For anyone who loves to learn in an entertaining and often humorous way, the “Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader” book series is for you. Filled with random trivia and interesting stories about the origins and history much miscellaneous, Uncle John’s is a surefire way to broaden the mind.
Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader was first published in 1988 and is now on its 25th book, producing one every year. The series has since sold over 4.5 million copies. The information inside the pages includes stories about hoaxes, invention origins, urban legends, bizarre facts, weird laws, dumb criminals and more. Some of the staple sections include “They Went That-a-Way” about bizarre or ironic deaths, “Famous for 15 Minutes” about people who somehow became very popular for brief time periods, “Opps!” chronicling oddball mishaps, “Strange Lawsuits” reporting odd court cases and “Origins of Words and Phrases” which gives background into the words and phrases we currently use regularly.
Uncle John’s has kept up with the 21st century and they presently have an excellent website to complement their publications. A visit to Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader website gives visitors a chance to read a frequently updated blog to hear the latest weird news as well as check the achieves on topics ranging from nature to science to sports. For more information visit the official website: http://bathroomreader.com/
Both the books and the website make Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader a unique and quirky brand that is perfect for anyone who enjoys reading about a wide variety of subjects. I give the brand 5/5 stars and highly recommend them to anyone—especially since the books can often be found at bargain deals via Costco and Amazon.