(Is This Guy For Real?) [PDF NEW] ô Box Brown


  • Paperback
  • 273
  • Is This Guy For Real?
  • Box Brown
  • English
  • 13 June 2019
  • 9781626723160

Box Brown Ë 5 review

Read Is This Guy For Real? review Is This Guy For Real? è PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Comedian and performer Andy Kaufman’s resume was impressive a popular role on the beloved sitcom Taxi a high profile stand up career and a surprisingly successful stint in professional wrestling Although he was by all accounts a sensitive and thoughtful person. Box Brown returns to the subject that gave him his breakthrough in Andre the Giant Life and Legend wrestling in Is This Guy For Real And it s for real a decent biographical comic on the great comic Andy Kaufman mostly focused on Andy s wrestling What little I know about Kaufman outside of his comedy is thanks to the Milos Forman film Man on the Moon though Brown s book doesn t really add much to that so I guess it was a pretty thorough biopic I did find out though that Andy s wrestling costume was designed purely to hide his boners as his fetish was wrestling women and he didn t want to show his arousal in public That and a better understanding of his beautiful Buddhist beliefs are the two main things I ll take away from this book The book asks the uestion why would such a gentle sweet guy create characters who were so intentionally obnoxious and calculated to be hated by the audience like the misogynistic wrestler and Tony Clifton the drunk lounge act Brown s answer seems to point towards Kaufman s love of wrestling and its then secretive nature of kayfabe pretending wrestling was real instead of scripted Except the premise is really only set up in the book jacket s blurb and if you didn t bother reading that and I usually don t I read it this time as I wondered what the point of the book was beyond the obvious I can t imagine the story s purpose will be at all understandable And that s really my only major critiue of this book that Box Brown didn t clearly establish what he was trying to achieve within the book itself nor did he firmly answer it Taken at face value it s a truncated but fine bio of Kaufman from his regular guest appearances on Saturday Night Live and the sitcom Taxi to his Buddhist values though mainly the focus is on his love of wrestling Much of the book is about his kayfabe rivalry with Jerry The King Lawler and their public spats the two were actually close friends in real life And it s kinda interesting Kaufman s jokes particularly his ridiculous taunting of women still make me laugh but doesn t make for a terribly gripping narrative Wrestling fans or Kaufman fans wanting to find out on his wrestling antics will get the most out of this one I m neither but I still thought Is This Guy For Real was a fairly entertaining and informative read about a true comedy original Popinjay Stairs you didn t bother reading that and I usually don t I read it this time as I wondered what the point of the book was beyond the obvious I can t imagine the story s purpose will be at all understandable And that s really my only major critiue of this book that Box Brown didn t clearly establish what he was trying to achieve within the book itself nor did he firmly answer it Taken at face value it s a truncated but fine bio of Kaufman from his regular guest appearances on Saturday Night Live and the sitcom Taxi to his Buddhist values though mainly the focus is on his love of wrestling Much of the book is about his kayfabe rivalry with Jerry The King Lawler and their public spats the two were actually close friends in real life And it s kinda interesting Kaufman s jokes particularly his ridiculous taunting of women still make me laugh but doesn t make for a terribly gripping narrative Wrestling fans or Kaufman fans wanting to find out on his wrestling antics will get the most out of this one I m neither but I still thought Is This Guy For Real was a fairly entertaining and informative read about a true comedy original

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Is This Guy For Real?

Read Is This Guy For Real? review Is This Guy For Real? è PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free He’s ironically best remembered for his various contemptible personas which were so committed and so convincing that all but his closest family and friends were completely taken inWhy would someone so gentle natured and sensitive build an entire career seekin. Comedian and performer Andy Kaufman s resume was impressive a popular role on the beloved sitcom Taxi a high profile stand up career and a surprisingly successful stint in professional wrestling Although he was by all accounts a sensitive and thoughtful person he s ironically best remembered for his various contemptible personas which were so committed and so convincing that all but his closest family and friends were completely taken in

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Read Is This Guy For Real? review Is This Guy For Real? è PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free G the hatred of his audience What drives a performer to solicit that reaction With the same nuance and sympathy with which he approached Andre the Giant in his 2014 biography graphic novelist Box Brown takes on the complex and often hilarious life of Andy Kaufma. A solid book a good look at a portion of Kaufman s life that s less discussed and considered Box Brown does a really nice job with this kind of material


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    (Is This Guy For Real?) [PDF NEW] ô Box Brown Box Brown returns to the subject that gave him his breakthrough in Andre the Giant Life and Legend wrestling in Is This Guy For Real? And it’s for real a decent biographical comic on the great comic Andy Kaufman mostly focused on

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    Box Brown Ë 5 review Read Æ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ë Box Brown (Is This Guy For Real?) [PDF NEW] ô Box Brown I may never have fully appreciated Andy Kauffman though this was especially true of his later work when he was wrestling women and saying demeaning things about them though this could indeed have been a commentary on machism

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    Read Æ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ë Box Brown (Is This Guy For Real?) [PDF NEW] ô Box Brown Box Brown Ë 5 review Once again Box Brown takes on the life story of another celebrityand as with his Andre the Giant book this topic also involves wrestling And while I enjoyed that earlier graphic bio and thought it was well done I eagerly awaited and consumed this look at Andy Kaufman I've been intrigued by Kaufman for years His brand of comedy off beat confrontational and provocative is right up my alley His ability to push the boundar

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    (Is This Guy For Real?) [PDF NEW] ô Box Brown Box Brown Ë 5 review Read Æ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ë Box Brown Comedian and performer Andy Kaufman’s resume was impressive—a popular role on the beloved sitcom Taxi a high profile stand up career and a surprisingly successful stint in professional wrestling Although he was by all accounts a sensitive and thoughtful person he’s ironically best remembered for his various contemptible personas which were so committed and so convincing that all but his closest family and friends were comple

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    (Is This Guy For Real?) [PDF NEW] ô Box Brown Andy Kaufman was one of the funniest people in modern show biz Like his contemporary John Belushi Kaufman only had to step on stage

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    (Is This Guy For Real?) [PDF NEW] ô Box Brown This one was a great read I’m a huge fan of Box Brown and I’ve read his Tetris book Andre the Giant book several comics pieces in anthologie

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    (Is This Guy For Real?) [PDF NEW] ô Box Brown Going in to this I really didn't know much about Andy Kaufman apart from his reputation as a stand up comedian I am not sure I know a ton about him now but I certainly have a better idea of his impact on the world of wrestling Brown depicts Kaufman through the lens of his wrestling endeavors than through focus on his comedy or his stint on Taxi and this techniue works to capture him in a uniue compelling way

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    (Is This Guy For Real?) [PDF NEW] ô Box Brown Read Is This Guy For Real? A solid book a good look at a portion of Kaufman's life that's less discussed and considered Box Brown does a real

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    (Is This Guy For Real?) [PDF NEW] ô Box Brown Fun fast read and I learned stuff I didn't know

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