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Matt Taibbi
Birth date: March 01, 1970
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Raging Biblioholism
Raging Biblioholism rated it 8 years ago
Just astonishing. How absolutely screwed we are. Taibbi might annoy you - he can be a bit dude-ish in his writing at times, merry with his hilarious teenager-esque spins on traditional curses ("douchewad" being my favorite) and quick to be hyperbolic when its suitable. But you cannot, simply canno...
A Few Thoughts
A Few Thoughts rated it 9 years ago
I really enjoyed this book. It was terrifying and depressing and eye-opening. A relatively short read that's packed with content, it's worth your time. He does a fantastic job of explaining some very complicated things through the use of metaphors and analogies that get you pretty close to unders...
Harbinger of Books
Harbinger of Books rated it 10 years ago
There has been a lot of media, reports and books describing the mismanagement of wall street and mortgages in to this gambling con. This book continues on that same story but in a broader context. There are tons of reviews which outline the book quite well so I will not recap it here. What I will sa...
Datepalm rated it 10 years ago
I wanted to read something mean and funny, only to feel a bit bad when he says in the introduction he doesn't want to be that guy that people only think of because he's mean and funny, but still. Not bad otherwise, particularly for the look into the specific varieties of crazy out there. As a former...
Intensely Focused
Intensely Focused rated it 10 years ago
Generally speaking, I'm a big fan of Matt Taibbi's writing. Having said that, I thought the introduction to the book was misleading. The introduction makes it sound like Congress, the military, 9/11 truthers and member's of Hagee's church will be given equal time when it's mostly about the church w...
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