Hey, we all know that a whole lot of essential stuff is occurring on the earth, however actual fast: Do you know that Sean Penn wrote a brief story beneath the pen title “Pappy Pariah?” It’s true! Penn, an (alleged) shitty dude of the type that so typically dominates headlines in 2017, launched an audiobook titled Bob Honey Who Simply Do Stuff final 12 months, narrated by Penn however written beneath the aforementioned pseudonym. On the time, Penn insisted “Pappy Pariah” was an actual particular person, and spun a story about assembly Pappy in a bar in 1979 and randomly getting a bundle containing the “harmful” “memoir” within the mail a long time later:
However, as The Wrap reviews, now that Sean Penn has the chance so as to add “novelist” to his enterprise card (alongside, presumably, “raconteur” and “warrior poet”), he’s dropped the charade. With assistance from writer Atria Books, he’s turning that story, about “a person of many trades–sewage specialist, purveyor of pyrotechnics, contract killer for a mysterious authorities company that pays in small payments,” right into a full-length novel due out March 2018. In a fawning press launch, Atria Books VP Peter Borland says, “Sean Penn, already acclaimed for his landmark work in movie and journalism, makes a daring entrance within the literary world this creative, provocative novel that showcases all of his items as a storyteller.”
The Wrap’s story isn’t clear on whether or not the ebook can be printed beneath Penn’s actual title or not. However ought to he determine to undertake a brand new pseudonym and the underside shelf of the whiskey aisle doesn’t present ample inspiration, now we have a couple of strategies for attaining that sure “soiled previous man who’s satisfied his drunken ramblings are prophecy” je ne sais quoi:
Kissin’ Cousin Cornmash
Gator Gator, Jr. Jr.