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The Resource Comedy comedy comedy drama : a memoir, Bob Odenkirk

Comedy comedy comedy drama : a memoir, Bob Odenkirk

Label
Comedy comedy comedy drama : a memoir
Title
Comedy comedy comedy drama
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Bob Odenkirk
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Bob Odenkirk's career is inexplicable. And yet he will try like hell to explain it here, because that is what memoirs are for. Charting a "Homeric" decades-long "Odyssey" from his origins in the seedy comedy clubs of Chicago all the way to a dramatic career that is baffling to his friends, it's almost like there are two or three Bob Odenkirks...but there is just one and one is enough, frankly. Bob embraced a life in comedy after a chance meeting with Second City's legendary Del Close, which eventually led to a job as a writer at SNL. As he weathered the beast that is live comedy, he stashed away the secrets of sketch writing-employing them in the immortal "Motivational Speaker" sketch for his friend Chris Farley, honing them on The Ben Stiller Show, and perfecting them on Mr. Show With Bob and David, which inspired an entire generation of comedy writers and stars. Then his career met the hope-dashing machine that is Hollywood development. But when all hope was lost for the umpteenth time, Bob was more astonished than anyone to find himself on Breaking Bad. His embrace of this strange new world of dramatic acting led him to working with Steven Spielberg, Alexander Payne, and Greta Gerwig, until finally re-re-inventing himself as a bona-fide worldwide action star for reasons that even he does not fully grasp! Read this and do your own psychoanalysis-it's fun!"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Odenkirk, Bob
Dewey number
  • 792.702/8092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2287.O26
LC item number
A3 2021
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Odenkirk, Bob
  • Actors
  • Comedians
  • Television comedy writers
  • Television producers and directors
Label
Comedy comedy comedy drama : a memoir, Bob Odenkirk
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A madman leads me astray -- My funny, angry dad -- The Chicago funny company -- A bright, shining nanosecond -- L.A., comedy, year zero -- Valhalla, I am coming! At long last, Mr. Show -- Development heck -- The incomplete filmmaker -- Breaking bad -- Drama!
Control code
on1296963438
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 284 pages
Isbn
9780399180514
Lccn
2021020154
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1296963438
Label
Comedy comedy comedy drama : a memoir, Bob Odenkirk
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A madman leads me astray -- My funny, angry dad -- The Chicago funny company -- A bright, shining nanosecond -- L.A., comedy, year zero -- Valhalla, I am coming! At long last, Mr. Show -- Development heck -- The incomplete filmmaker -- Breaking bad -- Drama!
Control code
on1296963438
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 284 pages
Isbn
9780399180514
Lccn
2021020154
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1296963438

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