Red Lobster White Trash and the Blue Lagoon by Joe Queenan
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The author of "The Unkindest Cut", whose popular column appears weekly in "TV Guide", sets off in search of the Holy Grail of Horridness--and encounters some surprisingly non-terrible phenomena--in this riotously funny, razor-sharp indictment of our cultural wasteland.
 

About Joe Queenan

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Joe Queenan is the bestselling author of "True Believers "and "Balsamic Dreams." He is a contributing writer at "Men's Health," a columnist for "Smart Money," and writes regularly for "The New York Times," He lives in Tarrytown, New York.
 
Published July 4, 1998 by Hyperion. 208 pages
Genres: History, Humor & Entertainment, Education & Reference, Travel, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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One of the best things about the book is its index, including such entries as, “Aykroyd, Dan,when coupled with ‘Starring,— 2 scariest words in English language,” or “Davis, Jr., Sammy, unforgivable crimes of.” In his travels through the badlands, Queenan frequently experiences what he calls “sche...

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I was beginning to suspect that snobs like me were cutting ourselves off from all the sun in this society, that in our obsession with books by Umberto Eco and concerts by the Kronos Quartet, we had

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""I was beginning to suspect that snobs like me were cutting ourselves off from all the sun in this society, that in our obsession with books by Umberto Eco and concerts by the Kronos Quartet, we had deprived ourselves of the boundless joy to be derived from a quiet evening with Yanni."" Thus doe...

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