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herio at 10:52PM, July 24, 2007
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i fell lame but i read The Day My Bum Went Psycho and liked it i find the oddest things. sadly theres no movie about this

Plot summary

Zack Freeman's bum is constantly detaching itself from his body and running off. One night, when he follows his bum, he learns that there is a plot by bums to take over the world. Specifically, the bums plan to create a huge, world-wide fart by building up a massive quantity of methane gas in the “Bumcano”. When the Bumcano blows, all humans will be unconscious. While they are unconscious, the bums will seize their chance and switch places with their heads.

Fortunately, Zack meets the “Bumcatcher” and his daughter, Eleanor, and is introduced to the realities of life in a world where bums are constantly a threat. To prevent the “Bumpocalypse”, the friends enlist the help of the Kisser, the Kicker, the Smacker and Ned Smelly. The characters encounter a variety of bum-related places and things, including the “Great Windy Desert”, “flying bum squadrons”, Stenchgantor The Unwiped Bum and the Great White Bum.


Characters

* Zack Freeman - A twelve-year-old boy, who has to put up with his crazy bum. One night Zack follows his bum, who appears to be the leader of bums.

* Zack Freeman's buttocks

* Eleanor Sterne - a fierce bum fighter in her own right, Eleanor is determined to kill the Great White Bum after it killed her mother in a surprise attack on a family picnic when Eleanor was only five. Daughter of the legendary bum fighter, Silas Sterne. Eleanor is a friend of the B-team.

* Silas Sterne - the bravest and most talented bum hunter in history. Founder of Silas Sterne's Bum Fighting Academy. His wife was killed when he, her and his formidable daughter Eleanor were on a family picnic, after the Great Bum Uprising. Silas Sterne has hunted and captured some of the most dangerous bums ever. Silas was once a member of the famous B-team.

* Kicker - a violent bum fighter, highly skilled in the art of foot to bum combat. Member of the famous B-team. Kicker is always wanting to kick bums, rather than smack them or kiss them. He and the Kisser usually fight. Kicker is a huge man with a thick beard and the biggest feet ever. He wears footy shorts, and footy jumper and boots.

* Smacker - a bum fighter, highly skilled in the art of hand to bum combat. Member of the famous B-team. Smacker is the most sensible member of the B-team, and good friend to Eleanor. She is a huge woman with black hair tied in enormous buns, and has huge hands like baseball mits. She wears an orange floral dress with short sleeves.

* Kisser - a charming bum fighter, highly skilled in the art of lip to bum combat. Member of the famous B-team. Kidnapped by rogue bums, and became a secret bum-sympanthiser, who not only tried to sabotage the B-teams plans, but also attempted to kill the other members while climbing up the bumcano. Last seen being dragged down by giant maggots in the brown lake.

* Ned Smelly - an ex-bum fighter, who got his name after his run in with Stenchgantor, the great unwiped bum. Lives in a shack in the Great Windy Desert, feeding on needleweeds and stinkants.

* Captain Brown - a bum-shelter manager.

* Stenchgantor - also known as the great unwiped bum, Stenchgantor was the ugliest, wartiest, hairiest, stinkiest bum ever, until it was outstenched by Zack's stinky bumcatcher socks. The only bum to have a nostril, rather than an eye. Lives in the Brown Forest, completely blind, it relies on its sense of smell to catch victims.

* The Great White Bum - an enormous bum, the evilest bum in history. Some say the Great White Bum was a mutant bum created by a side effect of a nuclear bum laucher. Others believe it was around for years. In his book, Chariots of Bums, Eric Von Dunnycan claimed that it was a space traveller. It was forcibly removed from earth by Zack Freeman, who sent it blasting into space.
Eleanor Sterne made the grate white bum when she goes though time

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mechanical_lullaby at 4:35AM, July 25, 2007
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Waaaait… is this really a real story???
I must read this book. 0.0




By bum do you mean the lower end or homeless people?

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herio at 4:05PM, July 25, 2007
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its really a good read and its the lower end

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Exzachly at 9:22PM, July 25, 2007
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sounds like he's ripping off Hodgeman
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herio at 9:16PM, July 29, 2007
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who?

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Exzachly at 10:06PM, July 30, 2007
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John Hodgeman, who wrote the extremely popular “My areas of expertise”. He has a whole section in his book on notable hobos and his whole style of writing is humorous and fantastical.

Probably the actual books arent similar, but just the way as it was described here reminded me of him a lot.
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ozoneocean at 12:30AM, July 31, 2007
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Hobos? Did you even read the descriptions? o_O

BOTTOMS! That's what it's about… man… it's so obviously got nothing to do with “hobos”, all that stuff about farting etc, lol!

That is the most coherent passage of text I've ever seen written by Herio! This makes me happy ^_^
 
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Exzachly at 4:09AM, July 31, 2007
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oh snap, speed reading comes back to haunt me D:
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