“What’s that?” you cry. “What’s an interdimensional insurance agent and who is Tom Stranger?”

From the official blurb on Audible. com:

“Have you ever seen a planet invaded by rampaging space mutants from another dimension or Nazi dinosaurs from the future? Don’t let this happen to you! Rifts happen, so you should be ready when universes collide. A policy with Stranger & Stranger can cover all of your interdimensional insurance needs. Rated “Number One in Customer Satisfaction” for three years running, no claim is too big or too weird for Tom Stranger to handle. The Adventures of Tom Stranger is free until June 21, 2016.”

I don’t work for Audible, so all I can tell you is that this is one of the funniest things I’ve ever listened to in my listening life. It was obviously written for audio. The author is part of the story as is the narrator (Adam Baldwin).

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If you like science fiction and you’ve got a weird sense of humor, this is laugh-out-loud funny. It’s just over 2 hours long. I probably will listen to it at least twice, just to pick up on all the humor and wit. It makes fun of science fiction as a genre, and sci fi writers. It also does a great take-down on insurance companies, their agents, and customer service as well as those people who won’t stop calling and trying to sell you something.

As a side note, we’ve been getting a deluge of calls from a company that comes up on Caller ID as “Burial Insurance” … so maybe they know something we don’t know? Or maybe it’s TOM STRANGER!

The price (free) is right. It’s also available on from Amazon. It won’t be free after June 21st, so grab a copy while you can. It’s really very good and hilarious.

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10 replies

  1. I’d take it as a good sign… why would they want to be selling you burial insurance if you were in line to collect on it quickly? Live long and prosper…


  2. Now that is spooky – you listen to a story about alien invasions and then insurance for it, and then getting phone calls about burial insurance……. Is that a message you should be taking notice!!!!!


  3. Burial insurance you say?
    I’ll be thinking about that one.


  4. Maybe all this is a spin off of the drive in funeral piece.


  5. OK, if you say so. But two hours? I’d rather be out with my camera. But it’s going up to 107 today so mayb there’s no time like the present. I’m in my den with my feet up so maybe I’ll give a listen.

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