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http://www.calendarlive.com/printedition/calendar/suncal/cl-ca-qampa22dec22.story

Jim Lange spent years with Chuck Barris, the game-show king and self-proclaimed CIA assassin.

Q: While he was serving as a "Dating Game" chaperon in "fabulous Helsinki" and "romantic West Berlin," Barris maintains, he was actually conducting "company business" for the CIA, for whom he says he killed 33 people.

A: Chuck calls his book "an unauthorized autobiography," so he may be taking liberties. It's all so strange. But, then, Chuck is a very strange man -- a bit remote and fidgety, a loner with few friends. He'd disappear for weeks, saying he was going to Europe, where his daughter was at school. A murderer, though? Unlikely, though I can't say it didn't happen. If he killed 33 people, he's the world's greatest actor. All this is wonderful theater, a way of getting recognition, perhaps.

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My father gave me the book when it came out originally. Can't quite recall the year. It has to be one of the funniest books I've ever read. I took as tounge in cheek. The man is a true comic genius. Can't wait to see the movie.

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The book has been put back into print to tie in with the movie. Very funny stuff. Confessions of a Dangerous Mind.
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