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You're a Horrible Person, But I Like You: The Believer Book of Advice - Eric Spitznagel, David  Cross I don't have much to say about this one; it's a collection of sarcastic/sometimes funny advice from The Believer's "Sedaratives" column. It does exactly what it says on the tin. There are a lot of comedians I like represented here, a bunch of Daily Show correspondents and people like Sarah Vowell, Aziz Ansari, and Amy Sedaris (of course). There were a few people I didn't recognize and a few I don't really like, but not as many as I expected.

The problem I had with You're a Horrible Person, But I Like You is that it was sort of boring, but not enough for me to put it down. Does that make sense? I read it in a couple of days, but about halfway through I realized that it should probably have been read in short bursts because it was too much of the same thing when read for an hour at a time, but I was already halfway through so I just wanted to finish it.

Not the worst "funny" thing I've ever read but I wouldn't classify it as hilarious, maybe amusing in moderation. It probably works better as a monthly feature.

(two-and-a-half stars)

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