Perfect for commuter train rides, rush-hour gridlock, Pilates workouts, or any time when levity might add to the very quality of life. With inimitable contributions by Merrill Markoe, Dave Barry, Garry Trudeau, and Bruce McCall, you have a triumphant salute to one of America's greatest assets: its sense of humor.
"They left out the mirth!"
In What Would Susie Say?, Susie Essman sheds the crasser layers to reveal how she went from an anxiety-ridden, struggling stand-up comic to being one of the funniest women on television, playing Susie Greene on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm.
"Some insights, but not funny"
Carl Reiner - legendary comedian, actor, novelist, and director - was a creator, writer, and producer for The Dick Van Dyke Show. In 1999, he was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor by the Kennedy Center and was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame.
Alan Zweibel is an Emmy Award-winning writer, whose credits include The Story of Us and Curb Your Enthusiasm. He is the author of the novel The Other Shulman and the forthcoming Clothing Optional: And Other Ways to Read These Stories. Zweibel also wrote Billy Crystal's hit one-man Broadway show, "700 Sundays".
Susie Essman is a comedian. She plays Susie Greene on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm.