Tina Fey’s Bossypants
meets David Carr’s The Night of the Gun
in Darrell Hammond’sgroundbreaking memoir, God, If You’re Not Up There, I’m F*cked
—a raw look inside the troubled life and mind of anAmerican comic genius. By turns poignant and hilarious, Hammond takes readersfrom the set of Saturday Night Live
, where he was the show’slongest-tenured cast member, to the drug-ridden streets of Harlem and into thetwisting corridors of his own unflaggingly humorous consciousness. Minglingbehind-the-scenes stories from television’s best-loved comedy series with adark look inside a world-class funnyman, God If You’re Not Up There,I’m F*cked
is a book sure to resonate with anyonewho shares a talent for performance, a love of comedy, or a desire to know howan artist can climb from the deepest despair to the very top of his profession.
About the Author
Darrell Hammond is an award-winning actor and comedian, and was a regular on Saturday Night Live for a record-setting fourteen seasons, from 1995 to 2009, where he earned a reputation as a master of celebrity voices and impressions. During his long run, he became famous for his acclaimed send-ups of President Bill Clinton, Vice President Al Gore, Vice President Dick Cheney, and Senator John McCain, among nearly 100 other figures. He lives in New York, where he continues to perform new material at the Comedy Cellar, a little too far for his tastes from his daughter Mia, who lives in Florida with her mother.