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  • Riding the Elephant

  • A Memoir of Altercations, Humiliations, Hallucinations, and Observations
  • By: Craig Ferguson
  • Narrated by: Craig Ferguson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 205
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 190
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 188

From the comedian, actor, and former host of The Late Late Show comes an irreverent, lyrical memoir in essays featuring his signature wit. In the audiobook, there are some stories that are too graphic for television, too politically incorrect for social media, or too meditative for a stand-up comedy performance. Craig discusses his deep love for his native Scotland, examines his profound psychic change brought on by fatherhood, and looks at aging and mortality with a perspective that he was incapable of as a younger man.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Time well spent.

  • By Bonnie on 05-08-19

excellent performance and fun stories

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

Reviewed: 05-08-19

Craig Ferguson's previous memoir was great and this one is almost just as good. highly recommended.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • 11-22-63

  • A Novel
  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Craig Wasson
  • Length: 30 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51,531
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46,880
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46,787

On November 22, 1963, three shots rang out in Dallas, President Kennedy died, and the world changed. What if you could change it back? In this brilliantly conceived tour de force, Stephen King - who has absorbed the social, political, and popular culture of his generation more imaginatively and thoroughly than any other writer - takes listeners on an incredible journey into the past and the possibility of altering it.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • not my Favorite King story

  • By Ronald Garey on 02-11-19

Good, if farfetched storytelling, but...

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

Reviewed: 02-27-17

This is overall a good story if a bit too long, and some parts where almost unbearably cringe inducing . Like a totally unnecessary love making scene that seems like it was written by a 14 year old, and a scene with a charity revue at a school that ends with a creme pie fight, it was hard to listen to. I almost gave up at that point but struggled on and I am glad I did, because it gets much better a little later on.

Also the reader has a very nice soothing reading voice but puts on a cornucopia of horrible accents, worst of all which is the "person who starts it all". An important character that towards the end has to do lot of explaining but talks with a sip so I had to listen to that part twice to understand all he was saying.

But for a time travelling story it was surprisingly good.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful