Belching Out the Devil: Global Adventures with Coca-Colaby Mark Thomas
Mark Thomasa legendarily seditious comedian and human rights activistis a recovering Coca-Cola addict, a self-described middle-aged fat dad with asthma” who decides to trek around the globe investigating the stories and people Coca-Cola's iconic advertising campaigns don't mention: child laborers in the sugarcane fields of El Salvador, Indian workers exposed to toxic chemicals, Columbian labor union leaders in Coke bottling plants falsely accused of terrorism and jailed alongside the paramilitaries who want to kill them.
At once hilarious and disturbing, Thomas builds a very detailed and damning case against the world's most ubiquitous drink.
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Meet the Author
Mark Thomas is an English comedian, presenter, political activist, and reporter from south London. He is best known for political stunts on his show, The Mark Thomas Comedy Product, which have caused huge controversy for exposing political and corporate crime. He is listed in the Guinness World Records 2009 for staging the most political protests in one day. He lives in London U.K.
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Very funny and informative. Thomas's style may well rub some people up the wrong way - but I was laughing, enlightened and socked in equal turn.