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Your Call Is Important To Us
Laura Penny

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The Truth About Bullshit
Ever been left spluttering over some fatuous fib trying to pass itself off as information, even as fact? Of course you have. We all have. It's bullshit, and as Laura Penny sees it, we're drowning in the stuff. Your Call Is Important to Us is Penny's brilliant take on the "e;all-you-can-eat buffet of phoniness"e; that is our lives today. "e;We live in an era of unprecedented bullshit production,"e; Penny says. While bullshit is not new, more money, more media, and more people at mics have led to a bullshit pandemic. Today, we are so used to exaggeration and obfuscation we rarely notice them any more.Thank goodness we have Penny as our witty, smart-aleck guide through the phoniness of advertising and public relations, the claptrap of big pharma, the gobbledygook of the media, and the poppycock of the service industry. Along the way, Penny takes direct aim at the major culprits and the insidious ways they distort reality. As scathing as Michael Moore, as incisive as Naomi Klein, and as funny as Al Franken, Penny's take on the bullshit factor in modern life is a page-turner. Penny has a cheeky riff on that revealing question: "e;If my call is so important,"e; she asks, "e;why doesn't anyone answer the damn phone?"e;
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  • ISBN: 9781551992884
  • Auteur: Laura Penny
  • Uitgave: McClelland & Stewart
  • Jaar van uitgave: 2009
  • Taal: Engels
  • Bladzijden: 288
  • Artikelnummer: 58446566
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