Laughing Legends: How The Comic Strip Club Changed The Face of Comedy by Richie TienkenLaughing Legends: How The Comic Strip Club Changed The Face of Comedy by Richie Tienken

Laughing Legends: How The Comic Strip Club Changed The Face of Comedy

byRichie Tienken, Jeffrey GurianIntroduction byChris Rock

Paperback | July 5, 2016

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Once in a lifetime a venue comes along that changes show business dramatically, that fosters growth and camaraderie, experimentation and freedom. The Comic Strip is one of those places, and Make ’Em Laugh is an inside look at how it all happened, straight from the mouths of the stars who built their careers on its stage. Owner Richie Tienken and a wealth of comics open their hearts and souls to share their most intimate memories, the laughs and tears, the good times and the bad, in order to paint an all-encompassing, behind-the-scenes history of this iconic club. Interviews include famous comedians, such as:

Jerry Seinfeld
Gilbert Gottfried
Paul Reiser
Lisa Lampanelli
George Wallace
Billy Crystal
Jim Breuer
Susie Essman
Lewis Black
Ray Romano
And many more!

Relive the excitement as these comics explain how they came to belong to the Comic Strip family, and how they went on to enjoy huge careers, bringing laughter to millions of people all over the world. This book is a must for any comedian or comedy lover’s library!
Jeffrey Gurian is a comedy writer, performer, director, author, producer, doctor, and Healer. He’s written material for comedy legends such as Rodney Dangerfield, Joan Rivers, George Wallace, Phil Hartman, Richard Belzer, and Andrew “Dice” Clay. Jeffrey has performed stand-up at all the big clubs in New York City and Los Angeles and ...
Title:Laughing Legends: How The Comic Strip Club Changed The Face of ComedyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.75 inPublished:July 5, 2016Publisher:Skyhorse Publishing Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1632202026

ISBN - 13:9781632202024

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