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The Dead Guy Interviews: Conversations with 45 of the Most Accomplished, Notorious, and Deceased Personalities in History

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<B>The interviewees in this irreverent book may not have a pulse, but, boy, can they talk </B> <BR><BR> Ever wanted to ask Nostradamus for the winning lotto numbers or van Gogh about the whole ear episode? How about Napoleon about his complex, or if Frida might consider a brow wax? In <I>The Dead Guy Interviews</I>, journalist Michael Stusser has created forty-five interviews with some of the most famous personalities of all time, asking them probing questions about their lives, accomplishments, and whats on their iPods. Based on his column in the acclaimed magazine <I>mental_floss</I>, this collection of conversations is incredibly funny, but each interview is also based on serious research, so in addition to laughing, readers actually learn real history. <BR><BR> <B><I>The Dead Guy Interviews</I> includes discussions with: </B><BR> Alexander the Great<BR> Beethoven<BR> Napolon Bonaparte<BR> Buddha<BR> Julius Caesar<BR> Caligula<BR> George Washington<BR> Carver<BR> Catherine the Great<BR> Winston Churchill<BR> Cleopatra<BR> Confucius<BR> Crazy Horse<BR> Salvador Dal<BR> Charles Darwin<BR> Emily Dickinson<BR> Albert Einstein<BR> Benjamin Franklin<BR> Sigmund Freud<BR> Genghis Khan<BR> Vincent van Gogh<BR> Henry VIII<BR> J. Edgar Hoover<BR> Harry Houdini<BR> Thomas Jefferson<BR> Joan of Arc<BR> Robert Johnson<BR> Frida Kahlo<BR> Leonardo da Vinci<BR> Abraham Lincoln<BR> Mao Tse-tung<BR> Karl Marx<BR>Michelangelo<BR> Montezuma<BR> Mozart<BR> Nostradamus<BR> Edgar Allan Poe<BR> William Shakespeare<BR> Sun Tzu<BR> Mae West<BR> Oscar Wilde<BR>

Synopsis:

Journalist Michael Stusser has created 45 interviews with some of the most famous personalities of all time, asking them probing questions about their lives, accomplishments, and whats on their iPods.

Synopsis:

The interviewees in this irreverent book may not have a pulse, but, boy, can they talk!

Ever wanted to ask Nostradamus for the winning lotto numbers or van Gogh about the whole ear episode? How about Napoleon about his complex, or if Frida might consider a brow wax? In The Dead Guy Interviews, journalist Michael Stusser has created forty- five interviews with some of the most famous personalities of all time, asking them probing questions about their lives, accomplishments, and what's on their iPods. Based on his column in the acclaimed magazine mental_floss, this collection of conversations is incredibly funny, but each interview is also based on serious research, so in addition to laughing, readers actually learn real history.

The Dead Guy Interviews includes discussions with:

Alexander the Great

Beethoven

Napoléon Bonaparte

Buddha

Julius Caesar

Caligula

George Washington

Carver

Catherine the Great

Winston Churchill

Cleopatra

Confucius

Crazy Horse

Salvador Dalí

Charles Darwin

Emily Dickinson

Albert Einstein

Benjamin Franklin

Sigmund Freud

Genghis Khan

Vincent van Gogh

Henry VIII

J. Edgar Hoover

Harry Houdini

Thomas Jefferson

Joan of Arc

Robert Johnson

Frida Kahlo

Leonardo da Vinci

Abraham Lincoln

Mao Tse-tung

Karl Marx

Michelangelo

Montezuma

Mozart

Nostradamus

Edgar Allan Poe

William Shakespeare

Sun Tzu

Mae West

Oscar Wilde

About the Author

Michael A. Stusser is an award-winning writer, playwright, and game inventor. His "Accidental Parent" column for ParentMap magazine won the Gold Award at the Parenting Publications of America Awards. He is a frequent contributor to Seattle Magazine and Law & Politics.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143112273
Subtitle:
Conversations with 45 of the Most Accomplished, Notorious, and Deceased Personalities in History
Author:
Stusser, Michael A
Author:
Stusser, Michael A.
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Interviews
Subject:
Imaginary interviews.
Subject:
General Humor
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Publication Date:
20070925
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
b/w illustrations throughout
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.02x5.39x.67 in. .56 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , Journalist Michael Stusser has created 45 interviews with some of the most famous personalities of all time, asking them probing questions about their lives, accomplishments, and whats on their iPods.
"Synopsis" by , The interviewees in this irreverent book may not have a pulse, but, boy, can they talk!

Ever wanted to ask Nostradamus for the winning lotto numbers or van Gogh about the whole ear episode? How about Napoleon about his complex, or if Frida might consider a brow wax? In The Dead Guy Interviews, journalist Michael Stusser has created forty- five interviews with some of the most famous personalities of all time, asking them probing questions about their lives, accomplishments, and what's on their iPods. Based on his column in the acclaimed magazine mental_floss, this collection of conversations is incredibly funny, but each interview is also based on serious research, so in addition to laughing, readers actually learn real history.

The Dead Guy Interviews includes discussions with:

Alexander the Great

Beethoven

Napoléon Bonaparte

Buddha

Julius Caesar

Caligula

George Washington

Carver

Catherine the Great

Winston Churchill

Cleopatra

Confucius

Crazy Horse

Salvador Dalí

Charles Darwin

Emily Dickinson

Albert Einstein

Benjamin Franklin

Sigmund Freud

Genghis Khan

Vincent van Gogh

Henry VIII

J. Edgar Hoover

Harry Houdini

Thomas Jefferson

Joan of Arc

Robert Johnson

Frida Kahlo

Leonardo da Vinci

Abraham Lincoln

Mao Tse-tung

Karl Marx

Michelangelo

Montezuma

Mozart

Nostradamus

Edgar Allan Poe

William Shakespeare

Sun Tzu

Mae West

Oscar Wilde

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