Worst Ideas Ever: A Celebration of Embarrassment

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From memorable disasters such as New Coke, the XFL, and Tiger Woods’ marriage to less-remembered failures such as Yugo, Cop Rock, and Microsoft’s BOB, Worst Ideas Ever revisits history’s biggest blunders. Whether it’s a pop culture failure the likes of Dennis Miller’s disastrous run on Monday Night Football, a political one such as John Edwards’ odd decision to run for president while cheating on his cancer-stricken wife, or a technological misstep such as Apple’s Newton OS, Worst Ideas Ever uncovers the ...
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Overview


From memorable disasters such as New Coke, the XFL, and Tiger Woods’ marriage to less-remembered failures such as Yugo, Cop Rock, and Microsoft’s BOB, Worst Ideas Ever revisits history’s biggest blunders. Whether it’s a pop culture failure the likes of Dennis Miller’s disastrous run on Monday Night Football, a political one such as John Edwards’ odd decision to run for president while cheating on his cancer-stricken wife, or a technological misstep such as Apple’s Newton OS, Worst Ideas Ever uncovers the ridiculous stories behind mistakes so huge, you’ll have to constantly remind yourself that they actually happened.

Moving from Mariah Carey’s “performance” in Glitter to the Minnesota Vikings decision to trade away their future for an aging Herschel Walker, Worst Ideas Ever offers the real stories behind some of the dumbest things ever done. Whether it was ego (Michael Jordan leaving basketball for baseball), greed (nobody questioning their impossibly high returns when investing with Bernie Madoff) or simple stupidity ( Jay Leno moving to 10 p.m.), Worst Ideas Ever brings it all back in hilarious detail.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781616082628
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/8/2011
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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Daniel B. Kline is the co-author with Jason Tomaszewski of 50 Things Every Guy Should Know How To Do and Worst Ideas Ever. Kline has been the top editor for mass-market pop-culture Web sites, including Uproar.com and Backslap.com, and his work has appeared in Stuff, Playboy.com, and other men’s periodicals. He now writes a syndicated newspaper column that runs weekly in more than 100 newspapers. He lives in Newington, Connecticut.

Jason Tomaszewski is the co-author with Daniel B. Kline of 50 Things Every Guy Should Know How To Do and Worst Ideas Ever. Tomaszewski, an award-winning football commentator and sports analyst, also served as managing editor for a local newspaper in Connecticut. He lives in Waterbury, Connecticut.

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    Posted July 28, 2012

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    This book is sssssooo boring dont buy it well tats wat i think

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