Discover a side of Alberta that most people don't know exists, as humorist Michael Kerr dishes out answers to the burning question: What's So Funny About Alberta? There is more to Alberta than just lo
Discover a side of Alberta that most people don't know exists, as humorist Michael Kerr dishes out answers to the burning question: What's So Funny About Alberta?
There is more to Alberta than just low taxes and dead dinosaurs, as Kerr discovers on his quest for its lighter side. Come along as he makes like a Trekkie in Vulcan, shops 'til he drops at West Edmonton Mall, goes in search of a national park on the streets of Banff, moseys off to the Calgary Stampede, and gazes hungrily at the world's largest perogy.
Part travelogue, part eclectic humour guide, What's So Funny About Alberta? offers a unique perspective on Alberta and is filled with strange Alberta trivia, hilarious tourist questions, rollicking tales from the road, Albertan jokes, top ten lists, and much more.
Whether you're a true blue Albertan or just visiting, once you've read this book you'll never look at Alberta (or perhaps even Albertans) the same way again!
Michael Kerr is the author of Canadian Rockies Wildlife Watch and When Do You Let the Animals Out?. He lives in Canmore, Alberta.
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"Kerr's dry wit and clear-eyed perceptions effectively capture Alberta's many contradictions. Beneath the satire, his affection for the province and its citizens shines through. "
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— Canadian Book Review Annual