Maybe You Never Cry Again

Maybe You Never Cry Again

Bernie Mac

Bernie Mac

By the tender of age of five, Bernie Mac had found his calling:making others laugh. Now this amazing comedian delves deep inside to share the poignant story of his childhood and the people who shaped him into the strong, self-reliant man and ruthlessly funny comedian he is today.When Bernie was just sixteen, he lost his mother to cancer.A tough but loving teacher, she showered the unwilling boy with life lessons and "Mac-isms" that would later carry him through many hardships and give him strength during his slow rise to stardom.Maybe You Never Cry Again recounts this ascent in hilarious detail, from eight-year-old Bernie's stand-up comedy performance at a church dinner to open mike nights in Chicago, the jobs he juggled to make ends meet and eventually, his success in entertaining huge audiences on stage, in film, and on television.Maybe You Never Cry Again is a powerful testament to how a mother's love makes everything possible.
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I Ain't Scared of You

I Ain't Scared of You

Bernie Mac

Bernie Mac

"My granddaddy would get mad at all of us. He couldn't just get mad at one of us. 'Ain't nobody got...You know what? Go to bed! All y'all, go to bed!'It'd be like two o'clock in the afternoon. 'Go to bed!'"Bernie Mac, the royal king of the Original Kings of Comedy, is salty and pissed off. The Chicago-bred performer has issues to get off his chest, and he doesn't mince words when he lets loose. No surprise, his live appearances have earned him a reputation as perhaps the truest voice of modern humor. Now, Mac has captured his comedic genius in print with his hilarious debut book. Tearing through a wide range of topics with equal parts insight and irreverence, Bernie Mac shares views that may not sit well with everyone -- especially if you're caught in the crosshairs of his rants ("Kids today don't get the kind of injuries we used to get as children -- cut, bruised. Now, these lil' muh'fuckas just continuously get shot"). Still, his way of look...
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