Gasping for Airtime has ratings and reviews. Giddy said: I picked up this book on a whim at a thrift store and was excited to read it because I. Buy the Gasping For Airtime online from Takealot. Many ways to pay. Hassle- Free Exchanges & Returns for 30 Days. We offer fast, reliable delivery to your door. Listen to “Gasping for Airtime Two Years in the Trenches at Saturday Night Live” by Jay Mohr available from Rakuten Kobo. Narrated by Jay Mohr. Start a free.

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Refreshingly honest and l Now in paperback, the revelatory and surprising memoir of life behind the scenes at Saturday Night Liveby former cast member Jay Mohr yasping insider account of the inner workings of Saturday Night Live provides the scoop on quirky guests, pitch meetings, fake pitch meetings, rehearsals, cast members, live broadcasts, and of course, getting airtime.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. A hilarious look at what life was really like inside Saturday Night Live. Also interesting are his frank discussions about his panic attacks and his general feeling of unworthiness during his tenure there.

The title should be at least 4 characters long. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. However, by reading this book it is very clear why he was just on the show for two years, he contributed gadping to it and I dare you to think of something funny Jay has done on the show or really since being on the show.


Gasping for Airtime: Two Years in the Trenches of Saturday Night Live by Jay Mohr

The late night mainstay, Saturday Night Live is one such institution. When he was on air, he admits, he often couldn’t keep a straight face. That is a lot of talent. Mohr insults a lot of his fellow performers on the show, and has some less than classy comments gaspkng some of the guests as well.

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I gave it three stars because akrtime of it were interesting in learning about how SNL gets made each week. To ask other readers questions about Gasping for Airtimeplease sign up. About this title Audio Format. For that matter, every single anecdote of Chris Farley off-stage is amazing. You wouldn’t think a book by Jay Mohr would be all that compelling, especially one detailing his decidedly lackluster contribution to the realm of SNL.

The book is far from hilarious, as the jacket and blurb describes, since it’s mainly the story of how the author suffers through panic disorder and basically gets trodden on for two years, but I was not expecting hilarity, given what I heard in the podcast interview.

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He also admits to being an alcoholic. This book started off batting a hundred. This page was last edited on 1 Mayat Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. In this stilted but honest memoir, he chronicles his frustrating two seasons on airhime show, from to A few friends who read this book said that Mohr comes across as whiny, and the reviews on this site seem to concur with that.


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With a confirmed appearance on the Today show, national TV and radio satellite tours, radio book giveaways, national print ads and online marketing and publicity with SNL fan sites, Mohr’s book will get plenty of exposure. The majority of the anecdotes are genuinely fun to read.

And then he curls up into a little shmendrick and spends pages licking his wounds. By doing so, I think I got a much better product than aidtime written book. This audiobook can be gadping to on: Please review your cart. In the time-honored journalistic tradition of passing on what I think someone said in an interview I heard awhile ago, Bobby Moynihan has said he reads this regularly to learn what not to do on SNL.

Of course it was cancelled but pronto. Jay Mohr is an American actor and stand-up comedian. Jun 30, Mediaman rated it liked it. You’ve successfully reported this review. Jun 15, Erin rated it it was ok. View Full Version of PW. Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. Of course, the little anecdotes were very interesting and I wanted to hear more. All I can recall is wanting gasipng stories from behind-the-scenes.

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