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The Second City unscripted : revolution and revelation at the world-famous comedy theater

Author: Mike Thomas
Publisher: New York : Villard, ©2009.
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Descriptions of Chicago's Second City comedy theater group as told to the author by troup members and historical information collected by the author.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Thomas, Mike.
Second City unscripted.
New York : Villard, c2009
(DLC) 2009033132
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Thomas
ISBN: 9780345516657 0345516656
OCLC Number: 649900860
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 272 p., [16] p. of plates) : ill., ports.
Contents: 1959/61: Coffee and comedy, Hanging with Hef, and The birth of a sensation / Alan Arkin, Barbara Harris, Paul Sills --
1961/67: Big Apple bound, Naked sonatas, and The reign of King David / Robert Klein, Joan Rivers, David Steinberg, Fred Willard --
1967/74: How to speak hippie, Return of the guru, and A bowl full of fuck / John Belushi, Del Close, Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Betty Thomas --
1973/78: Livin' large with Johnny Toronto, The fury of Murray, and Taking off in the great white north / Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Gilda Radner, Martin Short, Dave Thomas --
1975/84: SCTV : Count Floyd, Johnny LaRue, and a Couple of Hosers, eh / John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas --
1975/80: Saturday Night Live, the Brothers Belushi, and A mom away from mom / Jim Belushi, Tim Kazurinsky, Shelley Long, George Wendt --
1975/85: Mummy opium, Death of a hero, and The end of an era / Dan Castellaneta, Mary Gross, Richard Kind --
1978/91: Triumphs in Toronto, Shake-ups in Chicago, and A van down by the river / Chris Farley, Bonnie Hunt, Mike Myers --
1988/95: Out with the old, in with the new, and A sweet talker in sweatpants / Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Paul Dinello, Amy Sedaris --
1995/2007: Renaissance on Wells Street, Chaos in Canada, and The falls of giants / Scott Adsit, Rachel Dratch, Tina Fey, Jack McBrayer --
2007/present: Offing Obama, Liberal leanings, and A still-beating heart --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Mike Thomas.

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Mike Thomas . . . does a wonderful job with an impossible task: capturing that lightning-in-a-bottle quality of Second City, from its humble origins to its current status as a comedy institution. Read more...

 
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