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Dirty Daddy LP: The Chronicles of a Family Man Turned Filthy Comedian (Large Print)

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Millions of viewers know and love Bob Saget from his role as the sweetly neurotic father on the smash hit Full House, and as the charming wisecracking host of America's Funniest Home Videos. And then there are the legions of fans who can't get enough of his scatological, out-of-his-mind stand-up routines, comedy specials, and outrageously profane performances in such shows as HBO's Entourage and the hit documentary The Aristocrats.

In his bold and wildly entertaining publishing debut, he continues to embrace his dark side and gives readers the book they have long been waiting for—hilarious and often dirty. Bob believes there's a time and a place for filth. From his never-before-heard stories of what really went on behind the scenes of two of the most successful family shows of all times, with co-stars like John Stamos and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, to his tales of legendary friends and colleagues like Rodney Dangerfield, Richard Pryor, Don Rickles, and other show business legends, Saget opens up about some of his personal experiences with life and death, his career, and his reputation for sick humor—all with his highly original blend of silliness, vulgarity, humor and heart, and all framed by a man who loves being funny above all else.

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Bob Saget, the decidedly irreverent stand-up comedian and beloved TV star, delivers uproarious, uncensored, and heartfelt stories from a life in entertainment.

Millions of viewers love Bob Saget as the sweetly neurotic father on Full House, and as the host of America's Funniest Home Videos. Then there are the fans who love his outrageously profane comedy and performances in such shows as HBO's Entourage and the documentary The Aristocrats. In his bold and wildly entertaining publishing debut, Bob gives readers a book that is hilarious and often dirty, yet warm and disarmingly sincere.

Bob talks about the connection between humor and pain, offering insights into his own life, including the deaths of his beloved sisters. He pays homage to the people who shaped and inspired him: his parents, Ben and Dolly, the teacher who encouraged him to make people laugh, and his close friends Rodney Dangerfield and Don Rickles.

Told with his blend of silliness, vulgarity, and heart, Dirty Daddy reveals Bob Saget as never before—a man who loves making people laugh above all else.

About the Author

Bob Saget is a Grammy-nominated stand-up comedian, actor, director, writer, producer, and television host who has been performing for more than thirty years. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780062326935
Subtitle:
The Chronicles of a Family Man Turned Filthy Comedian
Author:
Saget, Bob
Publisher:
HarperLuxe
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts
Subject:
Biography-Entertainment and Performing Arts
Edition Description:
Large Print
Publication Date:
20140422
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.768 in 10.4 oz

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Drama » Acting
Arts and Entertainment » Humor » Anthologies
Arts and Entertainment » Humor » Comedy Business and Criticism
Biography » Entertainment and Performing Arts

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"Synopsis" by , Bob Saget, the decidedly irreverent stand-up comedian and beloved TV star, delivers uproarious, uncensored, and heartfelt stories from a life in entertainment.

Millions of viewers love Bob Saget as the sweetly neurotic father on Full House, and as the host of America's Funniest Home Videos. Then there are the fans who love his outrageously profane comedy and performances in such shows as HBO's Entourage and the documentary The Aristocrats. In his bold and wildly entertaining publishing debut, Bob gives readers a book that is hilarious and often dirty, yet warm and disarmingly sincere.

Bob talks about the connection between humor and pain, offering insights into his own life, including the deaths of his beloved sisters. He pays homage to the people who shaped and inspired him: his parents, Ben and Dolly, the teacher who encouraged him to make people laugh, and his close friends Rodney Dangerfield and Don Rickles.

Told with his blend of silliness, vulgarity, and heart, Dirty Daddy reveals Bob Saget as never before—a man who loves making people laugh above all else.

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