Very Good ++ Very Good+ DJ. 8vo = over 9" 240pp. Hardcover. Odd sized-9.5"h x 7.25"w. Red and black illustrated boards with navy blue page edges. Illustrated endpages, Color and 3-D illustrations throughout-a pair of 3-D glasses are still attached at binding-never used. Glossy DJ has some sticker residue as well as some gernal wear, including creasing at top edge. Humor.
Good+/Good+ 3D Glasses not included with book. Light rubbing, minor denting along DJ covers. Good+ condition. Light to moderate shelfwear, clean pages. May have bumped edges/corners. Binding intact. Good+ condition Dust Jacket included. DJ has light shelf wear, rubbing. (PP91)
Publishers Weekly, 2013-02-25 The packaging of this audio edition of Comedy Central satirist Stephen Colbert's latest title features an icon promoting the recording's "3-D High-Def Surroundiness." While this claim clearly follows Colbert's pattern of tongue-in-cheek buzzwords and taglines, the production quality does contribute to a satisfying listening experience, as voices and sounds-including a stoner commentator's bubbling bong water-are distinctly rendered in the fashion of live theater. Colbert's narrative-steeped in his characteristic irony-weaves expository chapters on various hot-button issues with monologues from individual citizens. With the possible exception of the aforementioned stoner, the most memorable of these characters is a silver-tongued energy industry spokeswoman who embodies the very essence of spin in the current media culture. Colbert's brand of entertainment occupies a unique niche in the marketplace, and regardless of whether the punch lines click for individual listeners, the comedian's latest offering remains unmistakably faithful to that brand. A Grand Central hardcover. (Oct.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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