Dirty Jokes and Beer: Stories of the Unrefined

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Hyperion Books, Mar 15, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 240 pages
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Drew Carey scripted and starred in his own cable special for years before hooking up with Bruce Helford and creating The Drew Carey Show. He is also the host of his own show, Whose Line Is It Anyway? We all know Drew Carey from his award-winning stand-up career and his hit television show, but do we really know Drew Carey, the person? Now, meet the true Drew, in his book, the bawdy, irreverent, and hilarious Dirty Jokes and Beer, and find out about all the many sides of the misunderstood Hollywood star.

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User Review  - ChrisWeir - LibraryThing

All in all a good book. Drew notes in his opening to the book that he has broken it down into three parts; dirty jokes; the Drew Carey Show and then his own short fiction. The short original fiction ... Read full review

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User Review  - VirtualWord - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this book. I felt it presented a side of Drew Carey that wasn't normally accessible to the public. It's interesting to see how some of his life experiences shaped who he was. I even liked ... Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Drew Carey grew up in Cleveland and started his career as a stand-up comic in his hometown after a disc jockey friend enlisted him to write some jokes for his radio show. A few years later, after appearing on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, he scripted and starred in his own cable special, Drew Carey: Human Cartoon, for which he won a Cable ACE Award. He was nominated for another Cable ACE Award in 1993 for his performance on Showtime's Tenth Anniversary of the Montreal Comedy Festival. After co-starring on one sitcom and co-writing another, Drew hooked up with writer/producer Bruce Helford and created The Drew Carey Show. In 1996, Drew won a People's Choice Award for "Favorite Male Performer in a New Comedy Series.

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