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A Polaroid Guy in a Snapchat World

Lu par : David Spade
Durée : 6 h et 12 min
3.5 out of 5 stars (3 notations)

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Debuted and currently #4 on the New York Times audio bestseller list!

Fifty-something David Spade is letting it all hang out. Older (yes), wiser (debatable), in A Polaroid Guy in a Snapchat World, the actor, comedian, and SNL alum reflects on his life then and now through a series of candid and hysterical (and occasionally cringe-worthy) takes on everything from why it’s getting harder to date younger women, to what it’s like being a dad now, to suddenly being the “old guy” on set. 

Whether he’s musing on the alarming ease of breaking up over text (he’s done it), feuding with a teenage Internet celebrity (spoiler alert, he lost), or dealing with the friend from high school who became his full-time plus-one, when the star of Joe Dirt and Just Shoot Me unleashes his biting wit and dirty mind on the general freakiness of middle-age, he’s in a league of his own (not to be confused with A League of Their Own). 

Written and performed for the Audible experience, Spade’s new comic memoir takes listeners along for the sometimes embarrassing and always hilarious ride of getting older in our fleeting “Snapchat World”. 

**This product features adult language and themes** 

©2018 David Spade (P)2018 Audible Originals, LLC.

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  • restaurantattorney
  • 12/08/2018

Free on Spotify

I love Spade. Saw him with Dennis Miller a few months ago. But this "book" is virtually his entire 2014 album, which is available on Spotify. Don't waste a credit.

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  • Ashley
  • 12/08/2018

Much better than the first one!

This book is such a good listen for when you’re running errands, driving your car to work, or simple things like that.
As David mentioned, it doesn’t add anything to your life, but it’s entertaining and light to listen to.
I find myself looking forward to head to the car for work just so I can listen to it.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 26/07/2018

Cynical humor at its best!

If you are a Spade fan, or even if you’re not, this book is a witty take on life as it was and is now. As a 40 something woman, I appreciated the nostalgic SNL and Farley references, as well as the more poignant moments of Spade’s upbringing and early years. His sarcasm and cynicism are the perfect pair as he describes the many hilarious moments of his life as a “star”. While a bit raunchy at times, this book is worth the price and the listen. It’s laugh out loud funny in a world where we don’t laugh nearly enough. Thanks David Spade!!

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  • miss aim
  • 25/07/2018

OMG Dying!!!!

i was so excited for this project and pre ordered months in advance. started listening the morning it came out and could not stop listening. the best stories, jokes, sound effects, wisdom and lololololols for life. i keep skipping back to certain chapters on repeat and replaying. *birds in the morning*

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  • Sherrie C.
  • 20/07/2018

Laugh out loud hilarious

A great performance of a story that is both funny and touching by a guy who far more decent and thoughtful than his public persona.

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  • beebobb
  • 25/07/2018

In my 20s, but still love it...

A lot of this book is geared at relating more towards those who aren't growing up in this "social media world". However, I'm in my twenties, and I grew up loving David Spade's comedy, so I wanted to give it a try anyway. I am so glad I did. There was a lot that was still very relatable. He's an amazing story teller in this. 6 hours flew by like it was nothing. I don't laugh out loud at much, but I really did at this, making myself look like a complete idiot many times. I would listen to him ramble like he did in this book for hours more! There are definitely some raunchy parts, but still hilarious. Such a well thought through look at his life.

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  • P F
  • 20/07/2018

Spade Succeeds in Spades

Lots of great comics out there- add a voracious online appetite that will swallow 10 years of material in a 45 min. spot, and you have near impossible odds of establishing a long term relationship with a loyal audience. Some have done it, always with a unique personality- able to overcome tarnishing time with its constantly new and shifting difficulty levels....
Lenny Bruce, Jerry Lewis, Carlin, Pryor, Dangerfield-modern comics at least have the shoulders of Giants to start off on-
Bill Hicks, Kennison, Hedberg, Louis CK, Chappell, Chris Rock....again, even given the amazing content, it’s the unique personalities that make for a lifetime friend-
And there you have the story and glory of Davie Spade- Trusting in his own personality to be his ‘character’, it’s clear that this shy and tentative person is never taking any chances by self deprecation, or self shaming; he’s got the room at Hello-
David is Everyman’s go-to hang partner. Like Gaffigan , Tom Papa, and (on a good day) Artie Lang, he can go for a couple hours and never approach a worn out welcome- He’s a welcome guest and a truly trusted comic- he’ll be around as long as he wants to be.
Pat Flynn
Nashville, TN

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  • Reza Molavi
  • 09/07/2019

Painfully finished

I had high hopes from this title and it had it’s moments, but fizzles and became dreadfully laborious to complete.
I wish I could ask for my credit back but I finished it so you can avoid it.
It was downright boring and not funny over 80% of the book. If you want entertainment, look elsewhere unless you are a die-hard Spade fan.

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  • Nikki
  • 07/07/2019

funny at first then became repetitive

Dang it! Seemed repetitive. It seemed like a different story, but same punchline. There were funny moments. We lasted longer than 1.30 minutes, but wasn't feeling it. We like David Spade, we'll get his next book if he has one. But you have to call a spade a spade. It may have been just too long.

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  • Cara
  • 16/05/2019

Too much about a sad old man liking young women

I like David Spade and he is funny, but far too much of this book is about him being single and trying to date women that a 50 year old just shouldn’t. It was maybe 20-30 minutes funny, not 3.5-4 hours funny. Just date someone closer to your own age (35+ min.) and you may actually understand each other!

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  • Paul Kkpf Rmr
  • 16/04/2019

Funny the whole time

If you like David Spade this is obviously your audiobook. 6 hours of great anecdotes.

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  • Baillie
  • 27/12/2018

Disapppinted

I like David Spade but I cannot believe that I wasted a credit on this. Sorely disappointed.

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  • Caroline-up
  • 25/07/2018

Spade "A"!

Keeping us tethered in a rocky world with his hilariousness, sound effects, self-bashing/honest stories and words like "sploosh": David Spade Über Alles!