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Pun-Loving Publisher Designs Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Flavors Based on Classic Books

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Ice cream, books, and puns? Thank you, Philadelphia-based publisher Quirk Books. Thank you for enriching my life this way. You can head to their website to see what would be in each of these literature-inspired Ben & Jerry’s flavors, but I’d like to share the description of War and Peach with you here, because it’s my favorite:

“An ambitious, sweeping, and impeccably detailed frozen treat of truly epic proportions, with so many ingredients that you’ll forget most of them existed by the time you’re halfway through your cone. Not easy to get through without a headache, but if you make it, you can brag about finishing it for the rest of your life.”

Check behind the cut for flavors based on Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Oliver Twist, World War Z, and more.

(via: Laughing Squid)

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  • Anonymous

    I’m iffy on calling WWZ “classic” but I love all of those designs. I can even get an idea of what some of the ingredients would be (beyond obvious ones like berry and peach).

  • Rebecca Pahle

    Meh, I think of it as a “modern classic.” I see your point, though.

  • Sarah Brockman

    Ben and Jerry’s, team up with National Library Week and make ice cream and reading happen, please k thx.

  • Angela Korra’ti (Highland)

    *bwahahaha!* I’d buy all of these in a heartbeat. :D And Whirled War Z should totally have little brain-shaped chocolate chips in it.

  • Lucine

    I am so sad because these are not coming out. I want tasty book ben and jerry’s ice cream.

  • Anonymous

    Production of “Fudge and Loathing in Las Vanilla” has yet to stop since they moved to bat country.

  • Anonymous

    One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish is not a pun. It’s the title of the book.