Buddy Babylon: The Autobiography of Buddy Cole

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Dell Pub., 1998 - Humor - 272 pages
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His outrageous monologues made him a legend on tv's The Kids in the Hall.  Now he's back--with the life story only he could tell.

"My goal is not to shock and horrify, but to tell the truth.  And if that truth shocks and horrifies, well .  .  .  maybe you should get out more."

Spinning martini-fueled tales from his stool in his favorite gay bar, acid-tongued raconteur Buddy Cole became one of The Kids in the Hall's most beloved and enduring characters.  Now, brought to you by Kids star Scott Thompson with series writer Paul Bellini, Buddy Babylon takes you on a jaw-dropping tour of Buddy's flashy, trashy life, filled with tales of poignant, heart-wrenching romance, lurid sexual debauchery, the birth of synchronized swimming, and the ugly, never-before-revealed truth behind the Prettiest Feet in Quebec contest.

Join Marco (Buddy's cosmetically challenged sidekick), Cornygirl (the loyal corncob doll who rarely leaves his side), and a cast of unforgettably offbeat characters as Buddy blazes a trail across the deep Canadian forest, through the darkest corners of the big city, and back to his signature barstool.  From his humble beginnings as the twenty-third child of poor pig farmers, to his moment in the spotlight in the tabloids, Buddy Babylon lays bare a lifetime of madness, chaos, and things your mother warned you about--the essential Buddy Cole.


After Kids' six-year run on CBS, HBO, Comedy Central, and the CBC in Canada, Scott Thompson joined the cast of the critically acclaimed HBO series The Larry Sanders Show.  He is also a frequent guest on Politically Incorrect and The Late Show, and continues to do stand-up comedy, which includes performances in the character of Buddy Cole.

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Review: Buddy Babylon: The Autobiography of Buddy Cole

User Review  - Goosey - Goodreads

I can't believe that I am about to say this... I grew up watching the Kids in the Hall and Scott and Buddy have always been my favorites, but this book falls flat. Reading Buddy is not nearly as ... Read full review

Review: Buddy Babylon: The Autobiography of Buddy Cole

User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

Bawdy gay humor. Probably not for my Mormon friends. Read full review

Contents

Letter from Sweden
121
Hello Sodom Good Night Gomorrah
161
Meeting Cute
204
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Thompson is a cast member of HBO's critically acclaimed series "The Larry Sanders Show" and a popular stand-up comedian, frequently featured on "The Late Show" and "Politically Incorrect".

Bellini began his career as a comedy writer with The Kids in the Hall. His other credits include Out There in Hollywood (Comedy Central), This Hour Has 22 Minutes (CBC), and the independent film Hayseed.

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