Man Up! by Ross Mathews audiobook

Man Up!: Tales of My Delusional Self-Confidence

By Ross Mathews
Foreword by Gwyneth Paltrow
Afterword by Chelsea Handler
Read by Ross Mathews

Grand Central Publishing 9781455501809
5.17 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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As a young kid growing up in a farm town, Ross Mathews mightas well have wished for a pet unicorn or a calorie-free cookie tree to grow inhis front yard. Either of those far-fetched fantasies would have been morelikely to come true than his real dream: working in television in Hollywood,California. Seriously, that stuff just doesn’t happen to people like Ross. Butguess what. It totally did. Now, with his first book, Ross takes us inside his journeyas a super-fan, revealing the most embarrassing and hilarious moments of hissmall-town life and big-city adventures. From learning to swear like a hardenedtrucker to that time in high school when he had to face down the mostfrightening opponent of all (his girlfriend’s lady bits), Ross holds nothingback. Oh, then there’s his surprisingly shady past involving the cutest pair ofplus-sized women’s pajama bottoms, deliciously dangerous pot butter, andembezzled sandwiches. And, of course, how he’s managed to turn an obsessionwith pop-culture into one-on-one interactions with celebrities like GwynethPaltrow, Tiffani-Amber Theissen, Madonna, Michelle Kwan, and countless morewithout ever having a single restraining order issued against him. Infused with Ross’ trademark humor, unique voice, and totalhonesty, Man Up! is a missionstatement for anyone who doesn’t fit the mold. His hasn’t been the mosttraditional way to build a career in Hollywood, but Ross has somehow managed tomake his mark without ever compromising who he is. He is as serious about thisas he is about Golden Girls trivia:You don’t need to change who you are to achieve your dreams (although there’snothing wrong with a makeover every now and then). You just need to Man Up!

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Summary

Summary

As a young kid growing up in a farm town, Ross Mathews mightas well have wished for a pet unicorn or a calorie-free cookie tree to grow inhis front yard. Either of those far-fetched fantasies would have been morelikely to come true than his real dream: working in television in Hollywood,California. Seriously, that stuff just doesn’t happen to people like Ross. Butguess what. It totally did.

Now, with his first book, Ross takes us inside his journeyas a super-fan, revealing the most embarrassing and hilarious moments of hissmall-town life and big-city adventures. From learning to swear like a hardenedtrucker to that time in high school when he had to face down the mostfrightening opponent of all (his girlfriend’s lady bits), Ross holds nothingback. Oh, then there’s his surprisingly shady past involving the cutest pair ofplus-sized women’s pajama bottoms, deliciously dangerous pot butter, andembezzled sandwiches. And, of course, how he’s managed to turn an obsessionwith pop-culture into one-on-one interactions with celebrities like GwynethPaltrow, Tiffani-Amber Theissen, Madonna, Michelle Kwan, and countless morewithout ever having a single restraining order issued against him.

Infused with Ross’ trademark humor, unique voice, and totalhonesty, Man Up! is a missionstatement for anyone who doesn’t fit the mold. His hasn’t been the mosttraditional way to build a career in Hollywood, but Ross has somehow managed tomake his mark without ever compromising who he is. He is as serious about thisas he is about Golden Girls trivia:You don’t need to change who you are to achieve your dreams (although there’snothing wrong with a makeover every now and then). You just need to Man Up!

Reviews

Reviews

by Albert 9/13/2017
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Funny and touching

It was fun listen and many of the stories hit close to home. Just wish I had his confidence.
by Ali 9/13/2017
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Explosion of positivity!

Ross Mathews is an explosion of high pitch positivity! Great story Ross! Hope ROSS, Dress for Less calls you soon ;)

Author

Author Bio: Ross Mathews

Author Bio: Ross Mathews

Ross Mathews is one of the most in-demand television personalities and pop culture experts in entertainment today. He is a judge on the Emmy Award–winning show RuPaul’s Drag Race, the bestselling author of Man Up!: Tales of My Delusional Self-Confidence, and the host of the weekly pop culture podcast Straight Talk with Ross Mathews. He lives in Los Angeles and Palm Springs.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 5.17
Audience: Adult
Language: English