Still Foolin' 'Em

Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys?
Author(s): Billy Crystal
Awards:2014-Narration by Author(s)-Winner-Audies,
2014-Audiobook of the Year-Winner-Audies,
2013-New York Times Bestseller
Original Publish Date: Sep 10, 2013
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (8.03 hours)
Product Number: Z100125168
Released: Jun 01, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781427229250
Narrator/s: Billy Crystal
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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Nominated for a 2014 Grammy in the Spoken Word category! Hilarious and heartfelt observations on aging from one of America's favorite comedians, now that he's 65, and a look back at a remarkable career. Billy Crystal is 65, and he's not happy about it. With his trademark wit and heart, he outlines the absurdities and challenges that come with growing old, from insomnia to memory loss to leaving dinners with half your meal on your shirt. In humorous chapters like "Buying the Plot" and "Nodding Off," Crystal not only catalogues his physical gripes, but offers a road map to his 77 million fellow baby boomers who are arriving at this milestone age with him. He also looks back at the most powerful and memorable moments of his long and storied life, from entertaining his relatives as a kid in Long Beach, Long Island, and his years doing stand-up in the Village, up through his legendary stint at Saturday Night Live, When Harry Met Sally, and his long run as host of the Academy Awards. Listeners get a front-row seat to his one-day career with the New York Yankees (he was the first player to ever "test positive for Maalox"), his love affair with Sophia Loren, and his enduring friendships with several of his idols, including Mickey Mantle and Muhammad Ali. He lends a light touch to more serious topics like religion ("the aging friends I know have turned to the Holy Trinity: Advil, bourbon, and Prozac"); grandparenting; and, of course, dentistry. As wise and poignant as they are funny, Crystal's reflections are an unforgettable look at an extraordinary life well lived. Still Foolin' 'Em includes a portion recorded in front of a live studio audience.

All formats/editions

Author(s): Billy Crystal
Product Number EB00583816
Released: Oct 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
ISBN: #9780805098235

Professional reviews

"At 65, Billy Crystal is a master of comic timing, as he demonstrates during his narration of STILL FOOLIN' 'EM. A fine actor and nine-time Oscar host, Crystal knows exactly how to deliver his artful blend of touching memoir and rueful riffs on the indignities of aging. Several chapters were recorded before a live audience, giving him the opportunity to exchange banter and charm a crowdÑas he no doubt will many listeners. The chapters recorded in a studio miss some of the energy Crystal injects when he responds to copious laughter and applause. In both modes, however, he proves himself accomplished, nuanced, andÑbest of allÑvery funny. A.J. 2014 Audies Finalist © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine"

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