As a stand-up comic, I hope I've earned a measure of legitimacy and originality
with audiences. Chappelle's Show was hilarious and a great experience. I
appreciate all the love and opportunity that have stemmed from that, but a couple
As one of the most popular performers on Comedy Central’s mega-hit The Chappelle Show, Charlie Murphy—older brother of comedy legend Eddie Murphy—shares his passion for comedy and tells his true Hollywood stories in this juicy and highly entertaining memoir. Once described by Chris Rock as “Eddie Murphy on acid,” Charlie Murphy has achieved fame as a recurring performer on the critically acclaimed, three-time Emmy-nominated cult sensation Chappelle’s Show on Comedy Central. Celebrated in particular for his “Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Stories” skits, featuring hilarious renditions of Rick James and Prince, Murphy now recounts many of the actual stories that inspired these popular sketches in vivid and comical detail in Doing Time: The Making of a Stand-Up Guy. With his flare for storytelling and his distinctive and fearless voice, it’s no wonder that Charlie Murphy has been the subject of many featured stories in numerous magazines, including GQ, Essence, Rolling Stone, and he was recently listed as one of the Hottest People to Watch in Entertainment Weekly’s “Must List.” Featuring outrageous misadventures as part of his younger brother Eddie’s entourage, and hysterical encounters with numerous celebrities, Doing Time: The Making of a Stand-Up Guy is a fascinating and wildly funny chronicle from one of the most talented comedians today.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-01 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster
As one of the most popular performers on Comedy Central’s mega-hit The Chappelle Show, Charlie Murphy—older brother of comedy legend Eddie Murphy—shares his passion for comedy and tells his true Hollywood stories in this juicy and highly entertaining memoir. Once described by Chris Rock as “Eddie Murphy on acid,” Charlie
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-16 - Publisher: Zondervan
In his third novel, author Michael Snyder delivers another honest, authentic, and intriguing plot carried along by quirky characters whose actions and reactions still manage to look and sound like the rest of us. It is often said that every good joke contains some basic truth. In A Stand-Up Guy,
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-11-14 - Publisher: Villard Books
Presents a provocative study of the meaning of masculinity in a post-feminist, politically correct world, discussing male obsessions, the roots of hostility between genders, male friendship, sexual attraction, family bonds, and more. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: CRC Press
Completely revised to include updated cases and modern techniques, the second edition of Undercover is still a classic text for all law enforcement personnel. It approaches the topic from three angles: how to handle informants, how to investigate suspects, and how to be an undercover agent.