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I Am America (And So Can You!)

I am America (And So Can You!) - Peter Grosz, Rob Dubbin, Eric Drydale, Michael Brumm, Allison Silverman, Tom Purcell, Frank Lesser, Laura Krafft, Jay Katsir, Richard Dahm, Glenn Eichler, Peter Gwinn, Paul Dinello, Stephen Colbert I find that satire is best consumed in spurts, but the shout-y nature of Colbert's self-named character made this book more tiresome than most.The good: Margin notes act like the "The Word" on his tv show, providing counterpoint and insight. The footnotes were often funny. Colbert is good at getting down to a sharp satirical point and I loved those moments.The bad: I read a kindle edition from my library and the margin notes were interspersed throughout the main text, interrupting flow. While a lot of fun is made of advertising in American culture it is done through what looks like actual advertising. Why else would there be a random picture of Colbert in front of an Applebee's? Interesting and disturbing at the same time.