Audible Releases Comedic Video Featuring Billy Crystal Performing His New Book STILL FOOLIN' 'EM
The world's largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other digital spoken-word entertainment, Audible, Inc., released a comedic video today created in collaboration with Billy Crystal about the downloadable audio version of Crystal's new memoir, Still Foolin' 'Em. The late-night-TV-style video features comedian Jonathan Mangum taking Billy Crystal wherever he goes as he listens to Billy read from his book. Audible invites you to listen to Billy and take him with you wherever you go.
In May, Audible Studios won the 'Audiobook of the Year' for its production of Graham Greene's novel,The End of the Affair, performed by Academy Award-winning actor Colin Firth, as well as the Distinguished Achievement in Production Award for its multicast dramatization of Bram Stoker'sDracula and the fiction award for Claire Danes's performance of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale. These achievements followed upon Audible Studios' Grammy win earlier this year in the sole category awarded to outstanding performances of literature, for Janis Ian's autobiography, Society's Child. With Audible Studios, Audible, Inc. has become the largest producer of audiobooks in the world.
Among the acclaimed actors who have recently recorded audiobooks for Audible Studios are Alan Cumming, Anne Hathaway, Claire Danes, Colin Firth, Diane Keaton, Dustin Hoffman, Elijah Wood, Hilary Swank, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jennifer Connelly, Kate Winslet, Kenneth Branagh, Kim Basinger, Meg Ryan, Nicole Kidman, Samuel L. Jackson and Susan Sarandon.
About Audible, Inc.
Audible, Inc., an Amazon.com, Inc. subsidiary (NASDAQ:AMZN), is the leading provider of premium digital spoken audio information and entertainment on the Internet, offering customers a new way to enhance and enrich their lives every day. Audible's mission is to establish literate listening as a core tool for anyone seeking to be more productive, better informed, or more thoughtfully entertained. Audible content comprises more than 150,000 audio programs from content providers that include leading audiobook publishers, broadcasters, entertainers, magazine and newspaper publishers and business information providers. Audible is also the preeminent provider of spoken-word audio products for Apple's iTunes Store.