Doug Stanhope was recently interviewed by Leveled magazine for their "Home of the Brave" issue, and he offered some thoughts on America, and being an American. As you might expect, they're a little unorthodox.

Stanhope says of the American Dream, "I’ve never known what that means, though it’s usually used in the context of material gain or achieved status. But it’s probably just the dream where you show up at work without your pants on."

When asked to describe the American people, he says, "300-plus million ballooned individuals all staring at a Golden Corral buffet, with the rest of the world pressing their anguished faces against the window."

Read the whole thing!

Doug Stanhope's Before Turning the Gun On Himself... is available now on iTunes.

Stanhope will be touring the US starting next month; find a show near you!