Trade Ed. Harper Audio 2006
CD ISBN 0061172308 $25.95 Four CDs
Stanley Bing's bouncy, humorous delivery helps his wisecracking "guide" immensely, as he knows where all the punch lines are. Not that the material needs that much help, as Bing scrolls through an alphabet of real and fantasy jobs, assigning a "bullshit factor" to each and supplying a short synopsis of their benefits and drawbacks, including salary range, of course. He actually supplies a few useful facts amid his excoriation of the working world, most memorably regarding the job of yeti: "Stay out of sight, have big feet." The recording quality is clean and warm, the delivery well timed, In short, 100 BULLSHIT JOBS is probably worth enriching Bing in his bullshit job of writing books like these. D.J.B. © AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/ NOV 06]
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