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  • Still Foolin' 'Em

  • Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys
  • By: Billy Crystal
  • Narrated by: Billy Crystal
  • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,958
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,607
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,604

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.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Disarmingly Honest

  • By David Shear on 09-12-13

Love Billy Crystal.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-28-15

It was a fun book. !!! Great listen. Always entertaining . It would have been Greta to have been born into this family just for the entertainment.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Tom Cruise

  • An Unauthorized Biography
  • By: Andrew Morton
  • Narrated by: John Hinch
  • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 181
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 115
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 116

In 2006, Forbes magazine ranked Tom Cruise as the most powerful celebrity in the world. With three Golden Globe awards, three Academy Award nominations, and 27 films with an average box office gross of nearly $100 million, People magazine's choice for the "Sexiest Man Alive" in 1990 is unquestionably one of the biggest movie stars of our time.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • An In-depth Analysis of Tom Cruise & Scientology!

  • By Crusader on 02-05-08

Interesting

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-28-15

Let me first say. I am it a Tom Cruise fan. I think he an amazing actor. But as a person ahhhhh I think we don't see things the same way in life. It was an interesting insight to whom he is as an actor, friend and husband. Good read

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • American on Purpose

  • The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot
  • By: Craig Ferguson
  • Narrated by: Craig Ferguson
  • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,587
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,905
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,900

In American on Purpose, Craig Ferguson delivers a moving and achingly funny memoir of living the American dream as he journeys from the mean streets of Glasgow, Scotland, to the comedic promised land of Hollywood. Along the way he stumbles through several attempts to make his mark - as a punk rock musician, a construction worker, a bouncer, and, tragically, a modern dancer.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Unabashedly Honest

  • By Diane on 12-09-09

I love biographies

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-30-15

Over all good book. Interesting to know a little of his back story. I thought it was a good read for bio lovers

  • No One's the Bitch

  • A Ten-Step Plan for the Mother and Stepmother Relationship
  • By: Jennifer Newcomb Marine, Carol Marine
  • Narrated by: Paula Christensen, Coleen Marlo
  • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

In No One’s the Bitch, ex-wife/stepmother team extraordinaire Jennifer Newcomb Marine and Carol Marine take you for a straight-talking, hand-holding walk through what is typically a very lonely minefield. Whether you just want to create a neutral, “business” partnership with the “other woman” in your life—or actually, gulp, become friends—they show you how to reach your goal through 10 powerful steps.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Only a few helpful tips

  • By rke.scott on 11-14-18

Good book if you have two parties working together

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-30-15

A good listen if you are feeling frustrated. Good for men to listen to too. This is a hard and new way of life. Good luck to you all.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful