When the Balls Drop

When the Balls Drop

How I Learned to Get Real and Embrace Life's Second Half

Book - 2015
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A refreshingly candid and wickedly funny look at life's second half from Everybody Loves Raymond TV sitcom star and comic Brad Garrett.

In this no-holds-barred book of comedic and personal essays, Brad Garrett waxes hilarious--and irreverently honest--about the gaffes, challenges, and ultimately the joys of middle age as he advises us on how to best approach the dreaded "second half" of life.

Ranging in topics from genetics to genitals, weight to women, and dating to diarrhea, Brad leaves no stone unturned in this laugh-out-loud look at getting older. With pieces such as "No Scales in Heaven," in which Brad points out the essential pointlessness of overthinking diet and exercise, and "Celebrating Your E.D. (erectile dysfunction) During Your Mid-Life Crisis," the star comedian encourages you to forget the overwhelming concerns that accompany middle age and to welcome the laughs--even if you have a fifty-fifty chance of throwing your back out in doing so.

Penned in Brad's signature witty, conversational, no-nonsense style that has cemented his status as an icon in the comedy industry, this autobiographical book will teach you the most important thing: that, no matter what, we're all in this together. So embrace it.
Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, ©2015.
ISBN: 9781476772905
Characteristics: 276 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates :,illustrations (some colour), portrait (some colour) ;,23 cm.

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fuzzyroes
Feb 12, 2017

Funny book, plenty of hilarious insights. Worth checking out!

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fiferboy
Aug 04, 2015

Easily the worst star autobiography I've ever read. This spoiled man is so misogynistic and negative about everything.

srkotulak Jun 18, 2015

Brad Garrett did not age gracefully, so he wrote a book filled with obscenities and off-color jokes trying to cope with it. Can't help but wonder what he'll say at 65, when he awakes from a nap to find the grand kids used Sharpies to connect his liver spots.

No one said life was easy.

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