The Stench of Honolulu has ratings and reviews. Jason said: When you are reading a book by Jack Handey, and you come across a sentence such. The name Jack Handey may resonate with you. Fans of Saturday Night Live may associate the author with “Deep Thoughts,” the subversive. “Deep Thoughts” by Jack Handey was an icon of Saturday Night Live in the ‘s. Now Jack Handey has written a novel, “The Stench of.

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Return to Book Page. Jan 08, Renee rated it it was amazing Shelves: Recommended for any fans of Jack Handey. I love his stuff, but I could only take so much at a time due to dryness desensitization. A reliably unreliable narrator and his friend, who is some other guy, need to get out of town. Though the book is so slight I could have finished it in under an hour, I couldn’t bear to subject myself to it so I gave up early on.

I’ve decided to read only funny books on planes. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? And Other Veiled Threats.

The Stench of Honolulu: A Tropical Adventure by Jack Handey :: Books :: Reviews :: Paste

The story follows the Hawaii adventures of its narrator, the same wistful sociopath who thinks up those Deep Thoughts, and who goes only by his self-given nickname, Mister Slurps. When humor columnist Dave Barry wrote lf first novel, he was caught whining, “You mean you have to have characters AND a plot? And Hawaii seemed like a good place for him to go ’cause it’s so beautiful and pristine.


If you watched “Saturday Tje Live” in the s, you might remember this:. Your jokes don’t have a lot of pop culture references in them, and I thought that was honklulu of interesting. I’ve never read a book honoolulu I’ve actually teared-up while reading it because of how much I was laughing.

Realism is bullshit anyway. He is best known for his Deep Thoughtsa large body of surrealistic one-liner jokes, as well as his “Fuzzy Memories” and “My Big Thick Novel” shorts.

I’m actually not very good at talking about things and also I tend to, like, just go for the little boy’s stuff, you know. And he’ll go, yeah, that’s me.

Aug 09, Nate rated it it was amazing. I’m actually writing some more deep thoughts I hope to put out some time or another, yeah, after a long hiatus. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Phil Hartman was genius in that role.

The Stench of Honolulu: A Tropical Adventure

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Product details Audio CD Publisher: You just go, oh, you’re right. Here and and there I thought I might l laugh but in the end I didn’t.

So I sent them on a treasure hunt. Then kack giant moth sucks the life out of the bat. There should be indecipherable or something. The problem with novels focused entirely on absurdist non-sequiturs is that there’s no compelling reason to finish because the plot and characters are so thin.

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Laugh-out-loud and very non-PC and zany. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Even knowing it was Jack Handey and what his whole deal is, I still marvel at how odd this book is.

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