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Most Talkative Audiobook

Most Talkative: Stories from the Front Lines of Pop Culture

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Publisher's Summary

Audie Award Nominee, Narration by the Author or Authors, 2013

The man behind the Real Housewives writes about his lifelong love affair with pop culture that brought him from the suburbs of St. Louis to his own television show.

From a young age, Andy Cohen knew two things: He was gay, and he loved television. Now presiding over Bravo's reality-TV empire, he started out as an overly talkative pop-culture obsessive, devoted to Charlie's Angels and All My Children - and to his mother, who received daily letters from him while he was at summer camp, usually reminding her to tape the soaps. In retrospect, it's hard to believe that everyone didn't know that Andy was gay; still, he remained in the closet until college. Finally out, he embarked on making a career out of his passion for television. The journey begins with Andy interviewing his all-time idol Susan Lucci for his college newspaper and ends with him in a job where he has a hand in creating today's celebrity icons. In the witty, no-holds-barred style of his show Watch What Happens: Live, Cohen tells tales of absurd network-news mishaps, hilarious encounters with the heroines of his youth, and the real stories behind the Real Housewives.

Dishy, funny, and full of heart, Most Talkative provides a one-of-a-kind glimpse into the world of television, from a fan who grew up watching the screen and is now inside the TV, both making shows and hosting his own.

©2012 Andrew Cohen (P)2012 Macmillan Audio

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    Lee Blue Anchor, NJ, United States 11-12-12
    Lee Blue Anchor, NJ, United States 11-12-12 Member Since 2011
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    "too precious"

    I've never seen a real housewives show and had not heard of this man before this book. So, why did I get it? I really don't remember. His mother thinks he's HYSTERICAL. I don't, but I'm probably a grouch

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Chablis from Seattle Seattle, WA USA 07-31-12
    Chablis from Seattle Seattle, WA USA 07-31-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Awful...don't waste your money"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    I have no idea....Even the narrator (author) didn't seem to know what his job was supposed to be.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Andy Cohen again?

    Never.


    Would you be willing to try another one of Andy Cohen’s performances?

    No.


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Anger,


    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Angela Kelley 05-18-17
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    "If you love Andy Cohen, then you will love this book!!"

    Andy reads the book and he's hilarious! He does a great job telling the stories!

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    Scott 04-19-17
    Scott 04-19-17 Member Since 2016
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    "it's Andy Cohen at his best!"

    Andy Cohen you give me life. listening to the early days of your life to you coming out to you in college before you had had a coming out to your best friend in college gives me goosebumps of me coming out to my mother on Mother's Day to my father at a family reunion did you give me life I love your stories I love all the things you talk about with Housewives franchise you're just awesome this is an awesome book loved it min

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    LaurenLanai 03-27-17
    LaurenLanai 03-27-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Laugh out loud funny!"

    This is a great listen and Andy did an awesome job narrating. I have listened to all 3 of his books and if you love pop culture and Bravo this will not disappoint!!!

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    Amazon Customer 02-02-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Great Listen"

    Lite, entertaining, funny, joyful and adorable. I really enjoyed this book and all of his books. Great stories.

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    Amazon Customer 12-07-16
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    loved the story. made me laugh. cannot wait to read his other books. thank you

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    Brittor 11-25-16
    Brittor 11-25-16 Member Since 2016
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    "it's was ok"

    it was OK! laugh 2 times barely ... a bit bored.... like the part about the real housewives .

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    PK1448 11-24-16
    PK1448 11-24-16

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    "Terrible book as much as I read!"
    Would you try another book from Andy Cohen and/or Andy Cohen?

    I have always loved Andy and still do, however this book was ridiculous. How could anyone who was listening to this (Audible) ever keep up with all of the people, initials, names etc. I tried to listen and re-listen but it would take me years to figure who was who, so I finally returned it to audible that is the best part of having this version. The book means nothing without knowing who and what he is talking about not to mention he speaks so fast you can't ever keep up without replaying it every few sentences.


    Has Most Talkative turned you off from other books in this genre?

    No just this one, I liked the other one!


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Andy Cohen?

    No one but he needs to slow down and also pronounce the names clearly


    What character would you cut from Most Talkative?

    All of them that we don't know who they are!


    Any additional comments?

    Too fast and too many people that we don't know who they are! Write a book with all of the names!

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    Johanna 11-24-16
    Johanna 11-24-16 Member Since 2016
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    "So much fun!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Really fun listen! I was sad when it was over.


    What does Andy Cohen bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    his impressions of his parents and Blouse (character in the book) are amazing.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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