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Dad Is Fat
Dad Is Fat | Jim Gaffigan
In this Miniature Edition abridgement of the New York Times bestselling book, author and award-winning comedian Jim Gaffigan finds endless entertainment living in his two-bedroom NYC apartment with his wife and five kids. Gaffigan describes all the joys and horrors of fatherhood from what it's like circumcising your sons to why you really shouldn't compare having a baby to owning a dog. This pocket-sized edition is perfect for a quick laugh when needed.
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Juliwyant
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On my May listening list!

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Sarahreadstoomuch
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Quick listen that made me laugh out loud in the car and while audio-puzzling!

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Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick
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#3books I haven't read but should.

A classic that was never required reading.
A King classic about vampires.
The first book I scanned into Goodreads from my stacks over 7 years ago.

@OriginalCyn620 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

OriginalCyn620 Definitely read TKAM!!! 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I haven‘t either!!! 2y
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PaperbackPirate To Kill A Mockingbird is an all-time favorite. Salem‘s Lot is a King favorite. Read them! 👐 2y
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick @PaperbackPirate Salem's Lot might be the book I read for Author a Month in October. Maybe I could squeeze TKAM into November. 2y
PaperbackPirate Ooh Salem‘s Lot is so spooky. It would be fun to read in October. 🧛🏻‍♂️ 2y
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Eggs
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OriginalCyn620 😂📚😂 2y
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Eggs
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Gaffigan is one of my favorites and happens to be a father of 5 kids.

Happy Fathers Day to all the Dads👍🏼🤗

#dadsday #jamminjune
#father #boundtogetherjune
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 He‘s so hilarious! 😂 2y
Eggs 🤗👍🏼 @OriginalCyn620 2y
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AdamCaron
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Mehso-so

If you need a good laugh this is a great book for that. :)

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Addison_Reads
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3 more marked off my bingo card. 😁

Time to take a little nonfiction break and dive into The Water Dancer. 💚

@rsteve388 @Clwojick #NFNov
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Scochrane26 I‘m reading The water dancer right now, too. 3y
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Addison_Reads
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Another fun audiobook. I adore Jim Gaffigan. 💚 He has a way of pointing out the things in everyday life that we all go through, especially if you have kids in your life, but reminding you it's better to just laugh things off than get upset by them.

#TIL that I'm not the only adult who has taken Halloween candy from my kid and then let them think they had eaten it.😂 I still feel guilty about it too.

@rsteve388 @Clwojick #NFNov
5+3+1=9pts

rsteve388 9 pts 3y
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DeeLew
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Picked this one up at a charity shop today. Hilarious!! I mostly read dark and/or scary stuff so it‘s a nice little break.

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AndreaLove
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Laughing so hard Was crying

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Scochrane26
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Listened to this on audio. I‘ve always liked Jim Gaffigan, ever since he was on a show called My Boys. This one was short and funny. Enjoyed stories about his kids and what it‘s like to live in nyc w/ kids.

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K.Wielechowski
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Jim Gaffigan has been one of my favorite comedians for years and much of his humor comes from stories of his family. This books is like 5 hours of standup. Very funny and the love he has for his family is very touching. #litsytbrlist

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abookishbutterfly
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This was such a fun book, just as his standup comedy acts always are. If you‘re in the mood for a light read and you have a sense-of-humor, I don‘t see how you couldn‘t fall in love with Dad is Fat.

Full review: https://www.facebook.com/262384764521804/posts/291985431561737?s=1282951466&sfns...

CoffeeNBooks I listened to the audiobook of this and Food: A Love Story, both read by Jim Gaffigan, and they were both hilarious books! 3y
abookishbutterfly @CoffeeNBooks I will definitely need to check out Food: A Love Story. 3y
bibliobliss I enjoyed it 3y
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👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 Absolutely loved this book. It was hilarious—really did make me laugh embarrassingly in public—and was the perfect book for me at this point in my life.

#bookishbingo: Theme of fatherhood

#bfc: 4/4 done (😱🥳)

#bookfitnesschallenge @wanderinglynn

BookwormAHN Nice 👏🏻 3y
wanderinglynn Congrats on crushing your book goal! 🎉 3y
Clwojick I loved it! I giggled my way through this one. 3y
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TheWintergarden Jim Gaffigan😂💛😄 3y
dariazeoli Way to meet your goal! 3y
bewareofwords @Clwojick @TheWintergarden I know! He never fails to make me laugh. 😂 3y
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bewareofwords
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Photo Challenge: Although I haven‘t finished it, this book has been my favorite from the book fitness challenge. It has cracked me up so many times, enough that people at my gym probably think I‘m crazy, and I‘ve just loved hearing Gaffigan‘s thoughts on parenting.

#bookfitnesschallenge #bfc @wanderinglynn

wanderinglynn I love his comedy specials. Thanks for sharing! 👍🏻 3y
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abookishbutterfly
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I went with Dad is Fat by Jim Gaffigan instead. I‘ve made through the dedication and two lines in the foreword and I‘ve already laughed twice. This will work. 😂

Soubhiville His books are hilarious. Enjoy! 4y
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bewareofwords
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WEEK 3 Fitness Challenge Check-In

This was a great week of exercise! I‘m excited for next week. 💪🏽

3 hours: ✅
Points this week: 7 (1 weekly check-in, 4 other posts)
Points total: 81

I‘ve decided to add another goal for the second half of the challenge: I‘m going to do meditation every day. I want to be more consistent with caring for my mental health.

#bookfitnesschallenge #bfc @wanderinglynn

BookwormAHN Way to go 👏🏻 4y
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 And an extra 🙌🏻 for adding a new goal! 4y
dariazeoli Good luck! Meditation is on my “want to, struggle with it” list! 4y
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NatalieR Good job! 👏 I love the Calm app! 4y
bewareofwords @dariazeoli Thank you! I‘ve found that meditation is a hard habit to get into, but I think it‘s worth it to try. 🤗 4y
bewareofwords @NatalieR Thank you!! I love it too! ❤️ 4y
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bewareofwords
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😂Recently heard bits of this book (tagged) and it reminded me of how funny Jim Gaffigan is.
🤰🏽I hit 28 weeks—third trimester has begun!
🥘 I couldn‘t POSSIBLY choose one.
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 I have three cousins. I‘ve always been an anomaly for having so few! 😅
💖If you‘re reading this, you‘re tagged!

#friyayintro @howjessreads

Judybskt I also only have 3 cousins! 4y
slategreyskies Oh wow! You‘ll be in your third trimester during the summer? Well, I guess that‘s if you live in the Northern hemisphere. Both my boys were due at the end of August. Longest summer ever! I was so excited to meet them!! 4y
bewareofwords @Judybskt Glad I‘m not the only one! Haha 4y
bewareofwords @slategreyskies Yup, I‘m prepping myself for a hot third trimester. ☀️ Fortunately my apartment complex has a pool, so I‘m planning to spend all summer at the pool or in front of a fan! 😂 4y
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BiblioLitten
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A recently came across this book when @Blaire posted about it. I decided that I needed to #laugh a little after a #harddaysnight preparing for a festival. The audio IS funny. 😁
#litsywalkers #springintoreading #blameitonlitsy

Blaire Oh good!! So glad it‘s giving you a laugh. It is a good one to de-stress with. (edited) 4y
Tanisha_A Which festival? 4y
Cinfhen It‘s gonna be my next audio!!!! 4y
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BiblioLitten @Tanisha_A Vishu(Baisakhi) 🌼 4y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️ 4y
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Eggs
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If you need to #laugh out loud, read or watch this guy

#springintoreading @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88

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Blaire
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If you have kids under the age of 10, I think this book will crack you up. Gaffigan lives with his wife and five kids in a two bedroom apartment in NYC. His observations about life with littles is spot on and had me laughing out loud. Recommend on audio because I think the delivery of the lines is part of the charm.

Cinfhen Really??? 5 kids!!! My brother & SIL live in a converted 3 bedroom with 4 kids on the UWS and it‘s the wild kingdom 😝 and her oldest is 9 4y
Blaire @Cinfhen right!! My house is fairly large and I only have two and it feels so loud all.the.time. And their apt is on the 5th floor of a walk-up! Hopefully they‘ve moved since the book was published. 🤪😂🤪 4y
Cinfhen You gotta love New Yorkers!!!! 4y
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RamsFan1963
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I didnt think it was as funny as Food: A Love Story, but there were plenty of laugh out loud moments. I don't have kids so I wasn't sure I could relate to this, but his gentle humor and deadpan delivery made it universal. I recommend the audio over print, listening to Gaffigan's delivery is the best. 4 💥💥💥💥 out of 5.

Buechersuechtling Thanks for this review. 😄 I will add “deadpan“ to my active English vocabulary from today on. 4y
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I just finished listening to another great Jim Gaffigan audiobook, read by Jim Gaffigan. I thought Food: A Love Story was a little bit funnier, but this one was a close 2nd. I really enjoy his comedy, and wish he had more books I could listen to!

DePaepe I've been a fan of his stand-up for years 4y
MoonWitch94 He‘s hilarious 4y
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KristenDuck
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Laugh out loud funny!!

Jim Gaffigan has always been a talented comedian and listening to the audio version of his book simply made me smile. The whole way through.

He tells stories of his wonderful wife, their children, and how he is surviving the parenting world. Being a teacher of young children, I could certainly relate to many of his tales.

If you are a parent, a teacher, or someone who likes cleaner comedy, this is probably for you!

KathyWheeler This is one of a few books that I actually laughed out loud while reading. I loved it. ❤️ 4y
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CoffeeNBooks
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I enjoyed listening to Food: A Love Story so much, I'm listening to this one next. 🎧

Soubhiville I love him! 4y
Littlestbookshelf I had no clue he has written books! I‘m excited to listen to this now. 4y
KristenDuck Just saw your review as I posted my own! I was so impressed with this one, too! 4y
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Deborah42
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A collection of essays based on Jim‘s stand-up comedy about his love of fast food, his family life, and living in a small New York apartment. Funny.

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SauerPatch
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This was pretty entertaining even before I had kids, and doubly so now that I have two. 😂

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JLaurenceCohen
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Every comedian has a memoir out these days, but Gaffigan's tales of raising five kids in a two bedroom apartment in Manhattan are hilarious. Get the audio book if you want to hear Gaffigan read it.

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Smartypants
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Real Talk: I was in a reading slump at the end of August; disappointed in myself for what I thought would be an unfinished reading goal of 100 books in the year of 2018. Thanks to my fellow littens‘ encouragement, I finished September with 18 books complete! #goals #readingchallenge #encouraged

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cinann
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1. I'm almost done listening to the tagged book and it's made me laugh out loud.
2. September
3. I have one 12 year old son.
4. Famous Amos cookies were my go to at my last job.
5. Happy Birthday to me and all my fellow September birthdays. 🎂🎈🎁

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Hilarious and heartwarming story of Gaffigan's family.
#father #readingresolutions @Jess7

JoScho Hot pockets! (edited) 4y
Eggs @JoScho Oh hell yeah 🤣😂🤣😂 4y
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mellowgirlblog
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Funny and a good break from all the serious books I‘ve read lately. I don‘t even have kids and I was laughing out loud! You‘ll enjoy it, it‘s definitely worth a read and perfect for summer vacation.

KateFulfordAuthor If you need another recommendation, may I point you to my People‘s Book Prize nominated debut? Sassy female narrative, laugh out dialogue and a pacy plot. Check the link in the bio for 2 free chapters, reviews and more. 4y
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Coleen_Nieto
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Funny guy, I relate to a lot of this.

Tamra Seriously funny. 5y
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Rissa1
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Finished this early this morning. 4🌟 His humor isn't always my humor, but I laughed, and that is what I needed. #13inThree

LiterRohde Going to see him this September with the ‘Rents. 5y
Samplergal Good job! I find him meh sometimes but maybe I should rethink this one. I could use a laugh. 5y
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Rissa1
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Dogfight...best chapter ever!!

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Rissa1
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Hoping for a laugh!

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Hooked_on_books
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Mehso-so

Honestly, I was a little disappointed in this. It‘s all about kids and being a parent and, as someone who is childless by choice, I can‘t relate. Also, some of the humor is missing on the page since his delivery is so good. I have a feeling parents would enjoy this much more than me.

AWahle I have two kids and also thought this was just meh. The funniest story was before he even had kids himself. 5y
Soubhiville The audiobook kept me laughing. Although I also am childless by choice, I helped raise my nephew when my sister was in a bad spot and they lived with me for several years. Kids are hilarious most of the time. While I love being childless, I also cherish those years I had with him. 5y
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lil_ms_spitfire
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Had a good laugh while listening to this one. I don't have 5 kids, but many relatable moments. Even my 12 yr old had a giggle at a few points. Next up: Food: A Love Story 😀

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carmens.library
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Starting this now. Hoping something fun and funny will get me out of my reading slump! Thanks for the recommendation @Smangela !! #dadisfat #readingslump #endtheslump #litsywelcomewagon #welcomebackwagon

tjwill It is very funny! We have some family jokes that stem from this book... 5y
Smangela Oooh yay! I hope you enjoy it :) @tjwill my husband and I laughed out loud reading it 😂 5y
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quirkyreader19
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1. Definitely like the feel of a physical book
2. US 10
3. Something salty, sweet, and crunchy
4. Psych!
5. I'm too shy to tag. Anyone is welcome to give it a go ;)

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AngieAvers
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We love Jim Gaffigan. I had heard a few of these bits before but not all of them. This book gave me greater insight to his life with his family. I read it during medical procedures, so it was a welcome distraction. I enjoyed it.

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Thoroughly enjoyed this audiobook. I don't always enjoy autobiographies, but this one was a fantastically humorous listen. Definitely recommend it. 🙌

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Jim and Jeannie have 5 kids and this is his hilarious story. Anyone who's been a kid or has kids will enjoy😂

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Clwojick
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Current audiobook 👌

RealBooks4ever Excellent! 💜 5y
Soubhiville I love him! 5y
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Frecks-Booklover4life
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Needed something light and funny after my last book. I've heard good things about this one. 😊

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Cinfhen #multiplayer #multitasking well done 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 5y
night_shift @Cinfhen 👍👍 thanks!! 5y
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And like any good patent, I explain to him that there are no monsters, but if he doesn't get back in bed, I'm going to let the monsters in his room.

#fathers #junebookbugs
@RealLifeReading

LeahBergen 😂😂 5y
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heatherkaz
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Okay, so I may have stayed up past my bedtime tonight to finish this entire #audiobook. Jim Gaffigan's observations on #parenthood and #kids are spot on and absolutely hilarious. Funny and relatable!

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This #audiobook has me actually kind of looking forward to my commute #parenthood

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