What's So Funny?: My Hilarious Life

Version: Unabridged
Author: Tim Conway , Jane Scovell
Narrator: Dick Hill
Genres: Biography & Memoir, Comedy
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Published In: October 2013
# of Units: 8 CDs
Length: 8 hours, 44 minutes
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Overview

Six-time Emmy Award winning funnyman Tim Conway, best known for his characters on The Carol Burnett Show, offers a straight-shooting and hilarious memoir about his life on stage and off as an actor and comedian. In television history, few entertainers have captured as many hearts and made as many people laugh as Tim Conway. There's nothing in the world that Tim Conway would rather do than entertain and in his first-ever memoir, What's So Funny, that's exactly what he does. From his pranks in small Ohio classrooms to his performances on national television and movies, Tim has been cracking people up for more than seventy years. Long regarded as one of the funniest comedians around, Tim also boasts an inspiring rags-to-riches story. What's So Funny captures Tim's journey from life as an only child raised by loving but outrageous parents in small-town Ohio during the Great Depression, to his tour of duty in the Army ? which would become training for his later role in McHale's Navy ? to his ascent as a national star and household name. By tracing his early path, this audiobook reveals the origins of many of Tim's unforgettable characters ? from Mr. Tudball and the Oldest Man to Mickey Hart to everyone's favorite, Dorf. What's So Funny shares the hilarious accounts of the glory days of The Carol Burnett Show and his famous partnerships with entertainment greats like Harvey Korman, Don Knotts, Dick Van Dyke, Betty White, Vicki Lawrence, Bob Newhart, and of course, Carol Burnett. As a bonus, listeners will enjoy never-before-shared stories of hilarious behind-the-scenes antics on McHale's Navy and The Carol Burnett Show.

Reviews (1)

What's So Funny

Written by Anonymous from Rochester, NY on March 6th, 2016

  • Book Rating: 5/5

Most enjoyable book I have read in a long time. 8 dics went soooo fast.

Author Details

Author Details

Conway, Tim

Tim Conway starred on "The Carol Burnett Show" for eleven years. He has six Emmys and is in the Comedy Hall of Fame. He went to Bowling Green State University for eleven years (he was a very slow learner). Tim was in the army (ours) for two years, protecting Seattle from "the Red Menace" and was in McHale's Navy for three years. His ambition was to be a jockey, but at his weight even the horses asked him to get off. He has seven children, two grandchildren, and a puppy. Tim has been maried to his lovely wife, Charlene, since 1984 and does not have a serious thought in his head.