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Safe at Home
by Orson Bean
When I take communion (ritualized cannibalism) tears come to my eyes. This happens because during that rite I remember that the two thousand year old man (sorry Mel Brooks) whom I believe (in some way I can't explain) to be the Son of God (Whom I also can't explain) instructed His followers (one of whom I have become) to symbolically drink His blood (sorry Bela Lugosi) and ...more
Paperback, 244 pages
Published June 13th 2013 by Balboa Press
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This is my third Bean book, and they are all very similar: honest, touching memoirs from Orson Bean's amazing, long career and life. His stories are quirky, quaint, positive and interesting to read.
"What do you want?" he asked
"I'm a comic." The man stared at me, taking in my crew cut and the suit I was wearing.
"Say something funny."
There was a long pause The man looked at me. A faint smile came over his face. Then he said, "I'm short an act tonight. Come by at ten and I'