Andy Roddick Beat Me with a Frying Pan has ratings and 19 reviews. Holly said: stars. Fun read. Todd Gallagher suffers from the all too common wr. Directed by Todd J. Gallagher. With Andy Roddick, Todd J. Gallagher. ‘Andy Roddick Beat me With a Frying Pan’. Courtesy Three Rivers Press. As strange as it may sound to anyone with a sense of decency, there.

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The backhand was a beast unto itself. I fryijg tennis, too! I really liked this, but it combines sports and random hypotheticals, so how could I not? Still, it qualifies as persuasive, informative, and entertaining.

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Lowlights include the chapters on groupies and the psychic at the rock-paper-scissors tournament. Unlike Andy, I can’t hit any of them particularly well or with any kind of power or placement. In a month or so, he’d be keeping most every ball in the court that he was willing to play conservatively. He also has his friend race an Olympic sprinter with the aid of one of those walkways in rocdick airport. It’s andj of uneven so far.

Andy Roddick could beat an average player with a frying pan

Could Roedick beat an average player with a frying pan? For instance, one dealth with the time he played goalie with immensely oversized goalie gear that put him from goalpost to goalpost in width to see if he could shut out the Washington Capitals NHL This is a wild, entertaing read.


Lastly, it would force him to expend a lot of mental energy to resist making bad “out of the frying pan” puns when he won a point. D-riddled opponent, who wants to pretend rovdick Andy Roddick and hit the ball hard, will do something stupid and miss.

Some chapters are well executed with fun experiments.

The main one was his inability to put spin on the ball. Well, that’s the kind of book we are dealing with here. In fact, volleying was eliminated entirely because of the shorter amount of time he had to make the flip to the backhand. The last few segments were very good, and made up for some of the shaky things roddicl the beginning. He s This is an amusing collection of essays researching some great sports debates.

The book attempts to answer goofy sports questions, like “What would happen if a team of all midgets played in a Major League Baseball game? This is a pretty fun read book that examines some fun fryiny “What if” questions that you would normally be heard at a bar. How many licks does it take to get to the paan of a Tootsie Pop?

There’s no great build throughout the book, so feel free to dip in and just read the questions that seem interesting. May 08, Robert rated it liked it. Read, highlight, and take notes, across roddickk, tablet, and phone. You may find this hard to believe, but as impressed as I was with myself, I came away more impressed with Roddick. Steve rated it liked it Jan 28, The deep flaw in this book is that the author lets too much of his personality shine through into his writing.

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Like Roddick, I can hit all of the shots. But as we continued to hit, it became clear that Roddick had major difficulties to overcome. Open Preview See a Problem?

While Roddick was the world’s No. One Super Bowl win and say goodbye Washington Redskins. My handicapping was on the money.

Andy Roddick plays tennis with a frying pan at a charity event in Toddick Raton, Fla. But it’s still pretty enjoyable. Will Miami’s taking a chance on Manny Diaz pay off? Apr 24, Melissa marked it as to-read. On the appointed day I arrived in Boca Raton, Fla.

Mark wuth it liked it Jan 05, To Roddick’s credit, though, he fought through these problems. I hit my first serve around mph, which is slower than his second serve, and it doesn’t have anywhere near the kind of action Andy’s woth does.

Todd Gallagher suffers from the all too common writer’s problem where he thinks he’s way funnier than he actually is. Andy Roddick who had to use a frying pan. But Gallagher insists on inserting lame little jokes and snarky comments into otherwise interesting material.