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Nothing's Sacred

Black, Lewis

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ISBN 10: 1416914811 / ISBN 13: 9781416914815
Published by Simon Spotlight Entertainment, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2006
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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Title: Nothing's Sacred

Publisher: Simon Spotlight Entertainment, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: wraps

Signed: Inscribed By Author

Edition: First Edition, First Edition

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Comedian Lewis Black unleashes his trademark subversive wit while recounting his own life story in his New York Times bestselling memoir.

You've seen him on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart offering up his trademark angry observational humor on everything from politics to pop culture. You've seen his energetic stand-up performances on HBO, Comedy Central, and in venues across the globe. Now, for the first time, Lewis Black translates his volcanic eruptions into book form in Nothing's Sacred, a collection of rants against stupidity and authority, which oftentimes go hand in hand.

With subversive wit and intellectual honesty, Lewis examines the events of his life that shaped his antiauthoritarian point of view and developed his comedic perspective. Growing up in 1950s suburbia when father knew best and there was a sitcom to prove it, he began to regard authority with a jaundiced eye at an early age. And as that sentiment grew stronger with each passing year, so did his ability to hone in on the absurd.

True to form, he puts common sense above ideology and distills hilarious, biting commentary on all things politically and culturally relevant. "No one is safe from Lewis Black's comic missiles." (New York Times)

You have been warned....

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Lewis Black is a playwright, a stand-up comedian, and a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. His characteristic rants on the state of the nation have won him much critical praise including an American Comedy Award, a place on Entertainment Weekly¹s 50 Funniest People list, and an HBO special.

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