When You Lie About Your Age, the Terrorists Win: Reflections on Looking in the Mirror (Paperback)

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Carol Leifer is an accomplished stand-up comedian and an Emmy-nominated writer and producer for her work on such television shows as Seinfeld, The Larry Sanders Show, Saturday Night Live, and the Academy Awards. She has starred in several of her own comedy specials, which have aired on HBO, Showtime, and Comedy Central. Her “big break” came when David Letterman unexpectedly showed up one night at the Comic Strip in New York City and caught Carol’s show. His visit led to her making twenty-five guest appearances on Late Night with David Letterman. Carol has also been seen on The Tonight Show, Real Time with Bill Maher, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and The Oprah Winfrey Show. She starred in and created the WB sitcom Alright Already. She lives in Santa Monica with her partner, their son, and their seven rescue dogs.


From the Hardcover edition.
Stand-up comic and comedy writer Carol Leifer faced a critical dilemma and had only two options: either continue sharing her greatest childhood memory (seeing the Beatles at Shea Stadium in 1966) or lie about her age. But the choice soon became clear: “I see now that when you deny your age, you deny yourself, and when you lie about your age, you become your inauthentic twin. But most important, when you lie about your age, they win. (And of course by ‘they,’ I mean the terrorists).” Now, in this uproarious book, Leifer reveals all—her age, her outlook, her life philosophy—no holds barred.

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ISBN 9780345502971
Genre BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Format Paperback
Pages 188
Publisher Date 2010-01-26 00:00:00.0
Publisher Villard Books
Copyright Year 2010
Height 8.0 in
Wdth 5.25 in
Thickness 0.5 in
Unit weight 0.4 lb
Language English
Subtitle Reflections on Looking in the Mirror
Audience General/trade
Authors Leifer, Carol
Country of Origin United States

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