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Nice Try - Stories of Best Intentions and Mixed Results

Josh Gondelman

Narrator Josh Gondelman

Publisher: HarperCollins

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Summary

Emmy-Award winning writer and comedian Josh Gondelman’s collection of personal stories of best intentions and mixed results.Josh Gondelman knows a thing or two about trying — and failing. The Emmy Award-winning stand-up comic — dubbed a “pathological sweetheart” by the New York Observer — is known throughout the industry as one of comedy’s true “nice guys.” Not surprisingly, he’s 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 intentions — and 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 he’s 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 everyone — even as his attempts to do the right thing occasionally implode.Full of the warm and relatable humor that’s made him a favorite on the comedy club circuit, Nice Try solidifies Josh Gondelman’s reputation as not just a good guy, but a skilled observer of the human condition.
Duration: about 6 hours (05:59:10)
Publishing date: 2019-09-17; Unabridged; Copyright Year: 2019. Copyright Statment: —