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Sick in the head: Conversations About Life and Comedy

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display_description"Before his name became synonymous with a new style of comedy; before he had written, directed, or produced his first movie or TV show; before he and his roommate Adam Sandler were performing stand up at dive bars in LA; before all that, Judd Apatow was a kid in Syosett, Long Island who was utterly obsessed with comedy. At 16, he started hosting a radio show for his local high school station, and he would call up the biggest comics of the day - comics like Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Leno, Steve Allen, Sandra Bernhard; none of whom, by the way, had any idea they were talking to a kid in his parents' garage -- and talk to them about what got them into comedy, and what made them stay in. Thirty years later, Apatow is still that comedy nerd, and still interviewing comics about what drives them and why they do what they do. That obsession has made him one of the most recognizable and influential comedic filmmakers working today. This book is a collection of 30 years worth of conversations -- always funny, often poignant, and incredibly intimate -- that not only span Apatow's career, but his adult life. Featuring interviews with luminaries like Mel Brooks and Chris Rock and modern icons like Louis CK and Amy Schumer, this is a book for fans of comedy, from the nerdiest fan of all"--
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subject_facetComedians -- United States -- Interviews
Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Interviews
Stand-up comedy -- United States
Television actors and actresses -- United States -- Interviews
title_displaySick in the head : conversations about life and comedy
title_fullSick in the Head Conversations About Life and Comedy
Sick in the head : conversations about life and comedy / Judd Apatow
title_shortSick in the head
title_subConversations About Life and Comedy
Humor (Nonfiction)
Motion picture actors and actresses
Performing Arts
Stand-up comedy
Television actors and actresses