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

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


whilst 21-year-old Jay Mohr moved from New Jersey to manhattan urban to pursue his dream of stand-up stardom, he by no means notion the 1st actual task he'd land will be on Saturday evening Live. yet, unusually, that is simply what he did. What have been unimaginable, grueling, and intriguing years of feverishly conserving velocity together with his proficient cohorts, out-maneuvering the infamous vices that claimed the lives of different solid individuals, and suffering in any respect expenditures for the holy grail of late-night convey enterprise: airtime.

In Gasping for Airtime, Jay bargains an intimate account of the interior workings of Saturday evening Live. He additionally dishes at the visitor hosts (John Travolta, Shannen Doherty, Charles Barkley), the musical visitors (Kurt Cobain, Steven Tyler, Eric Clapton), and naturally his SNL castmates (Chris Farley, Adam Sandler, Mike Myers, and David Spade). Refreshingly sincere and laugh-out-loud humorous, this e-book will allure either to lovers of Jay Mohr and to devotees of Saturday evening Live.

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