Comedian John Hodgman to fellow white men: 'We're not the hero of the story'

Comedian John Hodgman is best known for slinging fake facts and making them funny. But now, he's looking to reveal some truth in his brand of 'white privilege mortality comedy' in his new book, Vacationland.
Comedian John Hodgman's new book is called Vacationland. (Getty Images for Turner)

John Hodgman's career so far, including his three books as a "resident expert" on The Daily Show, has been built on making fake facts funny. But Hodgman's new book, Vacationland, is doing something different. Now he's telling the truth and sharing a lot about what it means to be male and in your forties. Today, Hodgman talks to Tom Power about his latest project.

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