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Title: Final Exits: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of How We Die
Author: Michael Largo
Blurb: “Ants, bad words, Bingo, bean bag chairs, flying cows, frozen toilets, hiccups, lipstick, moray eels, road kill, starfish, and toupees are only some of the more unusual causes.”
Review: “It’s hard to pick my favorites, but I did especially love the one about the moron who climbed on top of a cage full of tigers and started using the bathroom.”
Frequently Bought Together: “The Executioner Always Chops Twice”, “5 People Who Died During Sex”, “Mortician Diaries”, “Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers”
Footnote: “Blagojevich bans Toughman competitions” is referenced as a news story in the bibliography: “In 2003, a twenty-four-year-old Sarasota, Florida, woman attempting to win the top prize — nothing more than a trophy and a Toughman jacket — died of hemorrhage.” America’s Favorite Governor (okay, second-favorite after Talibunny) banned the all-comer fights in January 2004, despite the mitigating fact that their most famous alumnus is Mr. T.
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