Maybe You Never Cry Again
"What's wrong, Mama?" I ask her.
"It's nothin', Bean. Sometimes I think sad thoughts."
She didn't answer. She was lookin' at the TV. Black guy's talkin' to Ed Sullivan. I look at him, but I don't...more
I noticed randomly one day that my sister had this book so I asked to borrow it. I was really curious about him and what events in his life had shaped his sense of humor. I loved the fact that he met Rhonda in high school and won her over with his sense of humor. They were married when he was 2 ...more
So sad that he was gone too soon at the age of 50.
I truly recommend everyone, fan or not, to read his story.
“You know, funny thing about life. Most people, they got a problem, they crank and m ...more
I never knew he had such an interesting life. I never suspected. A problem with stand-up's autobiographies can be that they just stitch ...more
Bernie Mac was from my neck of the woods: the south side of Chicago. We grew up around the same time, and we had something in common. His book: "Maybe You Never Cry Again," reminded me of how I had also used comedy, as a device to deflect from the ...more
Bernard Jeffrey McCullough had an incredible amazing life. He's had a great deal of tragedy, which from what I've learned about most comedians' life stories I've read, pain is what makes them so raw and funny a ...more
A well put-together memoir from start to finish. The reading is not only rare and raw, but comes from a man with a heart as tender as it was big. The wisdom doesn't lay flat, but rather stands up to the telling of a persuas ...more
He started a family when he was very young and had to support them while pursuing his dream of being a comedian. He had a strong work ethic and became very depressed when he didn't have a job and income.
He worked a long time in stand-up before his ...more
Bernie is a man on fire with passion for his lifelong dream of comedy. He weaves in humour (obviously) to this book because it's really ch ...more
A true King of Comedy.
A unique individual. Very good book.
After briefly hosting the HBO show Midnight Mac, Mac appeared in several movies in smaller role ...more