Shit, Actually: The Definitive, 100% Objective Guide to Modern Cinema (CD-Audio)
The perfect book for movie lovers, humor writing enthusiasts, or anyone born circa 1990 or earlier. Lindy West revisits classic movies (think millennial classics like Titanic and Face Off). With delightful scrutiny, she deconstructs movies that we once took at face value. Her takeaways are laugh out loud funny. The perfect antidote to all the stress in the world right now.— Courtney F.
**Your Favorite Movies, Re-Watched**
About the Author
Lindy West is a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times and a contributor to This American Life. She is the bestselling author of the essay collection The Witches Are Coming as well as Shrill, a memoir, which she adapted into a comedy for Hulu starring Aidy Bryant. She lives in Seattle.
BookRiot, "Book Recommendations for October 2020"
God, I hope something I make is skewered by Lindy West--what an honor!"
annoying how many good, funny, and laser-precise books Lindy has written. Here's
another damn great book! It's the opposite of shit, actually."
"Queen of keenly observed, hilariously rendered cultural criticism, West offers this delicious distraction from reality....a cathartic, joyful exploration of entertainment....in true West form she reads like your smartest, funniest, and warmest friend. A perfect blend of substance, escapism, and laughter - a gift from West to the rest of us."—Booklist Review (starred)
a no-holds-barred romp through modern movie-making."
"In our opinion, Lindy West is the ultimate authority, and we agree with her on all matters--including her assessments of beloved iconic movies... Shit, Actually is the ultimate read for the pop culture-obsessed."—Hello Giggles