You Can't Drink All Day If You Don't Start in the Morning

  • by Celia Rivenbark
  • Narrated by Celia Rivenbark
  • 3 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

From the author of the best-selling classics We're Just Like You, Only Prettier and Bless Your Heart, Tramp comes a collection of essays so funny, you'll shoot co'cola out of your nose.Topics include such gems as:
Why Miss North Carolina is too nice to hate

How Gwyneth Paltrow wants to improve your pathetic life

Strapped for cash? Try cat whispering

Sex every night for a year? How do you wrap that?

Get yer Wassail on: It's carolin' time

Airlines serving up one hot mess

Action figure Jesus

Why Clay Aiken ain't marrying your glandular daughter

And much more!Complete with a treasure trove of Celia's genuine southern recipes, You Can't Drink All Day If You Don't Start in the Morning is sure to appeal to anyone who lives south of something.

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Can I have a translated version?

No, her accent isn't that bad but her comedic timing is. While quite a bit of what Ms. Rivenbark says is quite funny, she gives no pause for you to assimilate and laugh before she's on to the next bit. A better narrator would have made this much more enjoyable but as it is, it takes less than 15 minutes before total frustration sets in and it gets turned off.
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- David

Great, but unoriginal

What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

Nothing to spoil, it's not a normal story, each chapter is it's on standalone story; it was as though she wrote a newspaper column for each chapter.


Did the narration match the pace of the story?

I noticed other people complained about her pace, but I didn't take any issue with that really; she could have paced a little better with the punch lines I guess. What bothered me was that it sounded to me like she had a speech impediment of some kind that started to wear on me.


Was You Can't Drink All Day If You Don't Start in the Morning worth the listening time?

Sure, but at this point, 2015, a lot of her stuff is a little dated, so if I had to do it all over again, I probably wouldn't have.


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- Claudia H

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-01-2009
  • Publisher: Macmillan Audio