I Am America (and So Can You!)

I Am America (and So Can You!)

Paperback - 2007
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StephanieOne Dec 12, 2018

Don't get me wrong, this is a good book. But Stephen Colbert as a character has grown and changed over the years, and this is very much Early Colbert. Reading this after watching him now kind of takes the fun out of his old material.

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choloharvey
Feb 09, 2018

Great book! If you know Colbert you know you are in for a treat!! Cant recommend it enough!! Especially in these trying political times, we need men like this! Long live Colbert!!!

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bookie66
Sep 25, 2017

Rambling, disconnected and definitely BORING. Makes me think his talk show writers don't get proper credit......if this is supposedly what he thinks on his own.

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Kagamusha
Jun 24, 2015

I laughed. I cried. I laughed again>I only lost 2 pounds though.
Great fun for any Report fan.

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Keogh
Nov 17, 2012

Wickedly funny book by Colbert and company, lampooning the typical conservative pundit by acting just like one. If you're a fan of the show, you'll understand the book, which is appropriately biting when it needs to be.

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mandanza
Jul 19, 2012

There's something amazing about how on-tone this book was. It was like Colbert was right there reading it to me. It was just so... Colbert-y. Sure, there's nothing that's exactly surprising - it's all what you expect from Colbert - but it's very funny. Something to get you through those dark weeks when the Daily Show and Colbert Report folks are on vacation (again).

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div_dbrl
Mar 09, 2010

Sir Dr. Stephen T. Colbert, DFA, is America. If you read this book, then you, too, can become America. If you love America, you will love this book, and America will love you.

In the absence of so many great Americans from the past: Jefferson, Roosevelt, Roosevelt, Fillmore, Reagan... Sir Dr. Colbert fills in the void that has been left in the Great American Dialogue. This book says what "The Great Gatsby" never could.

This book gets it.

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petr
Nov 02, 2009

stephen t colbert will single handedly save america. or what's left of it.


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