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June 01, 2005

Amazon Book Reviews

Twenty some odd pages of some of the most twisted, impossibly clever one paragraph treasures I've ever read.

Tom Cruise (Overcoming Adversity) by Phelan Powell~
Pig-ignorance no bar to fame and fortune, February 11, 2002
The public only see the glamour - but Phelan Powell shows the significant obstacles Tom Cruise has overcome in order to live his life of pampered opulence. In Cruise's case dyslexia was the obstacle - it nearly cost him the part of the barman in "Cocktail" (he thought it was a film about cockatiels and told his agent he "didn't do parrots") and he bought his own wildebeeste to research the part of Lt Maverick Mitchell in "Top Gnu".

Swill Salute: to Will Collier at VodkaPundit.

Posted by tree hugging sister at June 1, 2005 12:35 AM


I guffawed out loud when I read this:

"An excellent guide which is helping me get to know my pug Grendel, which is not an easy job. My children have taken to attaching surprisingly realistic stick-on ears to his rump and he turned around and bit me recently when I tried to put a piece of cheese rind into what I thought was his mouth."

I am still laughing.

"my pug Grundel"

Posted by: red at June 1, 2005 10:24 AM

Hahaha, that was hilarious!

Posted by: Mr. Bingley at June 1, 2005 10:29 AM

Red, he seems to make it a point to review every Pug book ever written. He got better as the pages passed and how he keeps it so droll, I have no idea.

(AND every sex manual, so 'Marjorie' can get her act together, bwahahaha!)

Posted by: tree hugging sister at June 1, 2005 10:44 AM


Posted by: red at June 1, 2005 11:40 AM