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Boogers Are My Beat: More Lies, but Some Actual Journalism

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A Wacky Path for Politics

Memo: ELECTION 2000

Before I analyze the presidential election, I want to make a statement, on behalf of South Florida, to the state and local candidates who ran all those TV ads, especially Elaine Bloom, Clay Shaw, Bill McCollum and Bill Nelson: We hope that you and all your media advisers rot in Campaign Hell, Okay? We hope that demons tape your eyelids open and force you to watch your own TV commercials. We hope that every thousand years, the demons hold an election to decide which one of you should be allowed to leave Campaign Hell, and the winner is always: None of the Above.

There! I feel better! Now, let's analyze the presidential election. As you can imagine, I was up all night scrutinizing the returns. (NOTE TO

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400051212
Subtitle:
More Lies, but Some Actual Journalism
Publisher:
Crown Publishers
Author:
Barry, Dave
Author:
Dave Barry
Subject:
American wit and humor
Subject:
Form - Essays
Subject:
Humor-Form - Essays
Subject:
Humor : Form - Essays
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Audio Books-Humor
Subject:
Humor-Anthologies
Subject:
Humor-Narrative
Subject:
Journalism-Journalists
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Edition Description:
Us
Publication Date:
20030901
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
243

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Product details 243 pages Crown Publishers - English 9781400051212 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A collection of the author's columns sheds new light on such topics as elections in Florida, uncooperative kitchen appliances, RV camping in the Wal-Mart parking lot, the Olympics, and owner's manual safety warnings.
"Synopsis" by , The New York Times calls him "the funniest man in America," and his legions of fans agree, laughing and snorting as they put his books on bestseller lists nationwide. InBoogers Are My Beat, Dave gives us the real scoop on: The scientific search for the world's funniest joke (you can bet it includes the word "weasel") RV camping in the Wal-Mart parking lot Outwitting "smart" kitchen appliances and service contracts Elections in Florida ("You can't spell Florida without 'duh'") The Olympics, where people from all over the world come together to accuse each other of cheating The truth about the Dakotas, the Lone Ranger, and feng shui The choice between death and taxes And much, much moreincluding some truths about journalism and serious thoughts about 9/11. Dave Barry won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1988, and his columns are syndicated in more than 500 newspapers. His most recent books,Dave Barry Is Not Taking This Sitting Downand the novelsBig TroubleandTricky Business, were national bestsellers. He lives in Miami, Floriduh. Also available as an eBook
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