Picks and Pans Review: In This Collection of 35 Satirical Essays on Politics and Popular Culture, the Director of the 1989 Documentary Roger & Me Aims to Be Jonathan Swift but Ends Up Closer to Jonathan Winters. But, Hey, in This Snore of An Election Year

updated 10/07/1996 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/07/1996 AT 01:00 AM EDT

who's also "easy on the eyes."

Ever the social scientist, Moore has some pithy advice for those who would like to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the L.A. riots next April: "This time, for the love of God, don't burn your own neighborhood!...I say, if you are upset at The Man, go to where The Man is. This time, burn down Beverly Hills!"

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