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Product Description: In 1958, former circus aerialist Dudley Riggs opened a Minneapolis coffeehouse with a stage for performers and created an American comedic institution. What started as a way to draw customers on slow nights became the Brave New Workshop, a comedy theater sinking its satirical talons deep into the culture of Minneapolis-St...read more
By Al Franken (foreword by)

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9781626196865 | History Pr, October 26, 2015, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: In 1958, former circus aerialist Dudley Riggs opened a Minneapolis coffeehouse with a stage for performers and created an American comedic institution.

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Product Description: Al Franken's landmark bestseller, Lies, and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them…a Fair and Balanced Look at the Right, was praised as a "bitterly funny assault" (The New York Times) that rang "with the moral clarity of an angel's trumpet" (Associated Press)...read more

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9780786284535, titled "The Truth (With Jokes)" | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, May 2, 2006), cover price $31.95 | About this edition: A work of political satire draws on a wide range of resources to expose the mendacity of the Bush administration and its conservative Republican supporters.
9780525949060, titled "The Truth: (with Jokes)" | E P Dutton, October 25, 2005, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A work of political satire draws on a wide range of resources to expose the mendacity of the Bush administration and its conservative Republican supports.

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9780452287679, titled "The Truth (With Jokes)" | Reprint edition (Plume, September 26, 2006), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A work of political satire draws on a wide range of resources to expose the mendacity of the Bush administration and its conservative Republican supports.

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9781598950380, titled "The Truth: With Jokes" | Unabridged edition (Findaway World Llc, November 1, 2005), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Al Franken's landmark bestseller, Lies, and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them…a Fair and Balanced Look at the Right, was praised as a "bitterly funny assault" (The New York Times) that rang "with the moral clarity of an angel's trumpet" (Associated Press).

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9781491509302, titled "The Truth (with Jokes)" | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, June 10, 2014), cover price $14.99 | also contains The Truth with Jokes, The Truth with Jokes
9781491509319, titled "The Truth (With Jokes)" | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, June 10, 2014), cover price $9.99 | also contains The Truth with Jokes, The Truth with Jokes | About this edition: Al Franken's landmark bestseller, Lies, and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them…a Fair and Balanced Look at the Right, was praised as a "bitterly funny assault" (The New York Times) that rang "with the moral clarity of an angel's trumpet" (Associated Press).
9781596000612 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, October 25, 2005), cover price $102.25 | About this edition: A work of political satire draws on a wide range of resources to expose the mendacity of the Bush administration and its conservative Republican supports.
9781593357887 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, October 25, 2005), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A work of political satire draws on a wide range of resources to expose the mendacity of the Bush administration and its conservative Republican supports.
9781593359225 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, October 25, 2005), cover price $39.25 | About this edition: A work of political satire draws on a wide range of resources to expose the mendacity of the Bush administration and its conservative Republican supports.

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9781596000582 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, October 25, 2005), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: A work of political satire draws on a wide range of resources to expose the mendacity of the Bush administration and its conservative Republican supports.

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Product Description: 39 Years of Short Term Memory Loss is a seriously funny, offbeat and irreverent memoir that chronicles the early days of Saturday Night Live and features some of its greatest personalities—Al Franken, Lorne Michaels, Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Bill Murray, Michael O'Donoghue, and Chris Farley...read more
By Tom Davis and Al Franken (introduced by)

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9780802118806, titled "Thirty-Nine Years of Short-Term Memory Loss: The Early Days of Snl from Someone Who Was There" | Grove Pr, March 3, 2009, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: 39 Years of Short Term Memory Loss is a seriously funny, offbeat and irreverent memoir that chronicles the early days of Saturday Night Live and features some of its greatest personalities—Al Franken, Lorne Michaels, Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Bill Murray, Michael O'Donoghue, and Chris Farley.

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Product Description: Thirty-Nine Years of Short-Term Memory Loss is a seriously funny, offbeat, and irreverent memoir that chronicles the early days of Saturday Night Live and features some of its greatest personalities—Al Franken, Lorne Michaels, Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Bill Murray, Michael O'Donoghue, and Chris Farley...read more
By Tom Davis and Al Franken (foreword by)

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9781400141593 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, March 23, 2009), cover price $69.99 | About this edition: Thirty-Nine Years of Short-Term Memory Loss is a seriously funny, offbeat, and irreverent memoir that chronicles the early days of Saturday Night Live and features some of its greatest personalities—Al Franken, Lorne Michaels, Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Bill Murray, Michael O'Donoghue, and Chris Farley.

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An anthology of humorous political commentary by some of the most outspoken liberal and progressive talk show hosts from Air America radio combines transcripts, statistical information, and interviews that offer insight into how the nation's government works, in a volume that features contributions by such figures as Janeane Garofalo, Al Franken, and Randi Rhodes.
By David Bender (editor), Chuck D. (editor), Al Franken (introduced by) and C. Welton Gaddy (editor)

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9781594865145 | Rodale Pr, September 5, 2006, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: An anthology of political commentary combines transcripts, statistical information, and interviews to offer insight into American government practices, featuring contributions by Madeleine Albright, Al Gore, and Robert Redford.

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Product Description: I present The Truth not just to shock you, not just to make you laugh and cry alternating, or maybe even at the same time, not just to set the record straightbut to rouse you, to prepare you for battles ahead. The only vaccine powerful enough to inoculate you from lies is the truth...read more

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9781598951455 | Unabridged edition (Findaway World Llc, November 1, 2005), cover price $89.99 | About this edition: I present The Truth not just to shock you, not just to make you laugh and cry alternating, or maybe even at the same time, not just to set the record straightbut to rouse you, to prepare you for battles ahead.

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Presents a detailed overview of the Bush administration's proposed changes to Social Security, discussing how such changes would jeopardize the solvency of the current system and put retirees at risk.
By Joe Conason, Al Franken (foreword by) and Roosevelt (foreword by)

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9780976062127 | Polipoint Pr, September 30, 2005, cover price $11.00 | About this edition: Presents a detailed overview of the Bush administration's proposed changes to Social Security, discussing how such changes would jeopardize the solvency of the current system and put retirees at risk.

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Transformed into Megaton Man, one-time ordinary civilian Trent Phloog draws on his enhanced sense of justice, superhuman muscles, and tiny brain to bring evildoers to justice, leaving chaos in his wake, in a hilarious parody of superhero cliches. Original.
By Al Franken (introduced by) and Donald Simpson

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9781596878112 | Byron Preiss Multimedia Books, March 9, 2005, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Megaton Man is an outrageous and loony satire of the superhero genre.
9780743497589 | Ibooks, March 9, 2005, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Transformed into Megaton Man, one-time ordinary civilian Trent Phloog draws on his enhanced sense of justice, superhuman muscles, and tiny brain to bring evildoers to justice, leaving chaos in his wake, in a hilarious parody of superhero cliches.

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Product Description: Madrid. 22 cm. 461 p. il. Encuadernación en tapa blanda de editorial ilustrada. Traducción de Francisco Ramos. Arena abierta. Índice. Traducción de: Lies (and the lying liars who tell them). Medios de comunicación social. Aspectos políticos...read more

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9788483065945 | Italian edition edition (Debate Editorial, October 31, 2004), cover price $30.95 | About this edition: Madrid.

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Product Description: The very best of O'Franken Factor. As heard on the show "Air America".
By Al Franken (compiler)

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9780974599267 | Artemis Classics Llc, September 21, 2004, cover price $18.98 | About this edition: The very best of O'Franken Factor.

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Product Description: A New York Times Bestseller Al Franken has been studying the rhetoric of the Right. He has listened to their cries of "slander," "bias," and even "treason." Examined the administration's policies of squandering our surplus, and alienating the rest of the world...read more

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9780786262090, titled "Lies (And the Lying Liars Who Tell Them): A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right" | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, March 1, 2004), cover price $30.95 | About this edition: A #1 New York Times Bestseller Al Franken, one of our "savviest satirists" (People), has been studying the rhetoric of the Right.
9780525947646, titled "Lies: (And the Lying Liars Who Tell Them) a Fair and Balanced Look at the Right" | E P Dutton, August 1, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Offers a whimsical critique of the Right, exposing their deceptive practices, challenging conceptions about the media's liberal bias, and identifying inconsistencies in the Bush administration.

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9781594130380, titled "Lies (And the Lying Liars Who Tell Them): A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right" | Large print edition (Large Print Pr, August 1, 2004), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A New York Times Bestseller Al Franken has been studying the rhetoric of the Right.

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9781565117976 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, September 22, 2003), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Satirist Al Franken examines the political right, using their own words against them in taking on the pundits, the politicians, and the issues.

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9781565117969 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, September 1, 2003), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Offers a whimsical critique of the Right, exposing their deceptive practices, challenging conceptions about the media's liberal bias, and identifying inconsistencies in the Bush administration.

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The author of Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot and Other Observations offers a whimsical critique of the Right, challenging conceptions about the media's liberal bias, exposing the party's deceptive practices, and identifying inconsistencies in the Bush administration. Reprint.

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9780452285217 | Reprint edition (Plume, July 27, 2004), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Offers a whimsical critique of the Right, exposing their deceptive practices, challenging conceptions about the media's liberal bias, and identifying inconsistencies in the Bush administration.

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Product Description: An exhibition catalogue with a twist, a who's who of today's socially concerned artists, Ameri©an Dre@m is a document of a timely, topical, and controversial exhibition presented in the format of an annual report to the imaginary shareholders of Ameri©an Dre@m, Inc...read more

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9781564661135 | Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, February 1, 2004, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: An exhibition catalogue with a twist, a who's who of today's socially concerned artists, Ameri©an Dre@m is a document of a timely, topical, and controversial exhibition presented in the format of an annual report to the imaginary shareholders of Ameri©an Dre@m, Inc.

Offers an array of malapropisms, foot-in-mouth statements, and gaffes from America's forty-third president, encompassing Bush's verbal contortions as he speaks out on government, leadership, and other topics.
By Jacob Weisberg (editor)

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9780743251006 | Touchstone Books, October 21, 2003, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Offers an array of malapropisms, foot-in-mouth statements, and gaffes from America's forty-third president, encompassing Bush's verbal contortions as he speaks out on government, leadership, and other topics.

Miscellaneous:

9780743261746, titled "Still More George W. Bushisms: Neither in French Nor in English Nor in Mexican" | Fireside, November 4, 2003, cover price $7.99 | also contains Still More George W. Bushisms: Neither in French, Nor in English, Nor in Mexican

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Product Description: 5 tracks, 1 hour Track 1: from Wigfield by Amy Sedaris, Paul Dinello, and Stephen Colbert Track 2: from Napalm and Silly Putty by George Carlin Track 3: from Oh, The Things I Know! by Al Franken Track 4: from I Think There's A Terrorist In My Soup by David Brenner Track 5: from I'm The One That I Want by Margaret Ch...read more

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9781565118188 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, October 1, 2003), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: 5 tracks, 1 hour Track 1: from Wigfield by Amy Sedaris, Paul Dinello, and Stephen Colbert Track 2: from Napalm and Silly Putty by George Carlin Track 3: from Oh, The Things I Know!

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Offers an inspiring and humorous guide for graduates to the uncertainties and complexities of post-academic life.

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9780525946731 | E P Dutton, May 1, 2002, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Offers an inspiring and humorous guide for graduates to the uncertainties and complexities of post-academic life.

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9780452284500, titled "Oh, the Things I Know!: A Guide to Success, Or, Failing That, Happiness" | Plume, March 1, 2003, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Offers an inspiring and humorous guide for graduates to the uncertainties and complexities of post-academic life.

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9781565116986 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, February 22, 2002), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Offers an inspiring and humorous guide for graduates to the uncertainties and complexities of post-academic life.

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9781565116979 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, April 1, 2002), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Presents a humorous cradle-to-grave guide to living, an easy-to-follow user's manual for human existence.

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The bestselling author of Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot and Other Observations shares his entertaining thoughts on the rise and fall of America's fortythird president, drawing on his personal campaign diaries, newspaper clippings, confidential memos, and media responses on his tumultuous 144 days as president. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780786218660 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, June 1, 1999), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The author shares his thoughts on the rise and fall of America's forty-third president, drawing on his personal campaign diaries, newspaper clippings, confidential memos, and media responses on his tumultuous 144 days as president
9780385318099 | Delacorte Pr, January 1, 1999, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: The author shares his thoughts on the rise and fall of America's forty-third president, drawing on his personal campaign diaries, newspaper clippings, confidential memos, and media responses on his tumultuous 144 days as president

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9780385334549 | Delta, March 1, 2000, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A satire of presidential politics examines the rise and fall of America's forty-third president, drawing on personal diaries and other sources to chronicle his tumultuous 144 days as president

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9780553526103 | Bantam Audio, February 1, 1999, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A fictional account of the comic's presidency draws on his campaign diaries, newspaper clippings, confidential memos, and media responses to his tumultuous 144 days in office.

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Presents a satire on American political campaigns for the Presidency, featuring Al Franken's single-issue (ATM fees) campaign, his dramatic election as the first Jewish President of the United States, and his dizzying fall from office due to irrational mood swings and the release of his personal diaries to the public.

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9780553456431 | Bantam Audio, February 1, 1999, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Presents a satire on American political campaigns for the Presidency, featuring Al Franken's single-issue (ATM fees) campaign, his dramatic election as the first Jewish President of the United States, and his dizzying fall from office due to irrational mood swings and the release of his personal diaries to the public.

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Product Description: In the grand satirical tradition of Swift, Rabelais, and Twain comes...Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot, and Other Observations...a scathing--but uncompromisingly fair--look at America's largest talk show host and the rest of the Republican right...read more

Hardcover:

9780788161858, titled "Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot and Other Observations" | Diane Pub Co, June 1, 1996, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Move over P.
9780786207213 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, June 1, 1996), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Examines the frequently ridiculous world of American politics, showcasing the absurdities of presidential hopefuls and policymakers
9780385314749 | Delacorte Pr, February 1, 1996, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: A liberal political satirist examines the frequently ridiculous world of American politics, showcasing the absurdities of presidential hopefuls and America's elite policymakers
9780787109745, titled "Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot and Other Observations" | Dove Entertainment Inc, February 1, 1996, cover price $12.98 | About this edition: Move over P.

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9780440508649 | Dell Books, January 1, 1999, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: In the grand satirical tradition of Swift, Rabelais, and Twain comes.
9780440223306 | Reprint edition (Dell Pub Co, October 1, 1996), cover price $6.99 | also contains Insults Aren't Funny: What to Do About Verbal Bullying | About this edition: A satirical examination of American politics showcases the absurdities of presidential hopefuls and America's elite policymakers

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9780787109738 | Dove Entertainment Inc, April 1, 1996, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The comedy writer and performer satirizes the frequently ridiculous world of American politics, showcasing the absurdities of presidential hopefuls and America's elite policymakers.

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In a parody of self-help books, Al Franken's comic character, Stuart Smalley, describes his own efforts to cope with life over one year

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9780440504702 | Dell Books, April 1, 1995, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In a parody of self-help books, Al Franken's comic character, Stuart Smalley, describes his own efforts to cope with life over one year

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The 'Saturday Night Live' regular and his alter ego--insecure cable-TV affirmations series host Stu Smalley--offer a collection of self-help humor and satirical daily affirmations. Simultaneous.

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9780553470949 | Bantam Audio, November 1, 1992, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: The 'Saturday Night Live' regular and his alter ego--insecure cable-TV affirmations series host Stu Smalley--offer a collection of self-help humor and satirical daily affirmations.

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