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Lewis Black

Teoksen Nothing's Sacred tekijä

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Tietoja tekijästä

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Tekijän teokset

Nothing's Sacred (2005) 688 kappaletta
Me of Little Faith (2008) 515 kappaletta
I'm Dreaming of a Black Christmas (2010) 230 kappaletta
Lewis Black - Black on Broadway (2004) 20 kappaletta
The Carnegie Hall Performance (2006) 9 kappaletta
Lewis Black - Unleashed (2003) 9 kappaletta
One Slight Hitch (2013) 8 kappaletta
Lewis Black: Stark Raving Black (2012) 6 kappaletta
Rules Of Enragement (2003) 5 kappaletta
Berlin Hangover (2015) 4 kappaletta
Black To The Future (2017) 3 kappaletta
Anticipation (2008) 3 kappaletta

Associated Works

Inside Out [2015 film] (2015) — Voice — 828 kappaletta
How to Talk Dirty and Influence People (1966) — Esipuhe, eräät painokset734 kappaletta
The F-Word (1995) — Esipuhe, eräät painokset419 kappaletta
Man of the Year [2006 film] (2006) 148 kappaletta
Accepted [2006 film] (2006) — Actor — 141 kappaletta
Git - R - Done (2005) — Johdanto — 101 kappaletta
Bedtime Stories for Cynics (2019) — Kertoja — 41 kappaletta
Unaccompanied Minors [2006 film] (2006) — Actor — 32 kappaletta
Rock Dog [2017 film] (2013) — Actor — 14 kappaletta
Afghan Luke [2011 Film] (2011) — Actor — 3 kappaletta
Riley's First Date? [2015 short film] — Actor — 3 kappaletta

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After attend his live performances his voice & fiction stats with yiu. As you read this book, you hear his voice, It's written to allow it to happen organically greatly enhancing the experience.
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Huba.Library | 20 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jul 30, 2022 |
Sam and I listened to this book through a couple of road trips. I'm not much of a fan of Lewis Black's comedy style, so I didn't have high hopes for the book. I did enjoy it, however. It was an interesting view of his life and what has lead him to have the views he does.
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MBTC | 20 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jul 9, 2022 |
I enjoy books where satirists take aim at the hypocrisies of organized religion, while still working to honor the notion that spirituality itself is not a bad thing.

Black does this well...though with scatter shot organization.

The book reads like a mix of stand-up and essay, and that's a tricky blend. Black's stand up is a loud ALL CAPS shout. His approach to essay is more sincere and sedate. The mix of the two makes for a bit of a bumpy ride.

Still, whenever someone calls out folks like Falwell, Robertson, the Creation Museum in Kentucky, and George W Bush for being bad examples of what faith is supposed to be, I gotta stand up and applaud.

Lewis Black isn't the next Bill Hicks. Yet. But, if he'll keep honing his skills to mix sincere personal beliefs like this with his stand-up, maybe he'll get there.
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TommyHousworth | 24 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Feb 5, 2022 |
This book did not turn out as I expected: I expected a critique of religion and defense of humanism. I got that, but I also got a hodge-podge of stories about Black's spiritual experiences (not all of them drug-induced). He includes a ludicrous story in which he is flabbergasted that an astrology book pinpoints people who share his ex-wife's birthday as particularly incompatible with him. He falsely declares that the odds of this are enormous (no; they're only 1 in 30, since he was already looking at a book about HER SIGN, which only contains 30 birthdays!). Anyway, if you enjoy Black's screaming style, the book is mostly consistent with that. I could have done without the final CD, which seems to pad the book by tacking on a reproduction of a show he did some years back.… (lisätietoja)
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stephkaye | 24 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Dec 14, 2020 |


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