In 2013, comedian Max Dickins wasn't sure of very much in life, but he did know one thing for certain: his life was excruciatingly and mind-numbingly boring.
He was heartbroken and desperate to shake things up.
That's when he found Groupon. What started as a gateway to some new experiences snowballed into a limitless Narnia of discounted possibility.
His insatiable desire to try out new experiences was accompanied by only one rule: he wasn't allowed to turn anything down. Over the course of 18 months, Max did a new Groupon deal every week, charting his experiences along the way: he changed his name, became a Lord, moonlighted as a beekeeper, trekked with alpacas, underwent a colonic irrigation and ultrasound scan, and even convinced Groupon to sell a date with him on their site.
They sold 1,000. From a deep rut, he emerged a better man, resuscitated by the oxygen of new experience.
My Groupon Adventure is a hilarious and uplifting account of these experiences and what can happen when you inject a healthy dose of spontaneity into your life.
It's a book about opening yourself - and sometimes parts of your body - up to new experiences, and ultimately choosing the life you want for yourself.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 208 pages
- Publisher: Unbound
- Publication Date: 02/06/2016
- Category: Dance & other performing arts
- ISBN: 9781783522606