Saturday night live, Hollywood comedy, and American culture : from Chevy Chase to Tina Fey / Jim Whalley

Author(s): Whalley, Jim, 1981-
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Subjects: Saturday night live (Television program)
Saturday night live (Television program)
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: vi, 234 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: List of Figures
Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
One. "I'm Chevy Chase and You, You're Merely a Statistic": Self-reference and Stardom on Saturday Night Live 19
Two. "I'll Write You a Note Saying You're Too Well to Attend": National Lampoon's Animal House Takes Saturday Night Live to Hollywood 41
Three. "But the Kids Love Us": The Development of Bill Murray's Star Persona from Saturday Night Live to Ghostbusters 63
Four. "I Don't Even Like Myself": The Revision and Retreat of Saturday Night Live Stars after Ghostbusters 91
Five. "Age Is a Tough One for Me": Selling Saturday Night Live in the 1980's 115
Six. "I Still Know How to Party": Mike Myers, Adam Sandler, and Generational Change on Saturday Night Live 139
Seven. "A Colourful, Emotional, Working Class Hero"? The Development of Adam Sandler's Fictional and Extra-fictional Personas 161
Conclusion 187
Notes 197
Bibliography 221
Index 227
Notes: LCCN: 2009046600
ISBN: 9780230103580 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0230103588 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: "I'm Chevy Chase and you, you're merely a statistic": -- Self-reference and stardom on Saturday night live -- "I'll write you a note saying you're too well to attend": -- National lampoon's Animal house takes Saturday night live to Hollywood -- "But the kids love us": -- The development of Bill Murray's star persona from Saturday night live to Ghostbusters -- "I don't even like myself": -- The revision and retreat of Saturday night live stars after Ghostbusters -- "Age is a tough one for me": -- Selling Saturday night live in the 1980s -- "I still know how to party": -- Mike Myers, Adam Sandler, and generational change on Saturday night live -- "A colourful, emotional, working class hero"? : -- The development of Adam Sandler's fictional and extra-fictional personas
OCLC Number: 467924992
ISBN/ISSN: 9780230103580
0230103588