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History

Released: 2012-09-18






A Nation Worth Ranting About by Rick Mercer

Description

An all-new assortment of furiously funny rants from essentially the most recent seasons of the Rick Mercer Document plus three brilliantly written, previously unpublished pieces by way of Rick. Illustrated during with photographs and snatches of dialogue from Rick’s encounters and exploits throughout Canada.
 
“[Mercer’s] trademark one-digital camera rants towards the Canadian parliamentary computer are extra concise, and extra believable, than any campaign commercials.” —The Globe and Mail
 
“The comic of option for viewers who learn.” —Toronto Life
 
“Canada’s freshest TV comic.” —Maclean’s
 
“Week after week, Mercer continues to thrill with his alternately giddy and chopping political humour.” —The Canadian Press
 
“Canada’s top political satirist.” —The New York Instances
 
 
“A good rant is cathartic. Ranting is what retains me sane.
They at all times come from a distinct position. Take the top minister, as an instance. Now and again after I rant about him, I am offended; different instances, I am simply severely pissed off—it’s an important big difference.”
—Rick Mercer, from his introduction
 
Within these pages you’ll in finding every rant that Rick has so brilliantly and blisteringly delivered because the e-newsletter of his earlier bestseller, Rick Mercer Document: The Book. Collectively these rants type a chronicle of human folly, principally that includes politicians, of course, but with honorable mentions going to individuals who don’t be aware of learn how to use escalators and Canadian drivers who don’t suppose they need snow tires. 
 
Is Mercer getting higher or are the fools among us getting worse? Whatever the concept—Rick Mercer’s ranting has never been more advantageous or more on target. 
 
There’s a loud, cathartic chortle to be discovered on virtually every page right here—except Rick’s impassioned rant on bullying in colleges, phrases that touched lots of Canadians, went viral and helped widen the debate on a big problem. Additionally reprinted here is the rant encouraging students to vote, which resulted right away in a campus ballot and outrage in Ottawa.  (People nonetheless are nonetheless standing on the left on escalators, and the prime minister continues to be very a lot the man he was once, but you could’t win all of them.)
 
As well as, Rick has authored three new essays specifically for this ebook: the hilarious behind-the-scenes story of his meeting with Rick Hansen, a hero who completely was now not a disappointment in real life; a heartfelt reflection on public reaction to his bullying rant; and an account of his response—mystified, followed by means of delighted—to the information that he’d inspired a “vote mob.”
 
Illustrated throughout with photographs and communicate from Rick’s travels throughout Canada, A Nation Worth Ranting About will make you proud, will make you think, will make you virtually as offended as Rick, and time and again will make you laugh out loud.

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eBook Important points

Writer: Rick Mercer Publisher: Doubleday Canada Binding: Kindle Variation Language: English Pages: 272

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