Laugh lines : my life helping funny people be funnier : a cultural memoir / Alan Zweibel.
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1 current hold with 1 total copy.
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|Crawford County Library-Recklein Memorial-Cuba||791.45 ZWE (Text)||33431000470623||Adult Non-Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 1419735284
- ISBN: 9781419735288
- Physical Description: xviii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Publisher: New York : Abrams Press, 2020.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Foreword / by Billy Crystal -- Preface -- The Catskills comics (writing for the wrong people) -- The club year (a large Jew sweating) -- Saturday Night Live (the early part of the early years) -- Saturday Night Live (the later part of the early years) -- Former SNL writer (looking for new voices) -- Lightning strikes again (It's Garry Shandling's Show) -- Good sports (writing for the wrong people... again) -- Crashing and burning in another genre (north goes south) -- Bunny bunny (even in death, Gilda saves my ass) -- 700 Sundays (Billy Crystal and the rise of the one-man show) -- Unfinished business (saying goodbye to Garry) -- Another kind of collaboration (Dave Barry and others who spend their days alone) -- Giant shadows (lessons from heroes) -- In progress (here today).
An Emmy Award-winning original Saturday Night Live writer draws on personal memories and interviews with such contemporaries as Eric Idle and Dave Barry in a cultural memoir that includes discussions of the creative process behind classic skits.
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