Monday, March 4, 2013
The sell-by date on some of the rants included here may have already expired by the time the book came out -- celebrity stuff often wanes with great rapidity. We know that Britney Spears and Kevin Federline were still a topic of conversation in 2005. Lindsay Lohan had already become a joke. Pope Benedict has just become Pope among revelations he'd been a member of the Hitler Youth. How time flies!
There are still a lot of laughs here from Maher and his stable of TV writers, many of them now bitter, long-after-the-fact laughs at the dark days of Bush and Cheney. And it's a short book, obviously, and one you'll probably only find in used bookstores. So it'll be cheap! I got mine for 50 cents!!! Lightly recommended.