Synopses & Reviews
Are the Tea Baggers simply rabble-rousers from the right who hate not getting their way? Is the Coffee Party just a bunch of jittery java nuts without enough money to afford to hire star politicians?
Coffee, Tea, or Kool-Aid is the one book that examines the issues and helps Americans tell the parties apart (they agree more times than they may care to admit!) while they laugh all the way to the polls. Filled with party history and characters, side-by-side comparisons and contradictions, as well as memorable quotes, slogans, and Venn diagrams, this handy guide spells it all out and injects some humor back into the political dialogue.
Praise for SKYMAUL:
"Fiendishly funny."--San Francisco Chronicle
"The funniest thing you read this year."--NPR's Markeplace
"The perfect send-up."--Salon.com
"A hilarious and wildly inventive spoof."--Time Out NY
A "smart, warped spoof."--Austin Chronicle
"The D.U.I mask really works!"--David Foster Wallace
"You will laugh yourself sad."--Patton Oswalt
"Madly funny, full of wild invention."--George Saunders
When Obama stated that if elected, he would keep his Blackberry, debate echoed through Washington and among the ranks of the Secret Service. What would it be like to have a president who could Twitter, send text messages, and navigate the web with ease? What would it be like to receive a text message from inside the Oval Office and, most importantly, what would it say?
About the Author
Kasper Hauser is a San Francisco-based comedy group. They are the authors of Weddings of the Times, a parody of the New York Times wedding pages, and SkyMaul, which the San Francisco Chronicle called "wicked funny," and Salon.com called "the perfect sendup." The Kasper Hauser Comedy Podcast has been called "brilliant" by New York magazine and "wonderfully realized" by The Times of London. The group's members have written for HBO and appeared on "Comedy Central" and "This American Life." (www.kasperhauser.com)