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The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth (The Audiobook): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race | [Jon Stewart]

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth (The Audiobook): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race

Where do we come from? Who created us? Why are we here? These questions have puzzled us since the dawn of time, but when it became apparent to Jon Stewart and the writers of The Daily Show that the world was about to end, they embarked on a massive mission to write a book that summed up the human race: What we looked like; what we accomplished; our achievements in society, government, religion, science, and culture - all in a lavishly produced audiobook.
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Publisher's Summary

Where do we come from? Who created us? Why are we here? These questions have puzzled us since the dawn of time, but when it became apparent to Jon Stewart and the writers of The Daily Show that the world was about to end, they embarked on a massive mission to write a book that summed up the human race: What we looked like; what we accomplished; our achievements in society, government, religion, science, and culture - all in a lavishly produced audiobook of approximately 200 minutes.

After two weeks of hard work and nights in the recording studio, they had their audiobook. Earth (The Audioook) is the definitive guide to our species. With their trademark wit, irreverence, and intelligence, Stewart and his team will posthumously answer all of life's most hard-hitting questions, completely unburdened by objectivity, journalistic integrity, or even accuracy.

Read by Jon Stewart, the Daily Show correspondents, and featuring a special performance by Sigourney Weaver.

©2010 Jon Stewart (P)2010 Hachette Audio

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    Karen ROSCOMMON, MI, United States 10-24-12
    Karen ROSCOMMON, MI, United States 10-24-12 Member Since 2011

    Karen of Northern Michigan

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    "Need a good laugh?"

    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...

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Sean SOUTH JORDAN, UT, United States 10-05-12
    Sean SOUTH JORDAN, UT, United States 10-05-12

    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!!!

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    "If you like sarcasm with serious undertones"
    If you could sum up The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth (The Audiobook) in three words, what would they be?

    Serious Sarcasm


    What other book might you compare The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth (The Audiobook) to and why?

    John Colberts book even though Stewart makes Colbert look silly his quality is far better and less diatribe


    Which character – as performed by the narrators – was your favorite?

    The alien faqs....HILARIOUIS


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No but could have done so on a trip....it certainly keeps your attention


    Any additional comments?

    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

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    David H Palo Alto, CA United States 09-24-12
    David H Palo Alto, CA United States 09-24-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Cute and adorable."

    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.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    ChellB Midwest, USA 09-17-12
    ChellB Midwest, USA 09-17-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Hilarious and unique outlook on the human race."
    Where does The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth (The Audiobook) rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Top.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth (The Audiobook)?

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    What about the narrators’s performance did you like?

    Like he is literally talking to you.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Laugh out loud so many times I can't count.


    Any additional comments?

    So glad I bought this book. I've listened to it 3 times.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Ginny Richmond, KY, United States 07-30-12
    Ginny Richmond, KY, United States 07-30-12
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    "Not bad but expected more"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    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.


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    Amelia United States 07-23-12
    Amelia United States 07-23-12
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    "If you like the Daily Show, you'll like the book"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    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.


    What does the narrators bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    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!


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Phillips Martindale, Thailand 06-25-12
    Phillips Martindale, Thailand 06-25-12 Member Since 2010
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    "Great Book Read by a Great Cast"

    "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.

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    Glen Canada 09-19-14
    Glen Canada 09-19-14 Member Since 2011
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    "Disappointing"
    What would have made The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth (The Audiobook) better?

    I was expecting much more. It was rather flat.


    What was most disappointing about Jon Stewart’s story?

    It was missing the wit of his usual commentaries


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    Morgan 09-06-14
    Morgan 09-06-14 Member Since 2013
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    "Not as good as Democracy Inaction :-("
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    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.


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    Sivan Houston, TX, United States 09-04-14
    Sivan Houston, TX, United States 09-04-14 Member Since 2013
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    "Very funny but delivered too fast"
    What did you love best about The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth (The Audiobook)?

    Very funny book. It has some great lines. I wish Jon would slow down so I can absorb more of the jokes.


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