Stats Canada: Satire On A National Scale is out today! From Canada’s funniest online sensation: Canadians everywhere have been deeply confused by the irresponsible and wildly inaccurate data tweeted by Stats Canada since July 2012. While outrageously false, these hilarious “facts” unearth deep truths about Canadians and their culture. For the over 200,000 people alreadyContinue reading “Happy Book Birthday to Twitter Sensation @Stats_Canada”
Canada’s newest online sensation is bringing the country together one stat at a time. The growth of the @stats_canada Twitter feed, launched in July 2012, has been explosive, averaging a thousand new followers each day. The statistics are hilariously untrue, but Canadians everywhere recognize themselves in the “statire.” Like the Twitter phenomenon, Stats Canada: SatireContinue reading “Cover Reveal! Stats Canada: Satire on a National Scale”
Penguin Canada editorial coordinator Justin Stoller has acquired rights to Stats Canada: Satire on a National Scale, a book of essays, graphs, timelines, maps, and photo illustrations from the anonymous creators of the Twitter parody account @Stats_Canada. Publication is scheduled for fall 2013. Follow @Stats_Canada on Twitter.