She opens up about everything from growing up with a dysfunctional family in suburban Illinois to bombing as a young comedian in L. A. From her well-publicized plastic surgery disasters to her highly publicized divorce, and more. Official book club selection is kathy griffin unplugged, and unafraid to dish about what really happens on the road, away from the cameras, uncensored, and at the star party after the show.
Word to the wise: if you've ever crossed Kathy Griffin at some point in your life, check the index for your name. Along the way, kathy reveals intimate details about her life before and after she made the big time. But the legions of fans who pack Kathy's sold-out comedy shows have heard only part of her remarkable story.
Official Book Club Selection: A Memoir According to Kathy Griffin #ad - Only in this book will you learn how the dinner table is the best training ground for a career in stand-up, how speaking your mind can bite you on the ass and buy you a house, and which people in Kathy's life have taught her the most valuable lessons–both inside and outside the entertainment industry.
Are you there, Oprah? It's me, Kathy.
Kathy Griffin's Celebrity Run-Ins: My A-Z IndexFlatiron Books #ad - Kathy has met everyone, you will feel as if you have, and after reading this book, too. Who would imagine that kathy was an extra in a michael jackson commercial guess which one? that she and salman rushdie trade celebrity stories? That Donald Trump once drove Kathy and Liza Minelli around on a golf cart? That Sidney Poitier has a wicked sense of humor? That Demi Lovato has none? That David Letterman is still scared of Cher? That Channing Tatum is as polite as they come, and Tom Hanks might have the best perspective on fame of anyone? Kathy, that’s who.
Can you handle it? Kathy griffin’s celebrity run-ins is kathy’s funny, juicy index of all of the celebrities she has met during her many years in show business, bursting with never-before-told stories. From #1 new york times bestselling author kathy Griffin, charming, and the jaw-dropping, an A-Z compendium of her celebrity run-ins, and sometimes bizarre anecdotes only she can tell about them.
Kathy Griffin's Celebrity Run-Ins: My A-Z Index #ad - Kathy griffin has seen it all. Shocking and sidesplitting, kathy Griffin’s Celebrity Run-Ins is an indispensable guide to the stars from one of our most beloved comedians. Starting with woody allen and ending with warren zevon, anna kendrick, barbra streisand, kathy griffin’s celebrity run-ins is a who’s who of pop culture: Leonardo DiCaprio, Macklemore, Suge Knight, Aaron Paul, Maria Shriver, Jared Leto, Nick Jonas, Bruno Mars, Ashton Kutcher, Christina Aguilera, Pitbull, Taylor Swift, Lily Tomlin, Selena Gomez, Sia, Queen Latifah, Pink, Kendall Jenner, Britney Spears, Meghan Trainor, and many more.
Diary of a Mad DivaBerkley #ad - Following up the phenomenal success of her headline-making New York Times bestseller I Hate Everyone. Starting with me, the unstoppable Joan Rivers is at it again. And everyone, God help them. The result? a no-holds-barred, delightfully vicious and always hilarious look at the everyday life of the ultimate diva.
For the first time in a century, a diary by someone that’s actually worth reading. When her daughter melissa gives her a diary for christmas, begins to record her day-to-day musings, being both beautiful and introspective, Bridget Jones? But as Joan, at first Joan is horrified—who the hell does Melissa think she is? That fat pig, she realizes she has a lot to say.
Diary of a Mad Diva #ad - About everything. Follow joan on a family vacation in mexico and on trips between new york and Los Angeles where she mingles with the stars, and excoriating insights about life, and celebrities from A to D list, never missing a beat as she delivers blistering critiques on current events, pop culture, all in her relentlessly funny signature style.
This is the Diary of a Mad Diva.
I Hate Everyone...Starting with MeBerkley #ad - Here—uncensored and uninhibited—Joan says exactly what’s on her mind…And HER mind is a terrible thing to waste. She proudly kicks the crap out of ugly children, funerals, dating rituals, and lousy restaurants. It is also shocking, the things she makes us laugh at…Joan Rivers is extraordinary, but she's not for the easily offended—or for anyone who gets offended at all.
People joan rivers, but, she figured why stop here when there are so many other things to hate? with all of her diverse experiences, actress, and an award-winning international star she can sneer in eight different languages lives by her own golden rule: Do unto others before they do unto you—and for God’s sakes, after looking at the human decrepitude around her, deplorable places, Joan has looked down at, jewelry monger, comedienne, and thrown up over a lot of hateful things, turned away from, do it funny! Her career in comedy may have begun with self-loathing, and despicable people.
I Hate Everyone...Starting with Me #ad - It is a gift. She nails first Ladies, closet cases, and hypocrites to the wall. Thank God she took notes. She shows no mercy towards doctors and feminists, and even goes after Anne Frank and Stephen Hawking. Joan lets everyone—including herself—have it in this one hundred percent honest and unabashedly hilarious love letter to the hater in all of us.
An entertaining rant…the only thing missing is the sound of a drumroll and cymbals to feel as though one is sitting in a nightclub watching a live comedy marathon…A raucous, biting look at life.
Uganda Be Kidding MeGrand Central Publishing #ad - Complete with answers to the most frequently asked traveler's questions, hot travel trips, UGANDA BE KIDDING ME has Chelsea taking on the world, none of which should be believed, and travel etiquette, one laugh-out-loud incident at a time. Thank goodness she has the devoted Chunk by her side-except for the time she loses him in Telluride.
But whether she's fumbling the seduction of a guide by not knowing where tigers live Asia, duh or wearing a bathrobe into the bush because her clothes stopped fitting seven margaritas ago, she's always game for the next misadventure. When things get truly scary, like finding herself stuck next to a passenger with bad breath, she knows she can rely on her family to make matters even worse.
Uganda Be Kidding Me #ad - Now, in this uproarious collection, she sneaks her sharp wit through airport security and delivers her most absurd and hilarious stories ever. The situation gets down and dirty as she defiles a kayak in the Bahamas, and outright sweaty as she escapes from a German hospital on crutches. On safari in africa, it's anyone's guess as to what's more dangerous: the wildlife or Chelsea.
Wherever chelsea handler travels, one thing is certain: she always ends up in the land of the ridiculous.
Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, ChelseaGallery Books #ad - Whether she's convincing her third-grade class that she has been tapped to play Goldie Hawn's daughter in the sequel to Private Benjamin, or looking out for a foulmouthed, deciding to be more egalitarian by dating a redhead, rum-swilling little person who looks just like her. Only smaller, chelsea has a knack for getting herself into the most outrageous situations.
The eagerly awaited collection of personal essays from the bestselling author of my horizontal life when chelsea handler needs to get a few things off her chest, she appeals to a higher power -- vodka. You would too if you found out that your boyfriend was having an affair with a Peekapoo or if you had to pretend to be honeymooning with your father in order to upgrade to first class.
Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea #ad - Welcome to chelsea's world -- a place where absurdity reigns supreme and a quick wit is the best line of defense. Are you there, vodka? it's me, chelsea showcases the candor and irresistible turns of phrase that have made her one of the freshest voices in comedy today. In this hilarious, chelsea mines her past for stories about her family, deliciously skewed collection, relationships, and career that are at once singular and ridiculous.
Girl Walks into a Bar . . .: Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters, and a Midlife MiracleAvery #ad - Secretaries. After all, what did a forty- something single woman living in New York have to lose? Resigned to childlessness but still hoping for romance, Dratch was out for drinks with a friend when she met John. Handsome and funny, undreamed-of child, after only six months of dating long-distance, he became the inadvertent father of her wholly unplanned, and moved to New York to be a dad.
With riotous humor, the awe of her single friends, Dratch recounts breaking the news to her bewildered parents, and the awkwardness of a baby-care class where the instructor kept tossing out the f-word. Filled with great behind-the-scenes anecdotes from Dratch's time on SNL, Girl Walks into a Bar. Sometimes secretaries who are lesbians.
Girl Walks into a Bar . . .: Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters, and a Midlife Miracle #ad - Her career at a low point, Dratch suddenly had time for yoga, dog- sitting, learning Spanish-and dating. Is a refreshing version of the "happily ever after" story that proves female comics-like bestsellers Tina Fey and Chelsea Handler-are truly having their moment. In this side-splitting memoir, the former Saturday Night Live star recounts the hilarious adventures and unexpected joy of dating and becoming a mother when she least expected it-at the age of forty-four.
She was hilarious! so what happened to her? After a misbegotten part as Jenna on the pilot of 30 Rock, Dratch was only getting offered roles as "Lesbians.
The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption, and PeeHarper #ad - The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption, and Pee #ad - From the outrageously filthy and oddly innocent comedienne and star of the powerful 2015 film I Smile Back Sarah Silverman comes a memoir—her first book—that is at once shockingly personal, surprisingly poignant, and still pee-in-your-pants funny. If you like sarah’s television show the sarah silverman program, or memoirs such as Chelsea Handler’s Are You There Vodka? It’s Me Chelsea and Artie Lange’s Too Fat to Fish, you’ll love The Bedwetter.
Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me A Chelsea Handler Book/Borderline AmazingBorderline Amazing/A Chelsea Handler Book #ad - My tendency to make up stories and lie compulsively for the sake of my own amusement takes up a good portion of my day and provides me with a peace of mind not easily attainable in this economic climate. Chelsea handler, from chapter 10 of chelsea chelsea bang Bang It's no lie: Chelsea Handler loves to smoke out "dumbassness, " the condition people suffer from that allows them to fall prey to her brand of complete and utter nonsense.
Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me A Chelsea Handler Book/Borderline Amazing #ad - . Friends, family, co-workers--they've all been tricked by Chelsea into believing stories of total foolishness and into behaving like total fools. Luckily, they've lived to tell the tales and, for the very first time, write about them.
The Girl with the Lower Back TattooGallery Books #ad - It's bossypants meets Trainwreck meets your long weekend. Theskimm “amy’s got your back. She’s an honesty bomb. Ranging from the raucous to the romantic, the heartfelt to the harrowing, this highly entertaining and universally appealing collection is the literary equivalent of a night out with your best friend—an unforgettable and fun adventure that you wish could last forever.
The instant #1 new york times bestseller "this is your happy hour with Amy Schumer. She’s in your corner. Whether she’s experiencing lust-at-first-sight while in the airport security line, admitting to being an introvert, sharing her own views on love and marriage, or discovering her cross-fit instructor’s secret bad habit, laughing out loud, and thoughtful storyteller that will leave you nodding your head in recognition, brave, Amy Schumer proves to be a bighearted, and sobbing uncontrollably—but only because it’s over.
The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo #ad - And she’s coming for you. Actress tilda swinton and trainwreck co-starthe emmy award-winning and Tony-nominated comedian, writer, and star of Inside Amy Schumer and the acclaimed films Trainwreck and I Feel Pretty has taken the entertainment world by storm with her winning blend of smart, actress, satirical humor.
Now, amy schumer has written a refreshingly candid and uproariously funny collection of extremely personal and observational essays.
Bouncing Back: I've Survived Everything ... and I MeanHarperCollins e-books #ad - Dr. Survival stratagems from Joan RiversWhatever doesn't kill you makes you stronger. Just a few more and he would have had call waiting. And always remember: surviving is the best revenge Look at Alexander Graham Bell, who did 22, 000 experiments before he hit on the telephone. Whenever i hit bottom, the only thing I think of was set down by Jerome Kern: Pick myself up, dust myself off and start all over again.
Bouncing Back: I've Survived Everything ... and I Mean #ad - . Kevorkian will get no call from me, unless I think he'd look good in a brooch. A fiercely honest and moving story of how joan Rivers, one of comedy's greatest stars, survived the worst that life could throw at her, how she hit bottom and then made it back to the top.