A funny, insightful journey into what is so wonderfully weird about America by award-winning documentary film maker Louis Theroux.
Louis Theroux is an award-winning documentary film maker whose programmes are shown all over the world. After working on Michael Moore's TV Nation, Louis was given his own show, Weird Weekends, on the BBC. He followed this with the popular series When Louis Met... in which he spent time with, amongst others, Jimmy Savile, Neil and Christine Hamilton and Chris Eubank. He has also interrogated criminals at San Quentin prison; lived with the extreme believers of the Westboro Baptist Church; gambled with the high-rollers at a Las Vegas mega-casino, and stalked game with trophy hunters on South Africa's wild animal farms. His feature-length documentary, My Scientology Movie, was released in 2016.
Crammed with original insights * Guardian *
What Theroux actually shows us in this exhilarating read is that the barmy and bizarre are still very much alive and kicking * Sunday Express *
Compelling reading * FT Magazine *
'The original guru of American psychosis.' -- Times * The Times *