Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, and Advice for Living Your Best Life




      Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, and Advice for Living Your Best Life
Ali Wong s heartfelt and hilarious letters to her daughters the two she put to work while they were still in utero , covering everything they need to know in life, like the unpleasant details of dating, how to be a working mom in a male dominated profession, and how she trapped their dad.In her hit Netflix comedy special Baby Cobra, an eight month pregnant Ali Wong resonated so heavily that she became a popular Halloween costume Wong told the world her remarkably unfiltered thoughts on marriage, sex, Asian culture, working women, and why you never see new mom comics on stage but you sure see plenty of new dads.The sharp insights and humor are even personal in this completely original collection She shares the wisdom she s learned from a life in comedy and reveals stories from her life off stage, including the brutal singles life in New York i.e the inevitable confrontation with erectile dysfunction , reconnecting with her roots and drinking snake blood in Vietnam, tales of being a wild child growing up in San Francisco, and parenting war stories Though addressed to her daughters, Ali Wong s letters are absurdly funny, surprisingly moving, and enlightening and disgusting for all. Download Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, and Advice for Living Your Best Life Author Ali Wong – bluevapours.co.uk

Alexandra Ali Wong is an American actress, stand up comedian, and writer She is noted for her Netflix stand up specials Baby Cobra and Hard Knock Wife, as well as her television appearances in American Housewife, Are You There, Chelsea , Inside Amy Schumer, and Black Box.

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  • Hardcover
  • 224 pages
  • Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, and Advice for Living Your Best Life
  • Ali Wong
  • English
  • 09 November 2017
  • 052550883X

10 thoughts on “ Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, and Advice for Living Your Best Life

  1. Jeffrey Keeten says:

    I often think about what it would be like for my grandfather to see me now What would he think about me saying all of the disgusting things I say onstage How he would feel about his granddaughter talking about what she lusts after How I obsess over the most trivial problems How I make a living by talking about what I want How people pay to see his granddaugh...

  2. Heather K (dentist in my spare time) says:

    Let me tell you, it is such a relief to have a funny, well written book from a comedian that I admire Man, I ve been burned so many times before with mediocre books from comedians, I barely dared to hope with this one But Ali Wong really delivered If you are a fan of Ali Wong, you will like this book I pinky swear promise The beginning of the book is pure Ali Wong humor, and if you think think that means vagina and pubic hair jokes, you would be 100% CORRECT.Ali Wong is purely who she is, a Let me tell you, it is such a relief to have a funny, well written book from a comedian that I admire Man, I ve been burned so many times before with mediocre books from comedians, I barely dared to hope with this one But Ali Wong really delivered If you are a fan of Ali Wong, you will like this book I pinky swear promise The beginning of the book is pure Ali Wong humor, and if you think think that means vagina and pubic hair jokes, you would be 100% CORRECT.Ali Wong is purely who she is, and I love that about her I think people underestimate her though not so much any, thank you Always Be My Maybe , but she is one of the most honest, crassly amazing comedians out there I love that she is a parent now, and I related to her stories a ton, even though our upbringing was completely different I ate up the stories about how she met her husband and how he compared to the multitude of men she had dated in the past She gave me the intimate content I was craving, an...

  3. Mimi says:

    I truly feared this book would be fluff Instead it is fearless and real Ali Wong says how we all feelI m not fineYet in her resilience and grit she is able to turn childhood resentment, male rejection, discrimination, getting boo d offstage, the fear of a prenup, and a bushy pussy into the best things that could have happened to her I laughed out loud as I imagined Ali s exaggerated comedy voice confessing life moments like this one when she was pregnant After a while, I couldn t see my I truly feared this book would be fluff Instead it is fearless and real Ali Wong says how we all feelI m not fineYet in her resilience and grit she is able to t...

  4. Katie says:

    How dare this book not be in my hands immediatelyUPDATE The arc goddess is good to me.

  5. Chihoe Ho says:

    Dear Ali Wong,I want to be your best friend.You made me laugh so hard and cry unexpectedly, separately and also simultaneously and here is where I should insert the cry laugh emoji And you know why I felt what I felt Because your voice really pierced through the pages It was like watching you on stage in one of your Netflix stand up specials, and sometimes even like you were addressing me personally The content was similar to some of the themes of your specials but you poured your thoughts Dear Ali Wong,I want to be your best friend.You made me laugh so hard and cry unexpectedly, separately and also simultaneously and here is where I should insert the cry laugh emoji And you know why I felt what I felt Because your voice really pierced through the pages It was like watching you on stage in one of your Netflix stand up specials, and sometimes even like you were addressing me personally The content was similar to some of the themes of your specials but you poured your thoughts and emotions in this a lot , since you were really addressing your girls and not me.You made me even pro...

  6. Monica Kim: Reader in Emerald City says:

    Asian cultures often teach us to be silent about our sexuality and filled with shame Your mother breaks that up and transmutes pain and shame into power, like a mystical priestess Justin Hakuta, Ali Wong s husband biggest fan, describing Ali to their daughters in the Afterword.First of all, I want to give much thanks to Ali Wong Random House, I won an uncorrected proof copy of Dear Girls Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, and Advice for Living Your Best Life through the publ Asian cultures often teach us to be silent about our sexuality and filled with shame Your mother breaks that up and transmutes pain and shame into power, like a mystical priestess Justin Hakuta, Ali Wong s husband biggest fan, describing Ali to their daughters in the Afterword.First of all, I want to give much thanks to Ali Wong Random House, I won an uncorrected proof copy of Dear Girls Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, and Advice for Living Your Best Life through the publisher s contest I ve been a long time fan of Wong, and this book was going...

  7. Lauren says:

    This book of letters to Ali Wong s two daughters Mari and Nikki is amazing, hilarious, and insightful I thoroughly enjoyed every one of these letters, which were just like Ali s standup , sometimes crass and always funny You will giggle uncontrollably reading about her awesome life anecdotes Despite who she seems like on stage, Ali is incredibly wise, strong, independent, and thoughtful She reflects on her standup career, her culture, the struggles and joys of motherhood, why she loves and This book of letters to Ali Wong s two daughters Mari and Nikki is amazing, hilarious, and insightful I thoroughly enjoyed every one of these letters, which were just like Ali s standup , sometimes crass and always funny You will giggle uncontrollably reading about her awesome life anecdotes Despite who she seems like on stage, Ali is incredibly wise, strong, independent, and thoughtful She reflects on her standup career, her culture, the struggles and joys of motherhood, why she loves and admires her husband, and being a working mom I really admire her as a role model to young women, if not to teach them about which dumpy hippie white men to stay away from, then to teach them that it is okay and important to be absolutely fearless and confident in yourself Ali is unapologetically herself, and fundamentally, that lesson shines through the most in these essays Who cares about gaining ten pounds when you spend a semester in Hawaii eating t...

  8. Susie Dumond says:

    This hilarious, honest, and charming essay collection by comedian Ali Wong takes the form of letters to her daughters, who she warns against reading it until at least the age of twenty one I adore Ali Wong, and this book perfectly captures her sense of humor and ability to make light of the heaviest parts of life Stories of her wild youth had me crying with laughter, and tender passages about her husband and daughters made me just straight up cry Comedian, actress, screenwriter, producer, and This hilarious, honest, and charming essay collection by comedian Ali Wong takes the form of letters to her daughters, who she warns against reading it until at least the age of twenty one I adore Ali Wong, and this book perfectly captures her sense of humor and...

  9. T says:

    I got my hot little hands on an ARC from secret sources I really liked the book except for the last chapter from the author s husband, which ended up making me like the whole book less.First, the chapter was insipidly self congratulatory and he is boring so I do not care what he has to say Congratulations on being okay with being rich Second, the rest of the book is so funny and vulgar a lot like Ali Wong s standup and suffused with so much love for the titular girls There are so many e I got my hot little hands on an ARC from secret sources I really liked the book except for t...

  10. Living My Best Book Life says:

    I really enjoyed reading Ali Wong s book Dear Girls She wrote these letters to her daughters giving them advice about everything they would possibly have questions about when growing up Ali gives us her signature humor and craziness She details some funny memories that she had to go through to make her the person she is today And trust me she has some good stories to share.If you like reading about a real and honest woman, then you will enjoy this book The hilarious Ali Wong is herself th I really enjoyed reading Ali Wong s book Dear G...

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