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By Jim Breuer

A deeply own, deeply hilarious memoir from one in all America's such a lot loved Saturday evening Live comedians.

With his goofy smile, sleepy eyes, and stoner's chuckle, Jim Breuer would possibly not seem to be the main introspective comic available in the market. the truth that he made his mark taking part in Goat Boy on Saturday evening Live and a recalcitrant toker within the stoner vintage Half Baked doesn't support his popularity in any respect. yet in I'm now not High, we meet a complete new Jim Breuer: the Jim who excursions the rustic together with his complete kin in tow; the Jim who cares for his sick eighty-five-year-old father; the Jim who considers himself a deeply religious individual. I'm now not High finds the complicated guy in the back of the simpleminded character, bringing to lifestyles actual tales from a profession that has spanned riotous (yet someway semi-righteous) a long time.

Jim dishes on every little thing from the SNL years to his early adventures in movie. the solid of characters in I'm now not High comprises Chris Farley, Dave Chapelle, and Tracy Morgan-who all taught Jim lasting classes in regards to the high-stakes online game of popularity. He additionally chronicles the consistent position his relatives has performed in conserving him sincere. no matter if he's arguing along with his spouse approximately faith (Is it ok to think in God yet now not think in church?), attempting to look after his teenagers, or assisting his father get throughout the day along with his dignity in tact, it's transparent that a few of his most sensible fabric comes from his most sensible moments as a son and a dad and a husband.

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