Live from New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live
Publish date: September 30th 2002
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 566
Edition language: English
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Interesting look at the late night television show that has become a pop culture institution. A bit too long and, while I usually always enjoy the oral history format, I felt some of the editing left a bit to be desired. Probably would have enjoyed it more if I was a big of fan of the show as the ...
I've read some people didn't like the format - the constant paragraphs from different people involved with the show - but I didn't mind it so much. Really surprised, though, that Christopher Walken hadn't contributed, given how many times he hosted and how many other "five-timers" appear in the book...
I'm a huge Saturday Night Live fan, not quite yet a "buff" in the history of the show but I'm well on my way. This book is a good companion to the hardcore fan but maybe not to the casual viewer. I certainly enjoyed it from start to finish. One thing became clear after watching it - everyone hates C...
The history of SNL told through quotes from the cast and crew.
By far the best SNL history out there. It's basically a stream of consciousness compliation of the memories and stories of former cast members, crew, and guests.
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