I always ask myself, if I had to do it all over, would I listen to this again? Probably--at least the first half to two-thirds of the book. Once the book veers into life after Saturday Night Live, Rachel Dratch becomes one of us: out of work, looking for love, and trying to figure out what to do with the rest of her life. I got a little annoyed with the assumption that she is somehow special toward the end of the book.
I would recommend the book for a couple reasons: It's an interesting take on how she got where she is now, and it is humorous.
One of the funniest aspects of the book was how she wove the question about "30 Rock" into the fabric of the entire book. I had forgotten that she was ever on the show, but clearly from her perspective, others have not.
Yes, laugh out loud in my car.
Found this book entertaining, funny and interesting. I love that Rachel narrates the book - her voice really makes the story come alive. I would definitely recommend.
I really enjoyed Tina Fey's book Bossypants and am a huge 30 Rock fan. I was never really into SNL so was less familiar with Rachel Dratch. This book is really funny and a great listen. I have run it twice and am pretty sure I'll be listening to it again in the future.
She was whining too much
Not funny. too much whining
whiny, not funny
there weren't enough characters
This is the only the 2nd audiobook I have listened it, but I did not want it to end.
I love the Rachel does not take herself too seriously. Her take on some of her experiences with her career, trying to find love, having a baby, etc had me laughing out loud on numerous occasions. She is hilarious, smart and a great storyteller. By the end of the book I felt like I knew her and was sad to say goodbye.
Yes, I think all Celebrity memoir audio books are better than the print edition, because they take less time and it is read by the celebrity.
I didn't know about Rachel Dratch's son and her relationship with the father, it's a very interesting story. I relate to her experiences in dating, so it was moving to hear her story of how she finally found a lasting relationship. It was also interesting to hear her experiences in Hollywood.
Rachel Dratch's story is interesting and the behind the scenes information about SNL and other comedians is fun to hear about. But being a comedian I was expecting alot more hilarity. I laughed out loud a few times but that was it. The hardest part for me was the break neck pace at which she narrated. I wanted to yell at her to SLOW DOWN! It was so fast in some places that I think it killed some of the comedy. I think you will really like this book if you are a big Rachel fan or you are in the business yourself. But otherwise I was disappointed with it.
I didn't read the print version but I like that Rachel herself reads the audio version.
Yes. She is a good reader
This is not about show biz!
I liked the book. It took a different direction than I thought. It was funny but not in the same way. There were actually a lot of times I didn't laugh because the themes didn't really call for it. It was good though.
I cannot say as I do not own the print version
Bossy pants, because Tina Fey and Rachael Dratch have a lot of the same perspectives on life. Both are witty and frank when discussing personal topics
This book made me laugh out loud a few times
Rachel Dratch's voice shines through in her reading of "Girl Walks into a Bar," which makes the audiobook even better.
Dratch's off-beat style of comedy is spot-on. This book brought me back to some of her best on her SNL days.