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Naked Pictures of Famous People by Jon Stewart
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Oct 29, 2008

it was ok
bookshelves: 20th-century, american-fiction, essays, humour, short-stories
Read in October, 2008

Sporadically amusing, but nowhere near as funny as I would have expected from Jon Stewart. Some of these essays had the potential to be truly, caustically funny—Martha Stewart's tips on how to tastefully decorate your vagina; Larry King interviewing Adolf Hitler—but others either suffered obviously from not being delivered orally by Stewart, with the timing and pacing and inflection that he does so well, or were just plain silly. The opening story in particular, the one about the Kennedys, was rather painfully unfunny. There's nothing here that he doesn't do in The Daily Show, and do better.
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