Gasping for Airtime: Two Years in the Trenches at Saturday Night Live

By: Mohr, Jay

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When twenty-year-old Jay moved from New Jersey to New York City to pursue his dream of stand-up stardom, he never thought he'd land his first real job on Saturday Night Live. But he did--and what followed were two crazy years of trying to keep up with his talented castmates and get on the air as often as possible (a daunting feat for a rookie cast member). Jay offers an intimate first-person account of the inner workings of Saturday Night Live--the audition process, the first week on the job, what goes on at the pitch meetings, and how skits make the final cut of the show. Jay also dishes on the guest hosts (John Travolta, Shannen Doherty, Alec Baldwin, Charles Barkley), the musical guests (Kurt Cobain, Steven Tyler, Eric Clapton), and of course his SNL castmates (Chris Farley, Adam Sandler, Mike Myers). Finally, Jay writes candidly about his insecurities and frustrations on the show, and why he made the decision to leave after two years. This book is refreshingly honest and laugh-out-loud funny.

Title: Gasping for Airtime: Two Years in the Trenches at Saturday Night Live

Author Name: Mohr, Jay

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Sound Library:

ISBN Number: 0792732480

ISBN Number 13: 9780792732488

Binding: Audiobook CASSETTE

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 010448862

Description: 0792732480 Unabridged ex-library book on tape with stickers and stampings. Overall nice condition on case unless otherwise noted. Worn corners and edges to be expected. Tapes are untested but should play fine. Most items ship within 24 hours.