The book entitled, “Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff,” was written by Sean Penn, published by Atria Books, contains 176 pages, and cost $24. In seeing a book written by this famous celebrity it makes one question what, has Penn done this time just because he can? What lies in this book that lies before us, is it full of lies? Actually, Penn takes a furious punch at America as it battles with its own worst instincts. Moreover, he playfully denies writing the short audiobook narrated by him in 2016 that introduced the Bob Honey character, Penn insists someone he met in Florida by the name of, “Pappy Pariah” wrote it.
Bob Honey portrayed as a 56-year-old man from California with the characteristics of a violent delusional homebody of modern times. As far as profession goes, Bob has quite a few, including a contract murderer who kills old people with a mallet for those who believe that they stand in the way of globalization and marketing, a globe-trotting entrepreneur, and more. The book does not contain a formal plot. The antihero thinks about the state of the nation while sitting on his sofa, regarding it as, “a shopping mall with a flag.” His ex-wife, whom he loathes, moved on to her divorce lawyer and the two remain a happy couple while she drives an ice cream truck, which Bob considers the music it gives off as punishment. Reviews of Bob Honey who Just Do stuff, have been mixed, but most entertainment outlets reward Penn for his creativity.
Bob’s interests are in a young woman named Annie although you never know if she really exists or not. His neighbors think Bob is a weirdo and he is somewhat baffling and unmeasurable, but he occasionally exercises his social skills by throwing a depraved barbeque.What Penn is clearly trying to evoke is a sincere argument with the trippy Chuck Palahniuk, and Hunter S. Thompson involved. The adventures Bob Honey has overlap with the author’s own habits of not waiting for an invite before following his conscience and include poking around the outset of the Iraq War in Baghdad and assisting the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
To the reader — the untamable activist, Penn — may seem like a humble and modest wink figuring things out as he goes.
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