Friday, December 17, 2010

Earth (the book) by The Daily Show Writers

Concisely, if you liked America (the book) and/or The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and/or The Onion, you’ll like this book.
A sign of excellent comedic writing is the ability to be humourous and intelligent in 8-10 words. The Daily Show writers manage to achieve this on every page of this fake encyclopedia of Earth (with a focus on humans). Wry observations, quirky analyses and some laugh out loud social commentary fill this book.
While tempting to excerpt some of my faves, I don’t want to ruin any of the jokes.
Just go read it.


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