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Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations With Today's Top Comedy Writers
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Penguin USA
Publication date June 24, 2014
Pages 453
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780143123781
ISBN-10 0143123785
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.50 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.90 lbs.
Original list price $18.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY NPR

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.

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9780143123781 | details & prices | 453 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $18.00
About: A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY NPR 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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