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Uncle John's Facts to Go Modern Mythology.

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute
Publisher: New York : Portable Press, 2014.
Series: Facts to Go.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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The ancient Greeks had Zeus; today we have the Burger King?king. In Modern Mythology, you'll meet the world's most fascinating heroes, villains, and corporate spokesthingies. Featuring Bathroom Reader classics plus a few new treasures, you'll discover truths and untruths, and learn the real stories behind some of today's tallest tales. So sit back and let Uncle John take you on an epic journey of modern  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Institute, Bathroom Readers'.
Uncle John's Facts to Go Modern Mythology.
New York : Portable Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bathroom Readers' Institute
ISBN: 9781626862319 1626862311
OCLC Number: 872634267
Notes: 20. Lords of the Hobbits21. It's a Conspiracy!
Description: 1 online resource (106 pages).
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; 1. Comic Book Heroes; 2. Myth-Conceptions; 3. Storytellers; 4. Joe Bunyan; 5. Gnome Gnews Is Good Gnews; 6. Urban Legends; 7. Kilroy Was Here; 8. Jack Tales; 9. "Jack and the Heifer Hide"; 10. Five Movies that Mythed the Point; 11. Whopperknockers and Sand Squinks; 12. Trick Shots: Famous Faked Photos; 13. The Hamburger Happy Clown; 14. Fakelore; 15. Unobtainiums; 16. "Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft (Recognized Anthem of World Contact Day)"; 17. The Life and Times of Jar Jar Binks; 18. Cards of Death; 19. Modern Mythology.
Series Title: Facts to Go.

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The ancient Greeks had Zeus; today we have the Burger King?king. In Modern Mythology, you'll meet the world's most fascinating heroes, villains, and corporate spokesthingies. Featuring Bathroom Reader classics plus a few new treasures, you'll discover truths and untruths, and learn the real stories behind some of today's tallest tales. So sit back and let Uncle John take you on an epic journey of modern make-believe! Immerse yourself in?-Gnomes in the gnews-The Whopperknocker, Whirling Whumpus, and other cousins of Sasquatch-Ronald McDonald's relentless rise to the top-On tour with Paul Bunyan.

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