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Comedy Comedy Comedy Drama

Bob Odenkirk

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In his hilarious yet sober autobiography, Bob Odenkirk uses his real-life experiences to help his reader navigate the competitive world of show business.

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Comedy Comedy Comedy Drama

Comedy Comedy Comedy Drama

by Bob Odenkirk

Overview

Long before he was known as the notorious main character in Better Call Saul, Bob Odenkirk wrote for Saturday Night Live and created the breakout sketch comedy Mr. Show. And while his career is far from over, Odenkirk has packaged his decades of experience into a memoir about making it in Hollywood.

Filled with amusing anecdotes alongside serious advice, this book recounts the author's career in the entertainment industry. But his 2022 release Comedy Comedy Comedy Drama isn't about becoming a star — it's about doing what you love while staying true to your creative process.

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Maybe by writing about my journey I can give some young hack a sense of making a career happen, calm their nerves, or maybe drive them away or — who knows — provide someone with a shortcut to fame.

- Bob Odenkirk

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