Travis_J_Smith’s #CBR5 Review #148: Tough Shit: Life Advice from a Fat, Lazy Slob Who Did Good by Kevin Smith

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Ignore the “life advice from a fat, lazy slob who did good” subtitle. Tough Shit isn’t devoid of “life advice.” Kevin Smith isn’t the type to mislead, which means it is there, albeit rather basic. He himself says early on, though, that this won’t be one of those inspirational life stories filled with profundities galore. The subtitle might even have been forced upon him to make the book sound more palatable thanTough Shit would have by its lonesome. It would make a certain amount of sense, given where he decided to place it on the cover, that being his forehead. However that addendum came to pass, it’s apparent from the start that there’s going to be more in the way of “shit” than “advice,” as Smith is unabashed about just how vulgar he’s being. Continue reading

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