Is this another example of an elite member of the intelligentsia looking down on Joe Average
? The "shtick" of this book is that Denny spins his dark tale with disarming humor and cleverness, without a shred of anger or bitterness.
If that was his experience, imagine what it's like for Joe Average
Because today, with instant communications, a welfare system out of control and a free press, the clean air act, rent controls, food banks, more CCTV cameras than any other country in the world, and politicians that sometimes see the big picture, life for Joe Average
is infinitely easier and relaxing.
The rich and powerful can still hide behind front-groups, PACs, and bundlers to conceal their involvement, but for Joe Average
American, anonymous political speech has become a criminal offense.
"If it was Joe Average
, not a footballer, they would not be allowed to continue playing.
For Joe Average
, without funds for top lawyers and ex-CID investigators, what hope do they have of justice?
As a borderline geek, I'm fascinated by this technology, as Joe Average
I'm a little creeped out by it, and as marketer, it makes me see dollar signs in front of my eyes.
"If Joe Average
's PC in a company is compromised, that may not seem important, but it can be important if Joe Average
has access to important information he did not realize he had."
The survey calculated that Joe Average
will spend pounds 17,250 over a lifetime on takeaways.
The law sets aside an estimated $17 million from the state share of revenues to benefit horse racing, another opportunity for Joe Average
to lose his shirt.
If [pounds sterling]50K were suddenly to arrive in the bank account of 'Joe Average
,' the bank's compliance people would almost certainly take a look at the transaction before either asking for more information or releasing the money for the credit of the beneficiary," he added.
Well, this version of the series isn't all that different - except instead of Joe Average
getting a shot at the questions there are celebrities bringing along their families to compete for pounds 30,000.
DO YOU look back fondly on the good old days when Bob Monkhouse, Max Bygraves and Les Dennis hosted Family Fortunes (ITV1, Sunday, 6.45pm).Well, this current incarnation of the series isn''t all that different - except, instead of Joe Average
getting a shot at the questions, it''s celebrities and their families with the money going straight to charity.
In fact, you could unscrew the lenses on each end of the scope since there were no hidden screws to prevent Joe Average
from taking his scope apart.