The Filthy Truth

By Andrew Dice Clay

From Andrew cube Clay, the “Undisputed Heavyweight Comedy King,” comes the unapologetic and uncensored autobiography lovers were ready for.

Andrew cube Clay’s uncooked stand-up supply has stunned and entertained audiences for many years and maintains to take action to at the present time. whilst he published his debut album, Dice, in 1989, the parental advisory label easily learn “Warning: This album is offensive.” His fabric stretched the limits of decency and stable style to their brink, and in flip he grew to become the most important stand-up comedian within the world.

In The Filthy Truth, cube chronicles his outstanding upward push, fall, and positive go back. Brooklyn-born Andrew Clay Silverstein began at Pips Comedy membership in Sheepshead Bay and at last made a reputation for himself a decade later with a breakout visual appeal at the Rodney Dangerfield HBO precise Nothing is going Right. With that unmarried television visual appeal he grew to become the recent king of comedy, and Dicemania was once born. He was once the 1st and in basic terms comic to promote out over 300 activities arenas around the kingdom to an viewers of greater than twelve million humans. He used to be additionally the 1st comic to promote out Madison sq. backyard nights in a row.

But Dice’s meteoric upward push and wonderful reputation prompted a livid backlash from the media and critics. Billboards for his album produced by way of Rick Rubin and for his motion picture The Adventures of Ford Fairlane have been defaced and ripped down as quickly as they have been submit. by way of the mid-nineties, notwithstanding nonetheless taking part in to packed audiences, the turmoil in his own lifestyles, plus assaults from each activist crew that you can think of, led him to make the choice to step out of the highlight and placed the focal point on elevating his boys.

The Diceman used to be knocked down, yet no longer out. Taking idea from what Frank Sinatra as soon as advised him—“You paintings in your lovers, now not the media. The media will get their tickets for free”—Dice is now again with significantly acclaimed roles in HBO’s Entourage and Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine, and is once more taking part in to sold-out audiences.

Filled with no-holds-barred humor and honesty, The Filthy Truth units the list directly and provides lovers lots of never-before-shared tales from his profession and his friendships with Howard Stern, Sam Kinison, Mickey Rourke, Sylvester Stallone, Axl Rose, and numerous others.

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He desired to get me loopy so I’d outperform myself. good, I infrequently wanted extra motivation than God initially gave me. but when Sandy Gallin desired to play God—as so much managers do—I’d play alongside. I’d overmotivate and confirm that the fuckin’ tremendous Brothers dinner party was once whatever nobody could ever omit. i used to be feeling nice, yet my belly used to be in knots whilst Barry Josephson picked me up his black Corvette. after we arrived on the Beverly Hilton, I observed that each guy was once donning a tux. now not me. I stated, Fuck the tux.

I bought dressed and met Polly on the entrance door. She was once crying her eyes out. She acknowledged she was once lonely for me. I stated i used to be approximately to get right into a courting with Dollface. Polly acknowledged that didn’t topic. She didn’t wish a lot. “Just carry me,” she acknowledged. “Just exhibit me you care. convey me you’re my good friend. ” I held her. I confirmed her I cared. She confirmed me that she was once donning a thong lower than her brief skirt. And that’s how acquaintances wound up fucking. nonetheless little detour, i began relationship Dollface, and he or she all started introducing me to her associates as her “boyfriend.

Lemme let you know whatever, Mitzi, and take note I informed it to you. I’m gonna be the largest stand-up who ever walked throughout the doorways of your membership. Now, might be you could sluggish that down a bit, yet I’ll locate my viewers. I fuckin’ promise that i'm going to locate my humans. ” uninterested in chatting with a inebriated cube, Mitzi simply walked away. That was once effective with me, ’cause i wished to sit. My head used to be spinning. i used to be feeling ailing. I walked to front of the membership, the place there has been a bit porch and 2 stairs.

If mother had the mouth, Dad had the center. He was once a giver. He’d say, “Take any toys you will have, Andrew. ” I observed Dad as a mix of Santa Claus and Hanukkah Harry. At Christmas our front room was once piled excessive with toys—board video games and dolls, cowboy holsters and each ball recognized to mankind. Too undesirable I couldn’t capture or throw the balls worthy a shit. From adolescence on, I sucked in any respect activities aside from one—boxing. This was once one other present from my father, who’d been a Golden Gloves champ. He was once so stable they submit a statue of him in a park close to Cunningham Junior excessive.

The typical visitor was once 90. the home comedian didn’t inform jokes; he needed to scream jokes, ’cause not anyone within the viewers may listen. The band was once led through Lee Musiker, son of our highschool track instructor. Lee used to be in basic terms nineteen. He used to be a musical genius who may at some point finish up operating with blood brother wealthy and Tony Bennett. He used to be a pianist and arranger who may possibly play and write whatever. I observed why Larry Schwartz hated Lee, simply because Lee used to be a perfectionist. in the course of our first practice session I went off on a bit drum tangent and Lee began yelling at me to stick with the written charts.

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