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Number Two

More Short Tales from a Very Tall Man

About the Book

From the twisted and juvenile mind that brought you the national bestseller Anchorboy comes another rollicking collection of embarrassing stories that'll make you laugh, cry, and feel just a little bit uncomfortable.

Get ready for more story time with everyone's favourite Canadian sportscaster, Jay Onrait! Pull up a chair, open a bag of ketchup chips, and join Jay as he reminisces about the times he . . .

- explored the squalid world of medical marijuana;—

- made a mess of himself on the road to Pittsburgh;

- got upstaged on live TV by comedy legend Martin Short;

- rode a Street Dragon through the laneways of Sochi;

- shared a drink with Jay-Z and was then asked to leave;

And much, much more!

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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: 9781443434942
  • ISBN 10: 1443434949
  • Imprint: Collins
  • On Sale: 10/27/2015
  • Pages: 272
  • List Price: 19.99 CAD

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