The Stench of Honolulu

The Stench of Honolulu

Book - 2013
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Two friends who are given a treasure map by a travel agent embark on a quest for the Golden Monkey in the mysterious land of Honolulu, where they meet untold dangers, encounter strange natives, and discover ancient ruins.
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., c2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781455522385
Branch Call Number: FICTION Handey Jack 07/2013
Characteristics: 224 p. ;,22 cm.


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Jan 21, 2017

I've been a casual fan of Jack Handey ever since I first heard "Deep Thoughts with Jack Handey" on the radio way back in what seems like ancient times. (For reference, Deep Thoughts debuted in the mid-80's.) While reading The Stench of Honolulu it took me a few chapters to get reacquainted with Handey's particular brand of dry, dead-pan humor, but once there, I was cracking up at practically every other line.

My wife has an aunt who's zany and fun to be around, and while reading this book I realized her humor is very much Jack Handey-esque. At one point, I pictured it was she who wrote the book instead of Handey, and it helped me appreciate the both of them even more.

Mar 28, 2016

I'd very much like to find someone writing as pithily in a Romance Language. That'd help my French, Spanish, Italian, Romanian, or Portuguese reading and speaking skills, immediately.

Jun 09, 2015

Very silly and very funny. Reads like a lost Simpsons episode, starring Homer.

kellnerm Jan 08, 2014

from NYT; Saturday night live writer


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Jul 23, 2014

"When you die you become pure energy, but it's not what we call re-useable energy."

"Humans are evolving into higher form and a lower form & at the same time. Confused? Then guess which one you are."


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