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Heckler! Tales of a Stand-Up Comic and His Quest to Get the Last Laugh

Heckler! Tales of a Stand-Up Comic and His Quest to Get the Last Laugh

by Bobby Kelton

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Heckler! chronicles the odyssey of comedian Bobby Kelton, who morphed from a shy kid growing up on Long Island, New York, to a comedy star on "The Tonight Show " and at Caesars Palace.

From the intimate comedy clubs in New York and Los Angeles to the big-time stages of Las Vegas, Bobby's stories of hecklers, stage-rushers and unexpected showstoppers prove how tough it is to be a stand-up comedian. He shares behind-the-scenes tales from backstage at "The Tonight Show," touring with Tom Jones, trading barbs with Mickey Mantle, causing havoc with Larry David, and accidentally flattening Gladys Knight during a tennis match with her Pips: "If she had been really angry with me, I easily could have ended up on a midnight train to Georgia."

Heckler! is a funny and poignant look at a comedian's journey and the ups and downs of making people laugh for a living.

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940148343004
Publisher:, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 124
File size: 348 KB

About the Author

Comedian Bobby Kelton has accomplished what many can only dream of: he has appeared on "The Tonight Show " 21 times. Bobby's classic observational style appeals to people of all ages. He is also the author of the hilarious dating book, Please Don't Let This Be Her!.

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