Last week I found a guy's wallet. Stand up highlights are Rodney himself, although he was way too brief, Jerry Seinfeld, the first half of Bob Nelson's act, Jeff Altman was pretty good, and some of Robert Townshend was good too. From Publishers Weekly: A Vegas headliner for 20-plus years, Dangerfield became a huge comedic success while maintaining his image as a hassled everyman. His mother in particular was not a very good person to him, and certain things that happened to Rodney as a child were heartbreaking to read about. I also loved learning just how many people he helped along the way, and he always stayed down to earth and humble.
You'll always have my respect. Rest in Peace Sweet Rodney, We your fans miss you tremendously. As a stand-up comedian, he forged a role for himself as the king of biting and irreverent humor. Overall the writing of the book was average; Rodney tends to go off on stream of cosciousness tangents, and the book takes several diversions as a result. To get the idea of this, try to imagine if Saturday Night Live was only four cast members.
. I laughed several times throughout the book with his one liners. He developed one of the most popular characters in all of show business -- the poor schnook who gets no respect. Dangerfield's hilarious and inspiring musings should thrill comedy fans and pop-culture watchers, and his second-act comeback will strike a chord with readers of all stripes. Dangerfield has seen every aspect of the entertainment industry: the rough-and-tumble nightclubs, the backstage gag-writing sessions, the drugs, the hookers, the lousy day jobs - and the red-carpet star treatment. But Rodney's dark sense of humor is intact each time, so most of these are welcome.
What I mean is, through his stories, Rodney tells us what he thinks of humanity as he has been informed from his own experiences being among us. See the seller's listing for full details. Dangerfield has seen every aspect of the entertainment industry: the rough—and—tumble nightclubs, the backstage gag—writing sessions, the drugs, the hookers, the lousy day jobs — and the red—carpet star treatment. However, as you read on, and begin to get to know Rodney, the jokes start to make sense, and you can't help but laugh. I'm glad things started to turn around for him later in life, but his depression always lingered to some degree, which is quite a shame to think about. In It's Not Easy Bein' Me, Dangerfield comes clean even if he still works blue about his brutal life and the unlikely triumph he made out of it.
In his memoir, he pokes himself with a sense of humor and a pitchfork. The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Comedians are the most intelligent people among us I think. The club is still open, and since it's debut it has helped launch the careers of Jim Carrey, Roseanne Barr, and Jerry Seinfeld. . I laughed, I empathized, I learned.
Dangerfield tells the tale of his rollercoaster life, From struggling stand-up comedian to aluminum salesman, Dangerfield was was always a man who saw life as humorous and himself as a foil. There were some skits with Roseanne Barr playing Rodney's wife. I looked over and she was on the phone. It's an easy read because of Rodney's writing; one book I didn't want to put down. Unfortunately, like so many great comics, he suffered from internal demons, in his case it was depression. It's Not Easy Bein' Me is Rodney Dangerfield's book about his storied life from childhood to stardom and all the craziness in between.
One night she used me to time an egg. And for a figure with this much experience who is simply fun to listen talk about most anything, the weaknesses in structure are easily excused. What made so many people connect to Rodney Dangerfield was his style of comedy, that he was the downtrodden average Joe who never got the respect he deserved. Maybe he'll even get some respect. What I loved most about this book was how fast paced it was, reading very quickly and never getting slow or boring. Anybody can repeat a Rodney Dangerfield joke, but nobody can tell one like the man himself. In his book, you will discover a lot about this man that you probably never would have suspected about him.
He starts off just like anyone else. Dispersed throughout his life story are breaks in the narrative where Rodney places some of his jokes that loosely relates to the topic of the chapter. Dangerfield, like his very unhappy childhood with his negligent and cold mother and absent father. His story is one of success after struggle for recognition and then with himself after he received the recognition. Rodney Dangerfield was not like most other famous comedians who have made it big.