‘Bob Honey who just do stuff’, is recommended to be a book that is a head buzz from beginning to end. It was originally an audio book but was later converted into a hard copy. Although it is set as a fiction book, Sean Penn reveals in an interview known as ‘Why I had to write Bob Honey who just do stuff‘ it is a “snapshot” of what he saw the country to be. It has events such as the character Bob having multiple jobs that include anywhere from Jehovahs witnesses to a part time assassin. Other events that occur in ‘Bob Honey who just do stuff’ conclude that media has encouraged shootings of police officers or Bob writing a letter to the landlord/president, unmistakably to be Donald Trump, the current president of the United States. In this letter Bob calls the president a narcissist and that he is reflexive and that they country needs an assassin.
The epilogue is what really touches the audience with the Las Vegas shooting,crisis in Puerto Rica, as well as the #Metoo movement. In the epilogue the #metoo movement is slammed by calling it “the infantilizing term of the day“. Sean Penn then goes on the tell interviews that they will either like the book or will loathe the book because of the material being used. Also in the interview Penn is questioned how far he wanted to push his voice, he answers with “when 57 rolls around you come to, I’m going to sit down and write a novel”. He states that he is free in doing so and it with either get responded too or it will not, depending on the audience. Along with this he is asked different questions regarding the authors who inspire him such as Terry Southern and Thomas Pynchon, along with their comparisons on the back of ‘Bob Honey who just do stuff’. Sean Penn closes with saying that he is not in love with film making, that he feels free from collaboration when he is writing. He tends to write more novels in the future, simply because he love it.