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Dirty Daddy: The Chronicles of a Family Man Turned Filthy Comedian Hardcover – April 8, 2014


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: It Books (April 8, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0062274783
  • ISBN-13: 978-0062274786
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.1 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 14.9 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #199,605 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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From the Back Cover

Bob Saget, the decidedly irreverent stand-up comedian and beloved TV star, delivers uproarious, uncensored, and heartfelt stories from a life in entertainment and beyond

Millions of viewers know and love Bob Saget from his role as the sweetly neurotic father on the smash hit Full House, and as the charming wisecracking host of America's Funniest Home Videos. And then there are the legions of fans who can't get enough of his scatological, out-of-his-mind stand-up routines, comedy specials, and outrageously profane performances in such shows as HBO's Entourage and the hit documentary The Aristocrats. In his bold and wildly entertaining publishing debut, Bob continues to embrace his dark side and gives readers the book they have long been waiting for—hilarious and often dirty yet warm and disarmingly sincere.

Bob talks about the connection between humor and pain, offering insights into his own life, including the deaths of his beloved sisters. He pays homage to the people who shaped and inspired him: his mom, Dolly; his father, Ben (the comedy influence who instilled his love of "sick silliness"); and the teacher who told him, "You need to make people laugh," as well as legendary comedians such as Richard Pryor, David Letterman, Billy Crystal, and Robin Williams.

Bob believes there's a time and a place for filth and immature humor—and for gentle family comedy. Dirty Daddy is packed with both, from his never-before-heard stories of what really went on behind the scenes of two of the most successful family shows of all times, with costars like John Stamos, Mary-Kate Olsen, and Ashley Olsen, to his liberating experience in The Aristocrats, his Comedy Central roast, and his role of playing an extreme version of himself on Entourage. Bob opens up about his career, his reputation for sick humor, his pride and love for Full House, and how he's come to terms with the fame of being DT—"Danny Tanner." Throughout, he shares tales of close friends and colleagues like Rodney Dangerfield and Don Rickles, and recalls his experiences with show business legends, including Johnny Carson and George Carlin.

Told with his highly original blend of silliness, vulgarity, wit, and heart, Dirty Daddy reveals Bob Saget as never before—a man who loves being funny and making people laugh above all else.

About the Author

Bob Saget is a Grammy-nominated stand-up comedian, actor, director, writer, producer, and television host who has been performing for more than thirty years. He lives in Los Angeles, California.


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Bob Saget is a Grammy-nominated stand-up comedian, actor, director, writer, producer, and television host who has been performing for more than thirty years. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

Customer Reviews

Funny and heartwarming!
Jennifer A. Tilford
While there were a few good points made by the author to justify his use of topics and language I found them to be pretty flimsy and not enough to up a ranking.
William E. Croy, Jr.
Anyone that appreciates Bob's humor will like this book.
Katie D.

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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful By smoody33 on April 9, 2014
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A wonderful look at the life of a great comedian. I grew up knowing the vanilla side, appreciating the characters he played. It's nice to be able to know the more personal and real side of this man. I've very much enjoyed this book!
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Joshua T on April 10, 2014
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A warm-hearted and personal perspective on a public life. Bob mixes humor and heartache to tell a story worth telling and shares clarity and insight into an interesting life lived. His Ten-Years Theory & Relationships I'd Rather Not Talk About chapters are notable favorites.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Lizajane on April 29, 2014
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Couldnt put it down until I got close to the end...then I did as all good books I read. I put it down, to go back and read the end in its entirety. A way to savor, because then it will be done, fini, ba bye. Dang it.
Loved your Honesty, Bob. Whenever you went on a tangent, then came back. It was almost like you were standing in my livingroom. Good thing you weren't. My husband would have freaked!
I saw you on a morning talk show speaking about your book, and how your Mom had passed. My condolences.
I, like a lot of others, thought you were squeaky clean. When I heard you were doing stand up and it was considered very dirty, my first thought was, you were grasping for more, when you had plenty. But when I actually saw your stand up, I thought, he has been doing this for a while, not his first rodeo. Then I understood.
I was raised in a household with a bunch of sarcastic,dirty minded boys and two sisters that had to put up with it before I could understand it. Their friends were the same, and somehow my friends were the same. (town stricken by sarcasm and dirty minds by osmosis!)
So, altho my "over 21" sons have realized recently, Momma has a potty mouth and is not afraid to use it. Plus, I realized one of them has my dirty mind.... People still don't understand my being this way. This is me, and apparently you also, plus my youngest who should be doing standup....lol!
Thanks for writing this... now I know its an untreatable disease, and I should roll on with my life, people can think what they want. I blame my brothers.... LOL!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Mark Scher on April 26, 2014
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He's so quick, just following his stream of consciousness thought process is a ride in itself, hysterical one minute and emotional and sad the next. Clearly driven by Attention Deficit Disorder, he jumps around constantly but once you get used to that style, you realize it's just part of the fun.

Amazing to read his riff's as they just pour out of his endless energy.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Shane Francoeur on April 15, 2014
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Definitely a new twist on a funny guy. This book is definitely worth the read as you get a new personality that is other than Danny Tanner.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Katie D. on April 14, 2014
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Anyone that appreciates Bob's humor will like this book. He goes into great depth about the way death and loss shaped his sense of humor, and it's a fascinating look into the mind of a talented comedian. It's also funny as hell.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Jan on June 15, 2014
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I found this book boring to the extent that I could not finish it.
I would not recommend it to anyone and I give it one star, only
because he took the time to write something.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Marge's Opinion on June 2, 2014
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It may be funny to men, but penis, balls and poop humor is not at all humorous to me, And, in my opinion, Saget tries too hard to get as many of these references into the stories as possible.
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