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Cosbyology: Essays and Observations from the Doctor of Comedy

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  • Posted November 23, 2008

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    Amusing and thoughtful, but not first-rate Cosby

    I have to agree with the reviewer who said that Cosby's material just doesn't translate well to the printed page. Most of this book is composed of anecdotes, commentary, and a little bit of biography that's mildly amusing. <BR/><BR/>If you're a Cosby fan, however, you should buy this book for the bit about the bug in the first chapter ("Oh, Baby!"), which is laugh-out-loud, roll-on-the-floor funny. Though I've never heard Cosby do this routine in his stand-up, I can see him incorporating it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 4, 2003

    Side splitting

    this book is great therapy for the blues. Side splitting observations from the master. I dare you to read the ski story without wetting your pants.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 10, 2003


    Anyone who loves Bill Cosby has to read this book. I don't see how ANYONE could say they were disappointed. It's great! I've read it twice!!!!!! I'm a major Bill Cosby fan, and also suggest any of his other books!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 2, 2002


    I love Cosby but this book only got about 2.5 chuckles out of me and no belly-rolls, that's for sure. I was disappointed. It seemed that it got printed because of who Cosby is and content made no difference...because there wasn't much too it. I bought it for my husband as a gift and now I don't really want him to waste his time on it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 20, 2001

    Cosby is the greatest

    For those who will forever be fans of Cliff Huxtable M.D., you will not want to miss 'Cosbyology.' In this book we find brilliant obversations from the 'Doctor of Comedy' as only the great Cosby could tell them. I just wish the book were longer - it ended too soon for me!

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