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Jon Hamm, Rhea Seehorn, and more talk “science” in this Stinker Lets Loose audiobook exclusive

Stinker Lets Loose cover art via Audible

A stellar cast gathers to narrate Stinker Lets Loose, the purportedly resurfaced novelization of a supposedly beloved ’70s trucker film of the same name. The story is part Smokey And The Bandit trilogy, part Every Which Way But Loose; the titular Stinker leads lawmen on a wild chase that apparently includes a chimp. The audiobook, from Mike Sacks (And Here’s The Kicker, Poking A Dead Frog), is due out in January exclusively on Audible, and The A.V. Club has an exclusive clip featuring Jon Hamm as Stinker, who marvels at Gwyneth’s (Rhea Seehorn) science skills.


Hamm and Seehorn are joined by Paul F. Tompkins, Andy Daly, Jessica McKenna, Andy Richter, and Philip Baker Hall, with James Urbaniak as President Jimmy Carter. If you’re not sold on the audiobook or the film based on the cast alone, here’s a plug from David Sedaris: “This movie made my eyes bleed, and the book made pus run out of them. The two things were made for each other. They’re awful and awfuler. This novelization stinks.”

Uh, in any case, Stinker Lets Loose will be out in January 2018 on Audible, the same week that the cast will gather at SF Sketchfest for a table read.

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