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Andy Kaufman Revealed!

Andy Kaufman Revealed!

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Published by Little, Brown and Company in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24301853M
ISBN 109780446930499
OCLC/WorldCa498570073

  Also in , two biographies of Kaufman were published: Andy Kaufman Revealed! Best Friend Tells All by Zmuda, and Life in the Funhouse: The Life and Mind of Andy Kaufman by Bill Zehme. Fact CheckBorn:   I only recommend this book to die-hard Andy Kaufman fans, who really appreciate his subversive and deceptive performance art. For most people "Andy Kaufman Revealed!" by Bob Zmuda is a much more accessible and shorter read, but it is also a necessary companion piece to this book as it provides an inside perspective from Andy's closest s:

Bob Zmuda’s memoir Andy Kaufman Revealed! is both invaluable and exasperating. As Kaufman’s writer and fellow provocateur, Zmuda was involved in all of his best known outrages: he served as referee (or ringside "lawyer") for the inter-gender wrestling matches, heckled Kaufman from the audience in televised comedy club appearances, and most memorably, he helped create Tony Clifton. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Andy Kaufman I'm From Hollywood DVD / The Midnight Special DVD + book Revealed at the best online prices at Seller Rating: % positive.

Get this from a library! Andy Kaufman revealed!: best friend tells all. [Bob Zmuda; Matthew Scott Hansen] -- Biography of comedian Andy Kaufman.   His book Andy Kaufman Revealed made top 10 lists nationwide. Two-time Academy Award winning director Milos Forman said, "I was so fascinated by the melding of Zmuda and Kaufman's minds that I spent two years of my life making a movie about them, Man on the Moon." The award winning film starred Jim Carrey as Kaufman and Paul Giamatti as Zmuda.


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This book should be read along with "Lost In The Funhouse: The Life and Mind of Andy Kaufman" by Bill Zehme for a more complete view of Andy. " Revealed!" is a great memoir from Andy's closest collaborator, Bob Zmuda's anecdotes are incredibly entertaining.4/4(74).

This book should be read along with "Lost In The Funhouse: The Life and Mind of Andy Kaufman" by Bill Zehme for a more complete view of Andy. " Revealed!" is a great memoir from Andy's closest collaborator, Bob Zmuda's anecdotes are incredibly entertaining/5(79).

Andy Kaufman's performances were all about blurring the lines between reality and b.s. - if this book is a continuation of that In fact, it is probably more about Bob Zmuda than Kaufman. But it is a glimpse into the world of Kaufman/Zmuda and a behind-the-scenes insight into their ideas and philosophies about performance.4/5(63).

With a movie about Kaufman already out, this is his manager and friend Zmuda's recollection of the late comedian. Best remembered as English-challenged immigrant Latka Gravas on the '70s sitcom "Taxi", Kaufman also appeared regularly on "Saturday Night Live", did stand-up, and wrestled women.

: Little, Brown and Company. A Grammy nominee and Emmy Award winner, Bob is also a bestselling author. His book Andy Kaufman Revealed made top 10 Andy Kaufman Revealed! book nationwide. Two-time Academy Award winning director Milos Forman said, “I was so fascinated by the melding of Zmuda and Kaufman’s minds that I spent two years of my life making a movie about them, Man on the Moon.”/5(58).

"Andy Kaufman Revealed!" is a book masterfully written by Bob Zmuda, who takes the reader on an entertaining and fascinating journey inside the genius that is Andy Kaufman.

Zmuda's storytelling is a must-read for the Kaufman-curious, and especially for Kaufman fans. And as. Bob Zmuda's other book, Real Andy Kaufman Revealed, is the best book ever written. This book, however, is just him alternating between bragging and whining about his life with Andy.

The only interesting part was when Lynne Margulies revealed that Andy died of /5. but this is not only - very likely - the best book about andy kaufman, it's one of the best biographies i've ever read. it's really well-written, funny, insightful - and zehme manages the balance between fandom and critical analysis really well.

i would definitely read more of his. highly recommended.4/5(39). Buy a cheap copy of Andy Kaufman Revealed!: Best Friend book by Bob Zmuda. American comedian Andy Kaufman () was a performer like no other--a rule-breaking iconoclast who blurred the line between performance art and comedy, at Free shipping over $/5(5).

Many have said Mr. Zmuda's "Andy Kaufman Revealed!" was a rush job put out as a quickie "as-told-to" book to remind everyone of his importance, while others claim nobody was closer to Andy than his partner, and this book is the definitive Andy Kaufman biography.

His book Andy Kaufman Revealed made top 10 lists nationwide. Two-time Academy Award winning director Milos Forman said, “I was so fascinated by the melding of Zmuda and Kaufman’s minds that I spent two years of my life making a movie about them, Man on the Moon.”Brand: BenBella Books, Inc.

Andy Kaufman Revealed!: Best Friend Andy Kaufman Revealed!: Best Friend Tells All. Review Andy Kaufman Revealed!: Best Friend Tells All.

by Bob Zmuda and Matthew Scott Hansen. There was clearly something about Andy Kaufman that was unlike any other comic/actor of his generation. A rule-breaking iconoclast, Kaufman blurred the line between. Editions for Andy Kaufman Revealed!: Best Friend Tells All: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle E.

Andy Kaufman Revealed!: Best Friend Tells All Bob Zmuda, Author, Matthew Scott Hansen, Joint Author, Jim Carrey, Foreword by Little Brown and Company $24 (p) ISBN Andy Kaufman Revealed. Best Friend Tells All (Book): Zmuda, Bob, Best known for his sweet-natured character Latka on Taxi, Andy Kaufman was the most influential comic of the generation that produced David Letterman, John Belushi, and Robin Williams.

A regular on the early days of Saturday Night Live (where he regularly disrupted planned skits), Kaufman quickly became known for his. This book should be read along with "Lost In The Funhouse: The Life and Mind of Andy Kaufman" by Bill Zehme for a more complete view of Andy.

" Revealed!" is a great memoir from Andy's closest collaborator, Bob Zmuda's anecdotes are incredibly entertaining.4/5(74). The book is based on a book-length profile that Hecht had written, which was based on conversations that Hecht had held with comedian Andy Kaufman during and Synopsis.

In Hecht was asked to interview Kaufman for a profile that was to be published in Harper's Magazine. For the following year she met several times with Kaufman Author: Julie Hecht.

His book, Andy Kaufman Revealed, made top 10 lists nationwide. For the last few years, Bob has been producing Kaufman’s alter ego, international singing sensation Tony Clifton, to sold out audiences. He is currently working on mounting the largest star-studded fundraiser ever for endangered wildlife worldwide.

In the book Andy Kaufman Revealed, Bob Zmuda, Kaufman's friend and writer, relates his experiences working as an assistant for an extremely eccentric, Academy Award-nominated screenwriter, prone to pulling stunts that ranged from the bizarre to the profane.

Andy Kaufman Revealed!: Best Friend Tells All: Bob Zmuda, Matthew Scott Hanson: Books - (66). Early life. Kaufman was born on Januin New York City, the oldest of three children.

His mother was Janice (née Bernstein), a homemaker and former fashion model, and his father was Stanley Robert Kaufman, a jewelry salesman. Andy, along with his younger brother Michael and sister Carol, grew up in a middle-class Jewish family in Great Neck, Long Island.In NovemberMichael Kaufman introduced a young woman claiming to be Andy’s daughter, who revealed that her father was still alive, living a peaceful life as a stay-at-home dad.

Some. Andy Kaufman, who played befuddled immigrant Latka Gravas on Taxi, drove his co-stars on the hit sitcom crazy with his outrageous behavior.

COMIC wildman Andy Kaufman was so disliked by his co-stars on Taxi that none of them bothered to go to his funeral, according to a shocking new book.