Irish Voice

“Greg Fitzsimmons has just written one of most hilarious and unexpectedly moving Irish American memoirs in years.”

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Crave Online

“Comic Greg Fitzsimmons’ new book is a hilarious new angle on the autobiography. A fantastic comedic wit with a dazzling ability to move words on paper, Greg Fitzsimmons is far more than another stand-up routine. Dear Mrs. Fitzsimmons is highly recommended.” – Rated 9 out of 10.

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Boston Comedy

“Greg Fitzsimmons did not grow up in Boston. He grew up on Tarrytown, outside of New York. But the stories he tells in his new book out today, Dear Mrs. Fitzsimmons: Tales of Redemption From An Irish Mailbox, could just as easily have taken place in Charlestown or any number of Boston suburbs, Irish kids causing trouble, terrorizing the neighborhood.”

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Boston Phoenix

“Fitzsimmons documents both the anger and the comedy of his early years in his introspective and moving memoir, Dear Mrs. Fitzsimmons: Tales of Redemption from an Irish Mailbox.”

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Bostonist Review

“…this is a must-read for anyone who has struggled with authority or who has witnessed that struggle as a friend or family member. While Fitzsimmons does have a philosophy for life, it’s neither preachy nor treacly, rather it’s both evocative and entertaining.”

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Comedy Central Insider

“…, a personal yet funny memoir shaped around the letters and documents his mother kept from throughout his life.”

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Davenport Library

“The underlying thread of the book is the predestiny of being a hard-living Boston Irish Catholic. While felling his friends and family, ultimately, ‘Fitzdog’ breaks the cycle.”

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Irish America Review

“…the writing in between the notes has a purity and directness that is elegant, and of course, since it’s Greg Fitz we are talking about here, a good dose of bawdy. One gets the impression that every insult or injury is remembered, but he gives equal time to people he sinned against.”

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Vanity Fair

“In his new book, Dear Mrs. Fitzsimmons, comedian Greg Fitzsimmons provides a hilarious glimpse into his warped Irish-Catholic upbringing.”

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Shelf Awareness

“A merciless and hilarious memoir of surviving a domineering father to turn hate and rage into comedy.”

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Las Vegas Weekly

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The Palm Beach Post

“The book promises to be a very open and honest recollection of what he called the ‘first half of his life’”

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Punchline Magazine

“…the many ‘disciplinary letters, incident reports, and in worst cases, newspaper clippings, that his parents received from teachers and school officials’ about Greg throughout his youth will build the story of his life.”

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Shabooty

“Greg Fitzsimmons is a stand-up comedian, Emmy Award-winning writer, regular on the Howard Stern Show, author of the new book: Dear Mrs. Fitzsimmons, host of his own SiriusXM and podcast radio shows, and an all around FUNNY dude!”

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SSG Music

“The concept of the book is a simple one—he wrote a memoir based around letters received by his parents over the years from teachers, principles, and the authorities… If there was ever a school of hard knocks for comedy, this was it.”

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The Comic’s Comic

“Comedian Greg Fitzsimmons has a treasure trove of disciplinary letters sent to him from teachers, school officials, rejection letters, newspaper reviews and more — and he’ll be putting them to use again in retelling his life story as a memoir…”

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