Make 'Em Laugh: 35 Years of the Comic Strip, the Greatest Comedy Club of All Time! by Jeffrey Gurian

Make 'Em Laugh: 35 Years of the Comic Strip, the Greatest Comedy Club of All Time!

byJeffrey GurianIntroduction byChris Rock

Kobo ebook | August 1, 2018

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This behind-the-scenes history of the legendary New York City club includes interviews with many top standup comedians.
 
The Comic Strip on New York’s Second Avenue is a historic landmark as a comedy showcase, and generations of standup comedians have cherished it as a venue that fosters growth and camaraderie, experimentation and freedom. This 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—painting a lively picture of this iconic club.
 
With an introduction by Chris Rock, Make ’Em Laugh also includes reminiscences from:
 
• Jerry Seinfeld • Gilbert Gottfried • Paul Reiser • Lisa Lampanelli • George Wallace • Billy Crystal • Jim Breuer • Susie Essman • Lewis Black • Ray Romano • Jim Gaffigan • Judah Friedlander • Colin Quinn • and many more
 

Title:Make 'Em Laugh: 35 Years of the Comic Strip, the Greatest Comedy Club of All Time!Format:Kobo ebookPublished:August 1, 2018Publisher:Skyhorse PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1620878682

ISBN - 13:9781620878682

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This behind-the-scenes history of the legendary New York City club includes interviews with many top standup comedians.The Comic Strip on New York’s Second Avenue is a historic landmark as a comedy showcase, and generations of standup comedians have cherished it as a venue that fosters growth and camaraderie, experimentation and freedom. This 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—painting a lively picture of this iconic club.With an introduction by Chris Rock, Make ’Em Laugh also includes reminiscences from:• Jerry Seinfeld • Gilbert Gottfried • Paul Reiser • Lisa Lampanelli • George Wallace • Billy Crystal • Jim Breuer • Susie Essman • Lewis Black • Ray Romano • Jim Gaffigan • Judah Friedlander • Colin Quinn • and many more