Friday, September 24, 2010

Review: What Would Rob Do? by Rob Sachs

From rising NPR star Rob Sachs—irreverent takes on handling life's sticky situations based on the popular What Would Rob Do? podcast

What do you do if you get a bad haircut? Do you have trouble remembering people's names? What happens if you clog the toilet at a friend's house? NPR's Rob Sachs has given prudent and entertaining advice for dealing with all sorts of everyday challenges in his successful What Would Rob Do? podcast series, consulting with experts ranging from Fabio to Erik Estrada on dozens of daily dilemmas and common conundrums. Now he brings a wealth of this advice together in a single survival guide to fixing some of life's most vexing minor mishaps and speed bumps.

* Entertaining yet practical advice on what to do in tricky life situations

* Includes tips from interviews Sachs has conducted with celebrity experts

* Written by Rob Sachs, who has been a producer, reporter, and director for NPR shows including Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Day to Day. Sachs also has a successful NPR podcast series

What Would Rob Do? tackles the full spectrum of life's absurdities and shows how to turn them into an opportunity for adventure, fun, and best of all, laughter.


Received from the publicist for review.

This one gets four stars.  As I obviously don't listen to NPR I had no experience with the author beforehand, but I was very pleasantly surprised!  This is geared more towards men, but is nonetheless amusing for all readers.  It covers everything from using a host's bathroom at a party and clogging the toilet to leaving a good voicemail message.  This is funny, but it actually does provide you with a wealth of useful information on each topic addressed.  This would make a lovely gift!
 
★★★★ = Really Liked It



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