No Wonder My Parents Drank: Tales from a Stand-Up Dad

By Jay Mohr

YOU’LL by no means SLEEP during this city AGAIN

From Saturday evening stay to stand-up, from a blockbuster movie profession to the big name of CBS’s hit tv convey Gary single, Jay Mohr is without doubt one of the funniest humans in comedy this present day. Now, during this down and soiled story of recent fatherhood, Mohr stocks his tales as a first-time dad or mum.

No ask yourself My mom and dad Drank
reveals the main points in the back of Mohr’s humiliating test-tube belief makes an attempt after which recounts the trauma of not just having to maintain this baby alive, yet having to spend time on my own with him! He waxes poetic approximately soiled diapers; spins theories on spanking; and mulls over the extra hidden benefits of parenthood, like carpool lane entry, carte blanche to exploit the women restroom, and an alibi for lacking kinfolk dinners. Mohr describes, in painfully humorous element, the weird events that every one mom and dad unavoidably face yet can by no means arrange for (such as whilst his child stumbled on his dog’s rear finish) in addition to moments of natural pleasure like taking his son to his first baseball (generic term).

Mohr experiences at the hilarious knowledge that his son, Jackson, has taught him—like why it’s enjoyable to play "Kissy Boy" with the opposite boys at recess, how vital sunscreen is for fending off a "sunborn," and the way notable it's to get a "rainbow belt" in karate.

Riotously acerbic and refreshingly sincere, No ask yourself My mom and dad Drank casts the very humorous Jay Mohr with an excellent funnier mini-me sidekick as a assisting personality in a bit comedic love tale that each one that both is a guardian or has a guardian will locate pleasant.

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