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Dr. Simon Forman lIn cheek imitation of the cliche mean girl that we all know from our high school days But without beinget in on the charade I found connecting with Handler throughout the book to be basically impossible The humor mostly seems to consist of criticizing everyone in her family her circle of friends and anyone else she meets in her Serving Up Secrecy (Ladies of Westside life most typically in a way that falls a tad short of cattyanding mostly in the realm of bitchy Admittedly Handler does trot out a few story moments that provoked grins and the occasional augh However the pacing and convenience of most stories stretched my credulity well beyond my suspended disbelief typically just making me feel bad for her parentsexeswaiterfriends or whomever that she happened to be interacting with at the moment in the story Its clear that her escapades are wildly fabricated in places where the truth might have been banal or reuired even a fleeting moment of self reflection Further despite all of the tweaking many of the stories were pretty boring just tossing in blunt comments and sailor speak doesn t turn a dull tossing in blunt comments and sailor speak doesn t turn a dull out into comedic gold I had heard this book ikened to some of Sedaris essays but find that the comparison to be wildly off target Sedaris brings a sort of uiet thoughtfulness to his humor and is most freuently the target of his own jokes Handler instead brings a sort of crass entitlement to her judgments too good for even those she is telling her sort of crass entitlement to her judgments too good for even those she is telling her to Buhwahahaha This woman is easily the funniest woman in the entertainment industry Yes she s rude and crude and definitely not for the prude But I just can t help it I Split love her She brings out the evil maniacalaugh in me if case you didn t already noticeSince her other book is entitled My Horizontal Life A Collection of One Night Stands you can be fairly certain this book will also include sexual content as well as a When Stories Clash lot of adultanguage So if those make you uncomfortable don t read this At Sword of Honour Second To None least not while others of a prudish nature are aroundShe does have a deeply dark sense of humor It seems to be all in good fun though not necessarily good taste Iike to believe she s a softie at heart just with a hard exterior Nevertheless she s entertaining to say the The Extra Cadaver Murder leastI really recommendistening to the audio book A sheet of paper just cannot capture the brilliance of her wit and sarcasm Her voice can be slightly overwhelming at times but if your feeling down her stories will bring you if nothing else hilarity what are you going to do tonight chelsea are you going to do tonight Chelsea Same thing she does every night Try to take over the world The entertainment world at Perfect Girl Evolution Vol. 6 least Evilaugh For those of you ucky enough to afford cable television I resort to the Internet it s cheaper her show is just as disturbing and just as funn. Alitarian by dating a redhead or ooking out for a foulmouthed rum swilling Dark Ties (Broken Saints Society little person whoooks just ike her only smaller Chelsea has a knack for getting herself into the most outrageous situations Are You There Vodka It's Me Chelsea showcases the candor and irresistible turns of phrase that have made her one of the freshest voices in comedy today. ,
review Are You There Vodka? It's Me ChelseaSubmitted three essays and completed one test yesterday so I read this book to reward myself Admittedly I don t usually read books ike this but found Are You There
"vodka it s "It s Chelsea to be an overall entertaining collection The first four essays were far and away the best in the collection Until reading this book I had no familiarity with Handler Totally underwhelming and inconsistently hilarious Admittedly the parts that were funny really were fantastic However Chelsea Handler glosses and re arranges ife events in order to align them so and thusly make whatever anecdote she s recounting work ike one of her performance jokes Everything works just a Yolandas Genius little too well for these to beegitimate essays Rather the book reads The Fairytale Hairdresser and Sleeping Beauty like an ongoing stand up routine with detail added Overall it s a good effort Handler isn t the best writer and is occasionally downright dismal but her stories are generally amusing Chelsea Handler just might be the most obnoxious dumb smart person ever Yet this book was hilarious and I couldn t read it fast enough Sometimes that s all it takes for something to be considered good Horrible Chelsea Lately is a great show and Chelsea Handler a talented comedian But this book is bad A colossal disappointment The whole crass shock value thing wears thin really uickly I might haveaughed a couple of times but not enough to warrant even a second star Cutting edge funny sexy stories Having seen Chelsea doing stand up and on Girls Behaving Badly I was anxious to see how her wicked sarcastic wit would translate into text It s fantastic A seriously gifted writer who combines funny and raunchy better than any womanI mean wild hilarious and uninhibited story telling And it s not just the sheer ridiculous situations she encounters She reflects about her mindless journeys and the meaning of ife in such an amusing self deprecating cynical manner It s Filled With Funny Anecdotes with funny anecdotes just has that trashy comedienne s gift of saying everything we think about but are afraid to say And she manages to share absolutely horrifying situations and somehow make them hystericalThere are some hilarious and uncomfortable family situations Her father was uite the provider of wisdom selling used junkyard cars out of their front yard while making inappropriate sexual innuendos towards his daughters She shares some really funny embarrassing youth debacles and misadventures and of course her bizarre sexual encounters with some serious screw ups My favorite of Chelsea s embarrassing re collections her preposterous fake celebrity elementary school tale a LOL birthday party for a friendless girl full of re gifting pretending to be honeymooning with her father in order to upgrade to first class The Mini Me and. When Chelsea Handler needs to get a few things off her chest she appeals to a higher power vodka You would too if you found out that your boyfriend was having an affair with a Peekapoo or if you had to pretend to be honeymooning with your father in order to upgrade to first class Welcome to Chelsea's world a place where absurdity reigns supreme and a Prison Break chapters are just classics Frankly if she wasn t successful she may have ended up a basket case If you are sensitive or uick to take offense I would pass she may have ended up a basket case If you are sensitive or uick to take offense I would pass this one If you have a repressed wild side you l dive in headfirst and relish her antics and The First Mistake live vicariously through them Also if youike reading funny out of control drinking and sex stories I m half way through Chelsea s other book My Horizontal Life A Collection of One Night Stands and it s great I also recommend reading the guy s version of this book Wild steamy Penthouse stories VIP the guy s version of this book Wild steamy Penthouse stories VIP and it s even funnier than Chelsea s stuff High Heels and Dirty Deals Globetrotting Tales of Debauchery from a Binge drinking Nymphomaniac Ah Chelsea Hilarious Read this on the plane ride back from atlanta She never disappoints and I m certain i annoyed rows 18 and 20 of Airtran Flight 176 and possibly rows 17 and 21 at certain points in the book with my Jewelry Making For Beginners laughter Would recommend it to anyone 3 stars for me Iistened to this on audio and ike my GR friend Kelly stated Chelsea s voice can be a bit much Also did all of these things truly happen Some of them seem a bit over the top and maybe a bit embellished to make a better story I think calling her dad bitch tits is bad It just sounds stupid to me There were uite a few times when I aughed out The Penguin Book of English Verse loud though I am certainly not opposed to reading of her stories I used to watch her show on tv and I wonder if any of her girlfriends in the book were some of the comics on the show It never stated if any names were changed I also want toook up on You Tube the Girls Behaving Badly show and see if I can watch the scenes with Kimmy Find all of my reviews at DID IT I DID IT I DID A DNF Mind you it was an audiobook of a physical book I had already read but hey I had to start somewhere right So now you might be wondering how in the eff am I managing to 1 Star something I 4 Starred
in the past Welllllll emme tell ya Chelsea Handler has athe past Welllllll emme tell ya Chelsea Handler has a that I want to punch right in the throat I convinced myself I could get past it and the funny would outweigh the fingernails on a chalkboard reaction I have had to her speaking in the past but it was not meant to be In fact her delivery makes this book decidedly UNFUNNY even when I knew the material had me The Killer Cats Birthday Bash (The Killer Cat, literally LOLing the first time around Lessonearned and any future Handler endeavors by me will be strictly via print This sort of book and the positive outpouring for it make me really feel The Force of Destiny like I must have missed the boat somewhere in theast couple decades of culture or something Maybe it is that I have never seen Handler s stand up and came to this book expecting something a The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters (Chapter 9 Provocateur) little bit different Perhaps Handler s shtick is that she is merely making a tongue. Ick wit is the bestine of defenseIn this hilarious deliciously skewed collection Chelsea mines her past for stories about her family relationships and career that are at once singular and ridiculous Whether she's convincing her third grade class that she has been tapped to play Goldie Hawn's daughter in the seuel to Private Benjamin deciding to be eg.