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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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And they’re going let him in. A book that glimmers like an oasis of funny in the desert of snark that surrounds us. Some writers like to give a fake name to a familiar country.

It’s kind of uncommon on “SNL” to get you perform your own writing with a byline like that though, right? A reliably unreliable narrator and his friend, who is some other guy, need to get out honoolulu town.

That’s probably when shench have about their best senses of humor when they’re, like, 14 or something, I think. And Other Veiled Threats.

Some of my favorite quotes: Anyone can make these jokes, but every paragraph, every sentence, for pages?

The Stench of Honolulu: A Tropical Adventure by Jack Handey

Well, the zombies are more like people. Can you talk about another sketch that’s a particular favorite of mine? One of the silliest, most joyfully goofy books I’ve ever read. Jack Handey’s exotic tale is full of laugh-out-loud twists and unforgettable characters whose names escape me right now.


The Eastern swamis can achieve this, and so can some checkout clerks. Handey writes the way caricature artists draw, with whimsy and blithe exaggeration. The new novel is called “The Stench of Honolulu. Leilani becomes a guide up the Paloonga River, helping our heroes dodge pirates here, earthquakes there.

If you’re familiar with Jack Handey’s Deep Thoughts, imagine a novel that’s basically made up of them.

Barry actually managed to fulfill this challenge and write a pretty decent funny novel. Make sure you read the sample and like it before you download. The Stench of Honolulu: But like so many civilizations, they forgot the rule that might have saved them: You just go, oh, you’re right. Jul 16, Bill Brown rated it it was amazing. Now, he is the author of a new novel – his first – called “The Stench of Honolulu. The plausible and the lunatic walk hand in hand: On to better things.

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

Can the Mainland Do Poke Right? There is very little realism here, and who cares. Dec 28, Brandon rated it liked it. For me, the best humor plays sfench of mythical archetypes—the cowboy, the outer-space alien, the James Bond spy. Sep 07, Mary rated it it was amazing. It’s also really really funny.


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No real plot, no pathos. I’m a big fan of Stephen Leacock, Jerome K.

The only thing that slowed me down was trying to re-insert my ribs back into my tickle-cage after laughing so hard. It was like a horror movie. Every single sentence is either a set-up or a punch-line, and somehow the story moves forward into more ridiculousness. Only on the back flap will you learn about the author; a man who apparently values humility over the ubiquitous self-aggrandizing so pervasive in the social honolilu era.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Handey’s humor is really best-suited for small doses, and even though this is an exceptionally quick read – I got through it in a little over two hours – The Stench of Honolulu sags under the weight of being too long for the material.