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10) Jay was beaten up by an MMA fighter on live television

9) Interviewing Will Ferrell can be a harrowing experience

8) Jay once ruined a perfectly good pair of underwear on Christmas Eve

7) Failing as a stand-up comedian can lead to a job in broadcasting

6) Jay ran a marathon to get a ticket for the 2010 men’s Olympic gold medal hockey game

5) Jay was sexually harassed at TSN by a senior citizen every day for ten years

4) Jay appeared as the Phantom of the Opera on national television

3) Jay was entertained nightly by free live sex shows throughout university

2) Jay was single-handedly responsible for Winnipeg’s second NHL team being called “The Jets” (he claims)

1) Running around in a full-body unitard at the London Olympics is a bad idea

All this and more awaits you inside ANCHORBOY!

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Critical Praise

“Of all the Canadians I have worked with in Hollywood, Jay Onrait is definitely one of them.” —Martin Short

“Jay Onrait has finally found a medium in which he stands a chance to succeed. Stick with the books, kid! Television is just not your thing. And get rid of the other guy immediately.” —Regis Philbin

“I’m not going to be one of those people who says something mean about Jay Onrait just for a cheap laugh and a chance to get on his book cover. Besides, who the hell is Jay Onrait?” —Peter Mansbridge

“When I first met Jay Onrait, he was essentially an intern at TSN. I would berate him daily and make him do silly dog tricks to humiliate him in front of the staff. But if that is in this book, I will sue his ass.” —James Duthie

“Jay is in desperate of need of paycheck, so he wrote another book. Please take him back Canada.” —Andy Roddick

“Seriously, a book by Jay Onrait is not to be taken seriously. Except by Jay Onrait, who was driven by the need to work on his spelling.” —Dave Hodge

“I fell in love with Jay Onrait the day I flashed him on National Television. It was more exciting for me than him, but we both were willing to do anything for ratings. . . Anything. RIP Jay. I will miss your packed lunches.” —Charissa Thompson

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781443429474
  • ISBN 10: 1443429473
  • Imprint: Collins
  • On Sale: 11/05/2013
  • Pages: 272
  • List Price: 19.99 CAD

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