Overrated: The 50 Most Overhyped Things in History

Overrated: The 50 Most Overhyped Things in History

by Mark Juddery
     
 

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A cantankerous collection of the 50 most overhyped people, places and things in the world

What do horoscopes, hemlock, Star Trek, the Oscars, and sliced bread have in common? They're all overrated-and systematically skewered in this hilariously opinionated takedown of all things overhyped.

Discover the most overrated...
Animal
Movie

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Overview

A cantankerous collection of the 50 most overhyped people, places and things in the world

What do horoscopes, hemlock, Star Trek, the Oscars, and sliced bread have in common? They're all overrated-and systematically skewered in this hilariously opinionated takedown of all things overhyped.

Discover the most overrated...
Animal
Movie
Vegetable
Sport
News item
Wonder of the world
Tourist attraction
Way to die

Readers who are in no mood to celebrate Ulysses, doves, baby boomers, the curse of Tutankhamen, and many other icons of culture and lore will delight in this score-settling and take-no-prisoners volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780399535901
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/06/2010
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
4.40(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Mark Juddery is an Australia-based journalist whose features appear in the Sydney Morning Herald and other major publications.

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