A Load of Hooey

A Load of Hooey

A Collection of New Short Humor Fiction

Downloadable Audiobook - 2014
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Bob Odenkirk is a legend in the comedy-writing world, winning Emmys and acclaim for his work on Saturday Night Live, Mr. Show with Bob and David, and many other seminal television shows. This book, his first, is a spleen-bruisingly funny omnibus that ranges from absurdist monologues ("Martin Luther King Jr.'s Worst Speech Ever") to intentionally bad theater ("Hitler Dinner Party: A Play"), from avant-garde fiction ("Obit for the Creator of Madlibs") to free-verse poetry that's funnier and more powerful than the work of Calvin Trillin, Jewel, and Robert Louis Stevenson combined.Odenkirk's debut resembles nothing so much as a hilarious new sketch comedy show that's exclusively available as a streaming video for your mind. As Odenkirk himself writes in "The Second Meeting of Jesus and Lazarus," it is a book "to be read aloud to yourself in the voice of Bob Newhart."
Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC, 2014.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781483024004
Characteristics: audio file
1 online resource (1 audio file (02 hr., 26 min., 52 sec.))

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