Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Jewish Business News

Culture & Art

Judd Apatow’s New Book ‘Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy’ Released

The New York Times calls it, “a Love Letter to Stand-Up Comedy.”

judd apatow book

Judd Apatow has just released his fourth book, “Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy.” It is a collection of all of the stories that his fellow comics have told him over the years.

The writer and director of Knocked Up and the producer/creator of Freaks and Geeks has put together this collection of intimate, hilarious conversations with the biggest names in comedy from the past thirty years, including Mel Brooks, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Roseanne Barr, Harold Ramis, Louis C.K., Chris Rock, and Lena Dunham.

judd apatow jay leno

Please help us out :
Will you offer us a hand? Every gift, regardless of size, fuels our future.
Your critical contribution enables us to maintain our independence from shareholders or wealthy owners, allowing us to keep up reporting without bias. It means we can continue to make Jewish Business News available to everyone.
You can support us for as little as $1 via PayPal at
Thank you.

The New York Times calls it, “a Love Letter to Stand-Up Comedy.”

“The early interviews read like the education of a young comic, with Mr. Apatow asking technical questions and trying to prove his bona fides to the comedians he idolized, ” it said.

“The new interviews, conducted over the last few years, have a different dynamic. Mr. Apatow is now an equal — he talks more so we learn more about him, and the exchanges feel more like a chummy conversation. The topics range further afield, from comedy to family or religion. Mr. Apatow also throws in some noncomedians, like Miranda July and Eddie Vedder, just because he is a fan.”

The Washington Post wrote, “the majority of pieces here are the work of an adult talking shop with other adults, and the accumulative effect is fascinating. The book’s highlight is an “oral history” of “Freaks and Geeks” consisting of the cast trading reminiscences about the series that was the making of so many of them”



You May Also Like

World News

In the 15th Nov 2015 edition of Israel’s good news, the highlights include:   ·         A new Israeli treatment brings hope to relapsed leukemia...


The Movie The Professional is what made Natalie Portman a Lolita.


After two decades without a rating system in Israel, at the end of 2012 an international tender for hotel rating was published.  Invited to place bids...

VC, Investments

You may not become a millionaire, but there is a lot to learn from George Soros.

Copyright © 2021 Jewish Business News