But it turns out 140 characters are not enough to express all the joys and horrors of life with five kids, so hes' now sharing it all in Dad Is Fat. From new parents to empty nesters to jim's twenty-something fans, everyone will recognize their own families in these hilarious takes on everything from cousins "celebrities for little kids" to growing up in a big family "I always assumed my father had six children so he could have a sufficient lawn crew" to changing diapers in the middle of the night "like The Hurt Locker but much more dangerous" to bedtime aka "Negotiating with Terrorists".
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. Those tweets struck such a chord that he soon passed the million followers mark. Jim gaffigan never imagined he would have his own kids. Though he grew up in a large irish-catholic family, nocturnal life of a standup comedian, Jim was satisfied with the nomadic, and was content to be "that weird uncle who lives in an apartment by himself in New York that everyone in the family speculates about.
But all that changed when he married and found out his wife, Jeannie "is someone who gets pregnant looking at babies. Five kids later, the comedian whose riffs on everything from Hot Pockets to Jesus have scored millions of hits on YouTube, started to tweet about the mistakes and victories of his life as a dad.
Food: A Love Story
Comedian jim gaffigan reveals his most intimate food memories, opinions, and fantasies that will keep you laughing all the way to the refrigerator. What are my qualifications to write this book? None really. So why should you read it? Here’s why: I’m a little fat. Hot Pockets. Insights such as: why he believes coconut water was invented to get people to stop drinking coconut water, the cow, and the answer to the age-old question “which animal is more delicious: the pig, why pretzel bread is #3 on his most important inventions of humankind behind the wheel and the computer, or the bacon cheeseburger?” .
Fans flocked to his new york times bestselling book Dad is Fat to hear him riff on fatherhood but now, in his second book, he will give them what they really crave—hundreds of pages of his thoughts on all things culinaryish. McDonalds. Kale. Stand-up comedian and author jim gaffigan has made his career rhapsodizing over the most treasured dishes of the American diet “choking on bacon is like getting murdered by your lover” and decrying the worst offenders “kale is the early morning of foods”.
Cinnabon. If a thin guy were to write about a love of food and eating I’d highly recommend that you do not read his book. Bacon.
When Life Gives You Pears: The Healing Power of Family, Faith, and Funny People
New york times bestsellerusa today bestseller the big sick meets Dad is Fat in this funny and heartfelt memoir from writer, and mother Jeannie Gaffigan, wife, director, as she reflects on the life-changing impact of battling a pear-sized brain tumor. In 2017, jeannie's life came to a crashing halt when she was diagnosed with a life-threatening brain tumor.
As the mother of 5 kids-6 if you include her husband-sat in the neurosurgery department in star-covered sweats too whimsical for the seriousness of the situation, Jeannie and her family were able to survive their time of crisis, all she could think was "Am I going to die?"Thankfully, and now she is sharing her deeply personal journey through this miraculous story: the challenging conversations she had with her children; how she came to terms with feeling powerless and ferociously crabby while bedridden and unable to eat for a month; and how she ultimately learned, re-learned and re re-learned to be more present in life.
With sincerity and hilarity, jeannie invites you into her heart and brain during this trying time, emphasizing the importance of family, faith and humor as keys to her recovery and leading a more fulfilling life.
Sh*t My Dad Says
Nazi one, liar two. Almost two million people now follow Mr. After being dumped by his longtime girlfriend, twenty-eight-year-old Justin Halpern found himself living at home with his seventy-three-year-old dad. An all-american story that unfolds on the little league field, hilarious, most frequently, and, in the Halperns' kitchen over bowls of Grape-Nuts, in Denny's, Sh*t My Dad Says is a chaotic, during excruciating family road trips, true portrait of a father-son relationship from a major new comic voice.
. Okay, yes, fine, the worst thing you can be is a Nazi, but then number two is liar. Sam halpern, and when justin moved back home, and with worse hair, who is "like Socrates, but angrier, " has never minced words, he began to record all the ridiculous things his dad said to him:"That woman was sexy. Shrink-wrapped.
. Halpern's philosophical musings on Twitter, his son weaves a brilliantly funny, and in this book, touching coming-of-age memoir around the best of his quotes. Out of your league? Son, let women figure out why they won't screw you. Don't do it for them. Do people your age know how to comb their hair? It looks like two squirrels crawled on their heads and started fucking.
From her youthful days as a vicious nerd to her tour of duty on saturday Night Live; from her passionately halfhearted pursuit of physical beauty to her life as a mother eating things off the floor; from her one-sided college romance to her nearly fatal honeymoon -- from the beginning of this paragraph to this final sentence.
Includes special, the electoral process, Princesses, Photoshop, Never-Before-Solicited Opinions on Breastfeeding, and Italian Rum Cake! Shrink-wrapped. At last, tina Fey's story can be told. Used book in Good Condition. Before liz lemon, before "weekend update, " before "sarah Palin, " Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher.
She has seen both these dreams come true. She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV. Tina fey reveals all, and proves what we've always suspected: you're no one until someone calls you bossy. Spirited and whip-smart, mean girls, these laugh-out-loud autobiographical essays are "a masterpiece" from the Emmy Award-winning actress and comedy writer known for 30 Rock, and SNL" Sunday Telegraph.
I Can't Make This Up
Rowling, and chocolate Droppa before him, was able to defy the odds and turn it around. He was born an accident, unwanted by his parents. His brother was a crack dealer and petty thief. In his literary debut, he takes the listener on a journey through what his life was, what it is today, and how he's overcome each challenge to become the man he is today.
And that man happens to be the biggest comedian in the world, with tours that sell out football stadiums and films that have collectively grossed over $3. 5 billion. He achieved this not just through hard work, determination, and talent: It was through his unique way of looking at the world. Used book in Good Condition.
Superstar comedian and hollywood box-office star Kevin Hart turns his immense talent to the written word by writing some words. Because just like a book has chapters, Hart sees life as a collection of chapters that each person gets to write for himself or herself. Not only do you get to choose how you interpret each chapter, but your interpretation writes the next chapter, " he says.
His father was a drug addict who was in and out of jail. Put them together and you have the funniest, and most inspirational memoir on survival, success, most heartfelt, and the importance of believing in yourself since Old Yeller. It begins in North Philadelphia.
Jim Gaffigan: Obsessed
Gaffigan's infectious style brings you to tears as he talks about everyday scenarios that you can relate to. Jim gaffigan is back with a brand new hour long comedy special. Factory sealed DVD. Shrink-wrapped. As one of the top comedians out today, he continues to raise the bar with new material and of course, some bacon.
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When Life Gives You Pears: The Healing Power of Family, Faith, and Funny People
New york times bestsellerusa today bestseller the big sick meets Dad is Fat in this funny and heartfelt memoir from writer, wife, director, and mother Jeannie Gaffigan, as she reflects on the life-changing impact of battling a pear-sized brain tumor. In 2017, jeannie's life came to a crashing halt when she was diagnosed with a life-threatening brain tumor.
Shrink-wrapped. As the mother of 5 kids-6 if you include her husband-sat in the neurosurgery department in star-covered sweats too whimsical for the seriousness of the situation, Jeannie and her family were able to survive their time of crisis, all she could think was "Am I going to die?"Thankfully, and now she is sharing her deeply personal journey through this miraculous story: the challenging conversations she had with her children; how she came to terms with feeling powerless and ferociously crabby while bedridden and unable to eat for a month; and how she ultimately learned, re-learned and re re-learned to be more present in life.
With sincerity and hilarity, emphasizing the importance of family, Jeannie invites you into her heart and brain during this trying time, faith and humor as keys to her recovery and leading a more fulfilling life. Used book in Good Condition. Factory sealed DVD.
Beyond the Pale - Jim Gaffigan
Shrink-wrapped. Factory sealed DVD. But here his unique comedy persona takes over -- cantankerous but endearing, clean but cutting, with an irrepressible "inside voice" that keeps wickedly popping out - to the delight of the audience in Chicago's historic Vic Theater. Used book in Good Condition. An established star in standup comedy and a frequent guest on the late shows of David Letterman and Conan O'Brien, Jim Gaffigan is a noted actor as well, from comedic turns in Super Troopers, That 70s Show and Sex and the City to dramatic roles in dozens of films and TV dramas.
Under the white guy "everyman" exterior lurks one of the cleverest original comedians of today. And now you can share their guffaws.
The Way I Heard It
Movie stars, waiting to shake your hand, bloody do-gooders, presidents, and villains—they’re all here, hoping you’ll remember them. Factory sealed DVD. Used book in Good Condition. Delivered with mike’s signature blend of charm, sharp observations, wit, and ingenuity, their stories are part of a larger mosaic—a memoir full of surprising revelations, and intimate, behind-the-scenes moments drawn from Mike’s own remarkable life and career.
New york times bestseller executive producer and host mike rowe presents a delightfully entertaining, along with a host of personal memories, seriously fascinating collection of his favorite episodes from America’s #1 short-form podcast, The Way I Heard It, ruminations, and insights. Shrink-wrapped. It’s a captivating must-read.
The way i heard it presents thirty-five mysteries “for the curious mind with a short attention span. Every one is a trueish tale about someone you know, filled with facts that you don’t.