Happyslapped by a Jellyfish: The Words of Karl Pilkington
A collection of hilarious and compelling insights and anecdotes, diary entries, poems, true facts and cartoons on travel from Karl Pilkington, unlikely star of the Ricky Gervais Show, the world s most successful podcast now in paperback.
This is the travel book for people who don t particularly like travelling, it s Karl Pilkington, star of The Ricky Gervais Podcast Show, with a suitcase, occasionally with his passport, more often with a bemused suspicion of anything vaguely exotic, and an observant eye for the disappointments, tedium, general weirdness and absurdities of being a tourist abroad and at home. From staring at Mount Vesuvius in case it erupts and the horrors of a Lanzarote nudist beach to the curiosities to be seen in the world s weirdest museum.
Told with his inimitable deadpan humour, Pilkington s stories are interspersed with fond reflections on life back in England, from Salford joy riders to what his girlfriend s mum and dad have for dinner on a Thursday (it s chops and veg. in case you re wondering).
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - knitwit2 - LibraryThing
This book is probably only funny if you are a fan of "An Idiot Abroad". I found the BBC television series to be a delight and the book was no different. Karl tells of his and his girlfriend, Suzanne's ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - littleton_pace - LibraryThing
Another great insight into the mind of Karl Pilkington. He seems to have grown up as an old man, already set in his ways and liking things done a certain way. His views on the world, what he thinks we ... Read full review