I thoroughly enjoyed listening to your life story.
Thank you SO much for writing and reading it!
I highly recommend this book to anyone!
Thanks again Billy.
I loved being able to hear some of his stand up act along with his life story
The appreciation Billy has for his family, friends and career. No whining, no sob story, just great entertainment.
So many to choose from but one is when he played with the Yankees.
And he just keeps getting better.
I think I've fallen in love with Billy Crystal as a man, not just an entertainer. His love for his wife is so real and so obvious through this book. And the voices he does - pure entertainment.
It depends on the friend. I would have very few younger friends that are interested enough in comedians to listen to this book. His jokes were very hit and miss. It was like his standup act but nothing was edited out. I also think some of the jokes were reused from his career. His stories about his career and life was the best part. His performance was one of the reasons I finished the book. I don't think I would of been able to get through the actual book, but his timing made it.
I feel like I heard enough jokes about old age to last me until I'm 65...If he lives to 80 I might listen to it though.
If you aren't over 50, only comedian mega fans need apply. Also, it helps if you like baseball.
My introduction to Billy Crystal was on the show Soap. Like many I thought his character was real in life, which goes to prove how good an actor he is. I enjoyed his comedy throughout my life, and this book is a great inside look as to his struggles and successes. A great listen or read.
Billy has a very up beat and positive approach to telling a story
Hearing about Billy's family
I really enjoyed how he read a few chapters through his stand up routine.
This book made me laugh and cry. The way billy describes his relationship with his wife seems so uncanny for an actor. I sure hope it's true!
Among biographies, this has inspired me more than any other in my life.
On the scale of important biographies, compare it to Leonard Bernstein's or Sargent Shriver's.
Hey, it's Billy Crystal. Just say thank you.
Get the Audible version of this book right now. Of course it is funny. It's Billy Crystal! More importantly, it's the most inspiring biography I've ever read. He is 65. I am 68. I enter my next part of life right now with the Billy-inspired mantra: I have yet to create and perform my best work.
Folks, you will laugh and cry throughout the book. If you lived in the 20th century, you will visit favorite people, places and events. You learn about idols from Mohammad Ali and Joe DiMaggio to Johnny Carson and Sophia Loren. You re-learn that it takes character and discipline to be great. Nobody is born great.
I don't want to spoil it for you. There are many reasons to buy the audio version...to begin with, Billy's imitations of Ali and Cossell.
Hilarious autobiography. Very well performed with much emotion and humor. I have always
liked Billy Crystal but love him now after hearing this book. Easy to listen to a little at a time
because it is a series of stories told through out his life. Highly recommended.
Billy Crystal is one of the best story tellers there is. I particularly enjoyed that some chapters were performed before a live audience. And I found from my wife that you can jump in at anytime and find it enjoyable.
So...for 8 delightful hours Billy Crystal spent quality time with just me! Oh, were other people listening? He is funny, he is tender, he is dear. This book is perfect.