Cover of: Rubber balls and liquor | Gilbert Gottfried

Rubber balls and liquor

1st ed.

Published by St. Martin's Press in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

The bawdy, clarion-voiced comedian traces his rise from an awkward Jewish youth in New York City to a famous stand-up performance artist, sharing everything from the stories behind his signature routines to his haphazard encounters with fellow celebrities.

Table of Contents

Introduction: A slice of pizza and a grape drink
Story of my life
Star power
Not living up to my potential
Don't forget to tip your waitress
My brilliant career
First impressions, lasting tributes
Adventures in animation
Gag reflex
Circle gets the square
Celebrity depth chart
Cheating death
Just tugging along
The air up here
Grand finale: too soon
Encore: another slice of pizza and a grape drink
Closing credits: "I'd like to thank the Academy."

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class 792.7/6028092
Library of Congress PN2287.G656 A3 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination vii, 272 p. :
Number of pages 272

ID Numbers

Open Library OL24882101M
Internet Archive rubberballsliquo00gott
ISBN 10 0312668112
ISBN 13 9780312668112
LC Control Number 2010054558
OCLC/WorldCat 670481210

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