Advance Praise for Kasper Hauser's SkyMaul
“Reading this blurb is a form of inefficiency, because to know that this book is madly funny, full of wild invention, and definitively satirizes one of the most banal and loathsome of all American institutions, all you have to do is skip this blurb and open the book to any page. But if you’ve made it this far, it’s too late. Sorry for wasting your time. OPEN THE BOOK.”
—George Saunders, author of CivilWarLand in Bad Decline and Pastoralia
“You will laugh yourself sad at this fake catalog, lovingly crafted from the finest comedy by a couple of brilliant, funny douchebags.”
“The D.U.I. Mask really works!”
—David Foster Wallace
“Not since the days of Not the New York Times and The Journal of Irreproducible Results has the sly, surprising parody of otherwise ignored cultural detritus seemed so sharp and overdue; not since the days of the actual feral child named Kasper Hauser has humor writing been so nimble, hungry, wiry, and covered with a fine, catlike fur.”
—John Hodgman, author of Areas of My Expertise and contributor to
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"
“You need ALL this stuff."
“SkyMaul provides great reading on a plane, particularly on those long flights, because I usually forget to bring a book. I was disappointed that some of the items were on back order and, I’m informed, may not be available at all. But the fact that the catalog is available means that THE TERRORISTS HAVE NOT WON!”
“This is the funniest catalog I’ve ever read. And they didn’t even go with the old lady holding the giant ‘massager.’ Funny and classy.”
—Joel Stein, LA Times
“This is the catalog that SHOULD be on every plane! A perfect absurdist comment on just how odd sky shopping truly is! I wish I’d had it on my last flight. Instead, I had to watch 'The Ice Princess.'”
—Nicole Parker, MADtv
“If, like me, you’ve spent years searching for a Hitler-Turning-into-Werewolf nightlight, look no further. Kasper Hauser, America’s best sketch absurdists, have what you’re looking for.”
—Bob Fisher, writer, "Wedding Crashers"
“It’s hard to believe anything could be funnier than the SkyMall catalog itself, but along comes Kasper Hauser’s SkyMaul, with dozens more hilarious (and essential!) items for your modern lifestyle.”
—Beth Lisick, author of Everybody into the Pool
“So much funny! I laughed like I was 35,000 feet high and maxed out my credit cards shopping SkyMaul. It’s the perfect gift for anyone with a brain!”
—Cameron Tuttle, author of The Bad Girl’s Guide to Getting What You Want
“I enjoy SkyMaul so much that I’m no longer afraid of flying.”
—Matt Besser, The Upright Citizens Brigade