Crash and Burn by Artie LangeCrash and Burn by Artie Lange

Crash and Burn

byArtie LangeAs told byAnthony Bozza

Paperback | June 3, 2014

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Veteran comedian Artie Lange turns an unflinching eye and his signature wit on his perilous descent into drug addiction, life-threatening depression, and ultimately, his recovery, in the follow-up to his hilariously raw debut, the #1 New York Times bestseller Too Fat to Fish.

At a high point in his career, Artie Lange played a 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. In the midst of a deep, self-destructive depression, addicted to heroin and prescription drugs, he lashed out at everyone around him—from his fellow cast members on The Howard Stern Show, to celebrity guests, to his longtime friends, and even his own family.

By turns dark and disturbing, hilarious and heartbreaking, and always drop-dead honest, the New York Times bestseller Crash and Burn lifts the curtain on Lange’s dangerous slide. For the first time, Artie reveals all: the full truth behind his now legendary Stern Show meltdown, his suicide attempt (which he relates in terrifying detail), surprising stints in rehab, and painful relapses. With the help and support of friends and family, Artie claws his way back, turning his life and career around. And despite his slip-ups, backslides, and permanent losses, Artie forges on.
Artie Lange was born in Livingston, New Jersey on October 11, 1967. He is a comedian and actor. He has appeared in several movies including Dirty Work, The Bachelor, Lost and Found, The Fourth Floor, Old School, and Elf. He has also appeared on several television shows including MADtv, Norm, The Howard Stern Show, and The Artie Lange S...
Title:Crash and BurnFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:320 pages, 8.38 × 5.5 × 0.8 inShipping dimensions:8.38 × 5.5 × 0.8 inPublished:June 3, 2014Publisher:TouchstoneLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1476765596

ISBN - 13:9781476765594


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Brutally honest & also very funny at times. Artie Lange's story is very much worth reading. His first book Too Fat To Tish is great too.
Date published: 2016-10-15