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    • Live from New York

    • The Complete, Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live as Told by Its Stars, Writers, and Guests
    • By: James Andrew Miller, Tom Shales
    • Narrated by: Christina Delaine, Paul Woodson
    • Length: 28 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 214
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211

    When first published to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Saturday Night Live, Live from New York was immediately proclaimed the best book ever produced on the landmark and legendary late-night show. In their own words, unfiltered and uncensored, a dazzling galaxy of trail-blazing talents recalled three turbulent decades of on-camera antics and off-camera escapades.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining but repetitive

    • By Michelle on 05-05-18

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Those Guys Have All the Fun

    • Inside the World of ESPN
    • By: James Andrew Miller, Tom Shales
    • Narrated by: James Andrew Miller, Matt McCarthy, Joan Baker
    • Length: 27 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 615
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 498
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 491

    ESPN began as an outrageous gamble with a lineup that included Australian Rules Football, rodeo, and a rinky-dinky clip show called Sports Center. Today the empire stretches far beyond television into radio, magazines, mobile phones, restaurants, video games and more, while ESPN's personalities have become global superstars to rival the sports icons they cover.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Insightful but....

    • By steve on 10-20-11

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Live from New York

    • An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live
    • By: Tom Shales, James Andrew Miller
    • Narrated by: Christopher Burns, Eric Conger
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 899
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 569
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 568

    A history of Saturday Night Live that finally reveals what really went on backstage, on the set, in the writers' offices, and on the town. Dozens of stars, writers, and guest hosts recall the backstage gossip, feuds, foibles, drugs, sex, struggles, and calamities of the show that changed television.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting inside look, so-so presentation

    • By Tim on 12-22-02

    Regular price: $25.87