Bacon. McDonalds. Cinnabon. Hot Pockets. Kale. Stand-up comedian and author Jim Gaffigan has made his career rhapsodizing over the most treasured dishes of the American diet (“choking on bacon is like getting murdered by your lover”) and decrying the worst offenders (“kale is the early morning of foods”).
Fans flocked to his New York Times bestselling book Dad Is Fat to hear him riff on fatherhood. But now, in his second book, he will give them what they really crave—hundreds of pages of his thoughts on all things culinary(ish). Food: A Love Story contains insights on why he believes coconut water was invented to get people to stop drinking coconut water, why pretzel bread is number three on his most important inventions of humankind list (behind the wheel and the computer), and the answer to the age-old question, “which animal is more delicious: the pig, the cow, or the bacon cheeseburger?” Download and start listening now!