By Bert Kreischer
A suite of outrageous tales by means of the standup comedian, television host, and idea for the motion picture nationwide Lampoon's Van Wilder.
Bert Kreischer doesn't know the way to claim "no." If he did, he wouldn’t have got himself combined up with a gaggle of Russian mobsters on a category journey to Moscow, incomes him his nickname: "The Machine." He wouldn't have wrestled with a endure or swum with sharks on nationwide tv. He wouldn't have (possibly) smoked PCP with a celebrity of Saturday evening reside. And he wouldn't were named the #1 Partier within the kingdom by means of Rolling Stone, encouraged the motion picture nationwide Lampoon's Van Wilder, or played standup to sellout crowds around the country.
The tales Kreischer stocks in Life of the Party are a guidebook on how to not develop up. From his fraternity days at Florida country college, to his upward thrust as a standup, to his marriage and primary brushes with fatherhood, Kreischer exhibits you a course that won't lead you to adulthood or own development. however it will lead you to a shitload of enjoyable.
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He asked me. ” “I’m pretty cold, too,” I told him as my teeth chattered. “I’ve got an idea,” he said. ” I asked him. “Feel the water,” he said. I put my hand in the river and it felt like bathwater. My dad and I jumped into the river and drifted home as we held on to the boat. We talked and laughed the entire way home. I don’t know why I’ve always remembered that experience; I guess it’s because my dad turned a miserable incident into a good memory for me. For once, it wasn’t about toughness and being a man.
It was the first duck I ever shot left-handed, but it would be the first of many. I eventually made the switch to shooting left-handed permanently. It was the hardest obstacle I’ve ever had to overcome in hunting, but it made me a better shot because I’m left-eye dominant. When Mike and I went back to my dad’s house and told him what happened, Phil didn’t believe us, even though we had the teal and bass as evidence. He’d told us about a similar feat many times before, when his friend Hookin’ Bull Thompson pulled in a fish with one hand and shot a duck with the other.
I always believed he was the most self-confident man in the world. One of my friends, Matt, who was a couple of years older than me, was sitting next to me in church. He apparently was very moved by my dad’s sermon. My friend and I had a discussion about the Gospel, and it kind of broke the ice for faith in Christ being a reality in my life. Up until that time, I’d thought about what it meant to be a Christian, but I hadn’t taken the step for myself. I remember riding in the car with my mom going to school one morning.