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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (48 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: David Alan Grier Narrator: David Alan Grier Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2009 ISBN: 9780743597739
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The host of Comedy Central’s Chocolate News, David Alan Grier, shares his outrageously funny view of the melting pot that is American culture. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A comic of undeniable charm and supple skills.”

    Washington Post

  • Barack Like Me is the most important book since Alex Haley's third book, Boots. With Barack Like Me, David Alan Grier has created a world of wizards and goblins that will surely become a great TV movie someday.”

    Chris Rock

  • “This book is funny and thought provoking. DAG may be the greatest Black American since Dr. Julius Washington Irving Carver!”

    Adam Carolla

  • “This book will surprise and delight you. It's a splendid read!”

    Lewis Black

  • “Hilarious! Pure DAG, Barack Like Me is a magical romp through one man's history that offers Americans a chance to examine its own. Full of surprises and profound insights, DAG takes readers on a modern journey through the looking glass of his life.”

    Dr. Drew Pinsky

  • “The definitive guide to American blackness. A masterwork. Grier triumphs again.”

    Jimmy Kimmel

  • “David's humor, wit and intelligence are as big as his penis…Huge! He is single-handedly keeping the black comedy myth alive.”

    Chelsea Handler

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jess | 12/13/2012

    " Hillarious! DAG's DWTS chapters made me laugh pretty hard. In fact, myself not being a fan of DWTS, DAG pretty much said everything I have ever felt about the judges. Good read. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Joseph Roach | 7/2/2012

    " sucked. Started out funny, but then not worth the time. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Amanda Ryan | 6/23/2011

    " Just finshed this memoir of one of my favorite actor/comedian/dancers of all time. Gotta love DAG. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Tamara Evans | 11/27/2010

    " This book provided a good combination of humor and personal stories from David Alan Grier's childhood. All in all, it was a decent read but not a book I'd read again. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Christine | 10/29/2010

    " Hilarious. Grier can write. I always forget that comedians are writers too. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Debra Battle | 10/23/2010

    " I VERY FUNNY BOOK "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sandra | 9/27/2010

    " Irreverent. Funny with salient points. I could have done without all the swearing. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ruth | 6/15/2010

    " DAG is the hit in the fan! Both poignant and hilarious. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Tamara | 1/20/2010

    " This book provided a good combination of humor and personal stories from David Alan Grier's childhood. All in all, it was a decent read but not a book I'd read again. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ruth | 12/31/2009

    " DAG is the hit in the fan! Both poignant and hilarious. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sandra | 10/19/2009

    " Irreverent. Funny with salient points. I could have done without all the swearing. "

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About the Author

David Alan Grier is well known as a principle cast member of the acclaimed television series In Living Color, where he helped to create some of the shows most memorable characters. He also costarred on Bonnie Hunts hit ABC comedy Life With Bonnie and starred on the hit NBC show DAG, the television miniseries The 60s, and King of Texas for cable television. He has gained recognition for his numerous feature film roles, including Baadasssss! for director Mario Van Peebles, The Woodsman opposite Kevin Bacon and Mos Def; 15 MinutesBoomerangBewitchedJumanji; and Robert Altmans Streamers, for which he won a Golden Lion Award for Best Actor at the Venice Film Festival. He also cowrote, produced, and appeared in the independent film Poker House.