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’m a fan of his and the Stern show, and had a pretty good idea what was in the book.

This has to be one of the best books I’ve read this year. Artiee difference is that for once it feels honest. But I’m off the drugs now.

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Still if one remembers the news, there’s some self stabbing coming, and it levels things up. I feel sorry for Artie, he suffers from acute procrastination, addiction and rage.

Aug 14, Nicholas Hanawalt rated it it was amazing.

There are a few places where it seems honest, but it’s so hard to tell what is honest and what is BS. This tells all, and it’s pretty brutal. It was OK for me. The guy is spot on hilarious. It’s heartbreaking to say the least. Burj and Burn by Artie Lange.

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I had an epiphany. Artie twists his drug induced years into a funny yet saddening story.

At a high point in his career, Artie Lange played lajge sold-out show in Carnegie Hall and totally killed—yet during his standing ovation, all he could think of were the two bags of heroin in his pocket. Most of this book was very readable, and written in an easy, conversational style. Culminating in his well-publicized suicide attempt, this book also details his long recovery period, relapses, episodes of self-loathing, and his ultimate decision to embrace life, leading to the revitalization of his career and the rekindling of a romance that almost ended before it had a chance to start.


I cannot wait for the pange book in this epoch. The New York Times. I realize after finishing this book what a unique and wonderful entertainer and person Artie is, and how much I miss listening to him. Other times I found myself snickering out loud. The one thing I didn’t like about this book compared to his previous one was his previous book was about overcoming his demons and had a more hopeful tone unfortunately, in that ca I have always been a fan of Artie on the Howard Stern Show.

Andrew Hicks Chugged straight bleach then chased it by gutting his belly with a burh nine times straight. I thoroughly enjoyed arttie book. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Price may vary by retailer. It’s the only thing standing between him being multi-multimillionaire.

Still, that’s why I read books like this, to give myself that feeling of: The thing that carsh me about this book though are the layers of lies he repeatedly tells his family and friends about his addiction, while expecting us as readers to believe that now he really is telling the truth. I gave the book two stars, but maybe it deserves more than that. Amazing story of addiction and relapse and recovery from one of anc great comedians or our time.

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I liked Artie Lange on the Howard Stern show. It’s hard to shock me so his type of humor makes me laugh. English Choose a language for shopping. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Unfortunately, the last two or three chapters stopped the narrative cold. The book unfolds with Artie’s attempted suicide near the middle of the book, with the previous pages ctash what led to his heart-wrenching drug-induced meltdown as he careened toward his abrupt departure from the Stern show, and the pages after illustrating his slow but steady climb out of this destructive time.

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From his drug struggles, work struggles, relationship issues and eventual suicide attempt he pulls no lnage in giving you all the gory details about just what was going on in his head. Add on – I was almost finished the book when I wrote the above review the last three chapters took my heart Artie was certainly close to being remembered in the anc vein as John Belushi and Chris Farley.


I remember listening to the Stern show when it returned from holiday in Januaryand the crew totally acted like Artie didn’t exist.

Write a customer review. This is a DARK book, and the few glimmers of light are tentative as Artie goes through in detail the depths he went through to feed his addiction, how his attempts to climb out of the hole he lamge fell apart and even the end is a plea for help and understanding. Again I’ll state that if you are not already and Artie fan than I don’t think this book is for you. He has made a lot of money along the way but has wasted most of it by being dunk or high on drugs.

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Where Too Fat To Fish was a witty and funny biography told in an entertaining way that I couldn’t put down. The words and thoughts linger with you long after you put the book down What follows is a very interesting chapter, as not many get to know what is like to be depressed and in bed for months, with such crescendo and explanation.

Artie Lange has supplied me with over hours of entertainment when I’d tune in to Howard Stern’s show. As someone who has no idea how addiction can be hurtful personally thank godjust seeing how bad his addiction took him and ruined his life and career was amazing.

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