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American Freak Show: The Completely Fabricated Stories of Our New National Treasures

Willie Geist
Format
Book
Published
New York : Hyperion, c2010.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
ISBN
9781401323943, 1401323944
Summary
The host of "Way Too Early with Willie Geist" skewers America's ongoing parade of giant pop culture personalities, including Sarah Palin, Bernie Madoff, Rod Blagojevich, Miley Cyrus, Jon and Kate Gosselin, and the "Balloon Boy."
Contents
  • Introduction
  • President Palin: the inauguration address
  • I'm Tiger Woods-- and I'm an addict
  • "They think he's Jesus": Hillary's private campaign e-mails
  • Lindsay Lohan: twitter from a Santa Monica jail
  • Obama vs. Cheney: late night in the White House kitchen
  • Cable news cool: the hip-hop glossary
  • The Bachelorette: a vote for love
  • Blago: the raw, unedited FBI tapes
  • The longest yard: Guantánamo Bay
  • Oprah is God
  • Bernie Madoff: welcome to Hell
  • Go-karts and waterslides: The George W. Bush Presidential Library
  • Parenting magazine: five questions with Kate Gosselin
  • The Kim Jong-il celebrity golf tournament
  • The Neverland Ranch yard sale
  • Operation Pick 'n Pair: the way forward in Afghanistan
  • Levi Johnston: the college essay
  • The People of Heaven v. John Edwards
  • Snooki and the Salahis: the 15 Minutes Hall of Fame.
Description
xviii, 214 p. ; 22 cm.
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