Live from New York: The Complete, Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live as Told by Its Stars, Writers, and Guests

James Andrew Miller (Author) Tom Shales (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$19.98  $18.38
Publisher
Back Bay Books
Publish Date
October 06, 2015
Pages
800
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.2 X 1.4 inches | 1.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780316295062

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About the Author

James Andrew Miller has worked in virtually all aspects of journalism -- as well as on the entertainment side of television production and development -- for more than twenty years. Along with Tom Shales, he is the author of the #1 bestseller Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN.

Tom Shales is America's foremost television critic, having won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 1988. For twenty-five years, he was film critic for National Public Radio.

Reviews

"Constantly entertaining....It's revealing, it's funny, it's mesmerizing." ---Entertainment Weekly
"A guilty pleasure of the highest order....Live From New York shines." ---Lev Grossman, Time
"A sharp-clawed, incisive account of how nearly three decades' worth of comic talent has emerged from a single television show." ---Janet Maslin, New York Times
"Tremendous fun." ---Rob Walker, Newsday
"A patchwork of backbiting, humor, intelligence, backbiting, gossip, backbiting, and backbiting." ---Newsweek
"Refreshing....Shales and Miller paint a detailed landscape portrait of what has become an American cultural icon, one that will guide any attentive reader to a fuller understanding of comedy, TV, and the culture itself." ---Steve Johnson, Chicago Tribune