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  • So, Anyway...

  • By: John Cleese
  • Narrated by: John Cleese
  • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,624
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,519
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,516

In this rollicking memoir, So, Anyway..., John Cleese takes listeners on a grand tour of his ascent in the entertainment world, from his humble beginnings in a sleepy English town and his early comedic days at Cambridge University (with future Python partner Graham Chapman) to the founding of the landmark comedy troupe that would propel him to worldwide renown.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Cleese, the early years, in his own voice

  • By G. Beauchamp on 01-15-17

John Cleese 😍

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-05-18

I loved this book immensely. Cleese does a wonderful job reading and sharing his life. I love hearing his voice and his story is intelligent, insightful, honest and FUNNY!

  • 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 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,127
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,765
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,760

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

Marvelous

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-10-18

This was my first, celebrity biography. Mr. Crystal tells a wonderful story with heart. I thoroughly enjoyed treating his story.

  • Nevertheless

  • A Memoir
  • By: Alec Baldwin
  • Narrated by: Alec Baldwin
  • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,831
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,718
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,713

One of the most accomplished and outspoken actors today chronicles the highs and lows of his life in this beautifully written, candid memoir.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Who knew Alec could write?

  • By Kristin on 04-19-17

It's a good book

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-15-17

Touching, sometimes resentful, but forgiving. You can hear his sadness, frustrations and joy in his voice. I think Mr. Baldwin is going to be ok.
Thank you for sharing.

  • Are You Anybody?

  • A Memoir
  • By: Jeffrey Tambor
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Tambor
  • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 133
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 120
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 116

It's rare that an actor embodies even one memorable character over the arc of a career. Jeffrey Tambor has managed to create three, beginning with Hank "Hey Now!" Kingsley on The Larry Sanders Show, the series created by Garry Shandling, Jeffrey's first mentor in television. He went on to find two more show creators, Mitch Hurwitz of Arrested Development and Jill Soloway of Transparent, who shared a love of actors and taught him a lot about acting along the way.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Jeffrey, You Are Somebody

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-25-17

A well read biography

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

Reviewed: 08-25-17

I found this book to be heartfelt and bittersweet. it is well read by Jeffrey Tambor. I can hear the sadness, the smiling, the fuckem, and the admiration he has for those who taught and/or inspired him in his craft.
Thank you, Kasha, for keeping him around for us. Jeffery, Mr. Tambor (the auto correct keeps correcting to Talbot, FYI), thank you for the work you've done these many years. You are an icon.