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EW reviews the newest books by celebs

EW reviews the newest books by celebs -- We look at the latest by Lewis Black, Jill Scott, Moby, and Kevin Smith

EW reviews the newest books by celebs

In Nothing’s Sacred, Daily Show rant-master Lewis Black remembers growing up in the ’60s.

Star Power ”I saw Martin Luther King give his ‘I Have a Dream’ speech.”

Anatomy Lesson ”Apparently two teats can stop anything.”

History Lesson ”Nixon even brought us Watergate…but I can’t get into that right now because my nurse is on a break and I don’t know where she keeps my shots.”

Literature or Fake Book? Literature! Black’s master’s degree in playwriting pays off.

B

In The Moments, the Minutes, the Hours, soul singer Jill Scott shares her poetry.

Star Power ”John Coltrane peers from his framed home above her four-post bed”

Anatomy Lesson Verses about masturbation and prostitution aren’t FCC-friendly.

History Lesson ”Once upon a time the poet stood/Now the poet sits/Talking like somebody else/Claiming poet because they memorized it”

Literature or Fake Book? We can’t say we ”get” it, but doesn’ t poetry always = literature?

C

In teany book, the musician Moby and partner Kelly Tisdale cook up recipes and anecdotes from their NYC cafe, teany.

Star Power On opening night, ”Matt Groening hung out for a while, drawing pictures… .”

Anatomy Lesson ”Nothing relieves puffy eyes better than old tea bags… .”

History Lesson From the teany origin myth: ”Yetzl Teekne and his long-suffering wife, Gelda, left their cucumber farm in Belarus to come and seek a better life in the new world.”

Literature or Fake Book? Cookbook!

A-

In Silent Bob Speaks, filmmaker Kevin Smith reprints columns from Arena magazine, uses a lot of profanity, and discusses poop.

Star Power On Ben Affleck: ”He may very well be one of the greatest human beings of all time.”

Anatomy Lesson Multiple quips about his small penis definitely aren’t FCC-friendly.

History LessonJersey Girl is, hands down, the best movie we’ve ever made.”

Literature or Fake Book? ”Barely a Blog” isn’t a category, so… fake book!

D

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