A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY NPR Amy Poehler, Mel Brooks, Adam McKay, George Saunders, Bill Hader, Patton Oswalt, and many more take us deep inside the mysterious world of comedy in this fascinating, laugh-out-loud-funny book. Packed with behind-the-scenes storiesafrom a day in the writersa room at The Onion to why a sketch does or doesnat make it onto Saturday Night Live to how the BBC nearly erased the entire first season of Monty Pythonas Flying CircusaPoking a Dead Frog is a must-read for comedy buffs, writers and pop culture junkies alike. From the Trade Paperback edition.Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006) and The Other Guys (2010), when he might very well have been the most ... InJune of1995, McKaywas making history at Chicagoa#39;s legendary Second City, in asketch revue called PiApata Full of Bees. ... aWe did a commercial parody about a luxury car with an aperture that you could have intercourse with, a says Tina Fey, whom ... It was McKaya#39;s feature debut as a director and screenwriter, andhis firstbigscreen project with Will Ferrell.
|Title||:||Poking a Dead Frog|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2014-06-24|