Jon Stewart, host of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning The Daily Show, and his coterie of patriots deliver a hilarious look at American government...
Termed a "political king-maker" by Newsweek, and "the Dan Rather of infotainment" by Vanity Fair, Jon Stewart, along with the writers of The Daily Show, combines his riotous wit and razor-sharp insight in this hilarious book.
American-style democracy is the world's most beloved form of government, which explains why so many other nations are eager for us to impose it on them. But what is American democracy?
In America (The Book) Jon Stewart and The Daily Show writing staff offer their insights into our unique system of government, dissecting its institutions, explaining its history and processes, and exploring the reasons why concepts like "One man, one vote," "Government by the people," and "Every vote counts" have become such popular urban myths.
Among the topics:
-Ancient Rome: The First Republicans
-The Founding Fathers: Young, Gifted, and White
-The President: King of Democracy
-The Supreme Court: 18 Legs, Four Tits, One Mission
-Running for Office: What Are You Thinking?
-The Media: Can It Be Stopped?
-The Future of Democracy: The Constitutional Robocracy and You!
Written By : Dave Barry
Narrated By : Dick Hill
Publisher : Brilliance Audio Inc
Length : 6 hours 27 minutes
Our Price : $24.95
Following the bestselling success of Dave's novel, Big Trouble, here is a hilarious new collection of columns from the writer critics have called "the funniest man in America." See full description...
Written By : Andy Hamilton
Narrated By : Various
Publisher : BBC Audiobooks Ltd
Length : 3 hours
Our Price : $13.49
Written By : Jeremy Hardy
Narrated By : Jeremy Hardy
Publisher : Harper Collins UK
Length : 1 hour 49 minutes
Our Price : $15.49
Jeremy Hardy relates to his audience on matters ranging from the mundane to the extraordinary in his 4th series... See full description...
Written By : John Morrison
Narrated By : Peter Donaldson
Publisher : Black Pig Books
Length : 6 hours 42 minutes
Our Price : $16.99
Exclusively on the Spoken Network, Peter Donaldson, the voice of BBC Radio 4, reads this razor-sharp satire on the rise and fall of Tony Blair, retold as an Edwardian boy’s school story... See full description...
Written By : Pete McCarthy
Narrated By : Pete McCarthy
Hodder & Stoughton Audiobooks
Length : 2 hours
Type : Autobiography
Price : $16.75
The audio of the million-selling book - Pete McCarthy's hilarious journey in search of his Irish roots.
McCarthy's tale of his hilarious trip around Ireland has gained thousands of fans all over the world.
Pete was born in Warrington to an Irish mother and an English father and spent happy summer holidays in Cork. Years later, reflecting on the many places he has visited as a travel broadcaster, Pete admits that he feels more at home in Ireland than anywhere. To find out whether this is due to rose-coloured spectacles or to a deeper tie with the country of his ancestors, Pete sets off on a trip around Ireland and discovers that it has changed in surprising ways.