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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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stennch Far and away the funniest book I’ve ever read. The rich and sparkling city of Diarroa could be similar to [insert WASPy Honolulu suburb here]; bums get used as dart targets. Welcome to the program, Mr. How does it feel that it will take people a lot less time than that to read?

The Stench of Honolulu: A Tropical Adventure by Jack Handey

Any satire is hadney accidental. See all customer images. But like so many civilizations, they forgot the rule that might have saved them: So, I’ve played Toonces clips off YouTube for a variety of different people and I jqck different reactions. I wanted to do the novel to see what the Deep Thoughts character would do out in the field, what kind of destruction he would cause.

He asks you to laugh, not follow him on Twitter. A writer, responsible for years of Saturday night laughs.

The plausible and the lunatic walk hand in hand: The real estate agent moved us to an even fancier place just down the road.

I laughed so hard and constantly throughout this book, that I actually lost three pounds. It somehow manages to be slapstick in writing, but bonolulu the same time it’s slightly dark. Nov 08, Aaron rated it really liked it. As a high school teacher, I can’t wait to toss it into the hands of some teenagers, and watch their cute little heads explode. Jokes by their nature are perishable. Jul 16, Bill Brown rated it it was amazing.


Refresh and try again. Don’t let vines grow all over you. Let me bring it up once more: The book’s super handeg. The inaugural one-liner was this dark jewel: Handey hangs his relentless line jokes.

The Stench of Honolulu: A Tropical Adventure

The story itself isn’t so much a story as it is the cart at a dim-sum restaurant: The new novel is handdy “The Stench of Honolulu.

I can’t give any higher recommendation than that. So schemes the narrator, and in so scheming coincidentally describes the contrivance of the book itself. It’s kind of uncommon on “SNL” to get you perform your own writing with a byline like that though, right?

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Q&A: Jack Handey on his new novel ‘The Stench of Honolulu’

Other than the cockroach incident, we had a great time. With his extremely patient friend, Don, Mister Slurps boats through the deep, dangerous pirate- and philanthropist-infested jungle of Honolulu to the erupting Mount Regina volcano in search of an elusive golden monkey. Nice to be here.

In the jungle you come to realize that death is a part dtench life. And then I thought I had to make it more ominous, so I just sort of changed the whole nature of Hawaii to make it very stinky and dangerous.

Our heroes soon embark on a quest for the Golden Monkey, which takes them into the mysterious and stinky foreign land of Honolulu. If you’ve not read any of his thoughts before, this is for you if you like the handeh and downright absurd.


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Handey scrapes together the simplest of plots: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Does the ethos of self-promotion in comics today detract from actual comedy? Jul 17, Nate Q rated it really liked it Shelves: They have a taste for adventure, so they pay a visit to a relic of hansey days-a travel agent-and discover an old treasure map.

I forget how I stumbled across this one but was tickled pink to see how his wit would translate into a novel.

Jack Handey is a comedic genius. Make sure you read the sample and like it before you download. He’ll bring those bees in with him. And the humor is so zany and stupid that one almost forgets how brilliant this book is! Please download one of our supported browsers.

And Hawaii seemed like a good place for him to go ’cause it’s so beautiful and pristine. It can be very meta at times and may not be for everybody. Have you ever been out here? The voice behind “Deep Thoughts,” those profound, philosophical adages, isn’t just another “SNL” character; it is Jack Handey, a real guy.