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Fisher's autobiographical show, which would run for eight weeks in L. It was really an exercise in all kinds of stamina for Carrie. Though the show told a lot, it didn't exactly tell all, he said. Some anecdotes were nixed because they "wouldn't be nice to somebody" if she shared them onstage. She was just universally admired and loved and had such a unique brand of humor.
Acknowledging that he was echoing many others' opinions, Arney remembered said narrator as "wickedly smart and so funny, and yet disarmingly and refreshingly down to earth. Touching on stardom, mental illness, addiction and more, the actress recounts her peaks and valleys with candor and humor. Written by Anonymous. And for nerds, Carrie's death cut especially deep. As is the case when a celebrity dies, interest in their work surges for a time as people re-explore or discover for the first time why we fell in love with these people in the first place.
Like most people, I'm familiar with Carrie Fisher through her work as Princess Leia in the Star Wars franchise, but only recently did I realize that she was a prolific writer. And based on this stand-up special, she was also a brilliant comedienne. Essentially a chronological overview of her life, it was filled with hilarious anecdotes and delivered with her trademark self-deprecation.
Rarely have laughter and sadness coexisted so closely. And now that she's gone, the ending takes on a new poignancy. If you're a Carrie Fisher fan, I highly recommend checking this out if you haven't already and her books, too. Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.
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Plot Keywords. Intimate, hilarious, and sobering, Wishful Drinking is Fisher, looking at her life as she best remembers it what do you expect after electroshock therapy? It's an incredible tale: the child of Hollywood royalty -- Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher -- homewrecked by Elizabeth Taylor, marrying then divorcing, then dating Paul Simon, having her likeness merchandized on everything from Princess Leia shampoo to PEZ dispensers, learning the father of her daughter forgot to tell her he was gay, and ultimately waking up one morning and finding a friend dead beside her in bed.
Wishful Drinking , the show, has been a runaway success, Entertainment Weekly declared it "drolly hysterical" and the Los Angeles Times called it a "Beverly Hills yard sale of juicy anecdotes.
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She tells her true and outrageous story of her bizarre reality with her inimitable wit, unabashed self-deprecation, and buoyant, infectious humor. She is an excellent writer, a talent she is far better known for now than her acting.
I listened to portions of the book each night while falling asleep - and found myself giggling in bed. I highly recommend it!
I'm not one for these types of books "these types" being memoirs of self-destructive celebs , but Fisher's personality is She seems to have less to lose than most famous-disaster-writing famous people, and a lot more insight, and