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9 August, 2006

Posted by alex in book reviews, Rich Brooks at 5:18 am | Permanent Link

Book Review: Julian by Gore Vidal Modern Library (1964 – 505 pp.) August 3, 2006 Imperial Rome in the mid-4th Century A.D. A period disturbingly like our own in many ways. The old republic is long gone, replaced by a corrupt and now decaying empire characterized by frequent political assassinations and intrigue and held together […]

1 August, 2006

Posted by alex in Alex Linder, book reviews, books, comedy at 5:37 am | Permanent Link

I’ve read most comedians’ books. This one is very disappointing. Mohr’s a real wit but there’s none of it displayed here. Mohr’s a non-jew, actually comes off quite Aryan in the book, much more than some of the characters he’s played. He’s excels at playing jew producers, think small and deceitful; he also does great […]