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Laughing Legends

How The Comic Strip Club Changed The Face of Comedy

Introduction by Chris Rock
Published by Skyhorse
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Once in a lifetime a venue comes along that changes show business dramatically, that fosters growth and camaraderie, experimentation and freedom. The Comic Strip is one of those places, and Laughing Legends 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, in order to paint an all-encompassing, behind-the-scenes history of this iconic club. Interviews include famous comedians, such as:

Jerry Seinfeld
Gilbert Gottfried
Paul Reiser
Lisa Lampanelli
George Wallace
Billy Crystal
Jim Breuer
Susie Essman
Lewis Black
Ray Romano
And many more!

Relive the excitement as these comics explain how they came to belong to the Comic Strip family, and how they went on to enjoy huge careers, bringing laughter to millions of people all over the world. This book is a must for any comedian or comedy lover's library!

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Skyhorse (July 5, 2016)
  • Length: 264 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781632202024

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