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Uncle John's Presents Book of the Dumb

As a celebration of dimwits, lunkheads, bad ideas, and just plain wrongheaded foolishness, dive into the shallow end with Uncle John’s Presents: Book of the Dumb.

In every field of human endeavor, there are people, things, and ideas that rank among the best mankind has ever produced—the Book of the Dumb isn't about any of that. This volume from Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader teaches us one valuable lesson: never underestimate the power of human stupidity. In these pages, you'll find some of the worst ideas, most regrettable utterances, and biggest crackpot theories in the fields of art, science, politics, sports, entertainment, and more. Uncle John rules the world of humor and all things ridiculous, so get ready to be thoroughly entertained. Read all about…

  • Crashes…on Mars
  • Vegetable-flavored Jell-O
  • Land wars fought during the winter…in Russia
And much more!

John Scalzi is a freelance writer and the author of several books, including The Rough Guide to Money Online (2000), The Rough Guide to the Universe (2003), and the science fiction novel Old Man's War (2005). He was also a contributor to Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges Into History (2001) and Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges Into the Universe (2002), and Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges Into Great Lives (2003). Scalzi lives in rural Bradford, Ohio, with his wife Kristine and daughter Athena Marie.

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