By Artie Lange, Anthony Bozza
Outrageous, uncooked, and painfully humorous precise tales directly from the lifetime of the actor, comic, and much-loved solid member of TheHoward Stern Show--with a foreword through Howard Stern.
When Artie Lange joined the everlasting forged of The Howard Stern exhibit in 2001, it was once very likely the best factor ever to occur within the Stern universe, moment in basic terms to the show's stream to the wild, uncensored frontier of satellite tv for pc radio. Lange supplied what Stern had but to discover all within the related position: a wit fast adequate to maintain velocity together with his personal, a pathetic self-image to dwarf his personal, a private heritage either heartbreaking and hilarious, and an ingrained feel of self-sabotage that regularly retains issues interesting.
A traditional storyteller with a bottomless pit of fabric, Lange grew up in a close-knit, working-class Italian relatives in Union, New Jersey, a maniacal Yankees fan who pursued the 2 issues his father stated he was once minimize out for--sports and comedy. Tragically, Artie Lange Sr. by no means observed the reality in that prediction: He grew to become a quadriplegic in an twist of fate whilst Artie used to be eighteen and died quickly after. yet as with any trial in his existence, from his drug dependancy to his weight problems to his fights along with his mom, Artie mines the humor, pathos, and humanity in those occasions and turns them into comedy classics.
True lovers of the strict exhibit will locate Artie gold in those pages: hilarious stories that couldn't have occurred to somebody else. There are tales from his days riding a Jersey cab, operating as a longshoreman in Port Newark, and navigating the darkish circuit of stand-up comedy. There are outrageous episodes from the frenzied heights of his coked-up days at MADtv, strangely relocating tales from his early life, and an account of his fresh U.S.O. journey that's both stirring and irreverent. but additionally during this quantity are tales Artie's by no means informed prior to, together with a few that he deemed too revealing for radio.
Wild, stunning, and drop-dead hilarious, TOO fats TO FISH is Artie Lange giving every little thing he's obtained to provide. and prefer a real professional, the guy by no means disappoints.