Great Comedians Talk About Comedy
by Larry Wilde
Comedy is King!
Seventeen of the funniest people of the 20th Century talking about how they make people laugh!
Each engaging interview was painstakingly elicited by best-selling humorist, Larry Wilde, who spent years researching, collecting the material and recording these intimate one-on-one conversations.
Not merely for comedy aficionados, this is a book for ALL those who:
Love to laugh and for those who want a good, entertaining read;
Are curious about what makes top comedy performers tick, and the secrets behind their timeless wisdom and appeal;
Would like insight into comedy techniques and sound philosophies that can inspire and benefit everyone in every walk of life;
Aspire to careers in comedy or as professional speakers, as well as toastmasters, managers, business executives, clergy, civic leaders, lawyers — all who must interact with the public.
A fascinating compendium of life lessons, wit, motivation and inspiration that can be used to revitalize our own lives and careers!
Featuring big time performers including: Woody Allen, Jack Benny, Milton Berle, Shelley Berman, Joey Bishop, George Burns, Johnny Carson, Maurice Chevalier, Phyllis Diller, Jimmy Durante, Dick Gregory, Bob Hope, George Jessel, Jerry Lewis, Jerry Seinfeld, Danny Thomas and Ed Wynn.
What People Are Saying…
This fascinating, penetrating and information-packed book constitutes an anatomy of the art of creating laughter —
as it has been done by the masters.
– Miami Herald
Funny, informative, inspirational. An eye-opening look into the minds and hearts of the great laughmakers.
– San Diego Times-Union