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Snakebit: Oprah Winfrey caught by another false memoir
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Posted by badanov 2013-01-04 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6462 views ]  Top

#1 If it's a decent read, why the hell are they marketing these as memoirs rather than fiction?
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2013-01-04 00:20||   2013-01-04 00:20|| Front Page Top

#2 You don't get the hand-wringing and tears (Oprahdile tears?) with fiction.
Posted by SteveS 2013-01-04 00:28||   2013-01-04 00:28|| Front Page Top

#3 Oprah got rich by figuring out that a lot of women love a pity party so sh had one on TV that everyone could "attend".
Posted by Deacon Blues 2013-01-04 07:55||   2013-01-04 07:55|| Front Page Top

#4 "Howlin mad Stevens....that's what they called me."
Posted by Besoeker 2013-01-04 08:20||   2013-01-04 08:20|| Front Page Top

#5 I don't watch Oprah, She's a whiny bitch, and i get that at home.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2013-01-04 10:17||   2013-01-04 10:17|| Front Page Top

#6 I have two questions:

1) Does Oprah know these books are frauds and promotes them anyway just to make a buck or is she just terribly naive?

2) Why should I care?
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2013-01-04 11:48||   2013-01-04 11:48|| Front Page Top

#7 Movies just say Based on a true story and get away with whatever fictions they want. Novel/memoirs should do the same.
Posted by Rjschwarz 2013-01-04 14:13||   2013-01-04 14:13|| Front Page Top

#8 written by Margaret B. Jones, a self-described half white, half Native American foster child and former drug runner. Used "Jones" as a nym? Half-white, half Native American foster child and former drug runner. Sounds like Senator Elizabeth Warren from Massachusetts (except for the drug runner part (so far as is known).
Posted by JohnQC 2013-01-04 14:47||   2013-01-04 14:47|| Front Page Top

#9 Oprah suckered....AGAIN!
Posted by tu3031 2013-01-04 16:48||   2013-01-04 16:48|| Front Page Top

#10 "next up, a very special Oprah episode with Rigoberta Menchu..."
Posted by Frank G 2013-01-04 17:22||   2013-01-04 17:22|| Front Page Top

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