The Book of Joan Review Ó 2


Review The Book of Joan

The Book of Joan Review Ó 2 ✓ Joan Rivers was known all over the world—from the Palace Theater to Buckingham Palace from the bright lights of Las Vegas to the footlights of Broadway from the days of talkies to hosting talk shows But there was only one person who knew Joan intimately one person who the authorities would call when she got a little outD did in private Her love for her daughter knew no bounds or boundaries apparently Melissa I acknowledge that you have boundaries I just choose to not respect them In The Book of Joan Tales of Mirth Mischief and Manipulation Melissa shares stories like when she was nine months old and her parents delivered her to Johnny Carson as a birthday gift bon mots “Missy is there anything better than seeing a really good looking couple pushing a baby that looks like a Sasuatch who got caught in a house fire” and life lessons from growing up in the Rosenberg Rivers household ?. Perhaps my expectations were too high I had hoped that this would be an actual tribute to Ms Rivers by the woman who knew her best her daughter Instead this is a warmed over collection of River's jokes or jokes by Melissa Rivers in a pseudo Joan delivery There are few insights into the real woman the one that appeared in the documentary A Piece of Work Frankly if you are looking for the real Joan watch the movie and skip this book What her daughter does remind us is that Rivers changed her persona from the self deprecating Jewish girl who was actually a pioneer woman in comedy to a sharp edged often politically incorrect comic who joked about celebrity weight size sexual preference and made big bucks off her victims As a person Joan is depicted as a loving mother and grandmother but one who had to be watched carefully by her daughter to make sure she didn't overspend drive down the middle of the road or get kicked out of foreign countries for her insufferable rudeness It may be true or it may be Melissa playing for laughs but it is not a pretty pictureThe book is full of homophobic jokes and other offensiveness Perhaps the joke that I found most offensive was a story about Melissa telling her mother that she was pregnant and considering pulling a high chair up to the dinner table even though Peter Dinklage a talented actor and a Little Person was not having dinner with us Really That was necessaryI came looking for a book that would tell me about the real Joan Rivers and I got her daughter doing a very bad imitation of her mother Disappointing at best

The Book of JoanD did in private Her love for her daughter knew no bounds or boundaries apparently Melissa I acknowledge that you have boundaries I just choose to not respect them In The Book of Joan Tales of Mirth Mischief and Manipulation Melissa shares stories like when she was nine months old and her parents delivered her to Johnny Carson as a birthday gift bon mots “Missy is there anything better than seeing a really good looking couple pushing a baby that looks like a Sasuatch who got caught in a house fire” and life lessons from growing up in the Rosenberg Rivers household ?. Perhaps my expectations were too high I had hoped that this would be an actual tribute to Ms Rivers by the woman who knew her best her daughter Instead this is a warmed over collection of River's jokes or jokes by Melissa Rivers in a pseudo Joan delivery There are few insights into the real woman the one that appeared in the documentary A Piece of Work Frankly if you are looking for the real Joan watch the movie and skip this book What her daughter does remind us is that Rivers changed her persona from the self deprecating Jewish girl who was actually a pioneer woman in comedy to a sharp edged often politically incorrect comic who joked about celebrity weight size sexual preference and made big bucks off her victims As a person Joan is depicted as a loving mother and grandmother but one who had to be watched carefully by her daughter to make sure she didn't overspend drive down the middle of the road or get kicked out of foreign countries for her insufferable rudeness It may be true or it may be Melissa playing for laughs but it is not a pretty pictureThe book is full of homophobic jokes and other offensiveness Perhaps the joke that I found most offensive was a story about Melissa telling her mother that she was pregnant and considering pulling a high chair up to the dinner table even though Peter Dinklage a talented actor and a Little Person was not having dinner with us Really That was necessaryI came looking for a book that would tell me about the real Joan Rivers and I got her daughter doing a very bad imitation of her mother Disappointing at best

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The Book of Joan Ï Joan Rivers was known all over the world from the Palace Theater to Buckingham Palace from the bright lights of Las Vegas to the footlights of Broadway from the days of talkies to hosting talk shows But there was only one person who knew Joan intimately one person who the authorities would call when she got a little out of hand Her daughter and best friend Melissa Joan and Melissa Rivers had one of the most celebrated mother daughter relationships of all time If you think Joan said some outrageous things to her audiences as a comedian you won’t believe what she said an. 35 starsI'm a fan of Joan Rivers and enjoyed her comedy routines early 90's daytime talk show and Fashion Police program I've also seen the documentary A Piece of Work and read Joan's book I Hate EveryoneStarting With Me Joan Rivers had a daytime talk show in the early 1990sJoan Rivers hosted 'The Fashion Police' for many yearsIn this memoir Joan's daughter Melissa Rivers relates amusing stories about her motherMelissa RiversUnlike Joan Melissa is not a natural comic and some of her uips feel forcedor as if they were cribbed from her mom's joke collection Nevertheless I enjoyed many stories in the book which made me smile or occasionally laugh out loud Some amusing yarns revolve around Melissa herself For instance as a youngster Melissa was part of a 'kids club' in Las Vegas composed of children of celebrities who were performing in the casinos Joan Rivers with young MelissaAt one point Melissa's friends helped her pull out a loose tooth so the 'tooth fairy' would provide enough cash for the 'kid's club' to enjoy a whole night of arcade games and snacks Apparently Joan was a VERY generous tooth fairy Then one time during a road trip with her mother and father Edgar Rosenberg Melissa got hungry Edgar drove to the drive thru of a hamburger jointwhich was OUT OF HAMBURGERS This was a good opportunity for Joan to suash over Edgar to get to the car window and deliver a series of snippy sarcastic remarks Then the family went to Waffle HouseJoan Rivers with her husband Edgar Rosenberg and their daughter MelissaMelissa relates how her parents who had similar values and ambitions married five days after they met and seemed to be happy But Edgar apparently suffering from depression committed suicide when Melissa was a teen Joan who was never politically correct and considered absolutely everything fodder for a joke soon worked the event into her comedy routine Joan did the same thing shortly after 911giving people permission to laugh after tragedyJoan Rivers was one of the first comics to return to stand up comedy after 911Joan also loved to shop at airports especially in duty free shops and on international duty free flights Melissa kiddingly I hope says her mom once spent thousands of dollars on a trip just to get a 6 dollar break on Toblerone chocolate Joan and Melissa Rivers at the airport where Joan loved to shopMelissa also joshes about her mom's numerous plastic surgeries; love of clothes jewelry accessories and tchotchkes; line of clothing and jewelry for VC; and insistence that people use proper grammar Joan once uipped that a certain studio receptionist spoke worse English than her Latino gardener who'd arrived in the US last Tuesday Joan Rivers had closets full of clothesJoan Rivers loved jewelryJoan Rivers sold clothing and jewelry on VC; this is one of her pinsMelissa recalls the innovative at the time Red Carpet Show she hosted with her mother where they interviewed celebrities arriving at award shows like the Emmys and the Oscars Joan and Melissa Rivers had the first 'Red Carpet' showThe Joan and Melissa program introduced the expression 'Who are you wearing' a Characters Ï PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ☆ Melissa Rivers

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Melissa Rivers ☆ 2 Download ?I can do tips and discounts and figure out the number of gay men in an audience to make it a good show That’s all the math you’ll ever need” These were just the tip of the iceberg when it came to life in the family that Melissa describes as Addams than Cleaver And at the center of it all was a tiny blond force of nature In The Book of Joan Tales of Mirth Mischief and Manipulation Melissa Rivers relates funny poignant and irreverent observations thoughts and tales about the woman who raised her and is the reason she considers valium one of the four basic food group. I like Joan Rivers Sometimes she made me cringe with the stuff that she said but most of the time she was pretty funny I really enjoyed listening to this book by her daughter Melissa It was neat to get a glimpse of Joan's private life and her relationship with Melissa and her grandson There were a few times I laughed out loud which I'm sure my intern behind me at work wondered what was so funny If you liked Joan even a little bit pick up this audiobook and have a good laugh At least it will put a smile on your face