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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Neferemi - LibraryThing
What a mess! I had...er.... well, I had mediocre hopes for this book. Davis spent time with a lot of funny people, but unfortunately they don't appear in this book very often. Most of the book is ... Read full review
THIRTY-NINE YEARS OF SHORT-TERM MEMORY LOSS: The Early Days of SNL from Someone Who Was ThereUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A disappointing memoir from four-time Emmy winner Davis on his transgressive life and high times as an original writer with Saturday Night Live.Much of this reads like a prototypical countercultural ... 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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