Maine Curiosities

Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities, And Other Offbeat Stuff

Book Description

Humorists Tim Sample and Steve Bither reveal the wild and wacky side of Maine. Describing approximately 300 oddities--people, places, animals, historic tidbits, and trivia--their unique persepctive and witty narrative is highly entertaining. From the Society for the Preservation of the Black Fly to a jeweler whose medium is moose droppings, this is a great read for anyone who enjoys local humor and trivia with a twist.

About Sample, Tim

Tim Sample presents his legendary brand of Maine humor on stage and in videos, CDs, and books. He is the author of Saturday Night at Moody's Diner, and his "Postcards from Maine" essays appear regularly on CBS Sunday Morning. He lives in Brunswick, Maine.

Steve Bither is an attorney and also the founding member of the Wicked Good Band, a musical comedy group that performs at festivals and fairs around the state. He lives in Portland, Maine.