Weird and Wonderful Christmas Curious and Crazy Customs and Coincidences from Around the World
Holiday trivia from best-selling author of the arcane, Joey Green, who has been called “a connoisseur of unconventionality.” Priced and sized to fit perfectly in a stocking. The perfect gift for the Christmas-obsessed Christmas compiles the mishaps, More...
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Holiday trivia from best-selling author of the arcane, Joey Green, who has been called “a connoisseur of unconventionality.” Priced and sized to fit perfectly in a stocking. The perfect gift for the Christmas-obsessed Christmas compiles the mishaps, the mayhem, the hideous sweaters and inedible fruitcakes, the momentous births and untimely deaths, and the crimes and catastrophes that have taken place on Christmas. Where else would you learn that Werner Erhard send out 62,824 personal greeting cards? Or that 5,000 people dressed as Santa Claus descended on the town of Porto, Portugal to break a world record? Chapters detail all things weird, from traditions to trees, festivities to tidings. The quirky design is illustrated by the Tim Burton-esqe artwork of Lisa K. Weber.In Christmas, Joey Green has unearthed stockings-full of juicy holiday curiosities for an offbeat look at a heartfelt tradition—and a one-size-fits-all Christmas present no one will ever return!
Joey Green is the author of more than a dozen books including the best-selling Polish Your Furniture with Panty Hose & Paint Your House with Powdered Milk. He has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, Dateline NBC, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Today, & Good Morning, America. He has also been profiled in The New York Times, USA Today, & People. He was formerly a contributing editor to National Lampoon & an advertising copywriter. He lives in southern California with his wife & two daughters.