Episode 288 — Mike Sacks

   
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Mike Sacks is the guest. His new book, Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today’s Top Comedy Writers, is now available from Penguin.  (Photo credit: Justin Bishop)

Bob Odenkirk says

No one generates more interesting, revealing, or entertaining interviews than Mike Sacks. Poking a Dead Frog is a classic.

And Will Ferrell says

This book is what I really look forward to in a book about humor: rich with words and humor, and funny stories with words. Thank you for your time.

Monologue topics: family vacation, sweltering heat, chickens, fear, sexlessness.