The United States of Absurdity: Untold Stories from American History

December 22, 2019 - Comment

The creators of the podcast The Dollop present illustrated profiles of the weird, outrageous, NSFW, and downright absurd tales from American history that you weren’t taught in school. The United States of Absurdity presents short, informative, and hilarious stories of the most outlandish (but true) people, events, and more from United States history. Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds

The creators of the podcast The Dollop present illustrated profiles of the weird, outrageous, NSFW, and downright absurd tales from American history that you weren’t taught in school.

The United States of Absurdity presents short, informative, and hilarious stories of the most outlandish (but true) people, events, and more from United States history. Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds cover the weird stories you didn’t learn in history class, such as 10-Cent Beer Night, the Jackson Cheese, and the Kentucky Meat Shower, accompanied by full-page illustrations that bring each historical “milestone” to life in full-color. 

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Anonymous says:

Please read the entire review. Thanks! Dave Anthony is a great American comedian, husband, father, philanthropist, ergonomics expert, bathematician, linguist, occasional voter, longtime boater, classically trained harpsichordist, swimmer, rosarian, rotarian, notary public, certified ombudsman, comptroller, leftenant, heir to the Duke of Thornbury, basil enthusiast, champion of the forgotten, synesthesia advocate, master gardener, reiki practitioner, enjoyer of fine cuisine and street food alike, biographer, bicycle mechanic,…

Anonymous says:

You are reading The Dollop Been a long-time fan of The Dollop ever since the Jackson Cheese episode was recommended to me by my best friend. I highly recommend the podcast to others, but some folks just don’t listen to podcasts so I intend to throw this book at those people so they might understand some of the joy in learning about bananas stories from American history. The true stories in this book are condensed and still amusing tales covered in The Dollop episodes.I still highly recommend listening to The…

Anonymous says:

Skeletons Coming Out The United States of Absurdity by Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds is a completely irreverent look at the skeletons in the closet of US history. What could be more naked than skeletons in the closet? Nevertheless, this is not porn. There is language that might offend the prudish. To counteract that, there are cultural references that will challenge those who look to find smutty meanings in almost any utterance. The prudish will be left in the dust. Those not left in the dust will get to feel…

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