WRITTEN: Poking a Dead Frog

Top Notch Advice from Your Favorite Comedy Writers

Poking A Dead FrogIn 2009, author Mike Sacks sat down with 21 comedy writers to talk about the industry with his book, And Here’s the Kicker. Now, he’s back at it with Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today’s Top Comedy WritersSacks recruited a laundry list of A-listers including Bill Hader, Patton Oswalt, Amy Poehler and Mel Brooks to talk about the world of comedy. Sacks relays behind-the-scenes stories of legendary institutions such Saturday Night Live and Monty Python’s Flying Circus and words of wisdom from the comedians themselves, including some “pure, hard-core advice” from Amy Poehler. Whether you’re looking to break into the comedy scene or just looking for a good read, this book will be good for a laugh and a lesson or two.

Poking a Dead Frog is on sale now in paperback and digitally.


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