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By Penn Jillette

Let's be sincere ? no one has extra enjoyable than atheists. Don't think it? good, reflect on this: For nonbelievers, each day you?re alive is an afternoon to rejoice! And not anyone celebrates lifestyles to the fullest like Penn Jillette ? the bigger, louder half mythical magic duo Penn & Teller ? whose spectacularly witty and sharply observant essays in on a daily basis Is an Atheist vacation! will entertain zealots and skeptics alike. even if he's considering the opportunity of lifestyles after demise, deconstructing renowned Christmas carols, or simply calling bullsh*t on Donald Trump's apprentice education, Jillette doesn't fail to surprise and pleasure his enthusiasts. And as ever, beneath those rollicking rants lie a deeply own philosophy and a beneficiant spirit, which locate pleasure and which means in kin, and peace within the uncomplicated great thing about the standard. each day Is an Atheist vacation! is a hysterical confirmation of life's magic from the most quite perceptive and provocative humorists writing at the present time.

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Perfect for an expedition to the summit. Unlikely, for Mount Washington sees the least sunshine and the worst weather of anywhere in America. That is an official fact. Fate is immensely kind, however. Not only does she send a day as sparklingly clear as any I have seen, but she also makes sure that the train and cog line are in prime working order so I can make my way up the 6,000 feet in comfort and without the expenditure of a single calorie, all of which–thanks to my American diet–have far too much to do swelling my tummy to be bothered with exercise.

A draft being the pulling-up, emptying and re-baiting of a trap. Oh my. This is hard work. Gruellingly hard work. The morning we make our run is a fine sparkling one with only the mildest of swells. The McPhails go out in all weathers and almost all seas. Handle with care. You have probably seen TV chefs like Rick Stein spend the day with fishermen and pay testament to their bravery and fortitude. We can all admire the bold hunters of the deep, especially these artisanal rather than industrial fishers like the McPhails, crewing their small craft and husbanding the stocks with respect, skill and sensitivity.

Fame’ is an odd thing in America. There cannot be many towns with a population of more than ten thousand that do not make some claim to it. It usually comes in the form of a burger: ‘Snucksville, NC–home of the world famous Snuckyburger’, a dish that will never have been heard of more than five miles from its originating diner. But ‘back in the day’ Eastport genuinely was famous for sardines. An industry, that, if the Eastporters are to be believed, was effectively wrecked by The Most Trusted Man In America.

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