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Billy Crystal takes top honors at the Audie Awards

At tonight’s Audie Awards Gala, Billy Crystal took top honors, winning Audio Book of the Year for his comedy memoir Still Foolin’ ‘Em.

The judges called his work “a seamless blend of single voice narration and live performances [that] does for the audiobook medium what Billy Crystal’s opening acts have done for the Oscars, which is to bring in a larger audience. From Mickey Mantle to Muhammad Ali with the inside story on Meg Ryan’s infamous scene in When Harry Met Sally thrown in for good measure, Crystal’s life story will have listeners hanging on every word…In a word: ‘Mahvelous.’” READ FULL STORY

Billy Crystal reads from his memoir -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO


Actor and funnyman Billy Crystal’s new book, Still Foolin’ ‘Em, hit shelves in September, and the audiobook is available now. We have an exclusive video of Crystal on his day one of recording, reading a passage from his first chapter, “65 is not 60,” complete with his signature impressions and comedic asides. In it, he ponders his age on his 65th birthday.

“This project started out really as I’d go out on the road and talk about turning 65, which I did — what are you looking at? — in March,” Crystal explains. “And as I wrote it I thought it was more of a book, and people agreed, so here we are.”

Check out the clip below. READ FULL STORY

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