No Cure for Cancer
An uproarious and lacerating meditation on life--and death--by a celebrated new voice at the comedy scene. Leary employs his ferocious wit and sharp mind to confront society and its ills and forces us to stand the problems we're all so much petrified of. "Absolutely outstanding . . . the true leading edge of yank comedy."--The Boston Globe.
Feet!" i could not play the guitar that good if I were born with ten fingers. yet even so -- i will be able to blow my nostril if i must. God giveth and He taketh, you recognize what i am asserting? i am convinced the Pope figured out beautiful quickly behind the curtain after the exhibit. "That used to be really inspirational, Julio." "Thanks much. hiya, may possibly you seize a Kleenex for me? I bought a booger in my left nose that is been whistling all night." (Chugs extra beer. Inhales deeply. Exhales with a noisy spitting sound.) i am unwell of.
He leans ahead and spreads his hands inflight -- like a fountain statue. He freezes for a moment.) all of the nice american citizens smoke. all of the nice american citizens had melanoma. John Wayne had melanoma two times. the second one time they took out one in all his lungs he acknowledged, "Take 'em either out. i do not want 'em. i will develop gills and breathe like a fish." Babe Ruth was once the best baseball participant to ever play the sport. He had a voice field. He was once the 1st American to have a voice field. He had throat melanoma for the.
Of hair and so they imagine we do not realize. you recognize what i'll do while i am going bald? you recognize what i will put on on my head? A cat. A fluffy blond cat. simply stroll into paintings sooner or later -- (Taken aback) "Denis. . . you glance rather a lot. . . younger." (Whispering) "I've bought a cat on my head. do not inform anyone." As enlightened as males imagine they're, they nonetheless do not know what makes girls paintings. each year polls ask girls what they locate beautiful approximately males, and the preferred solution is usually a similar.
placing up paneling." No. I did the macho factor. I sucked it up. I acquired that lump in my throat. "Mmmmphf!" humans should have suggestion i used to be a nut on the wake and the funeral. "Sorry in your problems, Denis." "Mmmmphf." I did the Irish macho factor. Held all of it in. neighbors have been telling me, "You may still seek advice from a person. A therapist or psychologist." "Mmmmphf. i am not speaking to anyone. i'll carry all of it in till my blood strain rises and i've an aneurism and my head blows up." I.
could not photograph myself in an analyst's place of work. "How do you're feeling approximately your father's death?" (About to explode) "Mmmmmmmmpfh. . . mmmmmpfh. . . MMM --" (Head blows up) KER-SPLOIT! i'd see issues that jogged my memory of my father -- a John Wayne motion picture or a purple Sox online game -- and it is going to plant that knot in my neck -- "Mmmmmphf!" For years I walked round with that rock within me. for 6 years it used to be effervescent correct under the outside. It wasn't until eventually I received married and had a toddler that issues.