Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today’s Top Comedy Writers

Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today’s Top Comedy Writers

Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today’s Top Comedy Writers

by: Mike Sacks

by: Mike Sacks

Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today’s Top Comedy Writers

Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today’s Top Comedy Writers

by: Mike Sacks

by: Mike Sacks

Overview

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 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.

Authors

Mike Sacks

Mike Sacks