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The United States of Laughter

One Comedian's Journey Through All 50 States
Narrated by: Andrew Tarvin
Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
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Summary

At the age of 31, Andrew Tarvin made the very practical decision to rid himself of most of his belongings, leave his Midtown apartment in NYC, and travel the country out of two carry-on bags. In 12 months, he traveled 92,358 miles, did 215 events, and spoke or performed in all 50 states (yes, even Wyoming).

Along the way, he collected 50 stories from 50 states. Stories of adventure, like fending off a bear in Alaska, stories of deliciousness, like eating a Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo Burrito in Montana, and stories of people, like meeting his newest fan in Pringle, South Dakota, population: 112.

Through his journey, he discovered that, despite what we may see on the news or read on the internet, there is one thing that unites all Americans: laughter. As he traveled around the country, he found connection through comedy and realized we are all more alike than we are different, no matter what state we call home.

©2017 Andrew Tarvin (P)2017 Andrew Tarvin

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Disappointed

After watching an amazing video of the author expressing the benefits of Humor and improv, I went in search for his book. This book is like watching a hard to watch a film with the desperate hope that at any moment it is going to start to get interesting but that moment never comes.

Funny thing is if the author does come up with a book based on his youtube content I might get it. As for this book, I found no benefits from listening to it.