A hilarious guide to travelling, from the man behind The World of Karl Pilkington - one of our most innovative thinkers, visionaries and prophets, or as Ricky Gervais knows him, 'the funniest man alive in Britain today'. Pack your suitcase and take an irreverent trip with the unlikely star of The Ricky Gervais Podcast Show, Karl Pilkington, to the furthest corners of Europe. 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! Gain insight into the curious life of this comic genius from pithy anecdotes. Find out about his mum's obsession with keeping gnomes indoors and his experiences getting high on dope chocolate, to his childhood dentist who filled his perfect back teeth to give them 'extra protection'. Featuring Pilkington's original illustrations and imaginative scribblings. And now you can watch Karl taking in the seven wonders of the world on Sky1 in his new TV series An Idiot Abroad, with Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, broadcasting from 23rd September 2010.
After going on a journey of discovery in The Moaning of Life, the enlightened one – otherwise known as Karl Pilkington – finds himself back on the road. In his search for the answers to life's big questions, Karl has therapy in Tokyo to try and reduce the size of his head, he spends time in California with a man and his five wives, in New York he tries his hand at painting with his own vomit and travels to Berlin to have his future predicted by a blind man, via his bum cheeks. Will his travels around the world bring him any closer to the meaning of life? Find out in his hilarious new book.
The nation's favourite idiot is back. Safely home from his latest travels, Karl has decided it is time to share his hard-earned wisdom of the world.Taking the Bucket List of '100 Things to Do Before You Die' as his starting point, Karl combines brilliant stories from his recent adventuresto Alaska, Siberia and beyond with entertaining, highly-opinionated views on what other people aspire to do with their lives.· Why on earth would anybody want to run with the bulls in Pamplona?· Go 'storm chasing' through Tornado Alley?· Have lunch with the Queen?· Or touch hands with the Pope?The Further Adventures of An Idiot Abroad is a fitting finale to two years of eventful globe-trotting. Frank, funny and strangely inspiring, this is Karl's final word on travel.
Presenting the Travel Diaries of Karl Pilkington: Adventurer. Philosopher. Knob head. Karl Pilkington isn’t keen on travelling. Given the choice, he’ll go on holiday to Devon or Wales or, at a push, eat English food on a package holiday in Majorca. Which isn’t exactly Michael Palin, is it? So what happened when he was convinced by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant to go on an epic adventure to see the Seven Wonders of the World? Travel broadens the mind, right? You’d think so...
"Why are we here?" The only time I ever asked meself that was on a surprise holiday to Lanzarote.' Left to his own devices, Karl Pilkington would be happy with his life just as it is. But now he's hit forty, everyone keeps asking him why he's so reluctant to marry his girlfriend and why he doesn't want to have kids. It's time for Karl to face up to the biggest question of the lot - what does it all mean? Karl thought he'd seen it all filming An Idiot Abroad, but now he's off around the globe to learn how other cultures deal with life's big issues. Find out how Karl copes as he . . . - Has plastic surgery in LA - Models for a Japanese life drawing class - Helps deliver a baby in Bali Have his experiences changed him? Find out in this hilarious new book.
Karl Pilkington’s third book, follow-up to bestselling The World of Karl Pilkington and Happyslapped by a Jellyfish,is a voyage through some of the most curious facts and fictions about our world. Drawing on what little he learned during his days of education, Karl explores the world of knowledge through a school curriculum, with chapters devoted to biology, history, art, and English, among others, each topic approached with Karl’s inimitable combination of innocent wonder and down-to-earth wisdom. Full color throughout, the book is illustrated with Karl''s hand-drawn cartoons and comic strips and it features e-mail contributions from a host of celebrities and experts who Karl has quizzed to further his knowledge. Read Karl’s blog at http://www.karlology.co.uk
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 121. Chapters: Fictional arthropods, Fictional cnidarians, Fictional worms, Legendary invertebrates, SpongeBob SquarePants, Earthworm Jim, List of SpongeBob SquarePants episodes, Krusty Krab, List of SpongeBob SquarePants characters, Sandworm, Caterpie, Metapod, and Butterfree, Tom Kenny, Best Day Ever, Help Wanted, Mongolian death worm, Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy series, Shen, SpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis, Nickelodeon Central, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, List of fictional worms, Sailor Mouth, The Sponge Who Could Fly, WhoBob WhatPants?, Slimey the Worm, Stephen Hillenburg, List of non-English-language SpongeBob SquarePants voice actors, Have You Seen This Snail?, Christmas Who?, Scorpio, To SquarePants or Not to SquarePants, Gary, Cancer, Mark Osborne, The Lair of the White Worm, SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D, SpongeBob vs. The Big One, Graveyard Shift, SpongeBob and the Clash of Triton, Mukadender, Scaredy Pants, Mike Mitchell, SpongeBob's Last Stand, Lowly Worm, Derek Drymon, Mr. Krabs, Scorpion man, Paul Tibbitt, Pest of the West, Tim Hill, Square Roots: The Story of SpongeBob SquarePants, Fat Worm Blows a Sparky, SpongeBob.com, SpongeBob SquarePants Rock Bottom Plunge, A Day Without Tears, Glo Worm, The Great Patty Caper, Myrmecoleon, Happyslapped by a Jellyfish, The Lineman, Pabilsa, Sandwalker, SpongeBob's Nicktoon Summer Splash. Excerpt: Season Two of the animated television comedy, SpongeBob SquarePants on Nickelodeon aired twenty episodes from October 26, 2000, with the episodes "Something Smells" and "Bossy Boots," to July 26, 2003 with "Gary Takes a Bath" officially ending season 2. The DVD for the season was released in Regions 1, 2, and 4 on October 19, 2004, October 23, 2006, and November 30, 2006, respectively. Your Shoe's Untied Patrick purchases shoes and asks SpongeBob to help him tie them. SpongeBob r...