The Illiterate Digest

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Will Rogers

Narrated By: John Gillmore

Publisher: CoolBeat Audiobook Publishing

Date: August 2008

Duration: 5 hours 57 minutes

Summary:

A self-selected collection of classic satire from the renowned Native American humorist Will Rogers.

The Illiterate Digest, although poking clean fun at politicians and absurdity from a century ago, may at first listen appear to be satires written about last weeks news.

CONTENTS:

Introduction
1. Breaking Into the Writing Game
2. Settling the Corset Problem of This Country
3. How to Tell a Butler, And Other Etiquette
4. Defending My Soup Plate Position
5. Helping the Girls With Their Income Taxes
6. The Greatest Document in American Literature
7. Prospectus for ""The Remodeled Chewing Gum Corporation""
8. Inside Stuff on the Total Eclipse
9. It's Time Somebody Said a Word for California
10. Promoting the Oceanless One-Piece Suit
11. Warning to Jokers: Lay Off the Prince
12. Spring Is Here, With Poems and Bath Tubs
13. My Ford and Other Political Self-Starters
14. Wilson Could Laugh at a Joke on Himself
15. A Job With the James Family
16. Let's Treat Our Presidents Like Human Beings
17. What With Fruit Juice and Consomme, It Was a Wild Party
18. What We Need Is More Fred Stones
19. One Oil Lawyer Per Barrel
20. Another Confession in the Oil Scandal
21. The Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth
22. Well, Who Is Prunes?
23. Politics Getting Ready to Jell
24. Two Long-Lost Friends Found at Last
25. They Nominated Everybody But The Four Horsemen
26. In the Midst of a 7-Year Hitch
27. ""Will Rogers, Jr."" Reports the Convention For His Father, Worn Out By Long Service
28. Roping A Critic
29. ""The World Tomorrow,"" After the Manner of Great Journalists
30. Settling the Affairs of the World in My Own Way
31. A Skinny Dakota Kid Who Made Good
32. Taking the Cure, By the Shores of Cat Creek

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