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After a decade spent in isolation in the Ugandan jungles thinking about stuff, David Cross has written his first book. Known for roles on the small screen such as "never-nude" Tobias Funke on Arrested Development and the role of "David" in Mr. Show With Bob And David, as well as a hugely successful stand-up routine full of sharp-tongued rants and rages, Cross has carved out his place in American comedy. Whether deflating the pomposity of religious figures, calling out the pathetic symbiosis of pseudo-celebrity and its leaching fandom, or merely pushing the buttons of the way-too-easily offended P.C. left or the caustic, double-standard of the callous (but funnier) right, Cross has something to say about everyone, including his own ridiculous self.

Now, for the first time, Cross is weaving his media mockery, celebrity denunciation, religious commentary and sheer madness into book form, revealing the true story behind his almost existential distaste of Jim Belushi ("The Belush"), disclosing the up-to-now unpublished minutes to a meeting of Fox television network executives, and offering up a brutally grotesque run-in with Bill O'Reilly. And as if this wasn't enough for your laughing pleasure in these troubled times, some of the pieces splinter off with additional material being created online in exclusive video and animated web content created solely for the book-a historical first (presumably)!

With a mix of personal essays, satirical fiction posing as truth, advice for rich people, information from America's least favorite Rabbi and a top-ten list of top-ten lists, I DRINK FOR A REASON is as unique as the comedian himself, and cannot be missed.

Synopsis:

In his "New York Times" bestseller, award-winning comedian, actor, producer, and author Cross serves up a collection of essays, false memoirs, and laugh-out-loud strange stories.

About the Author

David Cross is a two-time award winner as well as a three-time award winner. He was part of Mr. Show and Arrested Development. He has done, and still does, stand-up comedy. He is a jew/atheist originally from Atlanta. He speaks four languages, and three dialects. He writes, loves, and eats in the NYC area. He is a Red Sox fan. In fact, he has a dog named Ollie Red Sox. He is a true patriot and a great American. He is currently fucking Amber Tamblyn.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780446697712
Author:
Cross, David
Publisher:
Grand Central Publishing
Subject:
Form - Essays
Subject:
Humor-Anthologies
Subject:
Essays
Publication Date:
20100825
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 x 0.75 in 0.5 lb

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