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The Guy Under the Sheets: The Unauthorized Autobiography

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Publisher Comments:

and#147;This hugely entertaining pack of lies reads like a Woody Allen essay from the New Yorker.and#8221;
and#151;David Pitt, Booklist

Is Chris Elliott a highly successful and beloved comedianand#151;or a slightly dim-witted notalent from a celebrity family who managed to convince a generation of disillusioned youth that he was funny? From a ghastly childhood on the posh Upper East Side to hisrst job entertaining mobsters with his Judy Garland impersonation, The Guy Under the Sheets is packed with countless episodes from the life of a mediocre artist who somehow faked his way to the topand#151;of semi-moderate fame and fortune. Woven throughout thectional fun in Elliottand#8217;s memoir are wonderful real-life anecdotes that will delight many new readers and loyal fans alike.

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and#147; The arc of [Elliottand#8217;s] career remains unique and inspiring . . . that he blazed a trail for Arrested Development and Community and all the other freaky, convention-outing TV comedies.and#8221;
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Synopsis:

"This hugely entertaining pack of lies reads like a Woody Allen essay from the New Yorker."

—David Pitt, Booklist

Is Chris Elliott a highly successful and beloved comedian—or a slightly dim-witted notalent from a celebrity family who managed to convince a generation of disillusioned youth that he was funny? From a ghastly childhood on the posh Upper East Side to his first job entertaining mobsters with his Judy Garland impersonation, The Guy Under the Sheets is packed with countless episodes from the life of a mediocre artist who somehow faked his way to the top—of semi-moderate fame and fortune. Woven throughout thectional fun in Elliott's memoir are wonderful real-life anecdotes that will delight many new readers and loyal fans alike.

 

"The arc of [Elliott's] career remains unique and inspiring . . . that he blazed a trail for Arrested Development and Community and all the other freaky, convention-outing TV comedies."

Grantland

About the Author

Chris Elliott is a comedian and the author of several books, including The Shroud of the Thwacker. He currently stars in Adult Swims Eagleheart and has a recurring role on How I Met Your Mother.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142180266
Author:
Elliott, Chris
Publisher:
Plume Books
Subject:
Parodies
Subject:
HUMOR / Parodies
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20131131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 pp b/w photos on insert stock
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 0.43 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by ,
"This hugely entertaining pack of lies reads like a Woody Allen essay from the New Yorker."

—David Pitt, Booklist

Is Chris Elliott a highly successful and beloved comedian—or a slightly dim-witted notalent from a celebrity family who managed to convince a generation of disillusioned youth that he was funny? From a ghastly childhood on the posh Upper East Side to his first job entertaining mobsters with his Judy Garland impersonation, The Guy Under the Sheets is packed with countless episodes from the life of a mediocre artist who somehow faked his way to the top—of semi-moderate fame and fortune. Woven throughout thectional fun in Elliott's memoir are wonderful real-life anecdotes that will delight many new readers and loyal fans alike.

 

"The arc of [Elliott's] career remains unique and inspiring . . . that he blazed a trail for Arrested Development and Community and all the other freaky, convention-outing TV comedies."

Grantland

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