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Jenny McCarthy and the Fall of Books

soliton2 Wrote: Oct 12, 2012 9:18 AM
Hospitals, orphanages, soup kitchens, schools, universities, yeah, the Catholic Church has always been more about business. Consider this an act of a Spiritual Work of Mercy (as enumerated by the Church). .Number one to be specific.
CardSenseJimmyBond Wrote: Oct 12, 2012 11:56 AM
Love Ann's perso nality and scholarship and she has a pretty enough face, but if she turned sideways and stuck out her tongue she could imitate a zipper, and if she drank redpop she could be a thermometer!
The book industry seems to be collapsing, at least that hallowed old paper-and-glue industry that promoted serious ideas. Even talk radio and TV hosts are spending less time with authors. There are exceptions, but they won't make you feel optimistic about books.

Exhibit A of today's kind of author: Jenny McCarthy, the former Playboy centerfold who's parlayed her nudie shots into a long list of TV gigs, and six best-selling "humor"/advice books (which absolutely no one might guess were written by someone else). Her latest must be her lamest. It's called "Bad Habits: Confessions of a Recovering Catholic." She's wearing...