But the tao of bill Murray is more than just a collection of wacky anecdotes. He lives as much as possible by his own rules; this is a guy who doesn’t buy round-trip airline tickets because he prefers to make decisions on the fly. The star convinced harvard’s JV women’s basketball team to play with him in a private game of hoops.
A fun and revealing look behind the charm and mythos of Bill Murray that will only strengthen his legend. Kirkus reviews“this book is bursting with anecdotes that underline Murray’s unconventional and fun-loving life. Murray’s fans are sure to savor it and walk away with a deeper appreciation of the actor and his work.
Publishers weekly starred review“I just can’t fathom how anyone could not like the man. Perfect for the bill murray fan in all of us, absurdity, this epic collection of “Bill Murray stories”—many reported for the first time here—distills a set of guiding principles out of his extraordinary ability to infuse the everyday with surprise, and wonder.
No one will ever believe you. New york times bestselling author gavin edwards, has always been fascinated with Bill Murray—in particular the beloved actor’s adventures off-screen, like the rest of us, which rival his filmography for sheer entertainment value. Bill once paid a child five dollars to ride his bike into a swimming pool.
The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray: A Critical Appreciation of the World's Finest Actor
The legend. The life. From his childhood lugging golf bags at a country club to his first taste of success on Saturday Night Live, from his starring roles in Hollywood blockbusters to his reinvention as a hipster icon for the twenty-first century, The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray chronicles every aspect of his extraordinary life and career.
The movies. The man. The new york Times Best Seller. He shuns managers and agents, and he once agreed to voice the lead in Garfield because he mistakenly believed it was a Coen Brothers film. He’s famous for crashing house parties all over New York City—and if he keeps photobombing random strangers, he might just break the Internet.
He’s played a deranged groundskeeper, a paranormal exterminator, a bellowing lounge singer, and a grouchy weatherman. He’s the sort of actor who can do Hamlet and Charlie’s Angels in the same year. Part biography, packed with color film stills and behind-the-scenes photography, and all fun, recounting all the milestones, chronicles every Murray performance in loving detail, part love letter, part critical appreciation, this enormous full-color volume, legendary “Murray stories, ” and controversies in the life of this enigmatic performer.
He is william james “bill” Murray, America’s greatest national treasure. Quirk.
The Art of Being Bill: Bill Murray and the Many Faces of Awesome
Featuring artists from all over the world, and a critical appreciation of some of murray’s landmark roles—spanning his incredible career from Ghostbusters and Groundhog Day to Lost in Translation and The Royal Tenenbaums—this is the ultimate gift book for the film buff, details about the inspiration for each piece, fun facts from his groundbreaking movies, art lover, and Murray addict in your life.
There’s only one Bill. But he’s a million kinds of awesome. Are you murray obsessed? then what better way to celebrate everything Bill Murray than through art? The Murray Affair, a traveling Bill Murray art show, does just that. Join in the celebration with the art of being Bill, a multifarious, colorful collection of over 150 Bill Murray–inspired artworks, many of which are curated from the show.
Quirk. Just like the man himself, from paintings and sketches to digital masterpieces, the artwork in The Art of Being Bill is both poignant and funny, all highlighting Bill in uniquely creative ways. The art of being bill is the first illustrated collection of bill murray, bill murray as a knight, highlighting the star like you’ve never seen him before: Bill Murray at The Last Supper, Bill Murray as an Indian god, Bill Murray as Superman, and numerous other artistic tributes that will amuse and inspire you.
Thrill Murray coloring book
Thrill murray fills us with so much joy. Be it in ghostbusters, lost in translation, the heartbeat of any DVD collection This a collection of images, Moonrise Kingdom Bill Murray has become a favorite of the modern screen, lost in translation or now, assembled in a coloring book inspired by the great man himself.
Is that a better name than any book on your bookshelf? Yes, yes it is. Atlantic wire "belly kids have announced a great new Bill Murray colouring book for all you out there who enjoy not going over the lines. Huffington post "probably our personal favourite, is the ace Bill with Groundhog Day co-star Punxsutawney Phil, in the contribution from Brooke Olsen" Design Week Quirk.
Color him in, you can even go outside the lines.
Cinderella Story: My Life in Golf
Open, and the Western Open make for an irresistible read. Filled with the kind of deadpan and dead-on hilarity that only Bill Murray could create, Cinderella Story is an up-by-the-bootstraps chronicle of a man, his muse, and his critical examination of our society's fascination with a little white ball.
Quirk. Following his older brothers ed and Brian into the rarified world of private country club golf as a caddy, Bill learned life lessons at the caddyshack. Former greenskeeper and now about to become the Masters champion. Born and raised in wilmette, Illinois, Bill felt the lure of the links at a tender age.
How to smoke, curse, play cards. But more important, when to. And long before he caught the acting and writing bug, bill protected the Evanston Community Golf Course from gophers and golfers as a greenskeeper: "There must be a bent chromosome somewhere in man that urges him to wound that which he cannot conquer--" And throughout his career, the pull of the links has been constant.
Now bill tells the hilarious tale behind the tale. The love of the game was with Bill long before Carl uttered the now famous words, "Cinderella story outta nowhere. One of the funniest, most beloved, and most often quoted entertainers in the world tells his tale of Life and Golf and somehow surviving both--one pilgrim's bemused path through the doglegs.
With his brilliant creation, groundskeeper Carl Spackler, and the outrageous success of the film Caddyshack firmly etched into the American consciousness, Bill Murray and golf have become synonymous.
Cinderella Story: My Life in Golf
An up-by-the-bootstraps tale of a man, his muse, and our society's fascination with a little white ball, Cinderella Story is one pilgrim's bemused path through the doglegs. One of the funniest, most beloved, and most often quoted entertainers in the world tells his tale of Life and Golf--and of somehow surviving both.
With his brilliant creation, and the outrageous success of the film Caddyshack firmly etched into the American consciousness, groundskeeper Carl Spackler, Bill Murray and golf have become synonymous. Quirk. Open, and the Western Open. Filled with murray's trademark deadpan and dead-on humor, Cinderella Story chronicles his love affair with golf from the life lessons he learned as a caddy--"how to smoke, curse, play cards.
But more important, when to"--to his escapades on the Pro-Am golf circuit at the Augusta National and as a fan at the Masters, the U. S. Three Rivers Press.
Caddyshack: The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story
Three Rivers Press. More fun to read than the movie was to watch… a scene-stealing book. The washington post an entertainment Weekly "Must List" selectionCaddyshack is one of the most beloved comedies of all time, a classic snobs vs. So, it’s got that going for it…which is nice. Slobs story of working class kids and the white collar buffoons that make them haul their golf bags in the hot summer sun.
. It has sex, drugs and one very memorable candy bar, but the movie we all know and love didn’t start out that way, and everyone who made it certainly didn’t have the word “classic” in mind as the cameras were rolling. In caddyshack:the making of a hollywood cinderella story film critic for entertainment Weekly Chris Nashawaty goes behind the scenes of the iconic film, chronicling the rise of comedy’s greatest deranged minds as they form The National Lampoon, turn the entertainment industry on its head, and ultimately blow up both a golf course and popular culture as we know it.
Quirk. Caddyshack is at once an eye-opening narrative about one of the most interesting, surreal, and a rich portrait of the biggest, and dramatic film productions there’s ever been, and most revolutionary names in Hollywood.
BILL MURRAY: AN ADULT COLORING BOOK: A Bill Murray Coloring Book For Adults
Three Rivers Press. Bill murray: an adult coloring book: a bill murray coloring book for adults*an awesome unofficial Bill Murray-inspired, biographical coloring book*Perfect for relaxation and stress relief*2 copies of each image, for two chances to color!*Rad original designs, from Scribble Press! Quirk.
Common Sense and Whiskey: Travel Adventures Far from Home
And now, common sense and whiskey distills no pun there, certainly the most memorable experiences of a lifetime of travel to some of the world's least visited places. It takes us into the unknown and describes what the unknown looks like. Three Rivers Press. So far, so good. Common sense and Whiskey pokes into the back corners of our planet.
From tbilisi to tibet to the trans-siberian Railroad, Common Sense and Whiskey is a crisp survey of what's it's like in the real world. Brings home the exoticism of foreign travel. Filled with surprises and great adventures. George brown, president, friendship force International "A good travel writer shows rather than tells and Bill shows us beautifully with unassuming prose and evocative images.
. Perceptive travel tales, masterfully told. You can handle just about anything out on the road with a believable grin, common sense and whiskey. That's been the author's theory, anyway, for 25 years of international travel. Used book in Good Condition. Headhunters and prayer flags, liars and thieves, evil spirits and atrocious food.
You return with stories of your own to share.
8 inch Glass Prayer Votive - 100% Handmade in USA - Bill Murray Celebrity Prayer Candle - Novelty Celebrity Gift Bill Murray - Funny Saint Candle
Three Rivers Press. We design and hand make every single candle to ensure the highest quality. 100% handmade. Beautiful high Resolution Thick Vinyl Label. We guarantee you will get nothing but laughs from them! We have almost every popular celebrity, but if we don't have what you are looking for send us a message so we can get it made for you! Quirk.
It is also the perfect funny Bill Murray saint candle gift for your family and friends. 100% money back guarantee, No Questions Asked. This bill murray celebrity prayer candle is the perfect way to show you love and devotion for your favorite celebrity. High quality Thick Glass. Used book in Good Condition. 100% original Designs.
The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons Learned from a Mythical Man
100% original Designs. 100% handmade. 100% money back guarantee, No Questions Asked. Three Rivers Press. Whether it be singing karaoke late at night with strangers or crashing a kickball game in the middle of the afternoon, Bill Murray lives in the moment and by doing so, creates magic with real people. Used book in Good Condition.
Quirk. One man's journey to find meaning in bill Murray's many unexpected adventures with everyday people, rare and never-before seen footage of the comedic icon participating in stories previously presumed to be urban legend. High quality Thick Glass. Shrink-wrapped. Beautiful high Resolution Thick Vinyl Label.