Bat Boy Lives!: The Weekly World News Guide to Politics, Culture, Celebrities, Alien Abductions, and the Mutant Freaks that Shape Our World

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David Perel
Sterling Pub., 2005 - Humor - 198 pages
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All the news that's not fit to print! Browse through this fascinating compendium of the best of the Weekly World News and you'll never look at the world the same way again.

Admit it. You've sneaked a peek at the supermarket checkout. Where else could you find the scoop on which senators are aliens, or Saddam and Osama's torrid love affair? Serious newshounds know the Weekly World News (which counts over a million beings as readers) broke the story that Elvis still lives, but it also has exclusives on what kind of pizza was served at Jesus' last supper, who's the father of the Loch Ness monster's baby, and (of course) the various escapades of Bat Boy, the half man/half bat found in a West Virginia cave almost 15 years ago. For the dedicated follower of the fantastic, and for the uninitiated too, Bat Boy Lives! contains all these vital dispatches and much more. Because the truth...is in here.

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The most biased right-wing punditry I have ever read in my life. The ridiculous stories are pitiful. I can't believe that I own this book. Read full review

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David Perel is the editor-in-chief of the National Enquirer and President of AMI Books. His investigative journalism has been praised by the New York Times, Columbia Journalism Review, Los Angeles Times Magazine and ABC's "Nightline." He has appeared as an expert commentator on many TV news shows and began his career at The Washington Post.

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