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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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    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
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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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    eric good 11-27-16
    eric good 11-27-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Better toward end"

    Better toward end. Big fan of Gaffigan, but first chapters moved to slow for me

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    Kim 11-23-16
    Kim 11-23-16 Member Since 2015
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    "So funny!"

    I loved it! Constantly laughing aloud at this guy and his very witty take on things!

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    Elizabeth Gallagher 11-20-16 Member Since 2017
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    "My life by Jim"

    I had no idea what we were getting into by listening to this. All we knew was the Hot Pocket guy was pretty funny.
    This book was a perfect representation of our own life. We have 6 small children and have ex

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    Amazon Customer 11-07-16
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    Jim tells it like it is! I love his work even more after reading this book.

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    RoyBoss 11-06-16
    RoyBoss 11-06-16
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    "Gotta love Jim Gaffigan"

    As a fat dad of 3, this entire book made me chuckle. Such a humorous look at life with kids from a dad's perspective. I actually listened to this twice!

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    Merry Meerkat (Cornelia) Maryland 11-01-16
    Merry Meerkat (Cornelia) Maryland 11-01-16

    Love just about everything. I only recently started driving to work so I'm new to audible.

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    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Sure, its amusing. But not hysterical. I think you need to be a New Yorker to totally get him.


    Would you be willing to try another book from Jim Gaffigan? Why or why not?

    Yes


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    Borrow it.


    If I could give these 3.5 stars I would but goodreads and audible won’t let me.


    Not as funny as I was hoping but I still enjoyed it. The part on home birth felt more like a lecture on why home birth is better than being in a hospital. Not everyone is as lucky as he and his wife to have such easy births. Another thing, I felt I couldn’t relate to all of the New York stories since I don’t live there. However there were many segments I did enjoy. In particular I did enjoy the segment about taking kids to birthday parties. I did like the segment on pizza. But a lot of these seem relateable only if you live in NY which I don’t. So not as good as I was hoping.

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