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What is Mondo DC?
Mondo DC is a 221 pp,
6 x 9 trade paperback with 40 articles covering more than 70 unique &
unusual places in Washington, DC & the surrounding vicinity. The book
covers roadside art, hidden monuments, little museums, odd archives, &
Welcome to Mondo DC!
Come along on an adventure
through the Washington, DC, area's most astonishing, inspiring, and unusual
places. You'll visit little museums, odd archives, hidden monuments, unusual
tours, and roadside art. From the Agnew Room to an insect zoo, castles
to catacombs, erotic art to outsider art; gold mines, gargoyles, giants,
and ghosts. Plus sex, drugs, guns, anarchy, and much more! These are DC's
secret spots, many unknown even to long-time Washingtonians--each with
fascinating stories that come to life when you join the Mondo DC tour.
a tour guide, Mondo DC collects the definitive true stories about
the oddest and most interesting places in Washington. Go behind the scenes
to learn the history, explore the highlights, and hear conversations with
key people at each attraction. This book includes 40 articles, covering
over 70 sites, including the Squished Penny Museum, Black Fashion Museum,
Assassination Archives and Research Center, Joseph Cornell Study Center,
National Cryptologic Museum, National Glamour Archives, and the Bull Run
Castle. You�ll meet an Awakening Giant, the Queen of the Belly Dancers,
a Giant Mermaid, naked mole-rats, Mr. Dixie, and Anarchy herself! There
are also special mini-guides to the DC area's mummies, planetariums, and
mini-golf courses. Plus DC's hidden belly dancing legacy, including a guide
to current local restaurants that feature Middle Eastern dance. No other
guide offers this level of detail about these amazing attractions--if they
mention them at all. Many of these places are covered only in Mondo DC!
Mondo DC will entertain
life-long residents, newcomers, and travelers looking to expand their experience
of Washington, DC, beyond the Mall and monument core. Cheap dates, family
fun, group outings, and private retreats were never so wild!
The author has written about unusual
people and places in DC for over ten years for the Washington Post, Washington
City Paper, Bizarre (UK), Pulse!, and other publications. A native Washingtonian,
his experiences as a concert promoter, underground musician, and freelance
writer frequently bring him face to face with the best and the weirdest
DC has to offer.
Contents--Click here for Mondo DC's complete table of contents--over
40 in-depth chapters!