Brunch Is Hell by Brendan Francis Newnam audiobook

Brunch Is Hell: How to Save the World by Throwing a Dinner Party

By Brendan Francis Newnam  and Rico Gagliano
Read by Brendan Francis Newnam  and Rico Gagliano

Little, Brown & Company, Hachette Book Group 9780316338950
4.52 Hours 1
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A call to arms against brunch—and a how-to guide for fighting back, from the hosts of the hit podcast and public radio show The Dinner Party Download Society is under threat. The culprit? Brunch. Not merely a forum for overpriced eggs, brunch is a leisure-time-squandering hellscape, embodying all that is soul-killing and alienating about modern life. How to fight back? By throwing dinner parties—the cornerstone of civilized society! Dinner parties—where friends new and old share food, debate ideas, and boldly build hangovers together. If we revive the fading art of throwing dinner parties the world will be better off, and our country might heal its wounds of endless division… all without having to wait in a 9-hour line to eat toast. To that end, Brunch Is Hell takes hesitant hosts through every phase of throwing a great dinner party, from guest list to subpoena. Loaded with wit, celebrity advice, and tongue-in-cheek humor—plus sincere insights about how humans can be more generous to each other—Brunch Is Hell is a spirited guide to restoring civility, in the bestselling tradition of Adulting, Amy Sedaris’ I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence, and the Bible.

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Summary

An Amazon Best Book of the Month

A call to arms against brunch—and a how-to guide for fighting back, from the hosts of the hit podcast and public radio show The Dinner Party Download

Society is under threat. The culprit? Brunch. Not merely a forum for overpriced eggs, brunch is a leisure-time-squandering hellscape, embodying all that is soul-killing and alienating about modern life.

How to fight back? By throwing dinner parties—the cornerstone of civilized society!
Dinner parties—where friends new and old share food, debate ideas, and boldly build hangovers together. If we revive the fading art of throwing dinner parties the world will be better off, and our country might heal its wounds of endless division… all without having to wait in a 9-hour line to eat toast.

To that end, Brunch Is Hell takes hesitant hosts through every phase of throwing a great dinner party, from guest list to subpoena. Loaded with wit, celebrity advice, and tongue-in-cheek humor—plus sincere insights about how humans can be more generous to each other—Brunch Is Hell is a spirited guide to restoring civility, in the bestselling tradition of Adulting, Amy Sedaris’ I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence, and the Bible.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Our fearless heroes offer a book full of the secret thoughts we all harbor about entertaining. It’s social venting with real solutions—read: advice you’d want to use—and a heavy helping of humor.” Lizzie Post, author of Emily Post’s Etiquette, 19th edition
“Equally informative, impassioned, and hilarious, Gagliano and Newnam rescue the dinner party from the dark forces of brunch with great verve and valor.” J. Ryan Stradal, New York Times bestselling author

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Author Bio: Brendan Francis Newnam

Author Bio: Brendan Francis Newnam

Brendan Francis Newnam and Rico Gagliano are the creators, hosts, and producers of The Dinner Party Download. They were named two of Food & Wine’s “Forty Big Food Thinkers Forty and Under,” and have appeared as judges on Top Chef Masters.

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Author Bio: Rico Gagliano

Author Bio: Rico Gagliano

Brendan Francis Newnam and Rico Gagliano are the creators, hosts, and producers of The Dinner Party Download. They were named two of Food & Wine’s “Forty Big Food Thinkers Forty and Under,” and have appeared as judges on Top Chef Masters.

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Details

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/Humor
Runtime: 4.52
Audience: Adult
Language: English