Nice Try

Publisher: HarperCollins Release date: 2019-09-17

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Emmy-Award winning writer and comedian Josh Gondelmans collection of personal stories of best intentions and mixed results.Josh Gondelman knows a thing or two about tryingand failing. The Emmy Award-winning stand-up comicdubbed a pathological sweetheart by the New York Observeris known throughout the industry as one of comedys true nice guys. Not surprisingly, hes endured his share of last-place finishes. But he keeps on bouncing back.In this collection of hilarious and poignant essays (including his acclaimed New York Times piece What if I Bombed at My Own Wedding?), Josh celebrates a life of good intentionsand mixed results. His true tales of romantic calamities, professional misfortunes, and eventual triumphs reinforce the notion: we get out of the world what we put into it. Whether hes adopting a dog from a suspicious stranger, mitigating a disastrous road trip, or trying MDMA for the first (and only) time, Josh only wants the best for everyoneeven as his attempts to do the right thing occasionally implode. Full of the warm and relatable humor thats made him a favorite on the comedy club circuit, Nice Try solidifies Josh Gondelmans reputation as not just a good guy, but a skilled observer of the human condition.

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Genre: Popular culture

Collection: Harper Perennial

Type: EPub

Pages 272

ISBN: 9780062852762

Additional Information

Genre: Popular culture

Collection: Harper Perennial

Type: EPub

Pages 272

ISBN: 9780062852762

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