This Book Has Balls: Sports Rants from the MVP of Talking Trash Audiobook [Free Download by Trial]

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This Book Has Balls: Sports Rants from the MVP of Talking Trash by Michael Rapaport

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Michael Rapaport, actor, Top 50 podcaster, award-winning film maker, and sports fanatic, is here to set the world straight on the greatest and downright worst athletes, players, teams, and jerseys-while refusing to mention statistics, analytics, or anything else that isn't pure hustle.



  • I haven't listened to this book in a while, so I can't recall all the specific reasons why I stopped listening. However, if I give up on a book before finishing it, it's usually a sign that it didn't quite hit the mark. I did enjoy the author's anecdotes about his early years growing up to some extent, but that was pretty much the only aspect that caught my attention. While there were occasional moments of brilliance, the majority of the content left me feeling uninterested and fatigued.
  • Mike Rap's audiobook, "This Book Has Balls: Sports Rants from the MVP of Talking Trash," offers an authentic and hilarious experience. It feels more like a comedy album, variety show, or sports radio than a typical memoir or non-fiction humor. One impressive aspect is Rap's ability to seamlessly incorporate variations of the word "f*ck" into any conversation or story, with his Jewish, NYC accent adding to the charm. Overall, the audiobook provides a fun experience. However, there are a couple of structural aspects that could have been improved. Firstly, the Phil Jackson sections tended to drag on a bit longer than necessary. While the impersonation, production, and sound in those sections were excellent, they could have been slightly shorter for an audiobook format. Secondly, the structure of the "Show & Tell" story was a bit peculiar. It vividly described every step of the backstory and the day itself, but unfortunately, it lacked a satisfying climax. After the build-up, it felt like something unexpected or exciting would happen, but it didn't deliver on that anticipation. This left me feeling a bit underwhelmed, even after listening to the chapter twice. However, these structural critiques do not diminish the overall experience of the audiobook. Despite these flaws, it still deserves a 5-star rating. Congratulations to Michael Rapaport on completing his first book! #Mazel
  • I absolutely adored the fact that the author took the initiative to narrate the audiobook, and let me tell you, it was an absolute showstopper! The stories were incredibly entertaining and had me laughing out loud. Now, I must admit that the author didn't bother with fact-checking, but hey, sometimes a little creative liberty adds to the fun. This audiobook is guaranteed to get you grooving and feeling the rhythm, like a dog running free without a leash! I give it a solid five stars for the charismatic and versatile performance by the author, who goes by many names, including Gringo Mandingo, White Mike, and Bird.
  • If you're into sports, enjoy a good laugh, or simply need a break from the daily grind, then this book is a guaranteed winner. And the best part? You can keep the entertainment coming by tuning into the "I am Rapaport Stereo Podcast" on Barstool Sports, iTunes, or any other podcast app of your choice. Get ready for some top-notch content from the soon-to-be New York Times Best Selling Author, Mr. Michael Rapaport. Don't miss out! Follow @iamrapaport and @Rapapack_MexTex for more.
  • I picked up this book with the expectation of an autobiography, but it turned out to be a stand-up comedian's personal take on sports icons. I couldn't help but wonder why I should care about his opinions on sports. Moreover, this book already feels outdated, despite being less than a year old. Many chapters consist of responses to tabloid stories from the time of writing, which are now irrelevant and easily forgotten. In a year's time, readers will be clueless about what he's referring to in these chapters. While it provided some entertainment in the beginning, it quickly became irritating. I don't recommend this book.
  • This Book Has Balls: Sports Rants from the MVP of Talking Trash, penned by a 13-year-old boy, is brimming with colorful language and unabashedly blunt opinions. The author fearlessly tackles various sports-related topics, leaving no room for sugarcoating. Prepare yourself for an unapologetically raw and authentic reading experience.