If ever there was a book that combines laugh-aloud humor and heartbreak, Bryan Bishop's Shrinkage is it. It will grab hold of you and it won't let go.-- T. C. Boyle, New York Times bestselling author and PEN/Faulkner Award winner Since none of us is getting out of this alive, we are all measured, in a way, by the prospect of that mortality. Bryan Bishop has faced his ultimate truth with wit, compassion, honesty and art, providing the rest of us with what we need most--inspiration.--Ken Burns, Emmy and Peabody Award-winning Filmmaker A candid recounting of this funnyman's navigation across cancer's rocky terrain and his trek back to health. Bishop's narrative brings a much-appreciated dose of human warmth to a dark and scary place.--Kirkus Reviews Bishop delivers a moving testament to the goodness of friends, family, and strangers during times of need.--Booklist Bryan is smart and knows it. And wants you to know it. As you read this book you'll see just how sharp and clever he is.--from the Foreword by Adam Carolla This is a must read for anyone with a pulse.--Dr. Drew Pinsky, Loveline and Dr. Drew on Call Bald Bryan puts the can in cancer and the bone in boner!--Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Kimmel Live! Greatly supplementing the heartfelt...funny account that follows are Bishop's Tumor Tips--extremely useful nuggets of advice for anyone navigating a scary battle with a life-threatening disease. --Penthouse Instead of giving up, Bryan found refuge in comedy. Within the page of Shrinkage, Bryan recounts several experiences of his treatment and recovery through a comedic lens while never losing sight of the stark reality of his diagnosis.--Star & Lamp Review Cancer is not funny. But...this book about Bryan's cancer is VERY funny. I'm so confused.Bobby Moynihan, Saturday Night Live Bryan is truly the most underrated of comedic sidekicks --Various
About the Author
Bryan Bishop has been the on-air sidekick for The Adam Carolla Show since 2006. What started as a syndicated morning radio show evolved into The World's Most Downloaded Podcast, as certified by the Guinness Book of World Records. He has also appeared as a contestant on Comedy Central's Beat the Geeks and on the syndicated game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Bishop was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Christie.