By Willie Geist
“Willie Geist is one half Twain, one half Carrot most sensible, components Heckle, and one half Jeckle.”
—John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, authors of Game Change
“I’ve learn laminated aircraft safeguard playing cards with better highbrow heft. Turning critical: Willie Geist is the best man to chronicle our decidedly imperfect times."
—Brian Williams, NBC Nightly News anchor and dealing with editor
In the hilarious big apple instances bestseller American Freak Show, Geist takes the clever, biting statement enjoyed by means of his tv viewers to new satirical extremes. The real-life characters who now hang-out our day-by-day lives are solid as stars in thoroughly made-up scenes which are frighteningly with reference to reality.
Geist provides us the 1st examine President Sarah Palin’s unconventional 2012 inaugural handle, played continue to exist WWE’s Monday evening Raw. We cross contained in the ballroom for a Dean Martin–style welcome roast of Bernie Madoff upon his arrival in Hell, with Pol Pot serving as roastmaster. George W. Bush’s batting-cage-and-waterslide-themed plans for a presidential library are laid out publicly for the 1st time. And new for the paperback variation, Geist places us within the room as Jesus joins fb, with assistance from a modern day messiah named Mark Zuckerberg.
From Obama to Oprah, Afghanistan to Lohan, Snooki to the Salahis, Willie Geist spares not anyone as our host of this wild American Freak Show. You’ll giggle out loud whereas weeping for the way forward for the United States.
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