I Think There's a Terrorist in My Soup: How to Survive Personal and World Problems with Laughter-Seriously
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I Think There's a Terrorist in My Soup: How to Survive Personal and World Problems with Laughter-Seriously

2.94 of 5 stars 2.94  ·  rating details  ·  35 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Comedy legend David Brenner shows how humor can give us the power to transcend tragedy

One September 11, 2001, David Brenner was in the midst of a 48-week standup comedy gig in Las Vegas. Immediately after the tragic day, he cancelled the engagement and instructed his manager to book him on a nationwide tour. He called it the "Laughter to the People" tour, and it was to bec...more
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Published September 29th 2003 by HighBridge Company (first published September 1st 2003)
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Joseph Young
Part comedy, part auto-biography, part self-help book, this audio book seems to rail upon the ridiculousness of the current day. At times delving into racism, Brenner seems to adopt the "it's funny until it happens to me," attitude, using this avenue to vent his frustrations with life. Honestly, it's more angry than funny. There are some funny stories, but these are outweighed by the cynical ones. Whether it be religion, politics, or current events, his cynicism ruins the tone of what should be...more
There are spots in the book that are laugh-out-loud funny, but the sections on religion and politics are too bitter for my taste. Like George Carlin ended up late in his life, the bitterness tends to outweigh the humor. I didn't even finish the book.
Nov 06, 2008 Kevin rated it 1 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Nobody
Shelves: humor
This book isn't all that funny and it contains quite a bit of language, I really wouldn't recommend it to anyone.
shawn stapleton
Mar 26, 2007 shawn stapleton rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: everybody
great to listen to on our trip to NYC. Very funny
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