Last Sunday, the eighteenth of March, John Oliver, an English comedian, wrote a children’s book that has gone viral to troll Mike Pence, the Vice President of the United States.
Last Week Tonight is a show on HBO that is hosted by John Oliver. Each episode John Oliver does a segment on a topic and the topic for this recent week was Mike Pence. John Oliver said at one point in this segment he will say one nice thing about Mike Pence. John Oliver spoke about Mike Pence being homophobic. Then John Oliver brought up the nice thing about Mike Pence, his rabbit Marlon Bundo. John Oliver gushes about the rabbit and its name, Marlon Bundo. He then finds out that Marlon Bundo wrote a book about the day in the life of the Vice President. John Oliver was fine with that but he found out that on the book tour they will stop at Focus on the Family, an organization that is famous for being homophobic. John Oliver decides that he too has a children’s book about Marlon Bundo.
John Oliver’s book, A Day in the of Marlon Bundo, is about Marlon Bundo falling in love with a male rabbit but there is a stink bug, that looks a lot like Mike Pence, who is not okay with two males getting married. There is an audible book that features Jim Parsons, Jesse Tyler Ferguson Ellie Kemper, Jeff Garlin, John Lithgow, Jack McBrayer, and Rupual. All the proceeds will go to the Trevor Project, crisis and suicide prevention to LGBT Youth and AIDS United that helps the AIDS epidemic in the U.S.
This book went on sale at the same time as Mike Pence’s but John Oliver’s is number one on Amazon with a 5-star rating while Pence’s has 1 and a half. John Oliver’s book has sold 180,000 copies in two days. More are being printed due to the high demand. This book has also beat out James Comey’s book. You can buy the book on Amazon for $11.39 or get the Audible for $1.99.