Emmy Award-winning actor Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad, Malcom in the Middle) follows in the exasperated footsteps of Samuel L. Jackson, giving voice to the long-suffering father whose indifferent child will just not eat in this hilarious follow-up to Adam Mansbach's international best seller, Go the F--k to Sleep.
Mansbach's long-awaited sequel is about that other great parental frustration: getting your little angel to eat something that even vaguely resembles a normal meal. Profane, loving, and deeply cathartic, You Have to F--king Eat breaks the code of child-rearing silence, giving moms and dads (new, old, grand-, and expectant) a much-needed chance to laugh about a universal problem.
Anchored by a hilarious performance from Cranston, You Have to F--king Eat is the perfect blend of talented voice actor and subversive fun that expertly captures Mansbach’s trademark humor. Due to its explicit language, you probably shouldn't play this one for your kids.
©2014 Adam Mansbach (P)2014 Audible Inc.
Fucking EAT kid
My favorite character was the child, because they caused the main conflict in the book and advanced the plot nicely.
The last scene, it threw a real curveball.
Of course, but I had to clear a few things from my schedule to fit it in.
The credits are quite long.
I love the narration but I'd rather read along with pictures.
Everything from the first swear word to the last.
Everything. His voice brings me to tears.
When the child finally ate a pancake.
Highly recommend this to anyone with children who won't eat.
I'll listen to this several times. It's so frustratingly accurate that you have to laugh.
Bryan Cranston as the aggravated parent is spot on.
I have not listened to any other audio performances by Bryan Cranston, but I absolutely will now.
Bryan Cranston, of course, to see what he'd say when I don't fucking eat!
I enjoyed this so much!
I think having experienced the same emotions as the father in the story it just made things more hilarious.
Bryan Cranston is a great talent. Not only can he do comedy well, but drama perfectly also. His range is phenomenal and he was a great choice for this title.
I had downloaded Go the F**K to Sleep when it was offered previously and enjoyed it. I think it's a great opportunity for Audible to get new members by offering free access to books.
Love Cranston, and thought he was a great reader for this profanely fitting follow up to Go the F*#$ to Sleep. I have 2 kids, and this perfectly encapsulated the internal monologue that runs through our heads as parents.
P.S. My favorite reader of the first book is Werner Herzog.
I like scifi and urban fantasy. I don't like romance novels. If you are the same my reviews should help.
This is basically a follow up to the go to sleep book narrarated by Samuel L. Jackson. This one is exactly like the first book. It is funny, but the shock is over. It is saved by having it read by Bryan Cranston. If the author does another book maybe they could get James Earl Jones to read it. It was free which is good because I would not pay for a 4 minute novelty book. This one is still free so give it a go, otherwise save your money unless you are a diehard Cranston fan.
Right at the f--king top!
Eating the roll off the floor, rings true.
No I have not but I will definitely look for them now.
I wouldn't change a thing.
Would love to hear more like it.
Seriously f--king hilarious!
The Breaking Bad references (pancakes & scotch, neat)! I heard the original "Go the F--k to Sleep" about a year ago and loved it, but being a huge fan of Cranston, I like this one even better.
Brian F--king Cranston, of course.
This was awesome. Thank you for making my day, audible!
It's a relevant problem for all parents and nannies alike.. children not wanting to eat when they're supposed to and then being finally hungry at the end of the night just as you're tucking them into bed and ready to head to sleep yourself. I have no children of my own but as a nanny, I experienced the frustrations of kids' erratic eating habits every day and I can totally relate. Plus Bryan Cranston's reading was fantastic.
Style was slightly reminiscent of The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus with the dry and sarcastic humor and on-point perspective into a very real struggle adults face with children.
It's way more funny with his narration and the way he seems to really "get" the parent's emotions throughout the various situations with their kid.. the roll on the floor at the restaurant, the full, untouched lunchbox. Brings more humor to the story than if I just read the book. I mean, it's Bryan freaking Cranston.
Not really, just smiled at the totally accurate portrayals of how completely irritating kids can be when it comes to food and Bryan Cranston's narration was hilarious.
Absolutely! Cranston reading this made it EPIC!
Go the F**k To Sleep
"Have some respect for the children that don't get asparagus"
"Breaking Bad Words: Cranston on child nutrition"
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