IS THIS ANYTHING?

Features his best work across five decades in comedy

by Jerry Seinfeld

Photo by Simon & Schuster

It’s Amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper.

Jerry Seinfeld
BEST FOR
Those brave souls that want to know what being a stand-up comedian is all about
THIS BOOK WILL MAKE YOU
Appreciate the comedian’s craft
ENJOY IT
Before you watch the next Jerry’s stand-up on netflix
READING TIME
480 pages: 8 hours 0 minutes
BOOK SPECS
Hardcover, Simon & Schuster, 2020

Roberto's opinion

Jerry Seinfeld is a hoarder!

He has kept all his written material since he started back in 1975. That’s a lot of big yellow legal pads. Don’t worry though, Jerry can afford a BIG storage unit to save it all for eternity.

Is This Anything? is his first book in 25 years. Now, he has assembled his best material and present it to us in a shiny white glossy cover book. The material is presented chronologically, so you can experience his comedian evolution and genius.

Writing stand-up comedy is part art, part trial & error and a whole dash of luck. Then the insecurity hits and you start to question yourself. You seek the advice of others: is this anything?

Jerry’s observational comedy has served him well since his comedy series Seinfeld. He has bought and sold many Porsches during his career. And Netflix just gave him a cool $25 Mil for his latest stand-up special. I guess comedy does pay! So go ahead and dust off that early material that you saved in those big yellow pads and see if it amounts to anything.

Disclaimer: No comedians were harmed during this review!

About this author

Jerome Allen Seinfeld (born April 29, 1954) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer. He is best known for playing a semi-fictionalized version of himself in the sitcom Seinfeld, which he created and wrote with Larry David. The show aired on NBC from 1989 until 1998, becoming one of the most acclaimed and popular American sitcoms of all time. As a stand-up comedian, Seinfeld specializes in observational comedy. In 2004, Comedy Central named him as the 12th-greatest stand-up comedian of all time.
www.jerryseinfeld.com

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BORROW IT!

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