Dirty Daddy: The Chronicles of a Family Man Turned Filthy Comedian

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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, he continues to embrace his dark side and gives readers the book they have long been waiting for—hilarious and often dirty. Bob believes there's a time and a place for filth. 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 co-stars like John Stamos and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, to his tales of legendary friends and colleagues like Rodney Dangerfield, Richard Pryor, Don Rickles, and other show business legends, Saget opens up about some of his personal experiences with life and death, his career, and his reputation for sick humor—all with his highly original blend of silliness, vulgarity, humor and heart, and all framed by a man who loves being funny above all else.

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He is the sweetly neurotic father on the smash hit Full House . . .
The charming, wisecracking host of America's Funniest Home Videos . . .
The scatological, out-of-his-mind stand-up comic from Entourage and The Aristocrats . . .

He is Bob Saget, and in Dirty Daddy he delivers uproarious, uncensored, and heartfelt stories from his life in entertainment and beyond.

Bob talks about the connection between humor and pain, and pays homage to the family, friends, and legendary comedians who have shaped and inspired him—Richard Pryor, David Letterman, Billy Crystal, and Robin Williams. Throughout, he shares tales of close friends and colleagues like Rodney Dangerfeld 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 hilarious and often dirty, yet warm and disarmingly sincere, who loves being funny and making people laugh above all else.

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“Hilarious and at times heartbreaking . . .” (Vanity Fair)

“Equal parts smut and sincerity . . .” (Larry King Now)

“Both funnier and darker than you might expect . . .” (AskMen.com)

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