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Judd Apatow: 'writing saved my life' and other stories

Judd Apatow: 'writing saved my life' and other stories

Judd Apatow started interviewing comedians 30 years ago, when he was a teen comedy fanatic from Long Island. Armed with a bulky recorder and the media credentials of his high school radio station, Apatow talked with heroes such as Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno to discover the keys to the comedy kingdom. It worked: Apatow has become one of our most successful comedy writer-director-producers, responsible for, among others, "Knocked Up," "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," "Anchorman" and "Freaks and Geeks." Now he has sat down with more comedians (including Louis CK, Steve Martin, Jimmy Fallon and Amy Schumer) and collected all these conversations in a book...

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