Poking A Dead Frog: Conversations With Today's Top Comedy Writers

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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.

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Packed with behind-the-scenes stories—from a day in the writers’ room at The Onion to why a sketch does or doesn’t make it onto Saturday Night Live to how the BBC nearly erased the entire first season of Monty Python’s Flying Circus—Poking a Dead Frog is a must-read for comedy buffs, writers and pop culture junkies alike.

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Author Mike Sacks
Publisher Penguin Books
Page Count 450pp
Publication Size 5.5 x 8.5 x 1.25
Publication Notes Paperback
Publication Date June 24, 2014
ISBN 78-0143123781

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