Books tagged: chris rock

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Sick in the Head: Conversations about Life and Comedy | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Judd Apatow, the comedic mastermind behind films like Knocked Up, Funny People, and most recently Trainwreck, starts his book of interviews by telling us why his obsession over comedy never faltered during the course of his life. He grew up watching comedic greats like Steve Martin and George Carlin, and their talent inspired a love affair for comedy that only grew as time went on.
Parallel Universe or: How Hollywood Got Sucked Down the Black Hole of Comedy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,700. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A smackdown parody of Hollywood comics… In a parallel universe, entertainment has been outlawed. The twisted dictator of the United States, Denis Leery, tries to stop the subsequent revolution, led by Jack Blackcheese, by banishing comics to our universe. This sets off a chain of wacky events, including one bungled by Leery’s mad scientist, Jim Carreysauce, that threatens to annihilate mankind.
Stand-up Comedy: Get Started & Manage Your Career
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,000. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
This is a great book for any person interested in how to get started as a stand-up comedian. Written by a professional comedian and coach, sections include everything from Open Mike nights to becoming an M.C., then a featured comic and ultimately a headliner. Covered: booking rooms, getting paid, getting an agent, hecklers, and much more. Over 100 chapters on the serious business of comedy.