NEWARK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Audible Inc., the world’s largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word entertainment, today announced the release of actor, comedian, and SNL alumnus David Spade’s A Polaroid Guy in a Snapchat World. Conceived and performed specifically for the Audible listening experience, Spade takes on dating, parenting and suddenly being the “old guy” on set in this candid and perceptive memoir. Showcasing Spade’s impeccable timing and comic brilliance, A Polaroid Guy in a Snapchat World is now available for download exclusively at www.audible.com/davidspade.
“It was a fun experience trying to make my stories come to life,” said Spade. “I grew up listening to comedy albums so, being able to perform this was exciting to me. I’m stoked for people to hear it and for the younger generation to realize how easy they have it these days.”
“Spade’s laugh-out-loud memoir was meant to be heard,” said David Blum, Editor-in-Chief of Audible Originals. “Having David Spade in your ear makes you feel as if he is sitting right next to you, giving you a private audience as he shares hilarious stories that are quintessentially Spade.”
With a 30-day membership trial at Audible, new listeners can enjoy any one Audible book, including A Polaroid Guy in a Snapchat World, free.
Among the acclaimed performers who have narrated works of literature for Audible are Zachary Quinto, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Lily Collins, Emma Thompson, and Jesse Eisenberg. Audible Studios has won a Grammy Award, for its production of Janis Ian’s memoir Society’s Child, and has also been recognized with the Audie Award for Audiobook of the Year, for Colin Firth’s performance of Graham Greene’s The End of the Affair. Audible invented and commercialized the first digital audio player in 1997, and has since been at the forefront of the explosively growing audiobook download segment. In 2017, listeners around the world downloaded over two billion hours of Audible content.
ABOUT AUDIBLE, INC.
Audible, Inc., an Amazon.com, Inc. subsidiary (NASDAQ:AMZN), is the leading provider of premium digital spoken audio content, offering customers a new way to enhance and enrich their lives every day. Audible was created to unleash the emotive music in language and the habituating power and utility of verbal expression. Audible content includes more than 425,000 audio programs from leading audiobook publishers, broadcasters, entertainers, magazine and newspaper publishers, and business information providers. Audible is also the provider of spoken-word audio products for Apple’s iTunes Store.
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