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  • Thinking About It Only Makes It Worse

  • Written by: David Mitchell
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  • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (96 ratings)

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Thinking About It Only Makes It Worse

Written by: David Mitchell
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Publisher's Summary

Why is every film or tv programme a sequel or a remake?

Why are people so f***ing hung up about swearing?

Why do the asterisks in that sentence make it okay?

Why do so many people want to stop other people doing things, and how can they be stopped from stopping them?

These and many other questions trouble David Mitchell. Join him on a tour of the absurdities of modern life - from Ryanair to Richard III, Downton Abbey to phone etiquette, UKIP to hot dogs made of cats. Funny, provocative and shot through with refreshing amounts of common sense, Thinking About It Only Makes It Worse celebrates and commiserates on the state of things in our not entirely glorious modern world.

Photo Credit: Chris Floyd, Camera Press London

©2015 David Mitchell (P)2019 Audible, Ltd

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Hilarious

listened to it a couple of times and it has me rolled up every time. keeping it on my phone in case I need cheering up.

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Brilliant, and it really does make it worse.

Very funny, with some hilariously quotable content. David Mitchell narrates David Mitchell in a way that only David Mitchell can.

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Need I Say More?

It's David Mitchell's material! being shouted out by David Mitchell' voice! What more could you possibly want? 5 Stars, any day.

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Hilarity ensues

A bit dated and a fair amount of very England centric issues are addressed, but it is still a hilarious and often poignant. The segment on financial sector pay is especially enlightening

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I got what I I paid for

This was a free book and i dare say it was worth listening to.

Though audible won’t let me leave a review of less than 15 words so… brandy brandy brandy. If you get to the end you understand if not this will be dribble.

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