Baby, Don't Hurt Me: Stories and Scars from Saturday Night Live

byChris KattanForeword bySeth Meyers

May 7, 2019|
Baby, Don't Hurt Me: Stories and Scars from Saturday Night Live by Chris Kattan
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You may know him as Mango, Mr. Peepers, the gibberish-spouting Suel Forrester, or one half of the head-bopping brothers inANight at the Roxbury.Maybe you remember him as the forlorn gothic kid Azrael Abyss, Gay Hitler, or the guitarist in the “More Cowbell sketch. Whichever it is, Chris Kattan has earned a spot in the hearts of a generation of comedy fans.

Chris Kattan has defied comparison, expectations, and sometimes gravity with his inimitable style of physical comedy. By creating some of the most memorableSaturday Night Livecharacters, as well as his many roles in film and television, Kattan has remained one of the most fearless and versatile comedians in the world.

Not long after Chris was labeled one of the improv group Groundlings'' “must-see performers in the company, he was cast onSNL—and within the first six weeks, Chris''s film career also took off.

Now, for the first time, Kattan opens up about eight seasons onSNL, performing alongside friends and future legends including Will Ferrell, Jimmy Fallon, and Tina Fey, and guest hosts from Charlize Theron to Tom Hanks to David Bowie. He also shares stories of his unusual childhood (involving a secluded mountain with zen monks) with Leonard Cohen and Alan Watts.Baby, Don''t Hurt Meoffers an unprecedented look into Chris''s life, from his fascinating relationship with Lorne Michaels, a private Valentine''s Day dinner with Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, an unforgettable flight with Beyoncé, and even breaking his neck on live television.

Baby, Don''t Hurt Meis a candid, revealing memoir from a timeless comedian and a window into the world of millennium-eraSNL, from the rehearsals to the after-after parties, as narrated by your hilarious and inspiring friend—who just so happened to be there for all of it.

Chris Kattanbegan his comedic career as a member of several improv/sketch comedy troupes, including The Groundlings in Los Angeles. His father was an original member of the troupe. Kattan also did some minor roles on TV, including an episode of NewsRadio. He moved to New York City to work onSaturday Night Livefrom 1995 to 2003. His rec...
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Title:Baby, Don't Hurt Me: Stories and Scars from Saturday Night LiveFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:270 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:270 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.98 inPublished:7 mai 2019Publisher:BenBella Books, Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1944648496

ISBN - 13:9781944648497

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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