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andldquo;A close look at how show business power corrupts . . . The dishiest read of the year.andrdquo; andndash; Janet Maslin, andldquo;Ten Favorite Books of the Year,andrdquo;and#160;New York Times

andldquo;Hereandrsquo;s Johnny!andrdquo; Probably everyone in America knows the phrase, whether they watched every episode ofand#160;The Tonight Showand#160;or none because they had to go to bed early on school nights. From 1962 to 1992, Johnny Carson and hisand#160;Tonight Showand#160;dominated the American consciousness.

Henry Bushkin was Carsonandrsquo;s best friend and lawyer during that period, and his book is a tautly rendered and remarkably nuanced portrait of Carson, revealing not only how he truly was, but why. Bushkin explains why Carson, a voracious (and very talented) womanizer, felt he always had to be married; why he couldnandrsquo;t visit his son in the hospital and wouldnandrsquo;t attend his motherandrsquo;s funeral; and much more.and#160;Johnny Carsonand#160;is by turns shocking, poignant, and uproarious andmdash; written with a novelistandrsquo;s eye for detail, a screenwriterandrsquo;s ear for dialogue, and a knack for comic timing that Carson himself would relish.

andldquo;A fascinating book about a complex man.andrdquo; andmdash;and#160;Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

andldquo;Likeand#160;The Tonight Show, the book has many a merry moment . . . [Johnny Carson] was also one of a kind, and is missed. This book brings a bit of him back.andrdquo; andmdash;and#160;St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Aand#160;Peopleand#160;magazine Top Ten Book of the Year

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An endlessly dishy and incisive account of the King of Late Night at the height of his fame and power, by his lawyer, wingman, fixer, and closest confidant.

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From her humble roots in the Bronx to Laverne and Shirley and her unlikely ascent in Hollywood, the beloved actor and director tells the story of her incredible life.

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At the age of twenty-six, Penny Marshall was a divorced mother of one living in the Bronx. One year later she starred in a Head & Shoulders commercial (she was the one with the dandruff) with Farah Fawcett. So began the unlikely career of one of Hollywoods most accomplished directors.

My Mother Was Nuts tells the story of Marshalls incredible life, from her starring role on the classic sitcom Laverne and Shirley to her trailblazing moment as the first woman to direct a movie grossing more than $100 million at the box office.

The book is a behind-the-scenes look at Hollywood life, exploring her friendships with John Belushi, Lorne Michaels, Art Garfunkel, and Carrie Fisher, her marriage and eventual divorce from Rob Reiner, and her experiences working with Tom Hanks, Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Geena Davis, Denzel Washington, and Drew Barrymore.

This is a book about Hollywood, womanhood, and the power of Spanx.

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About the Author

CAROL BURNETT has been an actor on Broadway, television, and in the movies, and was the star of the long-running The Carol Burnett Show, which won twenty-five Emmy Awards. She has been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Kennedy Center Honors.

From the Hardcover edition.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi

Five More Minutes 1

What Were You Expecting—Hedy Lemarr? 8

The Grand Concourse 14

Dinnertime 20

Strictly Ballroom 24

Dear Mom & Dad 32

The Marshall Plan 39

Mucho Grath-e-ath 46

The Facts of Life 52

Mrs. Henry 57

Forget the Gas, I Want the Jell-O 64

Take Everything 70

A Work in Progress 75

Thank God My Brother Had a Job 81

The Manson Murders 87

I Made Him Sick 92

All in the Family 98

Funny Business 106

Out with a Laugh 111

Live from New York 114

Ready for Prime Time 118

Chick Fight 125

From Suds to Stardom 131

Live from New Orleans 135

Wheres Mom? 141

The Remodel 146

Tripping 154

Dirty Laundry 162

Taking Direction 170

Old Friends 176

Good-bye Shirl 182

In the Event of My Death 188

Peggy Sue Blues 193

Jumpin Jack Flash 202

Keeping Things in Perspective 209

Getting Street Cred 213

Heart and Soul 219

A Medical Mystery Tour 231

Batter Up 247

Adding Wood 259

The Gospel 269

The Last Bull Run 280

Riding in Cars 290

Make It Funny, Honey 301

Get Me Some White Castles 306

Five More Minutes 317

Acknowledgments 323

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MIchael Barr, August 9, 2013 (view all comments by MIchael Barr)
Hilarious book. The audiobook version was awesome.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780307461193
Author:
Burnett, Carol
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press (CA)
Author:
Bushkin, Henry
Author:
Marshall, Penny
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
memoir;autobiography;biography;carol burnett;humor;non-fiction;television;celebrity;show business;actress;hollywood;comedy;anecdotes
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts
Subject:
memoir;autobiography;biography;carol burnett;humor;non-fiction;television;celebrity;comedy;hollywood;show business;actress;comedians;anecdotes
Edition Description:
Cloth
Publication Date:
20110331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
31 b/w photos
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 0.6 lb

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Product details 352 pages Three Rivers Press (CA) - English 9780307461193 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
An endlessly dishy and incisive account of the King of Late Night at the height of his fame and power, by his lawyer, wingman, fixer, and closest confidant.
"Synopsis" by , From her humble roots in the Bronx to Laverne and Shirley and her unlikely ascent in Hollywood, the beloved actor and director tells the story of her incredible life.
"Synopsis" by ,
At the age of twenty-six, Penny Marshall was a divorced mother of one living in the Bronx. One year later she starred in a Head & Shoulders commercial (she was the one with the dandruff) with Farah Fawcett. So began the unlikely career of one of Hollywoods most accomplished directors.

My Mother Was Nuts tells the story of Marshalls incredible life, from her starring role on the classic sitcom Laverne and Shirley to her trailblazing moment as the first woman to direct a movie grossing more than $100 million at the box office.

The book is a behind-the-scenes look at Hollywood life, exploring her friendships with John Belushi, Lorne Michaels, Art Garfunkel, and Carrie Fisher, her marriage and eventual divorce from Rob Reiner, and her experiences working with Tom Hanks, Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Geena Davis, Denzel Washington, and Drew Barrymore.

This is a book about Hollywood, womanhood, and the power of Spanx.

"Synopsis" by , US
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