October 9, 2007
October 9, 2007
Following the best-selling footsteps of Jon Stewart's AMERICA (THE BOOK) comes Stephen Colbert's absurdly patriotic and intentionally wrongheaded ode to America. He tackles the big topics plaguing our nation today: the dangers of Mother Nature, the ways you might become gay, the utter fraudulence of evolution and atheism, and those ridiculous things called books. Boldly ignoring truth and the oppression of the "fact-a-nistas," Colbert goes with his gut and finds the "truthiness" of the issues. Filled with lots of splendidly useless charts, figures, and illustrations, his infamously acidic speech at the 2006 White House Correspondent's Dinner, plus a bonus DVD, I AM AMERICA (AND SO CAN YOU) teaches you, the reader how to become America. As Colbert explained in an Entertainment Weekly interview, "I think Walt Whitman said it best in SONG OF MYSELF: 'What I assume, you shall assume.' And that's what you need to do. Read the book, be me. Hold my truths to be self-evident." As always, his jokes are hilarious, but Colbert's parody taps into the fiercely stupid reality of modern American politics and culture.
Author: Stephen Colbert
Genre: Technology, Political Science, Performing Arts, Humor
Sub-Genre: Topic / Political, Television / General, Television + Video, Form / Parodies, General
- Genre: Humor, Performing Arts, Political Science, Technology
- Subgenre: General, Form / Parodies, Television + Video, Television / General, Topic / Political
- Language: English
- Release Date: October 9, 2007
- Author: Richard Dahm , Paul Dinello , Stephen Colbert , Allison Silverman
- Online Item #: 11997542
- Store Item Number (DPCI): 059-01-0190
- ISBN: 9780446580502
- Item can be gift wrapped.
- Made in the USA or Imported