The Great Gasbag

The Great Gasbag

An A-to-Z Study Guide to Surviving Trump World

Book - 2017
Average Rating:
Rate this:

One of our most beloved comedians, the brilliantly witty and outspoken star of The View, hits the most unpopular President ever elected where it hurts--and makes us laugh and cheer--in this hilarious alphabetical guide to everything that's wrong with the "Orange One," Donald Trump.

Put down the knife, lock away the gun, lay aside the noose, Joy Behar is here to save you from suicide as she hot walks you through the next four years (two if we are lucky, less if liberal dreams come true). Besides despair, the sane response to the insanity in the White House is laughter. On her hit ABC daytime show The View, Joy has been blunt in her condemnation of the comb over-in-chief, and her words have electrified and inspired millions in the resistance for whom #notmypresident has become a rallying cry.

The Great Gasbag is Joy's answer to the hell that is the Trump Orange House. Structured as an A-Z guide (G is for Gold . . . en shower; P is for Pence and pussy-grabbing; T is for Tweets; Twits, and Twats, etc.), Joy, joined by New York Times bestselling humor author Larry Amoros, offers much-needed doses of levity and humor for everyone determined to #resist. With a major network television profile and a social media audience in the millions, this fearlessly confident star has a powerful platform to entertain Americans of all stripes--from Never Trumpers to fired-up progressives--as she takes on the worst president since . . . well, since ever.

Publisher: New York : Harper, 2017.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780062699343
Branch Call Number: 973.933 BEHAR J
Characteristics: xiv, 255 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm cm


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment
Jan 16, 2018

I adore Joy Behar, I truly do, but somehow Joy's wit does not shine through in this book. I don't believe I have ever listened to an audio book, but if one is released in which Joy, herself, does the reading, I will definitely listen to it, as I believe the jokes may simply need Joy's voice in order for them to work.

Nov 12, 2017

Ms. Behar hits her stride late in the book. Wit and wisdom about the current occupant of the White House. Wonderful one-line zingers to share on social media.

debwalker Sep 21, 2017

The bar keeps going lower. That UN speech. Words fail.

Aug 20, 2017

Let's read this book and have a laugh, but probably all this is not just fun. There is a book by Trump, which says in the title how kick the butt of everybody in business and life. With this philosophy of his, I pity the women who tied their lives with his. But, when one laughs at Donald Duck when reading this book, one also should wonder how this "gasbag" got the vote of many Americans. I can't wait to read this one book and not only laugh but also, think. Now, to finish, I want to tell you one thing I heard Dr. Bill Deagle, PhD say about Bush Jr. in 2007 on talk radio. He said this, word-by-word: "The obscenity he introduced into the W. House is beyond belief." And Dr. Bill put a modulated emphasis on the last 2 words. So, the Republicans seem to choose some tough folk for President. I am glad to have Trudeau for us now, instead of the Conservatives of our country, who recently even declared that they dream of re-instating the before-Confederation way of doing things in Canada. I learned a lot in history class in College about those times, and they weren't laughing matter, I can tell you. The Conservatives of Canada even had appealed at the Supreme Court against the practical applications of constitutional rights here. Let's beware of getting Canada's Trump-like bunch back when we choose our leaders next. OK, now, good laughing to you when you read this probably very entertaining and enlightening book.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at LPL

To Top