Deep Thoughts' Jack Handey (and gallery)


Comedian Jack Handey is best known for his series of "Deep Thoughts" that aired on Saturday Night Live in the 1990s. Last week, Jack Handey published his first novel "The Stench of Honolulu". It reads like an extended "Deep Thoughts". We spoke with Jack about writing comedy, the search for the perfect joke, and his pet rat Squeaky.

Click Read More below for an image gallery of some of Jack's, uhh, handiwork. Listen to an extended version of this interview here.

Deep Thoughts Gallery

Jack Handey types all his Deep Thoughts using a typewriter and 3 x 5 index cards. We asked him to scan a few examples so you can get a glimpse of how he works.


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