It was recently announced publisher Simon & Schuster had reached a seven-figure—that means at least $1 million—agreement with former Vice President Mike Pence for his autobiography and a second book.
The first book is set to come out in 2023.
Just announced: "Former VP Mike Pence will publish his autobiography with Simon & Schuster." It's part of a two-boo… https://t.co/wkHSIbm0ri— Brian Stelter (@Brian Stelter) 1617822511.0
Exclusive: The former VP's book deal is worth seven figures, somewhere in the range of $3 million to $4 million, so… https://t.co/Gugw5aYJC6— Brian Stelter (@Brian Stelter) 1617827386.0
On Twitter, the news was greeted with a plethora of jokes about what Pence should title his life story.
@brianstelter Volume 1 - How I Allowed AIDS to Kill People in Indiana Volume 2 - How I Helped Trump Allow Covid19 t… https://t.co/DIH4QfDgvV— Darla (@Darla) 1617822698.0
@brianstelter First prize is a book from Mike Pence. Second prize? Two books from Mike Pence.— Craig Beilinson (@Craig Beilinson) 1617823294.0
Many of the titles focused on Pence's tumultuous last weeks in office when Donald Trump incited a riot of people who stormed the capitol looking for Pence.
@CNN Title of the Mike Pence book : 'The Day My Boss Tried To Kill Me'— Phillydude (@Phillydude) 1617831046.0
@simonschuster I have a great title/cover idea for the new Mike Pence book. DM me if you want my rates!!! https://t.co/Msp7YVtCMl— David Leheny (@David Leheny) 1617829886.0
Mike Pence should title his book ‘Dangerously Bland.’— Lilit (@Lilit) 1617864002.0
Pence's subservience to Donald Trump was also duly noted.
Mike Pence book title "I did it his way--" https://t.co/KK5IvxwV9U— David (@David) 1617838231.0
@brianstelter the first book title: "why did people hate my boss" the second book title: "how I dodged the executio… https://t.co/4gyFP4mDxv— Daily Cartoons (@Daily Cartoons) 1617835481.0
"Currently Untitled" is a great title for a book about Mike Pence. https://t.co/26kQoDlWNK— CravesZ (@CravesZ) 1617847175.0
The former Vice President has also mishandled multiple public health crises.
Could that work its way into the title somehow?
@mehdirhasan That's the clever title of the book Covid-500k: The Faith of Mike Pence— Ontheslabs (@Ontheslabs) 1617829083.0
Will be legit disappointed if the fly doesn’t provide the forward to Mike Pence’s book— TrivWorks (@TrivWorks) 1617836263.0
Twitter is rarely in a better mood than when it's roasting a far-right politician.
@brianstelter @Acosta It'll be a downloadable PDF, as there's no chance it has a spine.— Fid (@Fid) 1617823265.0
@brianstelter Working title: "Are you there, God? It's me, Mike ... ... Mike Pence. No, PENCE. It's Mike Pence here. Hello?"— BebopSpaceCowgirl 🌈💖💚❤️💙💜 (@BebopSpaceCowgirl 🌈💖💚❤️💙💜) 1617831891.0
Mike Pence truly has so many options to choose from when it comes to his new book.
@brianstelter @maggieNYT In my own words: How I Mismanaged a Pandemic— It’s Outta Here! (@It’s Outta Here!) 1617823702.0
Hopefully Pence was following along on Twitter and got a few new ideas for his upcoming title.