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No Cure for Cancer
     

No Cure for Cancer

by Denis Leary
 

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An uproarious and lacerating meditation on life—and death—by celebrated comedian and actor Denis Leary.
 
Based on the writer-performer’s hit Off-Broadway show, this rapid-fire monologue sends up society and its ills—disease, drugs, crime, junk culture, the recovery movement, pious political correctness, urban life, and above all,

Overview

An uproarious and lacerating meditation on life—and death—by celebrated comedian and actor Denis Leary.
 
Based on the writer-performer’s hit Off-Broadway show, this rapid-fire monologue sends up society and its ills—disease, drugs, crime, junk culture, the recovery movement, pious political correctness, urban life, and above all, our fear of mortality—with wicked satire and insight.
 
“High-octane comedy . . . terribly, angrily funny.”—The New York Times
 
"Absolutely brilliant . . . the real cutting edge of American comedy."—The Boston Globe

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780385425810
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/16/1992
Edition description:
1st Anchor Books ed
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
765,362
Product dimensions:
5.18(w) x 7.97(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Denis Leary is the cowriter, creator, and star of four-time Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated TV series Rescue Me. His one man shows, No Cure for Cancer and Lock 'n Load, broke viewing records on HBO. Leary has also written for New York Magazine, GQ, Playboy, and Esquire, and has appeared in more than thirty films.

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