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By Marlo Thomas

Starting to be Up giggling: My tale and the tale of humorous is a booklet that purely Marlo Thomas may well write—a shrewdpermanent and gracious, witty and assured autobiographical journey.

For so long as Marlo Thomas can take into accout, she’s lived with laughter. Born to comedy royalty—TV and nightclub famous person Danny Thomas—she grew up between mythical humorous males, carved a lot of her occupation in comedy and, to today, surrounds herself with those who love and dwell to make others chuckle. during this long-awaited memoir, Thomas takes us on a humorous and heartwarming event, from her Beverly Hills adolescence, to her groundbreaking construction of That woman and unfastened to Be . . . You and Me, to her upward push as one in every of America’s so much liked actress-comediennes, to her marriage to talk-show king Phil Donahue.

Her formative years was once star-studded—Milton Berle played magic methods (badly) at her yard birthday events. George Burns, Bob desire, Sid Caesar, Bob Newhart and different nice comics handed numerous hours accumulated round her family’s dinner desk. And in the back of all of it was once the wealthy laughter nurtured by means of a detailed and loving family.

Growing Up guffawing isn't just the tale of an iconic entertainer, but in addition the tale of comedy. In a voice that's curious, beneficiant and sometimes gleeful, Thomas not just opens the doorways at the humorous in her personal lifestyles, but in addition explores the comedian roots of today’s such a lot celebrated comedians, in own interviews with: Alan Alda, pleasure Behar, Stephen Colbert, Billy Crystal, Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Griffin, Jay Leno, George Lopez, Elaine may perhaps, Conan O’Brien, Don Rickles, Joan Rivers, Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Ben and Jerry Stiller, Lily Tomlin, Robin Williams and Steven Wright.

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PISTHETAIROS Look here— 1 Simonides: a well known lyric poet of the previous generation. 61 [920] 1190 I’ve just been making sacrifice today— the day our city gets its name. W hat’s more, it’s only now, as with a new-born child, I’ve given it that name. POET Ah yes, but Muses’ words are swift indeed— like twinkling hooves on rapid steeds. 1 1200 [930] PISTHETAIROS This fellow here is going to give us trouble— unless we can escape by giving something. [calling one of the slaves] You there with the tunic and the jerkin on.

3 970 In other words, we’re all the oracles you need. Ammon, Delphi, and Dodona are shrines famous for prophecy. Apollo is the god of prophecy. 52 CHORUS LEADER Yes, to you, your children, and their children, too, we’ll grant wealth and health, good life, and happiness, peace, youth, laughter, dances, festivals of song— and birds’ milk, too— so much, you’ll find yourself worn out with our fine gifts— yes, that’s how rich you’ll be. CHORUS O woodland Muse Tio-tio-tio-tiotinx my muse of varied artful song on trees and from high mountain peaks tio-tio-tio-tiotinx to your notes I sing along in my leafy ash tree seat.

EUELPIDES I’m Euelpides, from Crioa. TEREUS W elcome both of you! PISTHETAIROS and EUELPIDES Thanks very much. TEREUS W on’t you come in? PISTHETAIROS Let’s go. But you go first— show us the way. TEREUS Come on, then. [Tereus enters his house] PISTHETAIROS [holding back, calling into the house] But . . it’s strange . . Come back a minute. 860 [Tereus reappears at the door] Look, tell us both how me and him can share the place with you when you can fly but we’re not able to. TEREUS I don’t see any problem there.

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