Every now and again, an Amazon online product will go viral for no other reason than its customer reviews.
The first one that I’d ever heard of was for a plastic banana slicer, of all things. Weird, I know, but I got caught up in it, and even went so far as to do a Photoshop of “Chubby Bubbles Girl” absconding with a slicer.
I got a free copy of “Did You Read That Review?: A Compilation of Amazon’s Funniest Reviews” today, (which is due out for release November 18, 2014; apparently for my review of the Hutzler 571 Banana Slicer), and on reading through it, it’s a perfect bathroom or coffee table book.
From the book’s description:
Do you know the pros and cons of owning a Badonkadonk Land Cruiser? Amazon customers do—along with what they think of the Yodeling Pickle, the 3-Carat Diamond Pacifier, and over 100 other items. Witty and unexpected, this collection of customer reviews is sure to show you a new, hilarious, and completely candid side of Amazon products and reviews you never knew existed.
There are 100 of the best product reviews, including:
Nearly 300 in all, most I’d never heard of till now.
It’s listed at $12.95 for the paperback version, or $1.49 for Kindle.
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