That Is All

by John Hodgman

That Is All

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Jon Hodgman invents trivia and facts about everything from the occupations of 700 mole men to the anticipated end of human history in 2012.

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That is All, the third installment in comedian John Hodgman's trilogy of eccentric almanacs, is mostly fictive, if oddly entertaining. In addition to superstitions surrounding oceangoing vessels that involve women's underwear, That Is All compiles the names of 700 "ancient and unspeakable gods, known for their wrath, their cosmic indifference to humanity, and their tentacles." Hodgman

"I could be wrong, you know:" John Hodgman notes that while his book That Is All is intensely concerned with "the coming global superpocalypse," it also contains much information about travel and sports and wine, and is "not depressing."

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