Nowadays, the world is full of people trying to tell us things. So much so that we have taught our brains not to pay much attention. After all, click the mouse, tap the screen, flick the channel and it’s on to the next thing. But Dave Gorman thinks it’s time to have a closer look, to find out how much nonsense we tacitly accept.
Suspicious adverts, baffling newspaper headlines, fake twitter, endless cat videos, insane TV shows where the presenters ask the same questions over and over.…
Can we even hear ourselves think over the rising din? Or is there just too much information?
Read by Dave Gorman himself.
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lots of ranting
Thankfully Dave Gorman reads his own book. His delivery and personal approach to his quirky view of life made this a gem for gorman fans
His usual eye for detail and the game of playing who puts the next customer bar on the conveyor belt...changed my life all be it in a very small way!
His energy and enthusiasm for the minutia that make up life. Mind boggling that he has the attention span to develop his ideas
Dave Gormans' appreciation of the little things always leaves me wondering if I've missed the point and always makes me smile
Even though i'm a fan, as an audio book it did feel a little ranty at times, best in small doses
Entertaining polemic from a self-confessed luddite
Entertaining, factual, thought-provoking
Gorman's storytelling style of stand-up comedy translates well into audiobooks. He makes lots of thought-provoking points about the sheer scale of data we are fed, how it is manipulated and how we are manipulated by it, and how little quality information it contains.
I have always found the author's easy-going style enjoyable, and this is no exception. Thoroughly enjoyed this title.
- Andy Bray