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The title--usually the best thing about a Kinkster book--has to do with which particular member of his motley crew will be officially chosen to play Watson to his Sherlock. But even here there are no clear answers: as Friedman says, "President Clinton is Watson. The Chinese dwarf who paints pastels on Mott Street is Watson. The world is Watson. Only Sherlock Holmes stands achingly alone on the weather-beaten, worm-eaten cross of rational thought. Sherlock Holmes, you see, is the thinking man's Jesus Christ."
I only know Kinky Friedman from his bizarre appearances on the Don Imus radio program. When I saw Spanking Watson for sales for $5. Read morePublished 16 months ago by john purcell
Oh, Kinky Friedman. Always so entertaining that I never really care if his books aren't really about anything. Read morePublished on July 28, 2012 by Mary Lavers
Someone once said that sarcasm is the lowest form of humor. I really didn't have a complete understanding or appreciation for that sentiment until I read this book. Read morePublished on November 30, 2006 by Book Knurd
This was my first and favorite Kiny Friedman book. I think it's a great starting point. It's not supposed to be great literature for the ages. It IS absolutely hilarious.Published on September 28, 2006 by T. Vedder
The uniquely offensive and offensively unique Kinky Friedman strikes again in another weird tale of himself as a lazy private eye. Read morePublished on September 1, 2006 by doomsdayer520
Richard Samet "Kinky" FRIEDMAN, writing books diabolically titled alike "How To Lose Friends And Irritate People", "Elvis, Jesus and Coca-Cola", "Reflections on Country Singers,... Read morePublished on July 11, 2005 by FrizzText
I couldn't help but buy this book. After all, my friend had been raving about Kinky Friedman for ages. Read morePublished on May 27, 2003 by Kristin Dreyer Kramer
I started reading the Kinkster's works here and found it quite amusing with the little sub stories running amuck. Read morePublished on March 11, 2003 by Charlie
Okay, I'll make this easy for you. This is KINKY FRIEDMAN. Now, that either makes you start chuckling, or it doesn't. Read morePublished on January 27, 2002 by JRob