Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff is a dystopian novel by actor Sean Penn. Initially, it was a shorter audiobook narrated by Pappy Pariah in 2016. The written text is a mix of poetry, stories and ranting with a fictional main character known as Bob Honey. Bob honey is a divorced septic tank salesman and also carries out assassinations for the government. The book focuses on modern social issues in a broader perspective. Despite his character, Bob Honey reaches out to people and tries to be social though his antisocial behavior usually dominates. The book, “Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff” also focuses on the government of the day as well as other issues surrounding Bob’s life and that of the general society.
Sean Penn demonstrates his frustration in the government the Bob Honey’s response to issues around him. He also talks about real life issues like the Russia hacking, MeToo and the conflict in Yemen. While going through the book, one notices similarities between Sean Penn and Bob Honey as the main character. At one point, Bob Honey travels to assess the effects of the war in Iraq and also helps in the United States after the hurricane to save the affected people. Sean Penn as a person has been involved in providing relief to distressed persons. In 2010 after the Katrina hurricane, he offered his boats to help in saving victims who were trapped in the flood waters. To this day, he still supports the victims recover. Among the virtues that Sean Penn value, social responsibility is one of them.
Bob Honey slams the MeToo movement and queries what happened to the due process. He is opposed to the lack of the due process by the internet jury but supports women empowerment and protection at the workplace which are frequently rallied thorough hashtags and online outrage. Bob Honey supports social issues that affect the country positively. He is opposed to bullying, and at one point he challenged the landlord of the nation to a Twitter duel. This challenge is because the landlord has been bullying his enemies on Twitter. Although Bob Honey is an assassin, he kills a particular group of people. These are older adults who use too many natural resources, and when it gets to a point they start misusing them, Bob Honey must kill them. In the epilogue, Sean Penn writes about the violence in the international community, corruption and other vices that are common in the modern society.