Why We Suck : A Feel Good Guide to Staying Fat, Loud, Lazy and Stupid

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-11-18
  • Publisher: Viking Adult
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In this hilarious blast of scathing irreverence from an award-winning actor and comedian, Leary uses his common sense, and his biting take on the world, to attack the politically correct, the hypocritical, the obese, the thin--basically everyone who takes himself too seriously.

Author Biography

Denis Leary has appeared in more than thirty films, including the Oscar-nominated Wag the Dog, The Thomas Crowne Affair, and Ice Age, as well as the Christmas cult classic The Ref, and such indie favorites as Jesus-' Son and Suicide Kings. Leary was the co-creator, producer, and star of the critically acclaimed network comedy The Job. His one-man shows No Cure For Cancer and Lock -'n Load broke viewing records on HBO. Leary has also written for New York Magazine, GQ, Playboy, Esquire, and many other publications. He is the co-writer, creator, and star of the four-time Emmy and Golden Globe-Żnominated television series Rescue Me.

Table of Contents

Doctor's Notep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
A Second Note from the Doctorp. xiii
Special Thanksp. xv
Prologuep. 1
Why Everyone Hates Usp. 15
Your Kids are Not Cutep. 39
Please Drug Your Childrenp. 46
I had Sex with Kathie Lee Gifford (and She Was Amazing)p. 50
Bullies R Usp. 71
Autism Shmautismp. 87
Famous Dead Kidsp. 106
Nuns, Tits, Booze and My Momp. 115
Ladies and Gentlemen, Please Welcome-In Uterop. 124
Self-Esteem Thisp. 127
Matt Dillon is a Giant Fagp. 134
Your Cat Sucks Fish Heads in Hellp. 142
Grande Vente Mocha Oprah Chaip. 151
Does this Bomb Make My Ass Look Fat?p. 167
Testicle-Colored Towelsp. 171
This is Your Brain on Semenp. 178
We'd Hate You Even if You Weren't Blackp. 206
The Pope is a Pimpp. 218
The Asshole Olympicsp. 224
Someone Tell My Mom That Cell Phones Cause Cancerp. 233
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