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3.0021436227224 out of 53.0021436227224 out of 53.0021436227224 out of 53.0021436227224 out of 53.0021436227224 out of 5 3.00 (2,799 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Adam Carolla Narrator: Adam Carolla Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2012 ISBN: 9780307939784
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Funnyman Adam Carolla is known for two things: hilarious rants about things that drive him crazy and personal stories about everything from his hardscrabble childhood to his slacker friends to the hypocrisy of Hollywood. He tackled rants in his first book, and now he tells his best stories and debuts some never-before-heard tales as well. Organized by the myriad "dumps" Carolla called home—through the flophouse apartments he rented in his twenties, up to the homes he personally renovated after achieving success in Hollywood—the anecdotes here follow Adam's journey and the hilarious pitfalls along the way.
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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Bridgette | 2/15/2014

    " This was solid work. I find myself impressed by Adam Carolla. I was pleasantly surprised by how much I liked him on the Celebrity Apprentice and I am again pleasantly surprised at how well he has crafted this off-beat, self-deprecating, and freaking hilarious memoir. I would recommend this book to men, comedy lovers, and people who are not easily offended. If you liked the movie Superbad, you will like this. Tim, you will like this one, I guarantee it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Clint Priest | 2/13/2014

    " Loved this book. I'm a big fan of Adam Carolla's humor and this couples that with an inspiring tale of how he found success the old-fashioned way - through hard work and determination. Highly recommended and hilarious. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Amber | 2/7/2014

    " A funny book, but some of the authors views I didn't agree with "Such as Women are not Funny" If you can get over that then it a good book and a very fast read. I also thought How the author broke the chapters up was very creative. I will for sure read other books from this author. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Barbara | 1/31/2014

    " Pretty funny but not as good as his first book. I liked the stories about his family and career, but the ones about his friends were just too gross. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sheri | 1/31/2014

    " This book was narrated by the author himself, so it was embellished and edited liberally. Sometimes I felt like I was listening to an extra long podcast. But, his stories of his early life and how he managed to go from a low-income blue collar existence to the success he is now is uplifting. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Bill | 1/26/2014

    " Don't think I've laughed this hard in a long time. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Laura | 1/14/2014

    " Fun, quick, very raunchy read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Youndyc | 1/14/2014

    " Rude, crude, and socially unacceptable. I still laughed. Not as much as one might hope, because this dude's family was seriously f-ed up. But he seems to have come out of it with a message. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Anna Laughlin | 1/13/2014

    " No matter how bad your childhood was this is likely to make you feel better about yours! Good stories but a lot of bathroom humor as you might suspect. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Nanne | 1/11/2014

    " Not as good as the first book he wrote but still plenty funny to read "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Chuck Bradley | 1/2/2014

    " Baudy and irreverent, but funny. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Richard Smith | 12/28/2013

    " Very funny!! More than just Carolla's typical barage of rants. Extremely unique how he ties his upbringing to various homes he has lived in. Only a little is duplicated from his last book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Suzie | 11/24/2013

    " funny book, smart guy, hard worker. adam carolla had a crappy california childhood but he always had family around even though they were dysfunctional. book had a few too many gross-out friend stories but as he says it was before the youtube era so they had to amuse themselves somehow... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Joe Tynan | 11/23/2013

    " It ain't Shakespeare, but it served well on a sick, miserable Sunday afternoon . . . and now to find something for a sick, miserable Monday afternoon. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Michelle | 10/29/2013

    " One star is generous. I'm not sure why I got this book, as I cannot stand Adam Carolla's sexist humor, but I guess I was hopeful that he would elevate himself a little bit since this is the written form. Nope. Despite the sexist attitude, the book itself is poorly written. Don't waste your time. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Scott | 5/14/2013

    " Adam is simply great. His lack of concern for what he's allowed to think or say permits him to discuss how to not be a loser in life and to critique the pathetic state of Southern California and American pop culture. I aspire to live half as well as he has...although rather less crudely. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jeramy | 3/5/2013

    " Weird stories, but he tied them together better than I expected in the end. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jeremy | 12/12/2012

    " Funny stories. Some pretty gross stuff. Nice message at the end. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Rachel | 9/9/2012

    " The beginning of each chapter starts with a picture of a house that Adam lived in which is a great idea. There were some funny stories. A good book to skim through. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Aaron Andrews | 8/14/2012

    " This is such a hilarious audiobook. Carolla is uproariously funny as he usually is plus he offers some insights into his life that I found very interesting as well as inspiring. Highly recommended. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 C.A.M. | 8/5/2012

    " Some of Carolla's previous book "In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks" is repeated here but "Not Taco Bell Material" is so entertaining that I can forgive him for a bit of rehashing. This is a really funny and insightful listen! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dan A. | 7/21/2012

    " An intriguing audiobook that offers some background into this groundbreaking comedian's life as well as plenty of laughs. A little slow here and there during the autobiographical stuff but very entertaining overall nonetheless. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Karen Belamy | 7/13/2012

    " I really wanted to like this audiobook as I'm a big Adam Carolla fan but I honestly found it to be kind of boring. There were way too many rambling stories from his past and not enough humor for my taste. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 RayC. | 7/9/2012

    " In my opinion Adam is a brilliant comedian and his profane rants against the rampant political correctness so prevalent in today's society are a breath of fresh air. I listened to this on a recent trip and laughed my butt off. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Melanie | 6/30/2012

    " This book made me laugh out loud. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Robert | 6/25/2012

    " If you don't already listen to and like Adam carolla the chances you will like this book are very slim indeed. It's a bunch of crazy anecdotes as an Adam carolla recipe. I am mildly embarrassed to say I laughed out loud at the butt geyser story. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Coydog45 | 6/18/2012

    " Adam has a way of looking at things that I really identify with. This is a pretty good audiobook with a fair amount of humor mixed with personal stories from his past that help you understand where he came from and what he overcame to get to where he was going. It's a bit slow in places but I recommend it for the overall experience. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Michelle Ventresca | 6/16/2012

    " Great read! I love his humor and this book didn't disappoint. He's painfully honest and doesn't hold any punches. I laughed out loud so many times! "

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About the Author
Author Adam Carolla

Adam Carolla is the author of the New York Times bestsellers In Fifty Years We’ll All Be Chicks and Not Taco Bell Material, as well as a radio and television host, comedian, and actor. Carolla is well known as the cohost of the syndicated radio and MTV show Loveline and the co-creator and star of The Man Show and Crank Yankers. He currently hosts Catch a Contractor and The Adam Carolla Show, which is the Guinness World Record holder for most downloaded podcast.