How NOT to respond to a global catastrophe!
The coronavirus pandemic brought out the very best…and the truly mind-boggling worst of humanity. For every heroic frontline care worker and 100-year-old charity walking old soldier, there were a multitude of dim-witted and outrageously irresponsible cretins whose brainless responses defied any rational explanation.
From frozen pizza riots, 5G mast burnings and Americans fearing Corona beer to tone-deaf celebrities ‘inspiring’ us, ludicrous conspiracy theories, men walking around Uxbridge dressed as greenhouses and a supermodel demanding a global celery movement to cure the virus, the pandemic pandemonium of 2020 showcased humanity in all its vile variations.
This book is the ultimate guide to hundreds of the wackiest, dumbest and most ridiculous stories of covidiocy that taught us that any hope we had for mankind might be sadly misplaced in a year of pandemic pandemonium when, at one point, a single toilet roll became more valuable than a barrel of crude oil.
Read and weep… and laugh:
Author of A Polar Bear Ate My Head, his memoir of his years as a magazine editor both in the UK and Australia, Merrill now writes full-time. His next books, comedy guides to grandparenting and fatherhood, are to be published by Random House Australia next year.He was an award-winning women’s magazine editor when he was inexplicably chosen for the biggest magazine launch in British history. When the weekly men’s titles, ZOO and Nuts burst onto the market, they transformed the magazine landscape and thrust Paul stumbling haplessly into a bewildering and surreal world in the full g...
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