We’ve decided here at the Gazette-Journal to kick off a new segment in the paper where our readers let us know the book that they’re currently reading and what they think of it.
We’re not looking for a full review, just a few lines (100 words or less) about your thoughts about the book, what interested you in it, whether you like it, would recommend it to others, etc. So, to start this off, I’ll share what I’m reading right now:
“Dangerously Funny: The Uncensored Story of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour” by David Bianculli. I was little more than a toddler when Tom and Dick Smothers were first on the air, but as I grew up, I became aware of how they revolutionized the TV industry, stood up for artistic expression and fought against censorship. David Bianculli charts their meteoric rise in the late 1960s as CBS looked to find a Sunday night show to slay the “Bonanza” goliath. When the Smothers Brothers came along, TV execs found that success came with its own set of problems. W...
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