Titanic Thompson was a brilliant con man, a world class engineer of stunts and easily the most outrageous character you’re likely to encounter in a book of non-fiction.
Zach Galifianakis’s brother used to strip him down and drag him across the lawn, holding him by his ankles so passing cars could see his naked, pubescent body. But Zach didn’t mind. It’s this kind of nonchalance toward trauma that sculpted the good man I think should be the new king of comedy. Galifianakis is [...]