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Bunny Beef: Pence Family Claps Back at John Oliver Over Picture Book Parody

First there was this:

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The Pence family pet, Marlon Bundo, starred in a picture book:


Then there was this:

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Comedian John Oliver released a parody of the book:


Today, the beef continues.

The Pence family announced the immediate publication of a new book Marlon Bundo’s Bad Dream.

The premise? That Bundo’s last adventure, the spoof by John Oliver, was all a dream and never really happened.

Marlon Bundos Bad Dream copy

Bundo’s handlers have also been active on social media, denouncing Oliver using @the_real_bundo Twitter handle:

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Click here to read an excerpt from Marlon Bundo’s Bad Dream

About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


  1. TRAVIS. *lolol*

  2. You GOT me! (Should have checked the date of the post!)