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    • Searching for Dave Chappelle

    • By: Jason Zinoman
    • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    In 2005, Dave Chappelle left show business at the height of his fame, giving up a small fortune and the hottest new television show in many years. In so doing, he transformed from being one of the greatest comics of his generation into one of the most enigmatic ever. In Searching for Dave Chappelle, Jason Zinoman, the first comedy critic in the history of The New York Times, sorts through the myriad theories and examines what happened to this singular artist.

    Non-member price: $4.38

    • Letterman

    • The Last Giant of Late Night
    • By: Jason Zinoman
    • Narrated by: Michael Goldstrom
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    In a career spanning more than 30 years, David Letterman redefined the modern talk show with an ironic comic style that transcended traditional television. While he remains one of the most famous stars in America, he is a remote, even reclusive figure whose career is widely misunderstood. In Letterman, Jason Zinoman, the first comedy critic in the history of the New York Times, mixes groundbreaking reporting with unprecedented access and probing critical analysis to explain the unique entertainer's titanic legacy.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Intelligent, insightful

    • By Booklover on 29-08-2017

    Non-member price: $41.76