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I Rant, Therefore I Am

3.64  ·  Rating Details  ·  423 Ratings  ·  20 Reviews
Once again there's good news for those of us who rage at the evening news, shake our heads at Washington's business-as-usual, or watch as politicians carom helplessly between political crises and sex scandals: Dennis Miller is back with his third installment of hilarious observations, I Rant, Therefore I Am.

Dennis Miller first gained national acclaim as the wise-guy anchor
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published June 6th 2000 by Doubleday (first published 2000)
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Am purging and was going to throw this out but it's too damn funny. Perfect bathroom book.

"Accuse me of stereotyping, but when I see peopke with bad taste, I believe I know their lives through their uniquely tacky thumbprint. I saw a guy the other day who was perfect. He had on navy polyester blue Hagar slacks with brown snakeskin coyboy boots and a pink muscle shirt with green stripes. This guy has sideburns like I haven't seen since TBS last ran 'Play Misty For Me', topped with a comb-over tha
Jun 17, 2012 Marsha rated it it was amazing
What’s the biggest room in the world? Room for improvement. What’s the second biggest? Room for improvement with Dennis Miller in it complaining about the ugly wallpaper.

If we could make a living out of being professional malcontents, we’d be too late. Mr. Miller has cornered the market of the caustic quipster to become the head honcho of harassment and the superb sultan of simile. Rarely obscene but always pointed, Mr. Miller’s jabs force us to wake up and smell the coffee—and then realize that
William Johnson
I don't need to go into details really. . .if you loved Dennis Miller way back in the day, during his HBO heyday, or afterwards when he kind of became a far-right psycho!, this book will touch all the angles.

Taken from his HBO rants, these 70+ rants are mostly golden and serve as a time capsule to the late 1990s, in a time when the biggest political problem we had was office blowjobs. It is an innocent time and Miller's rants, while always well written, are not quite as jaded and harsh as his po
Cyrus Alderwood
Any book by Dennis Miller is funny and entertaining. His wit and sarcasm is hard to match.
Dec 13, 2008 Stacy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: humor
If you like Dennis Miller, this is a pretty good book. Most of these rants take place from his HBO show in late 90's, so they may seem dated. If Monica Lewinsky jokes are timeless, this is the book for you!
Dec 15, 2008 angrykitty rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: humor
dennis miller really tried to ride this rant thing into the ground huh? i mean....i don't want to go on a rant here....hee hee...but this whole thing was pretty lame after the first one...
Colin L.
May 02, 2009 Colin L. rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is merely a collection of Miller's rants at the beginning of his HBO series. They're hilarious and worth reading as a therapy after reading something as heavy as Moby Dick.
Julie Browne
By now it seems like I have read this all before. His comments that I use to find witty and insightful now seem contrived and drawn out.
Kurt Lutter
What the hell happened to Miller? He used to be so fuckin' funny. Back in the 80's his stand up was priceless. Now he's just a phony.
Oct 01, 2008 Jennifer rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
What can I say? He gets 4 stars because he makes me laugh. But Dave Barry still makes me laugh harder.
Feb 24, 2016 Robert rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: humor
It takes more than a pitiable attempt to be shockingly obscene to achieve humor.
Marylu Sanok
Mar 02, 2014 Marylu Sanok rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: humor
Dennis Miller rants about things I have heard before on his show so nothing new
Scott Olson
Oct 05, 2011 Scott Olson rated it it was amazing
Shelves: humor, politics, society
Miller's witty erudite style of humor is one of my absolute favorites.
Brian Sammons
Jun 01, 2012 Brian Sammons rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ah Dennis, WTF happened to you? Still, this is a great book.
Nov 29, 2011 Kit rated it liked it
I may actually finish this one someday...
Dec 20, 2008 Kevin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
dennis is funny but can get sorta mean
Jan 04, 2008 David rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: nonfiction, humor
Before he went to the dark side III
Dec 02, 2009 Misty rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Loving Dennis Miller's humor here...
Jan 31, 2008 Atchisson rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
He rants therefore he rocks!
Oct 04, 2008 Lindsay rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Horribly dull. Epic fail.
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Dennis Miller is an American stand-up comedian, political commentator and sports commentator, and television/radio personality. He rose to fame as a cast member of Saturday Night Live in the late 1980s, and subsequently hosted a string of his own talk shows on HBO, CNBC and in syndication. He currently hosts a daily, three-hour, self-titled talk radio program, nationally syndicated by Westwood One ...more
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