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Dad Is Fat Audiobook

Dad Is Fat

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Publisher's Summary

In Dad is Fat, stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan, who’s best known for his legendary riffs on Hot Pockets, bacon, manatees, and McDonald's, expresses all the joys and horrors of life with five young children - everything from cousins ("celebrities for little kids") to toddlers’ communication skills ("they always sound like they have traveled by horseback for hours to deliver important news"), to the eating habits of four-year-olds ("there is no difference between a four-year-old eating a taco and throwing a taco on the floor"). Reminiscent of Bill Cosby’s Fatherhood, Dad is Fat is sharply observed, explosively funny, and a cry for help from a man who has realized he and his wife are outnumbered in their own home.

©2013 Jim Gaffigan (P)2013 Random House Audio

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    Daisy 12-29-16
    Daisy 12-29-16 Member Since 2017
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    "Stand up act in book form"

    This book is funny, but most of the jokes are recycled from his stand up acts, just with more back story. If you like his stand up and don't mind hearing old jokes it is definitely a good book to put on in the background.

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    Bob Shinders 12-28-16 Member Since 2014

    Use your brain!!!

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    "okay, a few laughs and a few learning lessons"

    my grading scale below. this book is a 3*

    1* = Garbage, con
    2*= could not finish, don't waste your $
    3*= worth a read for some facts, lessons or entertainment
    4*= great! enjoyable.
    5*= amazing, on the top 25 ever listened to

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    Dana 12-27-16
    Dana 12-27-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Just a fun listen"

    Listened while wrapping Christmas presents! It was the perfect distraction to get it done in a snap & have a few laughs at the same time.

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    Mihkel 12-22-16
    Mihkel 12-22-16
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    "Struggles of being a parrent, funny if you are one"

    Easy to listen. Cheers up the day and gived you a relief that you have less kids and have little less problems.

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    Amazon Customer 12-16-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Tone leaves room for improvement"

    Good book, lots of great stories. I would listen again. His enunciation is not like his shows but still good

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    CourtneyWNY 12-13-16
    CourtneyWNY 12-13-16

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    "3rd time reading this, it's still awesome"

    When the news overwhelms me with negativity and my Buffalo Bills deeply disappoint me, Mr. Gaffigan keeps coming through for me. He reads his own book so his hilarious delivery only adds to this funny material. Do not hesitate, buy this book and read it!

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    GERMAN D. 12-06-16
    GERMAN D. 12-06-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Every parent should read this"

    The book was great! it kept me laughing at all times. You can relate to all of the things that the author talks about.

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    lovesshoes Atlanta 12-06-16
    lovesshoes Atlanta 12-06-16 Member Since 2014
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    "funny and true!"

    really enjoyed this and found myself laughing out loud often. definitely a good purchase.

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    Mark N. 12-03-16
    Mark N. 12-03-16
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    "freaking hilarious"

    This book is freaking hilarious. Loved every second. He's so real and just tells it like it is. My favorite is when he talks about McDonald's.

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    Freddie Laker Switzerland 12-01-16
    Freddie Laker Switzerland 12-01-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Ouch. Very painful."

    I kept waiting for it to start to be amusing. That never occurred. Shameful to put so little into a project.

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