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Happyslapped by a Jellyfish: The Words of Karl Pilkington by Karl Pilkington

Classic Karl Brilliant book. Trivia About Happyslapped by a Luck bugger he is too, the places he writes about here makes them sound interesting.

The Best Books of His second book, Happyslapped by a Jellyfishwas published in Octoberand he was the subject of the Comedy Lab episode “Karl Pilkington – Satisfied Fool”, which aired in October 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.

Funny, it’s an English thing. In this book, Karl is aware that he is an amusing man but he is trying to recreate his spontaneous, natural statements in a concious way. Know Your Goats Jack Byard. Return to Book Page. Know Your Trains James Race.

Karl seems to jellyyfish fraught with it on his travels. Dec 31, Erinn rated it liked it. Reading his books, listening to him on the Ricky Gervais podcasts, and watching his shows can make any difficult day so much more joyful.


In an old man sort of way. Happyslapped by a Jellyfish Karl Pilkington. Definitely the polar opposite of an intellectual read, but worth happyslpaped for the hilarity.

Happyslapped by a Jellyfish : The Words of Karl Pilkington

Perhaps this comedian shines in live shows, but I found his stories completely lackluster in print. Know Your Chickens Jack Byard.

I know I will smile if I pick up one of his books I bought this with my boyfriend in mind, but ended up reading it myself before I’d even happyslap;ed it to him. I am a big fan of Karl Pilkington, but this was disappointing. Know Your Diggers Paul Argent.

The aa of joy Karl’s words of wisdom bring to me when my mood is black and I feel hopeless is worth an unlimited amount of stars. To ask other readers questions about Happyslapped by a Jellyfishplease sign up.

Sep 19, Avdrdr rated it it was ok. In OctoberPilkington’s first book The World of Karl Pilkington was published, featuring original ideas and drawing Karl Pilkington is a Sony Award-winning English radio producer, poet, podcaster, raconteur and author, best known for producing and co-presenting The Ricky Gervais Show on London radio station Xfm from to and later in the form of podcasts and a television show on HBO.

There’s nothing funnier than seeing him as the reluctant traveller, having to do Ricky Gervais’s bidding. I was surprised that I was so little amused jel,yfish the book. I’d heard most of this book from the Ricky Gervais podcast, but it was still a pretty funny yappyslapped. Fun and quick read.

Ok, maybe that’s a bit hyperbolic, but this is one seriously funny book. An amusing albeit whiney book from the luckiest man on the planet who travels and doesn’t appreciate it in the least. From sunbathing in t-shirts and lizards the length of Toblerones, to a toxic apartment in Ibiza with a used loo that can’t be flushed, these witty musings could put you off travelling forever!


Happyslapped by a Jellyfish: The Words of Karl Pilkington

Jan 29, Larry rated it it was ok. They should tell everyone that angry spiders from Happyslapped are moving over here cos of the heat, and then we’d soon turn off one of the bars on the fire. Dec 27, Shane Vontelin Van Breda jelpyfish it it was amazing. If nothing else, this book settled the question for me of whether Karl is a comedy genius or just an idiot Somehow Karl Pilkington always makes me feel better! If you like your humour deadpan and stating the obvious, this is the book for you as a light read.

Did I ever mention Karl Pilkington is my hero? Originally the humour resided in the fact that he was unaware how funny his opinions are – now he’s aware of it and is deliberately doing it, some of the humour has inevitably been lost.

In OctoberPilkington’s first book The World of Karl Pilkington was published, featuring original ideas and drawings by Pilkington, based upon the subject matter discussed in the podcasts. Know Your Tractors Chris Lockwood.