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Publisher Comments:

He's the MTV generation's master of modern humor, a star of film, TV, and the comedy stage. This sultan of savvy serves up a whip-smart, utterly original collection of comic essays in Naked Pictures of Famous People.

In his first book, he translates that unique talent to the page, with humorous forays into a vast array of subjects: fashion, urban life, fast cars, cocktail culture, modern Jewishness, politics, and dating. A seethingly irreverent wit, Stewart has a genius for language and brilliant timing that makes his up-to-the-minute collection a must-have for humor lovers.

Review:

"Laugh-out-loud hilarious." Elle

Review:

"[A] mutt of a book (18 shorts taken from secret transcripts, cyber dialogue, pencil sketches and lost letters) that's full of unexpectedly heavy laughs....The brevity of the pieces combined with the flow of wit make this a buoyant read." ­Eric Wetzel, Book Magazine

Review:

"Brutally witty....On a par with Woody Allen's Without Feathers and Steve Martin's Cruel Shoes." Entertainment Weekly

Review:

"Terrific night table reading for lovers of intelligent satire...smart...refreshingly offensive...unapologetically un-PC...a gift for just about anyone." Austin Chronicle

Synopsis:

Featuring a new essay by the author, written especially for this paperback edition, this critically acclaimed bestseller is "terrific night table reading for lovers of intelligent satire" ("Austin Chronicle").

Synopsis:

In these nineteen whip-smart essays, Jon Stewart takes on politics, religion, and celebrity with a seethingly irreverent wit, a brilliantsense of timming, and a palate for the obsurd — and these one-of-a-kind forays into his hilarious world will expose you to all its wickedly naked truths.He's the MTV generation's master of modern humor, a star of film, TV, and the comedy stage. This sultan of savvy serves up a whip-smart, utterly original collection of comic essays in Naked Pictures of Famous People.And as of January 11, 1999, you can enjoy the intelligence and self-deprecating charm he brings to contemporary comedy on Comedy Central's"The Daily Show."

In his first book, he translates that unique talent to the page, with humorous forays into a vast array of subjects: fashion, urban life, fast cars, cocktail culture, modern Jewishness, politics, and dating.

A seethingly irreverent wit, Stewart has a genius for language and brilliant timing that makes his up-to-the-minute collection a must-have for humor lovers in search of a Woody Allen for the 90s.He's the MTV generation's master of modern humor, a star of film, TV, and the comedy stage. This sultan of savvy serves up a whip-smart, utterly original collection of comic essays in Naked Pictures of Famous People.And as of January 11, 1999, you can enjoy the intelligence and self-deprecating charm he brings to contemporary comedy on Comedy Central's"The Daily Show."

In his first book, he translates that unique talent to the page, with humorous forays into a vast array of subjects: fashion, urban life, fast cars, cocktail culture, modern Jewishness, politics, and dating.

A seethingly irreverent wit, Stewart has a genius for language and brilliant timing that makes his up-to-the-minute collection a must-have for humor lovers in search of a Woody Allen for the 90s.

About the Author

Jon Stewart has hosted his own critically acclaimed late-night talk show, starred in his own HBO special, Unleavened, and played himself on the cult hit The Larry Sanders Show. Stewart lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780688171629
Author:
Stewart, Jon
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Author:
by Jon Stewart
Subject:
General
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Form - Essays
Subject:
Humor
Subject:
General Humor
Subject:
American wit and humor
Subject:
American essays
Subject:
Humor-Anthologies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
September 1999
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.30x5.52x.50 in. .44 lbs.

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Product details 176 pages Rob Weisbach Books - English 9780688171629 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Laugh-out-loud hilarious."
"Review" by , "[A] mutt of a book (18 shorts taken from secret transcripts, cyber dialogue, pencil sketches and lost letters) that's full of unexpectedly heavy laughs....The brevity of the pieces combined with the flow of wit make this a buoyant read."
"Review" by , "Brutally witty....On a par with Woody Allen's Without Feathers and Steve Martin's Cruel Shoes."
"Review" by , "Terrific night table reading for lovers of intelligent satire...smart...refreshingly offensive...unapologetically un-PC...a gift for just about anyone."
"Synopsis" by , Featuring a new essay by the author, written especially for this paperback edition, this critically acclaimed bestseller is "terrific night table reading for lovers of intelligent satire" ("Austin Chronicle").
"Synopsis" by , In these nineteen whip-smart essays, Jon Stewart takes on politics, religion, and celebrity with a seethingly irreverent wit, a brilliantsense of timming, and a palate for the obsurd — and these one-of-a-kind forays into his hilarious world will expose you to all its wickedly naked truths.He's the MTV generation's master of modern humor, a star of film, TV, and the comedy stage. This sultan of savvy serves up a whip-smart, utterly original collection of comic essays in Naked Pictures of Famous People.And as of January 11, 1999, you can enjoy the intelligence and self-deprecating charm he brings to contemporary comedy on Comedy Central's"The Daily Show."

In his first book, he translates that unique talent to the page, with humorous forays into a vast array of subjects: fashion, urban life, fast cars, cocktail culture, modern Jewishness, politics, and dating.

A seethingly irreverent wit, Stewart has a genius for language and brilliant timing that makes his up-to-the-minute collection a must-have for humor lovers in search of a Woody Allen for the 90s.He's the MTV generation's master of modern humor, a star of film, TV, and the comedy stage. This sultan of savvy serves up a whip-smart, utterly original collection of comic essays in Naked Pictures of Famous People.And as of January 11, 1999, you can enjoy the intelligence and self-deprecating charm he brings to contemporary comedy on Comedy Central's"The Daily Show."

In his first book, he translates that unique talent to the page, with humorous forays into a vast array of subjects: fashion, urban life, fast cars, cocktail culture, modern Jewishness, politics, and dating.

A seethingly irreverent wit, Stewart has a genius for language and brilliant timing that makes his up-to-the-minute collection a must-have for humor lovers in search of a Woody Allen for the 90s.

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