A scathingly funny reinterpretation of the Ten Commandments from the larger, louder half of world-famous magic duo Penn and Teller reveals an atheist’s. God, No! by Penn Jillette – The New York Times bestselling reinterpretation of the Ten Commandments from the larger, louder half of the world-famous magic. Even if you believe in God, you might still be atheist. That’s what Penn Jillette argues in his new book God, No! Signs You May Already Be an.

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The meaning of tattoos He could take an existing concern and stretch and enlarge it until its flaws are evident from outer space. But he makes it clear he has never had alcohol or recreational drugs, which I think is very impressive.

But Jillette goes out of his uillette to be a jerk, he uses the most emphatic curse words in ways designed to alienate- so much so that I was often taken out of the narrative flow to examine why, exactly, I was feeling so repelled.

Well written, fascinating and even uncomfortable to read at times, but Penn is never boring. Way too much information. The digs at Blaine and Criss Angel were entertaining.

Through some of the nutty antics, there jiillette wisdom to be found. But I almost gave up on it because also I found him sexist and sometimes goe to women like when he says he met someone hot who is ‘too crazy to f Instead, it seemed more like a nonsensical series of anecdotes within anecdotes within rants that failed to hit the point of theism as a fallacy, but I nonetheless would have enjoyed hearing on the radio.


The 80 Best Books of The authors’ whose works we share with you in PopMatters’ 80 Best Books of — from a couple of notable reissues to a number of excellent debuts — poignantly capture how the political is deeply personal, and the personal is undeniably, and beautifully, gos.

Nothing is labeled very well, and most of them are about Jesus or Nixon. For someone who relishes pointing out logical fallacies, he certainly clings to fallacies and stereotypes heavily himself.

Because what you’re talking about is seriously mentally ill psychotic people, who happened to add some God stuff pdnn the end of it.

‘God, No!’ Penn Suggestions, Not Ten Commandments – PopMatters

They believe because they say they believe. We have all the glory that is real and is us.

He’s never been loath to express his views. Thus, we hear of his adventures with ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons on a so-called “vomit comet,” an aircraft flight that provides weightlessness for approximately hod second periods, or his trip to a gay bathhouse in San Francisco.

I agree with many of Penn’s opinions, but I just don’t dig his literary ‘voice’.

‘God, No!’ Penn Suggestions, Not Ten Commandments

Yet Jillette probably wouldn’t take offense. This would have been an awesome book if it were written by George Carlin. He uses some choice profanities to describe the Far Right as well, but his contempt for the left is far more lovingly nurtured in his words here. penm


Jun 04, Brian rated it did not like it. It is full of some of the funniest damn stories I’ve ever heard. These specific examples are meatballs, layered over a plate jilleette generic bigoted, hateful spaghetti.

Jun 21, Nata rated it liked it Shelves: Perhaps the funniest story I’ve ever read and I will not spoil here. I was so embarrassed! Now that’s something to put in a book! I did, however, call him once to ask how jilllette could score some liquid nitrogen for a Letterman spot we wanted to do.

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I’m a strong Christian, but I love the strong passion, I love the jokes, I love the marketplace of ideas. Start reading God, No! You’re going to regale us once more with another illustrative tale of your drug-free Bohemianism? Price may vary by retailer. They KNOW for sure that jjillette is no god.

And just as God, No! This book is crude, gritty, but at its essence it has heart and love of life. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Jo does he reconcile both the lie and the threat to the nurse, then?