American freak show: the completely fabricated stories of our new national treasures

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In a series of hilarious yet bitingly satirical essays, Geist captures the absurdity of today's pseudo-celebrity-obsessed culture. Among other things, he reveals, for the first time anywhere, Sarah Palin's 2012 inauguration speech, broadcast to a national audience live from the site of WWE's 'Monday Night Raw'. He then moves on to the Bernie Madoff Celebrity Roast in Hell, with Roastmaster Pol Pot providing the laughs...
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Grouping Title american freak show the completely fabricated stories of our new national treasures
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display_description 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."
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subject_facet Celebrities -- Humor, Popular culture -- Humor
title_display American freak show : the completely fabricated stories of our new national treasures
title_full American Freak Show The Completely Fabricated Stories of Our New National Treasures, American freak show : the completely fabricated stories of our new national treasures / Willie Geist
title_short American freak show :
title_sub the completely fabricated stories of our new national treasures
topic_facet Celebrities, Nonfiction, Politics, Popular culture