Uncle John S Heavy Duty Bathroom Reader

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1607106507
Size: 27.29 MB
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It's here! The 23rd annual edition in the popular Uncle John's Bathroom Reader series. The big brains at the Bathroom Readers’ Institute have come up with 544 all-new pages full of incredible facts, hilarious articles, and a whole bunch of other ways to, er, pass the time. With topics ranging from history and science to pop culture, wordplay, and modern mythology, Heavy Duty is sure to amaze and entertain the loyal legions of throne sitters. Read about… * Sideshow secrets * The worst movie ever made * The hidden dangers of watching the Super Bowl * The father of the shopping mall * The physics of breakfast cereal * How to speak dog, and how to crack a safe * The unluckiest train ride of all time * The origins of casino games * Powering your car with pee * Keith Moon, bathroom bomber And much, much more!

Uncle John S Factastic Bathroom Reader

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute
Publisher: Portable Press
ISBN: 9781626864269
Size: 73.92 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Bestselling book, fantastic new look! Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader got a FACTASTIC facelift for the 28th all-new edition of this beloved book series. Now with a fancy flexi-cover and slightly larger trim size on the outside, and a sleeker style on this inside! All of our fans’ Bathroom Reader favorites are packed into these glorious pages—from little-known history to the origins of everyday things—plus odd news, weird fads, quirky quotes, mind-bending science, head-scratching blunders, and all sorts of random oddities. Oh yeah, and thousands of incredible FACTS! Feel smarter (and a bit more dignified) as you settle into… • Weird Body Parts of the Rich and Famous • The Wild Man of Borneo • Cryptic Movie Titles Explained • "Pathological Generosity" and Other Real Medical Conditions • How to Perform CPR on Your Dog • When Postal Workers Go Rogue • Start Your Own Country! • Animals Under the Influence • Welcome to No Mans Land • The Mad Potter of Biloxi • Saved From the Trash: The “Lost Leonardo” • The Ten Longest Wars in History • Stomach-churning Food-Safety Mistakes • You Swallowed What? • Incredible Stories of Survival • The Case of the Stolen Bridge and Other Weird Crime Reports And much, much more!

Uncle John S Triumphant 20th Anniversary Bathroom Reader

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 160710203X
Size: 28.19 MB
Format: PDF
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At a whopping 600 absorbing pages, Uncle John pulled out all the stops to make the behemoth Triumphant 20th Anniversary Bathroom Reader the epitome of Throne Room entertainment. Happy birthday, Uncle John! This 20th anniversary edition proves that some things do get better with age. Since 1987, the Bathroom Readers’ Institute has led the movement to stand up for those who sit down and read in the bathroom (and everywhere else for that matter). Uncle John’s Triumphant 20th Bathroom Reader is jam-packed with 600 pages of all-new articles (as usual, divided by length for your sitting convenience). In what other single book could you find such a lively mix of surprising trivia, strange lawsuits, dumb crooks, origins of everyday things, forgotten history, quirky quotations, and wacky wordplay? Uncle John rules the world of information and humor, so get ready to be thoroughly entertained as you read about: * The incredible (edible) history of bread * The secret congressional bomb shelter * Farts in the news * The history of the aloha shirt * The real Zorro * The worst city in America * How your taste buds work * It’s the Peanuts story, Charlie Brown And much, much more!

Uncle John S 24 Karat Gold Bathroom Reader

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1607106558
Size: 80.30 MB
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Uncle John’s 24th flagship edition is glittering with more than 500 all-new pages of absorbing material that prove once again why Uncle John makes the best-selling bathroom-reading series in the world. Uncle John’s 24th flagship edition glitters with more than 500 all-new pages of absorbing material that prove once again why Uncle John makes the best-selling bathroom-reading series in the world. The information miners at the Bathroom Readers’ Institute have unearthed a priceless collection of surprising, amazing, wow-inducing, and hilarious articles. Divided by length for your sitting convenience, 24-Karat Gold is chock-full of little-known history, random origins, weird news, celebrity secrets, urban legends, dumb criminals, clever wordplay, quirky quotations, and more. Just go to any page--who knows what treasures await you? Some samples: * Judges Gone Wild * The Barbie Scandals * Canada’s Underpants King * The History of the Umbrella * America’s Forbidden Island * Helen Keller: Vaudeville Star * The Double A-bomb Survivors * Mind Your Zarfs and Wambles * What the Hokey Pokey is Really All About And much, much more!

Uncle John S Extra Large Bathroom Reader

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute
Publisher: Portable Press
ISBN: 9781607108931
Size: 26.68 MB
Format: PDF
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An Extra Large Bathroom Reader at an extra low price that’s sure to be a hit with new and existing fans of the series What makes it Extra Large? It’s two great Bathroom Readers (Ahh-Inspiring and Unstoppable) stuffed into one low-priced, hard-cover edition. Overflowing with more than 700 pages of some of the best bathroom reading ever put on paper, Extra Large is a treasure trove of weird news, forgotten history, celebrity gossip, strange science, eye-opening origins, stupid criminals, urban legends, amazing luck, and so much more! Read about: - How the banana peel changed history - The ups and downs of Saturday Night Live - The man who (literally) ate the heart of King Louis XIV - The Gutbuster, Airplane Spin, and other pro wrestling moves - Origins of the bicycle, video games, superglue, and Murphy’s Law - Infamous assassination attempts…that failed - Invasion of the Frankenfish - The world’s worst aircraft - Bizarre baseball trivia - Funeral home lingo And much, much more!

The Best Of Uncle John S Bathroom Reader

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Publisher: Portable Press
ISBN: 9781879682627
Size: 15.86 MB
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If you're already a regular reader; here's some good news: there are 150 brand-new pages of material in this volume...plus all your favorites from volumes #1 through #7: *The origin of Twinkies *Robert Ripley's "Believe it or Not!" *Layla, Louie Louie and other rock classics *Why your feet smell *Left handed facts

Uncle John S Bathroom Reader Tunes Into Tv

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute
Publisher: Portable Press
ISBN: 9781607101819
Size: 37.40 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Uncle John channel-surfs through America’s favorite pastime: television. What does Homer Simpson call “friend…mother…secret lover?” Television, you meathead! Here comes your wacky neighbor Uncle John to present TV the way only he can. From test patterns to Top Chef, from My Three Sons to Mad Men, as well as TV news, advertising, scandals, sitcoms, dramas, reality shows, and yadda yadda yadda, Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Tunes into TV is “dy-no-mite!” Read about… * Gilligan’s seven deadly sins * The inside story of TV’s first commercial * What goes on behind the scenes of Jeopardy! * The most incredibly bizarre shows from around the world * Why Gene Roddenberry tried to beam the original Star Trek cast into space * What reality show producers don’t want you to know * How the King of Late Night crushed his competition * What really went down on the island of LOST * Unexpected sitcom fatalities * TV’s greatest chimps And much, much more!

Uncle John S Uncanny Bathroom Reader

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1626867607
Size: 78.54 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The most trusted name in trivia has done it again! What’s so uncanny about the 29th annual edition of Uncle John’s? This enduring book series has been delivering entertaining information to three generations of readers (so far)...and it’s still going strong! How do they do it? Back in 1988, Uncle John successfully predicted the way that 21st-century readers would want their information: in quick hits, concisely and cleverly written, and with details so delightful that you’re compelled to share them with someone else. (Kind of like the Internet, but without all those annoying ads.) This groundbreaking series has been imitated time and time again but never equaled. And Uncanny is the Bathroom Readers’ Institute at their very best. Covering a wide array of topics—incredible origins, forgotten history, weird news, amazing science, dumb crooks, and more—readers of all ages will enjoy these 512 pages of the best stuff in print. Here are but a few of the uncanny topics awaiting you... The World's Weirdest Protests The Wit and Wisdom of Bill Murray Forgotten Game Shows Darth Vader's Borderline Personality Disorder, and Other Real Psychiatric Diagnoses of Fictional Characters Manly Historical Leaders and Their Manly Tattoos NASA's "Pillownaut" Experiment The Secret Lives of Squatters And much more! IBPA Benjamin Franklin Silver Award winner 2017! The World’s Weirdest Protests The Wit and Wisdom of Bill Murray Forgotten Game Shows Darth Vader’s Borderline Personality Disorder, and Other Real Psychiatric Diagnoses of Fictional Characters Manly Historical Leaders and Their Manly Tattoos NASA’s "Pillownaut" Experiment The Secret Lives of Squatters Toilets, Motorcycles, and Other Strange Things That Have Fallen From the Sky The Origins of Apples and Oranges (and a Bunch of Other Fruits) Where to Visit Real-Life Horror Movie Locations Cooking with Mr. Coffee Odd Alcoholic Drinks From Around the World The History of the Tooth Fairy Zoo Escapes! And much, much more!

Uncle John S Biggest Ever Bathroom Reader

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press
ISBN: 9781571458148
Size: 63.57 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Sit down and relax with Uncle John's Biggest Ever Bathroom Reader. This hardcover edition of the bathroom reading series will bowl you over. No more frantic searches at the last minute for that perfect magazine. No more agonizing choices between light reading and serious stuff. This biggest ever volume has combined two previous Bathroom Readers in their entirety, Uncle John's Great Big Bathroom Reader and Uncle John's Ultimate Bathroom Reader. It has more entertainment, humor, trivia, science, history, and pop culture than ever before. Among lots of other topics, you can read about: * Why the White House is White * Strange Medical Conditions * The History of the Bra * The Origin of the Miss America Pageant * Weird Tales of the Ouija Board * The Hair Museum * Why Thanksgiving is in November * Why Popcorn Pops * The Origin of Pop Tarts. Its all there in Uncle John's Biggest Ever Bathroom Reader!

Uncle John S Fully Loaded 25th Anniversary Bathroom Reader

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 160710704X
Size: 64.39 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Bathroom Reader turns 25! Uncle John is celebrating this historic milestone with his biggest all-new edition ever--more than 600 pages of absorbing material! 2012 ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Awards, Honorable Mention in Humor Category 2013 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Gold Winner in Humor "Fully Loaded" is putting it mildly. This behemoth of a book is overflowing with incredible stories, surprising facts, weird news, little-known origins, forgotten history, fun wordplay, and everything else that millions of loyal fans have come to expect from the world's best-selling bathroom reading series. As always, it's divided by length: quickies for the reader on the go, medium-sized articles for those with a few minutes to spare, and extra-long pieces for those truly leg-numbing experiences. Here are just a few of the hundreds of topics loaded into this edition of America's favorite "on the go" source of fascinating information: * Forgotten Firsts * Dumb Crooks: Stoner Edition * Bizarre Japanese Video Games * The Kamikaze Instruction Manual * Our Lady of the Little Green Men * The Worst Fire in American History * The World's Worst Business Decision * The New Years Eve Opossum Drop * Do Blondes Really Have More Fun? * Failed Doomsday Predictions * When Toilets Explode * And much, much more!