Judd Apatow is one of the most important comic minds of his generation. He wrote and directed the films The 40-Year-Old Virgin (co- written with Steve Carell), Knocked Up, Funny People, and This Is 40, and his producing credits include Superbad, Bridesmaids, and Anchorman. Apatow is the executive producer of HBO's Girls. His latest film is Trainwreck. He was also the editor of the collection I Found This Funny. Judd Apatow lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Leslie Mann, and their two daughters, Maude and Iris.
Hilarious and informative ... my representatives assure me I will appear in a future edition. -- Will Ferrell
I can't stop reading it... I don't want this book to end. -- Jimmy Fallon
Anyone interested in comedy should invest. * Heat *
It's funny (natch), gossipy, page-turningly readable and packed with hard-won observations about showbusiness and life. * GQ *
Open this book anywhere, and you're bound to find some interesting nugget from someone who has had you in stitches many, many times. * The New York Times *
These are wonderful, expansive interviews-at times brutal, at times breathtaking-with artists whose wit, intelligence, gaze, and insights are all sharp enough to draw blood. -- Michael Chabon