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I'd Like to Play Alone, Please


Tom Segura


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For fans of Jim Gaffigan, a shocking and hilarious essay collection from comedian and the podcast host of "2 Bears 1 Cave" and "Your Mom's House," Tom Segura.
Combining his signature curmudgeonly humor with, as Newsweek put it, a "silly approach to upsetting topics," Tom Segura presents a series of personal stories packed with the crazy characters and strong opinions fans have come to know and love from his podcasts and standup.
The collection features comedic tales from Tom’s time on the road, his marriage, the trials and tribulations of parenting young children and, perhaps most memorably, his dad who, like any good Baby Boomer father, likes to talk about his bowel movements and share graphic Vietnam stories at inappropriate moments. It's enough to make anyone want some peace and quiet. Reading this book will make readers laugh out loud and also prove Segura's point: in a world where everyone is increasingly insane, sometimes you just need to be by yourself.

Grand Central Publishing, 9781538704639, 272pp.

Publication Date: May 10, 2022

About the Author

Tom Segura is a comedian originally from Cincinnati, Ohio. Well known for his Netflix specials Completely Normal and Mostly Stories, Segura has also made televisions appearances that include Conan, Happy Endings, The Late Late Show, among others, and multiple stand up appearances on Comedy Central. Tom performs at the top comedy festivals in the world and also regularly appears on XM radio comedy channels and fan favorites such as Bennington Show. Segura has been a regular guest on some of the most downloaded podcasts in the world of comedy such as The Joe Rogan Experience and WTF with Marc Maron.

Additionally, his noted podcast, "Your Mom's House," which he co-hosts with his wife, comedian Christina Pazsitzky, was a finalist for Best Comedy Podcast at the Stitcher Awards.