How One Manâ€™s Lifelong Dream And Perseverance Got Him On Letterman
Description: â€śKnowing what youâ€™re dying to do tells you what you are living for.â€ť â€“ Steve Mazan Steve Mazan was a funny kid with a big dream. From the time he was 12 years old, he wanted to become a comedian for one reason, and one reason only: to perform stand-up comedy on David Letterman's show. Like all eager comics, he hustled for work in small clubs across the country, taking any gig he could earn. The pay was crummy, the progress miniscule, and some of the jobs ridiculous. But Steve continued hoping that â€śsomedayâ€ť his dream might come true. Then he received news that would change his life forever. Steve was diagnosed with incurable liver cancer, and learned he might only have five years to live. That was in 2005. Fighting through the fear and refusing to let depression swallow him whole, Steve chose to make the most out of his remaining timeâ€¦he would dedicate what was left of his life to living his dream: performing on The Late Show for his idol, David Letterman. A roller-coaster ride of laugher, tears, and reversals of fortune that boldly says, â€śIf you stop chasing your dreams, youâ€™re already dead.â€ť And, now, itâ€™s a book!