I Must Say: My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend

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5.3 X 8.0 X 0.8 inches | 0.01 pounds

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About the Author

Martin Short is an Emmy- and Tony Award-winning Canadian-born actor and comic, adored for his work on SCTV and Saturday Night Live, as well as in such acclaimed movies as ¡Three Amigos!, Father of the Bride, and Inherent Vice, not to mention dozens of memorable talk-show, prime-time, and theatrical appearances, from TV's Damages to his one-man Broadway hit Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me. He lives in Pacifc Palisades, California.


"This book is a wonderful combination of the very funny and the very poignant."--Matt Lauer
"Very entertaining, lovely new memoir. I read it and wished I had read it again. It is nothing but delightful."--David Letterman
"I read it back to front and was surprised by its shocking beginning."--Steve Martin
"I love this book...If you love comedy, you have to read this book. I don't want it to end...every chapter is so fun and interesting and great."--Jimmy Fallon
"Martin Short is a comedy superhero and this book is a peek inside his Fortress of Solitude."--Amy Poehler
"As long as I've known him I've tried to figure out what makes Marty tick. Now I have to read this book to find out? What a rotten Canadian trick!"--Tom Hanks
"What a wonderful book! If only it was about someone else."--Larry David
"This book, like Marty's life, is a nutty-mahvelous affair."--Paul Shaffer
"A true vaudevillian, Short is always on as he delivers funny anecdotes from a diffuse and storied career."--Kirkus Reviews
"Short's memoir is filled with all sorts of lovely anecdotes about...eccentric and endlessly interesting people."--New York Magazine
"A self-deprecating book filled with funny anecdotes about his family and famous friends... Short is by turns philosophical and endearingly goofy."--USA Today
"I loved the book. I loved everything in it."--Rosie O'Donnell
"An engaging, often quite funny, story of a man's life, with all of its highs and lows."--Booklist
"Short's endearing memoir is, of course, funny, but it's also a rare thing: the tale of a genuine human being who's thrived on planet Hollywood."--Washington Post
"Short's delightful memoir more than proves that he is a very funny comedian."--Publishers Weekly