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Deeper Thoughts: All New, All Crispy

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The sequel to Deep Thoughts, this collection of humorous meditations contains "inspirational" lunacy from the Saturday Night Live regular.
Paperback, 96 pages
Published 1993 by Hachette Books
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Brad
May 08, 2016 Brad rated it liked it
Same review for this as the previous collection:

Before Mitch Hedberg, demotivational posters, status updates, 140-character tweets, or numerous internet jokes devoted to "shower thoughts," there was Jack Handey's Deep Thoughts. Usually one-liners, these non sequiturs--always paired with serene images--range from absurd musings to historic revisions to unusual logic to bait-and-switch humor to the anti-comic. The best ones are a little twisted.

Packing a bunch of them together takes some of the p
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Rich Meyer
Mar 08, 2014 Rich Meyer rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2014
From the timely spacing of my reviews, it should be pretty obvious I came across all of the Deep Thoughts books, so I'm reading them bang-bang-bang, just for the helluva it.

This second book features a lot more quips that I hadn't seen or read before; the first volume was predominated by ones that had been used on Saturday Night Live or in the pages of National Lampoon.

It's good to see that the illustrious Mr. Handey could keep churning out the goofiness. Now, on to book three!
Deke
Jan 27, 2015 Deke rated it really liked it
Not AS funny as the first volume, but almost. Laughed out loud several times. This kind of comedic writing is incredibly difficult, yet Jack Handey makes it look effortless.
Melissa Lee-Tammeus
Jul 30, 2015 Melissa Lee-Tammeus rated it it was amazing
Too funny. A dry sense of humor that simply makes you go "hmmmm. . . " Could not love these little gift books more!
Jill
Jan 30, 2016 Jill rated it it was amazing
SO FUNNY!!!
Noel Joy
Feb 09, 2008 Noel Joy rated it really liked it
Shelves: humor
because of my twisted sense of humor... i love these little books (i have all all 5). we read them every year on road trips when things get slow in the car! and how can you not love them with little doosies like... "it's easy to sit there and say you'd like to have more money. and i guess that's what i like about it. it's easy. just sitting there rocking back and forth, wanting that money." and "i hope life isn't a big joke, because i don't get it."
Philip
Jul 26, 2011 Philip rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
We were talking about Jack Handey at work at the beginning of the summer. Today, I brought in the book. Sheesh, there's some gold in here.

"If you're robbing a bank, and your pants suddenly fall down, I think it's ok to laugh, and to let the hostages laugh too, because come on, life is funny."

I read through it during our 15 minute break. I've got to get the rest of these.
Jessica
Jan 17, 2008 Jessica rated it it was amazing
"One thing kids like is to be tricked. For instance, I was going to take
my little nephew to DisneyLand, but instead I drove him to an old
burned-out warehouse. "Oh, no," I said, "DisneyLand burned down." He
cried and cried, but I think that deep down he thought it was a pretty
good joke. I started to drive over to the real DisneyLand, but it was
getting pretty late."
lurra
Apr 13, 2007 lurra rated it it was amazing
04/13/07 from deepthoughtsbyjackhandey.com:
I think a good movie would be about a guy who's a brain scientist, but he gets hit on the head and it damages the part of the brain that makes you want to study the brain.
Malbadeen
May 19, 2008 Malbadeen rated it it was amazing
VNA-LA's recent quote adds reminded me of these little ditties (the books) and then I remembered that I haven't seen them around lately and then I wanted to remind everyone that my birthday is September 2nd.
Sara
Sep 16, 2013 Sara rated it liked it
My favorite one of these is probably, 'The crows seemed to be calling his name, thought Caw.' This book = a half hour well spent, especially while otherwise trying to read 'Tristram Shandy.'
Malaya Hoffmann
Jul 03, 2013 Malaya Hoffmann rated it it was amazing
Again, short, concise and VERY funny.. And I've also read it over and over again..
Eden
Apr 15, 2011 Eden rated it really liked it
Just what you are expecting. More Deep Thoughts. Funny and quick read.
Andrew
Jan 28, 2009 Andrew rated it really liked it
Shelves: humor, books-i-own
Seriously, I love deep thoughts so much.
Stephen
Dec 12, 2007 Stephen rated it it was amazing
Shelves: comedy
Fast motion gardening changed my life.
Joe
Jun 21, 2011 Joe added it
Shelves: non-fiction
Love this. I wish my library had more!
Teresa
Aug 21, 2008 Teresa rated it it was amazing
part 2!
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Jack Handey is an American humorist. He is best known for his Deep Thoughts, a large body of surrealistic one-liner jokes, as well as his "Fuzzy Memories" and "My Big Thick Novel" shorts. Many people have the false impression that Jack Handey is not an actual person, but a character created by Saturday Night Live or a pen name used by National Lampoon.
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