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Franken, Al

Overview
Works: 137 works in 301 publications in 6 languages and 18,950 library holdings
Genres: Humor  Drama  Documentary films  Fiction  Biography  Nonfiction films  Satire  Political fiction  Melodrama  Television comedies 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Author of screenplay, Performer, Actor, Narrator
Classifications: E902, 320.9730207
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Al Franken
 
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Lies : and the lying liars who tell them : a fair and balanced look at the Right by Al Franken( Book )

39 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a whimsical critique of the Right, exposing their deceptive practices, challenging conceptions about the media's liberal bias, and identifying inconsistencies in the Bush administration
The truth (with jokes) by Al Franken( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A work of political satire draws on a wide range of resources to expose the mendacity of the Bush administration and its conservative Republican supports
Rush Limbaugh is a big fat idiot and other observations by Al Franken( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and French and held by 2,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satirical commentary on talk show host Rush Limbaugh and a variety of prominent republican politicians
Why not me? : the inside story of the making and unmaking of the Franken presidency by Al Franken( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As groundbreaking as Theodore White's "The Making of the President", as riveting as any account by Woodward and Bernstein, "Why Not Me?" chronicles the legendary rise to power--and fall from grace--of America's 43rd president, Al Franken, author of "Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot and Other Observations."
Hot coffee( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Susan Saladoff directs this documentary that examines the case of Liebeck v. McDonald's Restaurants, the so-called "hot coffee lawsuit" in which a woman sued the fast-food giant after she spilled her coffee and burned herself
Oh, the things I know! : a guide to success, or, failing that, happiness by Al Franken( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an inspiring and humorous guide for graduates to the uncertainties and complexities of post-academic life
The truth (with jokes) by Al Franken( Recording )

15 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A work of political satire draws on a wide range of resources to expose the mendacity of the Bush administration and its conservative Republican supports
When a man loves a woman by Percy Sledge( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice and Michael are a passionate couple whose once-stable marriage is rocked by her increasing dependence on alcohol. As they strive to overcome this challenge, they discover a renewed sense of love and commitment
Lies and the lying liars who tell them [a fair and balanced look at the right] by Al Franken( Recording )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satirist Al Franken examines the political right, using their own words against them in taking on the pundits, the politicians, and the issues
Thirty-nine years of short-term memory loss by Tom Davis( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seriously funny, offbeat and irreverent memoir that chronicles the early days of Saturday Night Live and features some of its greatest personalities--Al Franken, Lorne Michaels, Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Bill Murray, Michael O'Donoghue, and Chris Farley. Written by Tom Davis, an original SNL writer and comedy partner of Al Franken, this is the story of coming of age in the 60s, and an account of the birth and rise of Saturday Night Live. Davis' memoir is filled with wry, candid anecdotes about his days at Saturday Night Live, but it also the story of Davis' own coming of age--escaping his conservative roots in suburban Minneapolis, traveling the world, and reveling in the hippie culture of 1960s San Francisco. The author finds the highs and lows of his own career to be a hilarious counterpoint to the meteoric rise of SNL and his friends' growing celebrity.--From publisher description
SNL( Visual )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still considered iconic for their live performances from Studio 8H in New York, the original cast set the tone for years to follow with their irreverent, edgy humor. They combined anti-establishment political satire with rock-and-roll attitude for a show that spoke to the youth of the 1970s
Oh, the things I know! a guide to success, or, failing that, happiness by Al Franken( Recording )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an inspiring and humorous guide for graduates to the uncertainties and complexities of post-academic life
Saturday night live 25( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 25th anniversary celebration of the television program Saturday night live featuring cast members from the past and present
Al Franken( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A behind-the-scenes look at the life of the former Saturday Night Live comedian turned author, radio host, and political satirist
Saturday night live( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 25th anniversary celebration of the television program Saturday night live featuring the best live musical and sketch performances between 1975 and 2000
Mr. Conservative Goldwater on Goldwater( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater's tumultuous election year, as well as other years in a career that encompassed numerous political and ideological triumphs. Though he never achieved the ultimate prize, the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980 vindicated the conservative agenda Goldwater had long championed. Ironically, in later years, Goldwater's support of issues like abortion and gay rights were diametrically opposed to those of the "new conservative" leadership, underscoring both the distance the country has traveled in the last 40 years, as well as the dogged independence Goldwater embodied up to his death in 1998
Dead ahead New York City, October 1980 by Grateful Dead (Musical group)( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"More perhaps than any other attraction in rock, the Dead audience is part of the show."--Los Angeles Times
I'm good enough, I'm smart enough, and doggone it, people like me! : daily affirmations by Stuart Smalley by Al Franken( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rush Limbaugh is a big fat idiot and other observations by Al Franken( Recording )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scathing, but uncompromisingly fair look at America's largets talk show host and the rest of the Republican right
Drive-by comedy( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Listen to comedy while driving with prime selections from top comedians such as David Brenner, George Carlin, Margaret Cho, Al Franken, Amy Sedaris, Paul Dinello, and Stephen Colbert
 
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Lies : and the lying liars who tell them : a fair and balanced look at the Right
Alternative Names
Al Franken American comedian and politician

Al Franken Amerikaans acteur

Al Franken comédien et scénariste

Al Franken politico, attore e umorista statunitense

Al Franken polityk amerykański, aktor komediowy

Al Franken US-amerikanischer Autor, Komiker und Radiomoderator

Franken, Alan Stuart.

Franken, Alan Stuart 1951-

Ел Франкен

Франкен, Эл

אל פרנקן

על פרענקען

آل فرانکن

앨 프랭큰

アル・フランケン

艾爾·弗蘭肯

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The truth (with jokes)Rush Limbaugh is a big fat idiot and other observationsWhy not me? : the inside story of the making and unmaking of the Franken presidencyOh, the things I know! : a guide to success, or, failing that, happinessThe truth (with jokes)Lies and the lying liars who tell them [a fair and balanced look at the right]Thirty-nine years of short-term memory lossOh, the things I know! a guide to success, or, failing that, happiness