Manage episode 329869600 series 3334244
For the very first time, Mitch discusses what went down on the set of his HBO sitcom that was cancelled halfway through the first day of shooting.
- Chris Elliott, Bob Elliott, Daddy’s Boy; A Son’s Shocking Account of Life with a Famous Father, (New York, Delacorte Press, 1989) Capsule Review: Chris describes his privileged upbringing in New York and the pressures of living under the shadow of a massively successful, but controlling and occasionally cruel patriarch. His father, Bob is provided chapter-by-chapter rebuttals for legal reasons. Heartbreaking, scandalous. Slack Score: 6.7; Snark Score: 14.6 Overall FCA ranking #83
- Chris Elliott, Into Hot Air; Mounting Mount Everest, (New York, Weinstein Books, 2008) Capsule Review: Chris discovers the diary of his Great Uncle Percy Brackett Elliott, that suggests that he was the first person to reach the peak of Mt. Everest. Chris attempts to solve the mystery with a group of his celebrity friends. Solid adventure read, though not as autobiographical as his other works. Slack Score: 2.7; Snark Score: 9; Overall FCA ranking #83
- Chris Elliott, The Guy Under the Sheets: The Unauthorized Autobiography (New York, Plume, 2012) Capsule Review: Chris describes his rise to greatness in the business and the outlandish misadventures he experienced at the height of success. Slack Score: 12.8; Snark Score: 12.4 Overall FCA ranking #26