Review: Angry Optimist: The Life and Times of Jon Stewart

Angry Optimist: The Life and Times of Jon Stewart
Angry Optimist: The Life and Times of Jon Stewart by Lisa Rogak
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

I enjoyed learning about Jon Stewart’s early career and the evolution of The Daily Show. Nothing stunning or groundbreaking here — I would say this one’s primarily for fans, especially those who don’t mind the same quotes and anecdotes repeated a few times and some weird jumps in chronology. The major disappointment was that many brilliant masters of comedy writing were interviewed for this book but all the quotes from them that got included were completely mundane.

View all my reviews

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s