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Mustache Shenanigans Audiobook

Mustache Shenanigans: Making Super Troopers and Other Adventures in Comedy

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Publisher's Summary

Director, writer, and actor Jay Chandrasekhar tells the hilarious history of his comedy group, Broken Lizard, and the making of the cult film Super Troopers, as well as the currently filming Super Troopers 2.

Jay Chandrasekhar has spent the past two decades writing, directing, and acting in film and TV. With his comedy group, Broken Lizard, he has produced and directed beloved movies such as Super Troopers, Beerfest, and Club Dread. Now, with the coming release of the long-awaited Super Troopers 2, Jay is ready to tell the ridiculous, madcap, dead-honest story of how he built his career, how he formed Broken Lizard, and, ultimately, how he made Super Troopers.

Jay grew up Indian American in the lily-white suburbs of Chicago, and he had an outsider's perspective from the beginning. Instead of taking the traditional acting path, he formed his own troop, wrote his own scripts, and made movies his own way. And he had an incredibly good time doing so, as listeners will learn in this hilarious story about making it in Hollywood and making one of the best-loved and most-watched comedies of all time. Part humorous memoir, part film study, this book will inform, entertain, and tell listeners what drinking multiple bottles of maple syrup is really like.

©2017 Jay Chandrasekhar (P)2017 Penguin Audio

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    As a huge broken lizard fan this book was an awesome insight to the history of the crew and how everything almost miraculously came together. great job Jay!

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    Brian 03-29-17
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    It was interesting to hear jays perspective about how he got his start as well as lizards. Follows the rhythm and jokes of the movies which I enjoy so it met my expectations.

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    Charles Gauthier 09-13-17 Member Since 2015
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    I read a book a week. This is a fun quick read! Best book I have read this year

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    Joe G 08-23-17
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    "A fantastic proverbial mustache ride"

    A hilarious listen from beginning to end. Jay captures your attention right out of the gate and never lets go like Farva and a liter of cola. The tales of Broken Lizard and their amazing rise to stardom is a fascinating tale of struggle, triumph, heartbreak, weed, alcohol, Willie Nelson, Burt Reynolds mustache, and Jessica Simpsons shorts.

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    Justin Harford Prince George BC 08-18-17
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    I wish Jay would have decided to write a story about all the notches in his head board or how he became the actor/director he is today.

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    Love ya man, what a great showing of the best of all the things that are Broken Lizard!
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    This so far is my favorite memoir! Funny, insightful, and informative! I highly recommend!

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    Hilarious and witty, Jay's read of his own words is great. If you love Super Troopers and the other Broken Lizard films, it's great to get a behind the scenes peak at the beginning of a culture that has shaped so much of my own dialogue. Three... Two... One... Do it!

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    "Thanks for the Inspiration"

    I'm not a child of as much privilege as Jay, but I'm white, so maybe my lack of financial opportunity vs my white privilege is a wash. Be that as it may, this is a phenomenal audiobook and once we make our feature, I'll hopefully have a drink with the Lizards. Well done.

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    Sherry Bark River, MI, United States 06-02-17
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    I'm only a fan of super troopers, not so much the other films of broken lizard, but I enjoyed this listen. Jay Chandrasekhar is a great story teller.

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