"I recently humiliated myself in the prestigious Pump Room restaurant by laughing out loud, to the point of tears, while reading The Stench of Honolulu
. Jack Handey is the funniest writer in America. And his funny is a very particular, sublime, kind of funny-it builds and builds and is related to his supreme control of language. It is witty, minimal, subversive and also strangely sweet. Read this book, and you will feel better, period."--George Saunders
, New York Times
bestselling author of Tenth of December,
the New York Post.
"A clever, absurd and fantastical adventure that could only have sprung from the hilarious-slash-lunatic mind of Jack Handey."--Jimmy Fallon
"This book is a joy. I laughed out loud on every page. Jack Handey is hilarious, brilliant, and original--a law unto himself."--Ian Frazier
, author of Travels in Siberia
"I don't remember Honolulu being remotely this disgusting."
About the Author
Jack Handey's bestselling books include the Deep Thoughts
series, What I'd Say to the Martians and Other Veiled Threats,
and Fuzzy Memories.
Jack's writing for Saturday Night Live
is known worldwide. He has won two Emmy Awards and a Writers Guild of America Award, and his humor has been published in The New Yorker, Playboy,
and National Lampoon
. Jack's quotations recently appeared in his own line of American Greetings cards.