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Al Franken, Giant of the Senate by Al FrankenFrom Senator Al Franken - #1 bestselling author and beloved SNL alum - comes the story of an award-winning comedian who decided to run for office and then discovered why award-winning comedians tend not to do that.This is a book about an unlikely campaign that had an even more improbable ending: the closest outcome in history and an unprecedented eight-month recount saga, which is pretty funny in retrospect.
Its a book about what happens when the nations foremost progressive satirist gets a chance to serve in the United States Senate and, defying the low expectations of the pundit class, actually turns out to be good at it.
Its a book about our deeply polarized, frequently depressing, occasionally inspiring political culture, written from inside the belly of the beast.
In this candid personal memoir, the honorable gentleman from Minnesota takes his army of loyal fans along with him from Saturday Night Live to the campaign trail, inside the halls of Congress, and behind the scenes of some of the most dramatic and/or hilarious moments of his new career in politics.
Has Al Franken become a true Giant of the Senate? Franken asks readers to decide for themselves.
Daily Affirmation With Stuart Smalley
This week, Senator Al Franken of Minnesota came under fire for allegedly kissing and groping newscaster Leeann Tweeden without consent during a U. After being called out, Franken issued an apology , Tweeden publicly accepted his words , and President Trump seized the accusation for an incendiary, political tweet. By this weekend, many wondered if Saturday Night Live , where Franken worked as a writer and featured player from to and again from to , would confront the headline and roast one of its own. In deep during the years where drugs fueled late nights of revelatory comedy writing "I only did cocaine to stay awake to make sure nobody else did too much cocaine," Franken joked in the acclaimed SNL oral history, Live From New York , the comedian-turned-Senator wrote sketches ranging from political satire to off-kilter character bits his self-help guru Stuart Smalley was born from his own struggles with sobriety. According to reports, he campaigned to take over the Weekend Update desk in the mid-'90s, and finally left the show after Lorne MIchaels nixed the idea. Jost's segment cut deep into the well-documented clubhouse culture that bred giants like Franken. Jost's commentary suggests that even people in the business want the toxic behavior of harassment-as-humor weeded out from their world.
Daily Affirmation With Stuart Smalley. I am entitled to my share of happiness. I refuse to beat myself up. I am attractive person. I am fun to be with. Stuart Smalley is a caring nurturer, a member of several step programs, but not a licensed therapist. I have to give myself permission to do a bad show every now and then.
Quotation # from Classic Quotes: I'm good enough, I'm smart enough, and dog-gone it, people like me. Al Franken, Stuart Smalley in Saturday Night Live.
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Stuart Smalley is a fictional character created and performed by comedian and satirist Al Franken. Stuart is Franken's middle name. He is an effeminate man with a perfectly coiffed bleached-blond hairdo, who regularly wears a yellow button-down shirt with a powder blue cardigan. It is frequently hinted that Stuart may be gay , but his sexual orientation is never clearly stated. All his romantic partners have names which could be male or female, like Dale, Chris, or Merle.