. He lends a light touch to more serious topics like religion "the aging friends I know have turned to the Holy Trinity: Advil, of course, and Prozac"; grandparenting; and, bourbon, dentistry. In humorous chapters like "buying the plot" and "nodding Off, " Crystal not only catalogues his physical gripes, but offers a road map to his 77 million fellow baby boomers who are arriving at this milestone age with him.
Used book in Good Condition. Still foolin' 'em includes a portion recorded in front of a live studio audience. Listeners get a front-row seat to his one-day career with the new York Yankees he was the first player to ever "test positive for Maalox", and his enduring friendships with several of his idols, his love affair with Sophia Loren, including Mickey Mantle and Muhammad Ali.
Still Foolin' 'Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys? #ad - As wise and poignant as they are funny, Crystal's reflections are an unforgettable look at an extraordinary life well lived. Nominated for a 2014 grammy in the spoken word category!Hilarious and heartfelt observations on aging from one of America's favorite comedians, now that he's 65, and a look back at a remarkable career.
Billy crystal is 65, and he's not happy about it.
Born Standing Up: A Comic's LifeSimon & Schuster Audio #ad - Martin illuminates the sacrifice, discipline and originality that made him an icon and informs his work to this day. In the decade that followed, he worked in the Disney magic shop and the Bird Cage Theatre at Knott's Berry Farm, performing his first magic/comedy act a dozen times a week. Born standing up is, in his own words, the story of "why I did stand-up and why I walked away.
At age ten martin started his career at Disneyland, selling guidebooks in the newly opened theme park. The story of these years, during which he practiced and honed his craft, is moving and revelatory. In 1981 he quit forever. By 1978 he was the biggest concert draw in the history of stand-up. Nominated for the 2009 grammy award for Best Spoken Word Album!In the mid-seventies, Steve Martin exploded onto the comedy scene.
Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life #ad - The emmy and grammy award–winner’s candid, spectacularly amusing memoir of his years in stand-up. To be this good, to perform so frequently, was isolating and lonely. It took martin decades to reconnect with his parents and sister, and he tells that story with great tenderness. Martin also paints a portrait of his times: the era of free love and protests against the war in Vietnam, the heady irreverence of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour in the late sixties, and the transformative new voice of Saturday Night Live in the seventies.
Billy Crystal 700 SundaysHBO unknown #ad - He recalls the numerous eclectic relatives who inspired him; the huge influence of jazz on his family his father ran an iconic record store in Manhattan, and his uncle was a Hall of Fame producer; his passion for the New York Yankees and, Mickey Mantle; the impact of his father’s sudden and unexpected death on the teenaged Crystal and his mother; and finally, espec ially, hi s emergence from grief to pursue his dream of becoming a comedian – a dream made possible by the support of his family and his wife.
Billy Crystal 700 Sundays #ad - Billy crystal 700 sundays dvd"billy crystal 700 sundays is an all-new HBO comedy special based on Billy Crystal’s award-winning, smash-hit, one-man Broadway show. Spanning several decades beginning in the 1950s, Crystal reminisces about what it was like growing up in a loving Jewish family in Long Beach, LI.
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In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the SandboxRandom House Audio #ad - Here are all the topics readers want to know more about, including: • how the show almost didn’t air due to the misgivings of certain cbs vice presidents; • how she discovered and hired harvey korman, and tim conway; • anecdotes about guest stars and her close freindships with many of them, Lyle Waggoner, Eydie Gorme, Betty Grable, her costume designer and partner in crime, Bernadette Peters, Vicki Lawrence, including Lucille Ball, Rita Hayworth, Jim Nabors, Roddy Mcdowell, Gloria Swanson, Steve Lawrence, and Betty White; • the people behind the scenes from Bob Mackie, to the wickedly funny cameraman who became a fixture during the show’s opening Q&A; • and Carol's takes on her favorite sketches and the unpredictable moments that took both the cast and viewers by surprise.
Who but carol burnett herself has the timing, and wit to pull back the curtain on the Emmy-Award winning show that made television history for eleven glorious seasons? In Such Good Company delves into little-known stories of the guests, sketches and antics that made the show legendary, talent, as well as some favorite tales too good not to relive again.
In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox #ad - . Winner of the 2017 grammy for best spoken word AlbumComedy legend Carol Burnett tells the hilarious behind-the-scenes story of her iconic weekly variety series, The Carol Burnett Show. This audiobook is carol's love letter to a golden era in television history through the lens of her brilliant show which won no less than 25 Emmy Awards! Get the best seat in the house as she reminisces about the outrageous tales that made working on the show as much fun as watching it.
Includes cast interviews, a conversation with Dick Cavett, and much more! Factory sealed DVD. Carol lays it all out for us, from the show’s original conception to its evolution into one of the most beloved primetime programs of its generation. Written with all the charm and humor fans expect from a masterful entertainer like Carol Burnett, In Such Good Company skillfully highlights the elements that made the show so successful in a competitive period when TV variety shows ruled the air waves.
I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This! and Other Things That Strike Me as FunnyHyperion #ad - It's an audiobook only Bob Newhart could have conceived, with his unique worldview and irrepressibly wry humor. That stammer. Used book in Good Condition. Those basset-hound eyes. Factory sealed DVD. And, of course, there are side-splittingly funny stories from his life and career. Oh, and there's a fair bit of plain silliness, too.
. That bone-dry wit. There has never been another comedian like Bob Newhart. In this, and more serious subjects, the trials of a family holiday in a Winnebago, Newhart gives us his brilliant and bemused twist on a multitude of topics, including flying, his first audiobook ever, such as golf. Who else has a drinking game named after him? "Hi, Bob!"This isn't a memoir like most memoirs.
I Must Say: My Life As a Humble Comedy LegendHarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio #ad - Martin short is one of few celebrities in show business who has continually worked hard, and maintained a normal, found success, happy family life. Read by the author - martin short in this engaging memoir, martin Short shares stories of his life, written with heart, wisdom, and a huge helping of hilarity, revealing how a Canadian kid obsessed with American show business became the ''comedian's comedian'' Vanity Fair.
Throughout, john candy, such friends and luminaries as Steve Martin, Lorne Michaels, Gilda Radner, Tom Hanks, Frank Sinatra, Nora Ephron, and others share the spotlight. Here, too, are his movie and television appearances, as well as his stage productions, from the classic Three Amigos! to his Emmy-nominated role in Damages, including his Tony Award-winning performance in Little Me.
Used book in Good Condition. He recalls how he developed some of his enduring characters - manic man-child Ed Grimley, elderly Tin Pan Alley songmith Irving Cohen, slimy lawyer Nathan Thurm, and the blubbery and bizarrely insensitive Jiminy Glick. This deeply private man brings us into the circle of his family life, from raising his children to the legendary parties he and his wife hosted in their Los Angeles home.
I Must Say: My Life As a Humble Comedy Legend #ad - His memoir is a reflection on his diverse collection of experiences, both hilarious and heartbreaking. Short takes us through his career, from his early years with Second City Toronto and Saturday Night Live to his movie, stage, and television stardom. Despite the hardships, Short's life has been full of laughter, and he remains perennially upbeat.
If You Ask Me: And of Course You Won'tPenguin Audio #ad - Unabridged, 2 CDs, 2. 5 hoursread by the authorit-girl Betty White delivers a hilarious, slyly profound take on love, life, celebrity, and everything in between. Factory sealed DVD. Used book in Good Condition.
Yes Please CDHarperAudio #ad - Don't miss this collection of stories, lists, ideas, thoughts, and haikus from the mind of one of our most beloved entertainers. Grammy nomineeaudie award, humor, 2015amy poehler is hosting a dinner party and you're invited! Welcome to the audiobook edition of Amy Poehler's Yes Please. The guest list is star-studded with vocal appearances from Carol Burnett, Patrick Stewart, Michael Schur, Seth Meyers, Kathleen Turner, and even Amy's parents - Yes Please is the ultimate audiobook extravaganza.
Also included? a one-night-only live performance at Poehler's Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. Factory sealed DVD. Used book in Good Condition. Hear amy read a chapter live in front of a young and attractive Los Angeles audience. While listening to yes please, you'll cry, you'll laugh, and you'll become convinced that your phone is trying to kill you.
Yes Please CD #ad - . Offering amy's thoughts on everything from her "too safe" childhood outside of boston to her early days in New York City, and her joy at being told she has a "face for wigs" - Yes Please is chock-full of words, the demon that looks back at all of us in the mirror, and wisdom, her ideas about Hollywood and "the biz", to live by.
Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood YearsHachette Books #ad - Andrews describes her years in the film industry -- from the incredible highs to the challenging lows. Cowritten with her daughter, heartrending, and told with Andrews's trademark charm and candor, Home Work takes us on a rare and intimate journey into an extraordinary life that is funny, Emma Walton Hamilton, and inspiring.
New york times bestsellerin this follow-up to her critically acclaimed memoir, Home, including such classics as Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, Julie Andrews shares reflections on her astonishing career, and Victor/Victoria. With this second memoir, home work: a memoir of my hollywood Years, Andrews picks up the story with her arrival in Hollywood and her phenomenal rise to fame in her earliest films--Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music.
Factory sealed DVD. Used book in Good Condition. In home, the number one new york times international bestseller, Julie Andrews recounted her difficult childhood and her emergence as an acclaimed singer and performer on the stage. The pair worked together in numerous films, including Victor/Victoria, the gender-bending comedy that garnered multiple Oscar nominations.
Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years #ad - Not only does she discuss her work in now-classic films and her collaborations with giants of cinema and television, being a new mother, the end of her first marriage, embracing two stepchildren, dealing with the demands of unimaginable success, adopting two more children, she also unveils her personal story of adjusting to a new and often daunting world, and falling in love with the brilliant and mercurial Blake Edwards.
Me: Elton John Official AutobiographyMacmillan Audio #ad - Factory sealed DVD. In his first and only official autobiography, from his rollercoaster lifestyle as shown in the film Rocketman, music icon Elton John reveals the truth about his extraordinary life, to becoming a living legend. Christened reginald dwight, he was a shy boy with Buddy Holly glasses who grew up in the London suburb of Pinner and dreamed of becoming a pop star.
Elton john had arrived and the music world would never be the same again. His life has been full of drama, the lion king, from the early rejection of his work with song-writing partner bernie Taupin to spinning out of control as a chart-topping superstar; from half-heartedly trying to drown himself in his LA swimming pool to disco-dancing with Princess Diana and Queen Elizabeth; from friendships with John Lennon, and George Michael to setting up his AIDS Foundation to conquering Broadway with Aida, Freddie Mercury, and Billy Elliot the Musical.
Me: Elton John Official Autobiography #ad - By the age of twenty-three he was performing his first gig in America, a star-spangled T-shirt, facing an astonished audience in his bright yellow dungarees, and boots with wings. In a voice that is warm, humble, this is Elton on his music and his relationships, and open, his passions and his mistakes.
Used book in Good Condition. All the while elton was hiding a drug addiction that would grip him for over a decade. In me, elton also writes powerfully about getting clean and changing his life, about finding love with David Furnish and becoming a father. This is a story that will stay with you by a living legend.
BossypantsLittle, Brown & Company #ad - She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV. From her youthful days as a vicious nerd to her tour of duty on saturday Night Live; from her passionately halfhearted pursuit of physical beauty to her life as a mother eating things off the floor; from her one-sided college romance to her nearly fatal honeymoon -- from the beginning of this paragraph to this final sentence.
Includes special, princesses, never-before-solicited Opinions on Breastfeeding, Photoshop, the Electoral Process, and Italian Rum Cake! Factory sealed DVD. She has seen both these dreams come true. Used book in Good Condition. At last, tina Fey's story can be told. Tina fey reveals all, and proves what we've always suspected: you're no one until someone calls you bossy.
Bossypants #ad - Spirited and whip-smart, these laugh-out-loud autobiographical essays are "a masterpiece" from the Emmy Award-winning actress and comedy writer known for 30 Rock, Mean Girls, and SNL" Sunday Telegraph. Used book in Good Condition. Before liz lemon, " before "sarah palin, before "weekend Update, " Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher.