Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen

By Carl Hiaasen

Andrew Yancy—late of the Miami Police and soon-to-be-late of the Monroe County sheriff’s office—has a human arm in his freezer. There’s a logical (Hiaasenian) reason for that, yet now not for a way and why it parted from its shadowy proprietor. Yancy thinks the boating-accident/shark-luncheon clarification is filled with holes, and if he can end up homicide, the sheriff may rescue him from his grisly wellbeing and fitness Inspector gig (it’s no longer referred to as the roach patrol for nothing). yet first—this being Hiaasen country—Yancy needs to negotiate a disadvantage process wildly unpredictable occasions with a group of much more wildly unpredictable characters, together with his just-ex lover, a hot-blooded fugitive from Kansas; the twitchy widow of the frozen arm; avariciously positive real-estate speculators; the Bahamian voodoo witch often called the Dragon Queen, whose suitors are blinded unto loss of life by way of her ordinary charms; Yancy’s new real love, a kinky coroner; and the eponymous undesirable monkey, who with hilarious aplomb earns his position between Carl Hiaasen’s maximum characters.

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He cried. He'd just been talking to Eppy about how the ultimate comedy perfection would be the ability to transfer ideas without actually saying a word, communicate by osmosis like Keaton and Chaplin with just the imperceptible arching of an eyebrow. "He would be able to be so in the moment that people would laugh at his pure joy in being connected to them," Johndrow said. Truly connecting with the audience, that's what he hadn't been able to do yet. Bill had yet to experience the paranoia-inducing aspects of mushrooms, but the next time he gobbled a few and went onstage, they slapped him hard.

Steve Epstein got Bill a part-time job telemarketing for a company called the Preview House. You were supposed to call people at home and invite them down to watch allegedly new TV shows or movies (in fact, they were usually test-marketing commercials) but Bill couldn't get one callee to say yes and lasted only two weeks. With his afternoons to himself, he hung out at the Burbank Public Library, where he had a crush on one of the librarians. He read Hardy Boys mysteries and checked out film projectors and silent movies, mostly by Charlie Chaplin.

Every fucking one of you. . 8 percent, had been a subject of fierce debate for the last several months. Bill sat up again. "You stupid fuckin' old people," he slurred, crawling around the stage. "You just send your kids off to war. What the fuck do you care? You got all the money. Let them die. Just stay home and watch on your TV sets. " An older woman in front stood up. " she yelled, pointing a finger at him. " Bill screamed. As she and her husband left their table and made their way to the nearest exit, Bill said, "All right, all right, maybe I was a little out of line.

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