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Fox focuses on optimism

For those Alex P. Keaton fans who can’t get enough, Michael J. Fox has written a second memoir, Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist. It covers the last 10 years of Fox’s life, when his positive outlook helped him navigate his struggle with Parkinson's disease.
“The last ten years, which is really the stuff of this book, began with such a loss: my retirement from Spin City. I found myself struggling with a strange new dynamic: the shifting of public and private personas. I had been Mike the actor, then Mike the actor with PD. Now was I just Mike with PD? Parkinson's had consumed my career and, in a sense, had become my career. But where did all of this leave Me? I had to build a new life when I was already pretty happy with the old one.”

If you want to catch Fox, check out Rescue Me tonight at 10 pm. He plays a character who is paralyzed from the waist down. He’ll also be on Larry King Live tomorrow night.

If you want to start from the beginning, check out his first book, Lucky Man, which came out in 2002.

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“Fox focuses on optimism”