You love William Shatner.
You admire his many and varied talents.
You appreciate his creativity and willingness to take risks.
You want to learn his master negotiation techniques.
You wish you could hang out with him.
Admit it. You want to BE William Shatner.
And now… you can (almost).
This collection of rules, illustrated with stories from Bill’s illustrious life and career, will show you how Bill became WILLIAM SHATNER, larger than life and bigger than any role he ever played.
Shatner Rules is your guide to becoming William Shatner. Or, more accurately, beautifully Shatneresque.
Because let’s face it... Shatner does rule, doesn’t he?
©2011 William Shatner (P)2011 Penguin
Very entertaining and surprisingly touching as well. Have always enjoyed his performances, but now admire him as a man as well. Bravo, Bill
William Shatner is very funny in this audiobook that he reads - could anyone else even do it? Yes, there is a few minutes where he goes off on a rant of Esperanto but that's forgiveable because of the rest of the book. This is not a history of StarTrek. It's a look at how his personal life intersects his all-too-public life. Like the time when he was passing a kidney stone and for few minutes he was out in the hallway with his legs resting in the stirrups. A person walks by and says "Look, Captain Kirk is having a baby". You can probably imagine how Star Trek has come to dominate not his life but his public image. And that must very annoying. But Shatner discusses this and many other topics with an acerbic wit. This book is almost as funny as my favority Audible book: Bossypants by Tina Fey.
I really enjoyed the first half of the book. Shatner has a lot of personality and attitude and it was fun to hear his perspective on many of the different TV shows and movies he has been apart of. However, started to lose interest in the second half of the book. Too much Shatner on Shatner to sustain interest.
Not all of them. It's different.
Good job there
Uuuuuuummmm no, I don't think so
Not as great as I had hoped
Once again William Shatner delivers. William Shatner once again proves that he is not only aware of his persona but his persona is him. At once a collections of stories and opinion pieces show us a man who is rightfully referred to as an icon.
Self narration is a total plus.
Yes, nothing beats listening to Shatner Rules being narrated by Shatner. It wouldn't be the same if read by someone else.
He's Shatner! 'Nuff said.
Come live in Shatner's World!
My first book will be released sometime in 2015. I hope for late spring, but it might be late fall. It will be about dragons and civics.
Many have wondered if this guy takes himself seriously. This audiobook proves it doesn't matter because either way it is funny as hell! If it was read by anyone else though it would have been worthless. So good thing they got Shat to read Shat. While listening I shat my pants many times.
Even better than his last book - best part is Shatner's narration. I devoured listening to this book - couldn't stop. Took the long way home just so I could listen longer. Amazing awesome book - Shatner is the man.
This is as lucid and funny as I would like to be when I reach 80 years old. Shatner is a funny guy who appears to be enjoying life. I chuckled many times during the listen. I saw myself many times during the book. I like the sound effects like the bell when he introduces a new "rule". I hope Bill gets to live until 120. Like the Jews say he should live to "hudert tzvanzig yooren"
This was really enjoyable. Laugh out loud funny and excellently narrated by Bill.
It also had great life lessons - #1 always say yes to opportunities - you never know where they will lead.
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