Thirty-Nine Years of Short-Term Memory Loss: The Early Days of SNL from Someone Who Was There
Thirty-Nine Years of Short-term Memory Loss is a seriously funny and irreverent memoir that gives an insider’s view of the birth and rise of Saturday Night Live, and features laugh-out-loud stories about some of its greatest personalities—Al Franken, Lorne Michaels, Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Bill Murray, Michael O’Donoghue, and Chris Farley. Tom Davis’s voice is rich with irony and understatement as he tells tales of discovery, triumph, and loss with relentless humor. His memoir describes not only his experiences on the set of SNL but also his suburban childhood, his high school escapades in the ‘60s, his discovery of sex, and how he reveled in the hippie culture—and psychoactive drugs—from San Francisco to Kathmandu to Burning Man over the last four decades. Hysterical, lucid, and wise, Thirty-Nine Years of Short-term Memory Loss is an unforgettable romp in an era of sex, drugs, and comedy.
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Abuse of Substance.....User Review - mdemos - Borders
Tom Davis, the author of this book, has taken A LOT of drugs. It's a fact he admits unabashedly, and one that is probably directly responsible (at least partly) for this disjointed mess of a book ... Read full review
39 Years of Short-Term Memory Loss: The Early Days of SNL from Someone Who Was ThereUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Verdict: It could be said that watching a Saturday Night Live clip will always be funnier than reading a description of it. That's the downfall of this book. But for fans of the early years, this will ... Read full review
FIRST LOVE AND SEX
F D IN LA
FUCK JOHNNY CARSON
A NIGHT IN THE BUNGALOW
HEPBURN HEIGHTS THE DEN OF EQUITY
THE BEST SNL SHOW EVER WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR IDEAS FROM?
THE GRAND MARQUIS
INCIDENTS AND COINCIDENCE DEATH CAMPS FRANKEN AND THE BEATLES
MY FAVORITE FILMS
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