    Harry Shearer's weekly Le Show is the freshest, funniest, truest show on the airwaves. (Dewey Gordon)

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Michael D. Stiglitz Hammond, Indiana United States 08-17-05
    Michael D. Stiglitz Hammond, Indiana United States 08-17-05 Listener Since 2000
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    "National Treasure"

    Le Show is a national treasure.

    It is a rare light in a time of darkness.

    1 of 7 people found this review helpful
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