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Casey Wilson

Autor(a) de The Wreckage of My Presence: Essays

13+ Works 195 Membros 5 Reviews

About the Author

Casey Wilson is an actress, writer, director, and podcaster. Her TV acting credits include Happy Endings, Saturday Night Live, The Shrink Next Door, Marry Me, Black Monday, Mrs. Fletcher, and Curb Your Enthusiasm. Her film credits include Gone Girl, Julie Julia, and Always Be My Maybe. Casey mostrar mais cowrote and costarred in the movies Bride Wars and Ass Backwards with her longtime collaborator June Diane Raphael. Alongside Danielle Schneider, she cohosts the hit podcast Bitch Sesh. her directorial debut, Daddio, premiered at SXSW and TIFF. Casey lives with her husband and sons in Los Angeles. mostrar menos

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Killers [2010 film] (2010) — Actor — 106 cópias
C.O.G. [2013 film] (2013) — Actor — 6 cópias


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Entertaining essay memoirs with heart.
bookwyrmm | outras 2 resenhas | Feb 26, 2023 |
Fast and occasionally funny, but so much less that I was expecting from the "best of the year" accolades. It's another celebrity memoir, with a side of body shaming.
libraryhead | outras 2 resenhas | Jan 22, 2022 |
Best for:
Those who enjoy essays and memoirs from celebrities.

In a nutshell:
Actress and performed Casey Wilson shares stories from her life - mostly adulthood, though some from her childhood.

Worth quoting:
That title and the origin behind it - I like it a lot.

Why I chose it:
Famous woman memoirs, read by the author, is my jam.

I generally have enjoyed Wilson’s work when I come across it. I don’t recall much of her from Saturday Night Live, but I did love Happy Endings. She seems like a nice person, and she definitely tells a good story.

She also, by her own admission, seems like she’s kind of a lot to deal with, if her chapter on her interactions with her husband are anything remotely similar to how they interact in real life. But at the same time, like, so what? Her family and friends love her, and she seems like she’s figured out where she belongs in the world. If she is ‘a lot’ by my definition, who the heck cares?

I can’t relate much to her in most ways - she’s got children, and she experienced the unexpected death of her mother at a pretty young age. The latter especially appears to factor heavily in her life, and many of the stories she tells involve her working through that.

I can relate to her need for sugar, however. So I’m sitting with that for awhile.

This was enjoyable to listen to on my morning runs, and I’d recommend it for anyone who generally enjoys this genre.

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ASKelmore | outras 2 resenhas | Jun 5, 2021 |
A heartwarming story of a young boy on the verge of coming apart as his parents divorce and his new best friend, a golden retriever named Buddy. The young boy, Toby, learns to trust and love through the relationship he forms with his new pet.
Steven1958 | Feb 9, 2021 |

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