Mr Toledano, a photographer based in London, captures some of America’s most unusual pastimes in his The United States of Entertainment series. Begun in 2005, the ongoing study finds inspiration in civil war reenactment, presidential sculpture, 4×4 rallies, and machine gun shootouts. He operates under the assumption that “the very nature of a country is revealed in the way it entertains itself.” Given the breadth of activity depicted in The United States of Entertainment, the photographs may generate more questions than answers. (via It’s Nice That).

More images from the series after the jump.

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