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And Nothing But the Truthiness: The Rise (and Further Rise) of Stephen Colbert
And Nothing But the Truthiness: The Rise (and Further Rise) of Stephen Colbert by Lisa Rogak 0312616104 9780312616106
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And Nothing But the Truthiness: The Rise (and Further Rise) of Stephen Colbert by Lisa Rogak

<div> <div><b><i>A funny and personal portrait of the comedianwho becamethe headline-making, ground-breaking star of</i></b><b>The Colbert Report<i>.</i></b><br /> <br /> <div> <div>My name is Stephen Colbert, but I actually play someone on television named Stephen Colbert, who looks like me and talks like me, but who says things with a straight face he doesnt mean.</div> <div>--<i>Stephen Colbert</i></div> <div></div> <div>Fewcomedians can generate headlines like Stephen Colbert. With his appearance at aCongressional hearing, his rally in Washington, his bestselling book, his creation of the now accepted word truthiness, and of course his popular TV show, nearly everyone (except thepoor foolswho agree to be interviewed on his show) has heard of him.</div> <div></div> <div>But who is he really? Lisa Rogak gives us a look behind the character. She reveals the roots of his humor and the tragedy that forever altered the family. Shecharts his early years, especially his close connection with Amy Sedaris that led to the cult TV show and movie<i>Strangers With Candy</i>. And she offers a look inside how<i>The Daily Show</i>and<i>The Colbert Report</i>work.</div> <div></div> <div>A funny, behind-the-scenes look into the world of one of the biggest comedians in America, this book is a terrific read for any resident of Colbert Nation.</div> </div> <br /> <br /></div> </div

Author: Lisa Rogak

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 304

Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books

Publication Date: 2011-10-11

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ISBN: 0312616104

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