FNORDinc, August 4, 2010 (view all comments by FNORDinc)
Writing a review like Big Foot (from Roumieu’s book) is similar to playing scrabble drunk and simultaneously channeling the spirit of Frank Zappa, circa “Don’t Eat the Yellow Snow” (apostrophe, 1974 ). I hope to never to do this again, it was that painful. Great book though.
Me Write book write by Graham Roumieu. Very funny! Not children book, not classic literature. Somewhere in between is book, made for adult and is violent bloody.
Book was write from the perspective of Big Foot. Big Foot not stupid, he just bad with language. Actually very smart fellow, use ten dollar words with ease.. very good grasp on theory, very bad in practice.
Big Foot, man, myth, legend, he famous once. Use lots of cocaine and drink alcohol with friends like Emilio Estevez. When cash runs out, richy-rich friends go away. Now Big Foot write book to make people know he still around. He concerned that people are forget him from the big 70′s and 80′s notoriety he claimed. He want set record straight with stories and Big Foots needs.
Book filled with much artwork by BF as he artist. include sketches and water colors.
Watch out for page where he invite neighbor over for a back-rub. He not know own strength.
Book also teach you watch out for meeting your hero. He may think you competition and bash fist size rock on you repeatedly… No one like competition.
Book very good. Introduction by Mr. Loch Ness Monster, Big Foot childhood friend.
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William Bohrer, April 2, 2008 (view all comments by William Bohrer)
With an opening line of "Me not Chewbacca!", this book is so funny it made me choke the first time I read it. The almost-socialized BigFoot talks about life, an awkward childhood ostracized and taunted by his woodland peers, with brilliant illustrations of being harrassed by squirrels. He talks as well about his celebrity in the 80s and hanging with Morris the Cat and Andrew Dice Clay, and his subsequent descent into poverty and obscurity. What makes this book so hilarious is the intense reality of this imaginary character's angst and personal complaints, and the fact that he's almost, but not quite, human, and has a bad habit of dismembering people that really get on his nerves. The only downside is, there are so many memorable quotes that you may drive friends and family insane by insisting on reading bits of it out loud to them.
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by Montreal Mirror,
"Seasoned practitioners of the mock autobiography may even have something to learn. I enjoyed Bret Easton Ellis's Lunar Park but I got more genuine belly laughs from Me Write Book."
Like many reclusive celebrities, Big Foot is misunderstood. In his touching memoir Me Write Book he wants to set the record straight, proving that although he’s larger, hairier, and more foul-smelling than most of us, he’s really not so different underneath.
Only the most coldhearted among us could look on without compassion as this hirsute Everyman struggles bravely with casual cannibalism, Pringles potato crisps, embarrassing moments with peach Schnapps, the desperate loneliness of personal ads, and philosophical quandaries.
Readers will never forget the plaintive voice from the wilderness that howls from every page of this searing, intimate account of a man-beast in the promised land.
The darkly comic musings of a deeply thoughtful rodentand#151;the perfect gift for pet lovers and anguished existentialists of all ages.
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