Crash and Burn has ratings and reviews. Veteran comedian and radio personality Artie Lange turns an unflinching eye and his signature wit on his. Crash and Burn by Artie Lange – Veteran comedian Artie Lange turns an unflinching eye and his signature wit on his perilous descent into drug addiction,.. . At a high point in his career, Artie Lange performed a sold-out show in Carnegie Hall—and he did it with a pocketful of heroin. In the midst of a.

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I give this book four stars, but it doesn’t get the fifth star because of the last few chapters. This bun of Lange’s life after ‘s Too Fat to Fish provides an in depth look at how everyone’s favourite “Baby Gorilla” hit complete rock bottom.

Good book but a little hard to stomach. Truly a memorable relaying here of Artie’s soaring highs and bass-note lows. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Crash and Burn by Artie Lange. I remembered him from his short stint on Mad TV and the legendary ‘pig suit incident’ in which he left the set to snort cocaine off of his car keys. This book took on a more dark tone and seems to just be him recalling what he did to people as a way to make a mends in his life. I read Too Fat to Fish which was good, but not a necessary read to preview this one. I can’t believe I ever found him empathetic, or funny.

That’s the sheer definition of drug addiction I have been a fan of the Stern show as long as I can remember and when artie joined I fell in love with his humor immediately. If you are not a fan of the Howard Stern Show you can still enjoy this book since everything talked about is on YouTube.


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Where “Too Fat To Fish” was more of a proper autobiography, “Crash and Burn” is a memoir of a few recent dark years in Artie’s life during which his battles with drugs and alcohol reach “shock and awe” intensity. I have always been a fan of Artie on the Howard Stern Show.

In the midst of a deep, self-destructive depression, abd to heroin and prescription drugs, he lashed out at everyone around him—from his fellow cast members on The Howard Stern Show, to celebrity guests, to his longtime friends, and even his own family.

Artie was certainly close to being remembered in the same vein as John Belushi and Chris Crasb. I really believe that he would be dead if not surrounded by such a loving mom and sister and a few close friends, those people are the real hero’s of this story because they saved a life.

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It tells the story of his fall into drugs, how he lost everything and his slow, halting recovery. He says he regrets his actions, but it just doesn’t ring true, coming across more as self-absorbed and somewhat mean-spirited. Artie didn’t just lay bare his soul, he cut it open so we could all get a really good look inside. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. This memoir also reminded me that not all addiction stories have an happy ending.

I got from his tone in the book that while he is truly sorry for what he did to his family and friends, he sort of burb back on his drug addicted time fondly, and that is sort of sad. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Again, it is hard buurn know what to think of this book, other than to argie it as a glimpse into the chaotic, conflicted mind of an addict.


East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Andrew Hicks Artie Lange does not like gay people, says Artie Lange about a hundred times in this book. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Philip Gibbons It’s hard to sympathize with him, too. Would you like craah tell us about a lower price? I cannot wait for the third book in this epoch. This book provided me the understanding I was looking for but is not a book I would re-read or recommend to others unless they are looking for the same understanding of what happened to Artie Lange.

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The writing style betrays how the book came about: The words and thoughts linger with you long after you put the book down Open Preview See a Problem? It sounds like he is on a better path now and I hope he stays on it! The book is a bit repetitive but I guess that’s what addicts do.

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