The Filthy Truth

By Andrew Dice Clay

From Andrew cube Clay, the “Undisputed Heavyweight Comedy King,” comes the unapologetic and uncensored autobiography fanatics were ready for.

Andrew cube Clay’s uncooked stand-up supply has surprised and entertained audiences for many years and keeps to take action to at the present time. whilst he published his debut album, Dice, in 1989, the parental advisory label easily learn “Warning: This album is offensive.” His fabric stretched the limits of decency and strong style to their verge of collapse, and in flip he turned the most important stand-up comedian within the world.

In The Filthy Truth, cube chronicles his extraordinary upward push, fall, and effective go back. Brooklyn-born Andrew Clay Silverstein began at Pips Comedy membership in Sheepshead Bay and finally made a reputation for himself a decade later with a breakout visual appeal at the Rodney Dangerfield HBO precise Nothing is going Right. With that unmarried television visual appeal he grew to become the recent king of comedy, and Dicemania used to be born. He was once the 1st and in simple terms comic to promote out over 300 activities arenas around the kingdom to an viewers of greater than twelve million humans. He used to be additionally the 1st comic to promote out Madison sq. backyard nights in a row.

But Dice’s meteoric upward push and excellent repute prompted a livid backlash from the media and critics. Billboards for his album produced via Rick Rubin and for his motion picture The Adventures of Ford Fairlane have been defaced and ripped down as quick as they have been publish. through the mid-nineties, notwithstanding nonetheless taking part in to packed audiences, the turmoil in his own lifestyles, plus assaults from each activist staff that you can think of, led him to make the choice to step out of the highlight and positioned the point of interest on elevating his boys.

The Diceman was once knocked down, yet now not out. Taking suggestion from what Frank Sinatra as soon as instructed him—“You paintings on your enthusiasts, no longer the media. The media will get their tickets for free”—Dice is now again with significantly acclaimed roles in HBO’s Entourage and Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine, and is once more taking part in to sold-out audiences.

Filled with no-holds-barred humor and honesty, The Filthy Truth units the list immediately and provides fanatics lots of never-before-shared tales from his profession and his friendships with Howard Stern, Sam Kinison, Mickey Rourke, Sylvester Stallone, Axl Rose, and numerous others.

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I’m convinced she took it off the hook—either to irritate me or to prevent hectic the new fuck she was once getting from her boyfriend. at the spur of the instant, i made a decision to move again correct then and there. I ran out to the airport and stuck the early morning flight that landed at LAX at 8 A. M. a chum picked me up and drove me to the Laurel Canyon condominium. very first thing i realized used to be that my ’70 Caddy convertible wasn’t there. Neither was once Dollface. So I went in, made myself a pot of espresso and waited. part an hour later Dollface got here jogging in wearing a bit in a single day bag. “What are you doing right here? ” “I reside right here, take note? ” She used to be all flustered. She didn’t understand what to assert. “I just . . . I simply needed to run out to get a number of groceries. ” “I don’t see no groceries. I simply see your in a single day bag. ” “I needed to see a ill pal final evening. ” “The just one who’s ailing round here's me, for believing those lies for therefore lengthy. ” “Who are you to speak that method to me? you may have girlfriends. You’ve even thrown them up in my face. ” “Only after i discovered out approximately you. yet glance, it doesn’t subject. as soon as a cunt, consistently a cunt. I’m out. ” I went to the bed room, threw my shit in a number of suitcases, and obtained the fuck out. I drove the Caddy on to the workplaces of Jacoby and Meyers and received a $350 divorce. Dollface didn’t like that. She used to be announcing she deserved anything. i used to be asserting she didn’t deserve shit. a wise buddy acknowledged, “Look, you’re gonna be an immense famous person. you recognize it and that i comprehend it. So instead of have her come when you whilst you’re making enormous cash, supply her a payment. hold her satisfied so she’ll depart. ” Made experience. I provided her 4Gs down and a G a month for the following eighteen months. She took it and went away, for the instant. •  •  • yet with the undesirable comes the nice. round that point, John Hughes solid me in lovely in crimson with Molly Ringwald. to take care of the plan of accelerating my identify reputation, I requested him if i'll name my personality cube. “No problem,” he acknowledged. I received just one scene, yet I made a lot of it that Hughes became it into . That was once the place I wrapped my arm round my head to gentle my cigarette. This gesture grew to become me right into a cult favourite of comedy movie lovers and have become considered one of my such a lot cherished signature strikes. CRIME tale i used to be again in big apple whilst I received a choice that Michael Mann, the well-known producer-director who did Miami Vice, was once doing one other massive television sequence known as Crime tale. i used to be known as in to learn for a casting director, who instructed me I’d performed an exceptional activity. taking a look into the digital camera, notwithstanding, I couldn’t support yet say, “Hey, Michael, how come you ain’t the following? You an excessive amount of of a large shot to return to my audition? ” not likely a good suggestion, yet considering the fact that my possibilities of touchdown a job on a community television sequence have been lower than nice, why now not take an opportunity and say anything he’d be mindful? I swiftly forgot in regards to the audition, and for months in a while I didn’t listen a notice. along with, my comedy membership occupation used to be relocating forward. I bought a gig at Rascals, a membership in West Orange, New Jersey, the place I’d constructed anything of a following.

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