Dancing Barefoot is a book of memoirs written by writer and actor Wil Wheaton, and illustrated by illustrator Ben Claassen III. So even though it is a true story, I found myself reading it as I would any other fiction- submersing myself in this hilariously funny and lovable character who seems to forever be battling the insecurities his childhood left him. It […]A few days ago, my friend, Bonnie, recommended a movie to me that she’d seen on Shudder. The story about the Star Trek convention in Las Vegas was extremely touching. He was Wesley Crusher on Star Trek: The Next Generation. At least one other will make you fall in love, or perhaps fall back in love. Though all the stories in this book I have already read, (courtesy of WWdn) being able to sit with a book in your hand and reading them by paper and not by computer makes the experience much for fulfillingFor a quick short read, this was wonderful. Introduction and Chapter One - Houses In Motion 2. He does such a great job personalizing these memories to make them relatable. With a true geek's unflinching honesty, Wil examines life, love, the web, and the absurdities of Hollywood in these compelling autobiographical narratives. (Boy, was I amused at the time!) Born into stardom with the movie Stand By Me , and then growing up on television as Wesley Crusher on Star Trek: The Next Generation , Wil was in the spotlight nearly his entire childhood. Well ... he is. Interesting to learn how he and other actors wore bodysuits.
He is more than an audiobook narrator. As I got into this, I had no idea who the author really was. "Dancing Barefoot" is a collection of five short stories, or rather memories, by actor Wil Wheaton. Maybe it's the tedious melancholy of a thirty-something ex-Star Trek actor that doesn't work for me anymore. I have to say that this book was a highly entertaining, well written, and a super easy read for those lazy days where you just need to be entertained. I finished reading it prior to reading Wil Wheaton's larger book "Just a Geek" since chronologically this was published first. I've only ever read Wil's blog posts - and heard him read "Ready Player One" by Ernest Cline - but had always planned to listen to his books. Well, except for the Star Trek bits. Though all the stories in this book I have already read, (courtesy of WWdn) being able to sit with a book in your hand and reading them by paper and not by computer makes the experience much for fulfilling. This is the first piece I've read by him, and it's a small compilation of short pieces he wrote for his website. so, yeah. He does such a great job personalizing these memories to make them relatable. I think that the most endearing thing about Wil Wheaton is that he is still unsure of himself. He is also the creator and host of the multiple award-winning webseries Tabletop, which is about to begin its third season..“Next Generation was immensely popular at the time, and I was still riding high on the success of Stand by Me.
This was fun. Chapter Two - Ready or Not, Here I Come 3. Dancing Barefoot (audio) When I was writing my first book, Just A Geek, I ended up with a lot of stories that just didn’t fit within the narrative.
The first few stories were short, kind of sappy & OK. I am told, though I do not quite believe it, that there are people who don't know a thing about Star Trek and have never been to a convention or met a rabid Trekkie.I thought I would follow up the two volume Italian epic with something nice and short, and this is indeed short. I'm not the hugest fan of his writing style, and frankly this book could have used at least two or three more pairs of sharp eyes for the punctuation, but Wil's got heart. But even a short one about his beloved aunt was a nice touch to get to know Wil better. I was actually bummed out when I hit page 115 which is the end in my copy. love him. Category Archives: Dancing Barefoot. chronicle a teen TV star's journey to maturity and self … Dancing Barefoot: The Audio Book by Wil Wheaton, released 07 December 2013 1.
I'm a fan of Wil Wheaton, and chase his stuff around the interwebs (in a non-creepy stalker way). I think I would have read it faster but kept slowing down to hear Wil's voice in my head.I enjoyed these tails. For much of my adult life, I actually dreaded going to sleep, because I had panic attacks every night that woke me […]When I was … 22 or so, I bought my first house (very young, too young, to be a homeowner, but that’s a whole other story for another time).