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starts strong, then gets boring
on May 31, 2011
I've felt Chelsea's books were on a decline. The first was phenomenal (5-stars), the second was still funny but not as great, and the third was mostly disappointing and uncomfortable. I wasn't going to buy another book by her but gave this a chance because it wasn't by chelsea. I figured fresh authors could pull her books up from the decline.
The first chapter by Baby Bird Johnny is HILARIOUS -- I was so happy I'd bought this book. Then it started to wain. After the first few chapters I was bored and tired of the stories. All of the writers are good writers, and funny people, but it just got old reading about all of Chelsea's pranks. It was just too easy to put down and when I'd finally pick it up again I'd think "gah here we go again." I guess I lost interest.
Also if you're a sympathetic person this book isn't for you. The entire book is about awful things chelsea has done to people. Cruel, horrible things. If you can't laugh at someone else's expense, (and good for you, I wish I was more like you) avoid this book.
Funny parts for sure, but overall, the decline continues.
Update: I forgot to mention an entire chapter is dedicated to an email thread between Chelsea Lately and the exces about censoring the show. I saw this in a previous book and thought it was "filler" -- could really do without email chapters in the next book!