The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents America (The Audiobook): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction
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.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... show more
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.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. Topics include: Ancient Rome: The First Republicans; The Founding Fathers: Young, Gifted, and White; The Media: Can it Be Stopped?; and more!
Publish date: April 1st 2005
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Edition language: English
, American History
, Pop Culture
Amusing and relevant even if the textbook format made it a bit tedious to read. I always enjoy the forward by Thomas Jefferson.
This was a fun audiobook from the old gang of the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Stephen Colbert plays a role in the audiobook as well, which was a plus. A humorous audiobook, although not quite as entertaining as Earth. I read the book version of this years ago, when details about current events of t...
I'm a big fan of Jon Stewart and The Daily Show, but for some reason I'd never felt curious to read any of their books until this year. I considered starting with Earth (the book): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race, but thought I'd go through this older one first.I have to admit, when I started I ...
America (The Book) is not the Daily Show, but it's damn close. It provides a few LOLs (oh those LOLs...love 'em!) and is a great read for the show's fans, a good one for liberals in general and a tolerable one for Republicans who can take a joke.I listened to the audiobook, because I wanted to hear ...