American Savage: Insights, Slights, and Fights on Faith, Sex, Love, and Politics
On the heels of his Emmy-winning It Gets Better campaign, columnist and provocateur Dan Savage weighs in on such diverse issues as healthcare, gun control, and marriage equality with characteristic straight talk and humor. Dan Savage has always had a loyal audience, thanks to his syndicated... show more
On the heels of his Emmy-winning It Gets Better campaign, columnist and provocateur Dan Savage weighs in on such diverse issues as healthcare, gun control, and marriage equality with characteristic straight talk and humor. Dan Savage has always had a loyal audience, thanks to his syndicated sex-advice column Savage Love,” but since the incredible global success of his It Gets Better projecthis book of the same name was a New York Times bestsellerhis profile has skyrocketed. In addition, he’s written for The New York Times, Rolling Stone, The Onion, GQ, The Guardian, Salon.com, and countless other widely read publications. Savage is recognized as someone whose opinions about our culture, politics, and society should not only be listened to but taken seriously. Now, in American Savage, he writes on topics ranging from marriage, parenting, and the gay agenda to the Catholic Church and sex education.
Publish date: May 28th 2013
Publisher: Dutton Adult
Pages no: 301
Edition language: English
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Even though this is pretty much just a polished collection of a number of things Dan's said or written elsewhere in the past few years, it's an entertaining read.
A Good book! Recommended reading for everybody.
I love listening to Dan Savage and have been a faithful listener to the podcast for years...I love the man's rants, and fervently agree with his view on pretty much EVERYTHING from family, to politics, to sex to...YEP EVERYTHING! Love his rants like nothing else. This was Dan Savage at his ranty bes...
A very sharp, funny book. Savage's sexism gets on my nerves and he sometimes comes across as too defensive -- admittedly, with vast amounts of cause -- but he's also brilliantly incisive and incredibly brave. Pieces about his mother's death and his complex relationship with the religion of his child...