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Riassunto: Dennis Miller is back, and he is Ranting Again in this hilarious compendium of wit, wisdom, and righteous outrage. This is good news for all of us who fume at the country's lack of common sense, and seethe at the absurdity of the daily headlines.
Setting his sights higher and wider than ever before, Dennis Miller is at the top of his game in a biting and rowdy performance that unleashes his unique brand of scathing wit on anything and everything. Taking on such targets as illegal immigration, the sobriety movement, the American school system, and men who wear tight T-shirts even though they have big tits, Miller proves that nobody is safe from his hilarious yet hard-hitting scrutiny.
Showcasing Dennis Miller's trademark rapid-fire delivery and his blend of wide-ranging allusions, thought-provoking insights, and outrageous opinions, Ranting Again is a brilliant collection and a unique display that is his sharpest and funniest yet.
Review: Dennis Miller is the bebop king of comedy, the pope of the pissed-off. Ranting Again is his latest collection of rapid-fire riffs on everything from animal rights to the Internet, harvested from his hugely successful TV show. Miller's wit is razor-sharp, and his rants have the controlled spontaneity of good jazz--giving them the energy of a live performance even in book form. Like Lenny Bruce and George Carlin, Miller uses his quick, no-holds-barred delivery to chip away at some of our most ridiculous cultural obsessions. He may occasionally pick easy targets, but he hits them hard and funny. Here he is discussing the perennially touchy topic of violence in the media:
"We're all looking for someone to blame if our kid goes bad, and the media is a defenseless target for the clusterfuck of self-righteous rhetoric that passes for intelligent debate these days.... The truth is, TV isn't the biggest influence on your kids. You are. There's probably more real emotional violence and bad vibes at the average American family dinner table than in an entire season of Highlander, not to mention better acting."
Now, Dennis is not for the faint of heart, and you won't agree with everything he says, but something in here will make you laugh out loud. Of course, that's just my opinion, I could be wrong. --Simon Leake
Titolo: Ranting Again
Casa editrice: Random House Audio
Data di pubblicazione: 1998
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Random House Audio. Condizione libro: Very Good. . Audio CD. Case Very Good. Quality guaranteed! In original artwork/packaging unless otherwise noted. Codice libro della libreria I08G-00281
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Good. [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ][ Ships Daily ] [ Underlining/Highlighting: NONE ] [ Writing: NONE ] [ Edition: First ] Publisher: Bantam Pub Date: 6/1/1998 Binding: CD-Rom Pages: 3 First edition. Codice libro della libreria 5761220
Descrizione libro Random House Audio 1998-06-01, 1998. Audio CD. Condizione libro: good. 0553455796. Codice libro della libreria 712186
Descrizione libro Random House Audio, 1998. Audio CD. Condizione libro: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Codice libro della libreria 0553455796