Life of the Party: Stories of a Perpetual Man-Child

By Bert Kreischer

A choice of outrageous tales via the standup comedian, television host, and idea for the motion picture National Lampoon's Van Wilder

Bert Kreischer does not know the way to assert "no." If he did, he do not need gotten himself combined up with a gaggle of Russian mobsters on a category journey to Moscow, incomes him his nickname: "The Machine." He should not have wrestled with a endure or swum with sharks on nationwide tv. He don't have (possibly) smoked PCP with a celeb of Saturday evening dwell. And he should not have been named the number 1 Partier within the kingdom by means of Rolling Stone, encouraged the motion picture nationwide Lampoon's Van Wilder, or played standup to sellout crowds around the country.

The tales Kreischer stocks in Life of the Party are a guidebook on how to not develop up. From his fraternity days at Florida country collage, to his upward push as a standup, to his marriage and primary brushes with fatherhood, Kreischer indicates you a direction that won't lead you to adulthood or own progress. however it will lead you to a shitload of fun.

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