We’re the land of the free and the home of the brave and all, but we’re also a constantly evolving society of immigrants and various nth generation immigrants, always bringing in whatever else is out there in the world into one big cheesy, gun-filled super sized V8 melting pot.
So when you ask 16 people the things they found weird or unbelievable about America compared to their home country, it’s an interesting list that shows some of the best things and some not so flattering things, but that’s how it is.
Almost 30 years ago, Bill Watterson changed the world forever when he introduced Calvin and Hobbes. The artwork is beautiful, the humor smart and the writing brilliant in its three panel simplicity. And now Calvin and Hobbes collections are available as ebooks. It’s not the same as laying on the carpet with a giant well-worn Calvin and Hobbes volume until well into the night, but it’s nice you can now also have them in digital form if you needs a pick me up or a pinch of wisdom anywhere. This is just one book, but it encompasses three previously released books: The Essential Calvin and Hobbes, The Authoritative Calvin and Hobbes, and The Indispensable Calvin and Hobbes, each of which was previously released as a regular book.