Behind the Laughter: A Comedian's Tale of Tragedy and Hope




      Behind the Laughter: A Comedian's Tale of Tragedy and Hope
I was living every comic s dream with a nightmare attached Anthony Griffith, a stand up comic from Chicago s South Side, has lived on the borderline of comedy and tragedy At the very time his career as a stand up comedian was taking off, and he had finally achieved his dream of appearing on The Tonight Show, he was also enduring an unimaginable personal nightmare his two year old daughter, Brittany Nicole, was dying from cancer While Anthony performed under bright lights, he struggled not to succumb to the darkness of losing a child.Behind the Laughter asks, When your world is falling apart, how do you keep going It s the story of how Anthony and his wife, Brigitte, learned to endure the most painful of times and emerge on the other side of the zombie years This memoir is deeply moving yet also humorous packed with laughs as Anthony takes us from his gun toting grandma s home to Chicago s white and black comedy clubs, then to Hollywood, and to the world of network television The surprising twists along Anthony s path highlight the power of God that goes before us and prepares the way a truth that later encourages Anthony and Brigitte after Brittany s death and moves them to reach out and comfort others going through similar difficulties.With humor and deep insights into the human spirit, Behind the Laughter explores the bonds of not only parent and child but also husband and wife While Anthony and Brigitte s story is uniquely theirs, it elicits powerful, relatable emotions and lessons that are universal and inspiring. Best Read [ Behind the Laughter: A Comedian's Tale of Tragedy and Hope ] author [ Anthony Griffith ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Behind the Laughter: A Comedian's Tale of Tragedy and Hope
  • Anthony Griffith
  • 08 November 2017
  • 1721345922

10 thoughts on “ Behind the Laughter: A Comedian's Tale of Tragedy and Hope

  1. Truly says:

    Behind the Laughter A Comedian s Tale of Tragedy and Hope by Anthony Griffith, Brigitte Travis Griffin, Mark Caro is a heartbreaking read A story of loss, hope, and inspiration with a touch of humor to tell a story that is heartbreaking but insp...

  2. Kayo says:

    Interesting and well worth the time to read Love hearing about the back story.Thanks to author, publisher and Netgalley for the chance to read this book While I got the book for free, it had no bearing on the rating I gave it.

  3. Ellen Pilch says:

    I was given a review copy in exchange for a fair review All opinions are my own I love this book When I saw the title and name, I immediately thought, I liked Andy Griffith as Opie s Dad on The Andy Griffith Show When I got the book, I realized I had the wrong guy Anthony Griffith is also a comedian and has been for over 30 years Many have not heard of him because he is a clean comic and it seems like all the foul mouthed ones get famous.He grew up on the South Side of Chicago and worked h I was given a review copy in exchange for a fair review All opinions are my own I love this book When I saw the title and name, I immediately thought, I liked Andy Griffith as Opie s Dad on The Andy Griffith Show When I got the book, I realized I had the wrong guy Anthony Griffith is also a comedian and has been for over 30 years Many have not heard of him because he is a clean comic and it seems like all the foul mouthed ones get famous.He grew up on the South Side of Chicago and worked hard at his craft He was finally able to achieve his dream of appearing on The Tonight Show He did thisthan once and it led to several other gigs including acting in films Sadly, as his career was reaching a high, his personal life was at an all...

  4. Shari Nagy says:

    This is a great biography written by Anthony Griffith and his wife, Brigitte Most of the chapters have portions written by both, and the headings indicate who wrote what I enjoyed this book and think any comedian, fa...

  5. Holly Pablo Monasterial says:

    Heard about this book from The Moth Omg, so heartbreaking Must read.

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