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of book also as detailed episode guide a great resource but something best to own book also as detailed episode guide a great resource but something best to own ave around when you feel the urge to look something up not great as a straight read Live From Chicago It s Saturday Night Saturday Night Live The Experience recently attracted me to its museum exhibit in Chicago It took an Six-Moon Trail hour and aalf to see the ten galleries following the flow from the sketch pitch meeting on Monday through writing sets costumes and culminating in a replica of Studio 8H Great fun An Mustard Seed Magic hour and aalf experience behind the scenes of the ninety minute show On State at Kinzie inside the Museum of Broadcast Communication After going back stage I wanted to read the back story of Saturday Night The author writes as a critical fan of the show the longest running comedy program in television The exhibition and one of the chapters takes us through a week of SNL Monday everyone pitches sketches Tuesday the writers write with rewrites continuing through the week Wednesday the read through of three dozen sketches takes four ours After cutting to a dozen pieces the props wigs and costumes begin Thursday rehearsals and blocking Fridays tech blocking Saturday items submitted for Weekend Update the last piece written Dress rehearsal a one our break then the live show While this sounds like a well oiled machine it serves as a time tested plan for accommodating the chaos of creating the comedy Lorne Michaels the producer came from Toronto put together a cast with an irreverent and subversive style of comedy compared to the prime time family friendly fare of the mid seventies The cast came from sketch improv and the National
Lampoon Most of the original team arrived funny but without experience in Most of the original team arrived funny but without experience in Although other cast members played their own personas Dan Ackroyd arrived as a chameleon who disappeared into Leftover Dead (Trailer Park Mystery, his characters fully realized and made up on the spot Gilda Radner the first personired for the show also Television istory was made on Saturday October 11 1975 at 1130pm ET when Chevy Chase welcomed America to the first episode of a new late night comedy series With its cutting edge satire and cast of young talented performers Saturday Night Live set a new standard for television comedy while launching the careers of such comedy greats as John Belushi Chevy Chase Dan Aykroyd Eddie Murphy Mike Myers Dana Carvey Mmersed Splinter herself iner characters She portrayed appy women
COMFORTABLE WITH THEMSELVES LOVE GILDA A DOCUMENTARY OPENS SEP with themselves Love Gilda a documentary opens Sep Chevy Chase played President Ford while making no attempt to look or sound like im Bill Murray joined the second season replacing Chevy Chase Murray a live wire gives The Princes Mistress his cheeky comedy a feel of improv Laraine Newman appeared as theippest in attitude and appearance SNL brought a fresh show to television in the mid seventies building on roots and precedents of an earlier generation including The Colgate Comedy Hour as well as Your Show of Shows a ninety minute sketch comedy live from 30 Rock with a
"repertory company snl "company SNL cue cards but Your Show of Shows did not In the late sixties The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour became the first network television show to express left of center views Rowan and Martin s Laugh In introduced the country to rapid fire jokes and sight gags creating a short attention span theater Monty Python s Flying Circus generated silly and absurdist sketches written and performed by two Oxford grads and three Cambridge grads Lorne Michaels the producer did not like Immortal Jellyfish his actors breaking character but these moments created iconic memories Baba Wawa created by Gilda cracks up Marlene Dietrich as played by Madeline Kahn Gilda and Candace Bergen break during The Extreme Stupidity League Other funny favorites from the original players included Dan Akroyd s Bass O Maticis portrayal of Julia Childs as well as California his refrigerator repairman where onlye keeps in character while everyone else Afgantsy howls Chris Farley arrived in the early nineties His character Matt Foley motivational speaker tookis name from a classmate at Maruette In is first appearance Chris as Matt speaks to kids after their parents found "A Big Bag Of Pot In The "big bag of pot in the room Foley after spending four ours in the basement drinking coffee goes off on the kids played by Christina Applegate and David Spade who totally lost it Celebrity Jeopardy began in ninety one In these sketches the Somnium host Ill Ferrell Amy Poehler and Tina Fey Saturday Night Live FA is the first book to offer the show's generations of fans everything they ever wanted to know and mayave forgotten about SNL Beginning with the show's creation in the mid 1970s by Lorne Michaels and the Not Ready for Prime Time Players SNL FA takes you through the show's The Cronos Complex I history with an in depth look at all thirty eight seasons It's allere the com. .
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EXPERIENCE IN CHICAGO GO WITH FRIENDSin Chicago Go with friends take pictures of yourself fake playing the game And so it goes page after page Although I read the book cover to cover it is designed as a uick grab for skipping around It is not really a FA As a reference book this includes an appendix of a undred and fifty Pages Unfortunately The Index Includes Unfortunately the index includes the names of actors and musicians not names of characters or sketches Published five years ago by Applause an imprint of Hal Leonard Milwaukee With the SNL Experience now in Chicago and a Gilda film opening in a few weeks this makes a good time to learn about the background of this show This book which covers thirty eight years of SNL pairs well with Saturday Night A Backstage History of Saturday Night Live a five Maid of Dishonor (The Wedding Season, hundred pager that studies the first ten years of the show It goes deep into the origins and genesis 3 12 There were some errors in the book and certain sections would be detailed than others not a lot of consistency on that front On the otherand the book is chock full of informative anecdotes and it s a pretty fast read Not an FA but still written pretty plainly I imagine it s less of an investment in time than Live From New York if you re an ex fan or casual one Saturday Night Live FA Everything Left to Know about Television s Longest Running Comedy by Stephen Tropiano Applause Theater and Cinema Book Publishers 20137914572 Finally someone Dem Nordpol am nächsten has written the definitive guide to SNL this is it Stephen Tropianoas come closest to capturing the excitement and insanity of the first four seasons of Saturday Night Live but the book covers the show through the date of publication This includes an episode guide with the skits the Heart Beat hosts and the musical guests to assist in locating or remembering that one sublime skit you vaguely recallMy rating 7510 finished 81214. Edicighlights and low points memorable The Site Book hosts and musical guests controversial moments and of course the recurring characters and sketches catch phrases and film shorts thatave made SNL the epicenter of American comedy for nearly four decades SNL FA also examines the show's influence on American culture and includes profiles of over 100 SNL cast members along with a comprehensive guide detailing every episo.