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  • Still Foolin' 'Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Billy Crystal
    • Narrated By Billy Crystal
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (1514)
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    Billy Crystal is 65, and he's not happy about it. With his trademark wit and heart, he outlines the absurdities and challenges that come with growing old, from insomnia to memory loss to leaving dinners with half your meal on your shirt. 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. He also looks back at the most powerful and memorable moments of his long and storied life, from entertaining his relatives as a kid in Long Beach, Long Island, and his years doing stand-up in the Village, up through his legendary stint at Saturday Night Live, When Harry Met Sally, and his long run as host of the Academy Awards. 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""), his love affair with Sophia Loren, and his enduring friendships with several of his idols, including Mickey Mantle and Muhammad Ali. He lends a light touch to more serious topics like religion (""the aging friends I know have turned to the Holy Trinity: Advil, bourbon, and Prozac""); grandparenting; and, of course, dentistry. As wise and poignant as they are funny, Crystal's reflections are an unforgettable look at an extraordinary life well lived.

    Pamela says: "Growing up with Billy Crystal"
    "PURE JOY, LAUGHTER AND TEARS"
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    Would you consider the audio edition of Still Foolin' 'Em to be better than the print version?

    oh yes........the inflection in Billy's voice, the tenderness, the love.....of family, of comedy, of creating the comedy...........loved every minute, wanted more


    What did you like best about this story?

    every word, his detailed descriptions of events, story telling at it's best. The visual picture one gets thru the spoken word......thru Billy's spoken words.....We listened as we were driving the NYS Thruway laughing and giggling and sometimes tearing up. Never a dull moments. Made the trip go by so fast.


    What about Billy Crystal’s performance did you like?

    The only person to tell his story......LOVE BILLY!!!!!


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    the chapters of his family.......mom, dad, kids births, weddings, grandchildren, death......movies, tv shows, baseball, Mohammad Ali, Mickey Mantle, Yankees,
    OMG I just loved this book, will revisit it sooner rather than later


    Any additional comments?

    YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED. THE MAN IS GENIUS and he's my generation.

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