HITLER: ...Larry, look, I was a bad guy. No question. I hate that Hitler. The yelling, the finger pointing, I don't know ... I was a very angry guy.
KING: And this ... new Hitler?
HITLER: I get up at seven, have half a melon, do the jumble in the morning paper and then let the day take me where it will.... Me!! The inventor of the Blitzkrieg... When you stop having to control everything it's very freeing.
Stewart is not afraid to flirt with bad taste, in fact, some of the pieces in this collection do for "flirting with bad taste" what Bill Clinton did for "not having sexual relations." But it's wonderful to see an edgy comedian taking on the traditionally cozy genre of the humorous essay, creating work that combines the wit of Robert Benchley with the energy and attitude of the best modern standup. Naked Pictures of Famous People proves that Jon Stewart is as comfortable, and accomplished, in front of a word processor as he is in front of an audience. --Simon Leake --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
As a real fan, I looked forward to something like john steward's Daily Show tone and wit.
This book isn't close. Profane and predictable.
This book sort of leaves me asking what is this all about. Or, perhaps that is just me in my confusion.Published 4 months ago by rev t
After getting America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction we decided to get this one. I little drier thatn the first book but still in the same vain. A good read.Published 6 months ago by The Bird Lady
This is some of his earlier work before Jon Steward found his groove. But you gotta start somewhere. :)
I've read most of the negative reviews, and honesty, I just don't get it. This book is fantastic! Some of the essays (chapters) were less funny than others, but overall it is... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Elise
I enjoyed Stewart's off the wall stories in this book. Sometimes a bit odd, but I found it to be enjoyable.Published 13 months ago by black gorilla
While Jon Stewart became much more famous after writing this book, the book still stands as an early work, and we have to read it without him revising it. Read morePublished 16 months ago by John C. Mucci
I thought this book was historical, I found that on my commute into NYC I could not even read it because I would start laughing out loud and could not stop. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Opethiandream2112