Dawn of the Dumb

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Faber & Faber, Feb 19, 2009 - Humor - 368 pages

Polite, pensive, mature, reserved ...Charlie Brooker is none of these things and less. Picking up where his hilarious Screen Burn left off, Dawn of the Dumb collects the best of Charlie Brooker's recent TV writing, together with uproarious spleen-venting diatribes on a range of non-televisual subjects - tackling everything from David Cameron to human hair.

Rude, unhinged, outrageous, and above all funny, Dawn of the Dumb is essential reading for anyone with a brain and a spinal cord. And hands for turning the pages.

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User Review  - Flip_Martian - LibraryThing

I like Charlie Brooker a lot. But I think when reading him its better to read in small doses. Maybe this is a bathroom book, for reading on the loo! I just found it was all a bit relentless and less ... Read full review

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User Review  - SkyRider - LibraryThing

It's hard to know how to comment on this book. On the one hand, I thought it was screamingly funny when I started reading it. Charlie Brooker is the master of the insult and he's prepared to describe ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Charlie Brooker is a writer and broadcaster. He created the satirical website TV Go Home in 1999, which in turn spawned Channel 4's Nathan Barley (co-written with Chris Morris). Prior to joining the Guardian in the year 2000, Brooker worked as a cartoonist and videogames 'journalist'. He currently writes and presents Charlie Brooker's Screen Wipe on BBC Four.

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