Now Madea is telling her own story, dishing her memoirs and hard-won, hilarious wisdom in her own inimitable voice (with a little help from her friend Tyler Perry). Madea covers every topic you want to hear her on, from the art of flirting, to love and marriage (sometimes two very separate topics), and raising kids (including the full story on the bag o' belts). She also opines on beauty tips (featuring her indispensable advice on the miraculous benefits of Vasoline), the healthy choice of a deep-fried diet, and the Bible (including her favorite Bible story, as you have definitely never heard it before) - and pretty much everything else.
Madea has lived quite a life, and she has some stories to tell. And they're all here. As she's fond of saying, "Sometimes life is hard, and you have to laugh your way through it."
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"Wicked." (Entertainment Weekly)
"Hilarious." (The New York Times Book Review)
Rules to Remember. All simple wisdom but sometimes life can get in the way of your memory.
Simple, the voice of Madea. Madea's voice is half of the entertainment value.
Other than the frequent, "Oh my God, did she just say that?". I laughed a good deal with this audiobook.
I thoroughly recommend this book during your normal traffic filled commute. It will make the time fly.
very high on the list of books with useful advice
Tyler Perry revealing the origins of the name Madea
laughed a lot while driving
I love this character and Tyler Perry is so authentic that I forget it is him in character. Madea is funny!
I love the simple wisdom in Madea's approach to life and the underlying good of the message. Be responsible for yourself and don't take any $hit from idiots.
Yes - just as good.
yes I did,
Never read the print version but yes because it has the Madea flavor that would be missed if I read it.
It was amazing! Tyler Perry continues to amaze me as a play wright, writer, actor, and so much more.
on a scale of 1-10 the book is a 10
The way he switch between characters
Yes the section where Madea tells us black ladies about our beauty that we posses
Madea's voice, just like the others: Funny and truthful
yes, just spectacular
Laugh till tears come out
A must read
I am a big Madea fan
None this was the funniest stuff
He is using his Madea voice
Yes the about the dirty people and vaseoline
I laugh so hard I was coughing
Old TV Fan
I have listened to it at least 3 times already. Whenever I don't have another book to listen to I know I will be entertained with this one again and again.
This really does not apply because there is only one character
Vaseline - anytime she mentions it I just crack up.
I would consider the audio version of this book to be better than the print version. The author performed the book. I say performed because it was much more than a person reading a book. It was WONDERFUL!
He performed the book instead of reading it. I haven't enjoyed listening to a book this much since Jim Dale's performance of the Harry Potter books.
I did want to listen to it in one sitting (although I was not able to do so). :)
If you have seen the Madea movies or plays and always thought they were great except for the fact that they could always use more Medea - this book is for you. It's all Madea all the time!
I loved this audible!! There can never be enough humor in this world. Just sit back and relax and enjoy the laughs...it's the best medicine!!
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