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I'd Rather We Got Casinos: And Other Black Thoughts - Larry Wilmore
I'd Rather We Got Casinos: And Other Black Thoughts
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Within these pages are the musings, the revelations, the ruminations, and the reflections of the incomparable Larry Wilmore. Here, collected for the first time, all in one place, are his Black Thoughts. From why black weathermen make him feel happy (or sad) and why brothas don't see UFOs to his... show more
Within these pages are the musings, the revelations, the ruminations, and the reflections of the incomparable Larry Wilmore. Here, collected for the first time, all in one place, are his Black Thoughts. From why black weathermen make him feel happy (or sad) and why brothas don't see UFOs to his search for Black Jesus or his quest to replace "African-American" with "chocolate," Wilmore has finally relented, agreeing to share his unique (black) perspective. Soon, you too will have the ability to find racism in everything. Bring back the Shetland Negro and do away with Black History Month! After all, can twenty-eight days of trivia really make up for centuries of oppression In Wilmore's own words, "I'd rather we got casinos!"
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781401309558 (1401309550)
Publisher: Hyperion
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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Title and Statement of Responsibility
Title and Statement of Responsibility rated it
0.0 I'd Rather We Got Casinos: And Other Black Thoughts
I'd Rather We Got Casinos and Other Black Thoughts, by the Daily Show's Chief Black Correspondent Larry Wilmore, isn't something that I would have spent money on, but I did check it out from the library and got a few hearty chuckles. The book is a collection of essays, (completely fake) interviews, ...
Intensely Focused
Intensely Focused rated it
I didn't have any laugh out loud moments, but that might be because I head Wilmore interviewed about the book and in the interview he discussed what I thought were some of the funniest essays. I may not have laughed out loud, but I was bother entertained and amused.I like the idea of going from Afr...
Gypsy Librarian on Books
Gypsy Librarian on Books rated it
4.0 I'd Rather We Got Casinos: And Other Black Thoughts
I definitely enjoyed reading this one. Wilmore brings some pretty good insights about Black people and race in general. But he adds a strong dose of humor to keep things light. He also makes you think. The book is a pretty quick read. I would definitely recommend it. If you know Wilmore from his wor...
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