Download How I Got This Way by Regis Philbin PDF

April 5, 2017 | Essays Correspondence | By admin | 0 Comments

By Regis Philbin

Yes, he’s an excitable man. definite, he likes to bitch. yet Regis Philbin loves existence . . . and with the wildly unpredictable one he’s led up to now, who wouldn’t? After 5 many years in exhibit business—and approximately 17,000 unforgettable hours on television—he has a lifetime’s worthy of news to proportion. during this enjoyable memoir, the irrepressible Reege—consummate talk-show host, man-about-town, loving husband, father, and certain, obsessive activities fan—looks again at his years in exhibit enterprise. How I obtained this manner is full of tales of classes learned—and elbows rubbed—with notable, and sometimes unsuspecting, academics: David Letterman; Donald Trump; George Clooney; Howard Stern; Jack Nicholson; mythical Notre Dame coaches Frank Leahy, Ara Parseghian, and Lou Holtz; and, in fact, longtime cohosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Kelly “Pippa” Ripa; in addition to his personal beautiful spouse, Joy—to identify quite a few. even if he’s revealing what fairly drove him “bonkers” at the set of Seinfeld, how he survived the 1st recognized bomb scare on stay television, what Jack Nicholson stated approximately his attractive top girls in the course of their men’ evening out jointly, or poignant thoughts of his final moments along with his idol and expensive pal, Jack Paar, Regis packs each web page along with his signature center, wit, dynamic strength, and gratitude for every thing lifestyles has introduced him.

Show description

Read or Download How I Got This Way PDF

Similar essays & correspondence books

Science, Technology and Culture (Issues in Cultural and Media Studies)

This booklet introduces scholars to cultural experiences of technological know-how and expertise. It equips scholars with an realizing of technology and expertise as points of tradition, and an appreciation of the significance of puzzling over technology and know-how from a cultural reports standpoint. person chapters concentrate on subject matters together with well known representations of technological know-how and scientists, where of technology and expertise in lifestyle, and the contests over novice, fringe and pseudo-science.

Waiting (Academic Monographs)

During this wealthy and insightful number of essays, best anthropologist Ghassan Hage brings jointly teachers throughout political technology, philosophy, anthropology and sociology for an exam into the event of ready. what's it to attend? What can we watch for? and the way is ready attached to the social worlds during which we are living?

The Letters of Brendan Behan

Behan's acquaintances and kin, and other people in his literary circle, have claimed he used to be no longer a prolific letter-writer. Even Behan himself has been quoted as announcing, "Whoever writes my biography gets no aid from my letters. I by no means write any. " yet in reality there's a huge physique of letters to and from Behan, who not just corresponded with seventeen periodicals yet wrote to kinfolk, pals, IRA colleagues, civil servants, theatrical administrators, publicans, and whole strangers.

Lettere 1911-1951

«Circa un mese fa di colpo mi sono sentito nello spirito giusto in keeping with fare filosofia. Ero assolutamente sicuro che non ne sarei mai più stato capace» scriveva Ludwig Wittgenstein a Norman Malcolm il sixteen aprile 1951, pochi giorni prima di morire. Eppure, l. a. passione filosofica non aveva mai smesso di accompagnarlo: lo testimonia in maniera eloquente questo quantity, che attraverso un'ampia scelta della sua corrispondenza offre un vivido ritratto del filosofo, e permette insieme di ripercorrerne l'iti­nerario speculativo.

Additional info for How I Got This Way

Sample text

Of course, I receive a lot of these—video or audio copies of things viewers thought I’d enjoy—and I’m certainly grateful to get them. This one was from someone in Wisconsin. It looked like another CD to me. So much material like this comes in that it’s hard to keep up with it. But one day I finally got around to opening this package and, sure enough, it was a CD.  . and I could not believe what I was hearing! It was a recording of that remarkable night when Bing Crosby and I sang to each other on Joey Bishop’s show.

But as years pass and memories fade, I wonder how many of today’s young students really know just what a giant king of American culture he was. One Gonzaga building holds the Crosby archives, with its phenomenal collection of records, movies, photos, radio broadcasts, TV shows, books, magazine clippings, and articles of clothing worn by him—all of it fascinating and mind-boggling at once. He was the one who simply invented pop singing—the Voice who started it all—and everyone who followed him happily admitted as much, none more so than Frank Sinatra.

And it was all because of me! Thank God the commodore was away for two weeks at sea with the squadron. Rankin, meanwhile, was imposing enough—this huge marine tightly gripping his swagger stick, with rows and rows of medals up and down his chest. Gomez had practically hit the ceiling, leaping to attention and snapping off a salute, while Rankin, I thought, was rather mild, yet firm, in telling Gomez that he wanted his magazine back. Gomez babbled in broken English, saying that he didn’t know where it was.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.96 of 5 – based on 10 votes