I Must Say: My Life As Humble Comedy Legend, Martin Short
  • List: $23.99  |  Sale: $16.79
    Club: $11.99
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share

Details

I Must Say: My Life As Humble Comedy Legend

Author: Martin Short

Narrator: Martin Short

Unabridged: 8 hr 40 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Harper Audio

Published: 11/04/2014

Genre: Biography & Autobiography - Entertainment & Performing Arts

Synopsis

In this engagingly witty, wise, and heartfelt memoir, Martin Short tells the tale of how a showbiz obsessed kid from Canada transformed himself into one of Hollywood’s favorite funnymen, known to his famous peers as the “comedian’s comedian.”Short takes the reader on a rich, hilarious, and occasionally heartbreaking ride through his life and times, from his early years in Toronto as a member of the fabled improvisational troupe Second City to the all-American comic big time of Saturday Night Live, and from memorable roles in such movies as ¡Three Amigos! and Father of the Bride to Broadway stardom in Fame Becomes Me and the Tony-winning Little Me.He reveals how he created his most indelible comedic characters, among them the manic man-child Ed Grimley, the slimy corporate lawyer Nathan Thurm, and the bizarrely insensitive interviewer Jiminy Glick. Throughout, Short freely shares the spotlight with friends, colleagues, and collaborators, among them Steve Martin, Tom Hanks, Gilda Radner, Mel Brooks, Nora Ephron, Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, Paul Shaffer, and David Letterman.But there is another side to Short’s life that he has long kept private. He lost his eldest brother and both parents by the time he turned twenty, and, more recently, he lost his wife of thirty years to cancer. In I Must Say, Short talks for the first time about the pain that these losses inflicted and the upbeat life philosophy that has kept him resilient and carried him through.In the grand tradition of comedy legends, Martin Short offers a show-business memoir densely populated with boldface names and rife with retellable tales: a hugely entertaining yet surprisingly moving self-portrait that will keep you laughing—and crying—from the first page to the last.Special Lyrics for "It's The Most Wonderful Show of the Year" and "Picture-Perfect Christmas In The Palisades" by Martin Short, Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman; Special Lyrics for "Marty Throws a Party Just To Sing" by Marc Shaiman.

Recommended

Superficial More Adventures from the Andy Cohen Diaries, Andy Cohen
Superficial
by Andy Cohen

List: $32.99

Sale: $23.10

Club: $16.49

Narrator: Andy Cohen
Published: 11/15/2016

The Greatest Love Story Ever Told An Oral History, Nick Offerman
The Greatest Love Story Ever Told
by Nick Offerman

List: $20.00

Sale: $14.00

Club: $10.00

Narrator: Nick Offerman
Published: 10/02/2018

Home Work A Memoir of My Hollywood Years, Julie Andrews
Home Work
by Julie Andrews

List: $25.98

Sale: $18.19

Club: $12.99

Narrator: Julie Andrews
Published: 10/15/2019

Robin, Dave Itzkoff
Robin
by Dave Itzkoff

List: $32.99

Sale: $23.10

Club: $16.49

Narrator: Dave Itzkoff
Published: 05/15/2018

Black Privilege Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It, Charlamagne Tha God
Black Privilege
by Charlamagne Tha God

List: $19.99

Sale: $13.99

Club: $9.99

Narrator: Charlamagne Tha God
Published: 04/18/2017

Recovery Freedom from Our Addictions, Russell Brand
Recovery
by Russell Brand

List: $19.99

Sale: $13.99

Club: $9.99

Narrator: Russell Brand
Published: 10/03/2017

Open Book A Memoir, Jessica Simpson
Open Book
by Jessica Simpson

List: $28.99

Sale: $20.29

Club: $14.49

Narrator: Jessica Simpson
Published: 02/04/2020

Hurricanes A Memoir, Rick Ross
Hurricanes
by Rick Ross

List: $20.99

Sale: $14.70

Club: $10.49

Narrator: Guy Lockard
Published: 09/03/2019

As You Wish Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride, Cary Elwes
As You Wish
by Cary Elwes

List: $17.99

Sale: $12.59

Club: $8.99

Narrator: Rob Reiner
Published: 10/14/2014
{"id":"616041","ean":"9780062350855","abr":"Unabridged","title":"I Must Say: My Life As Humble Comedy Legend","subtitle":"My Life As Humble Comedy Legend","author":"Martin Short","rating_average":"4.56","narrator":"Martin Short","ubr_id":"616041","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"23.99","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"14.39","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"Martin Short","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 8 hr 10 min","abr_length":"Abridged: "}