Apr 28, 2018
Mike Sacks is a comedy writer, author and journalist. His works have been publish in the New York Times, Washington Post, Esquire, The New Yorker, Funny or Die, McSweeney's and MAD Magazine - and he currently writes for Vanity Fair. He's perhaps best known for his conversations with comedians published as AND HERE'S THE KICER and POKING A DEAD FROG, which feature in-depth interviews with Bob Odenkirk, Adam McKay, Harold Ramis, David Sedaris, Mel Brooks and more. Most recently, his real novelization of the fake movie STINKER LETS LOOSE has rocked the comedy world as an all-star Audible Audiobook Presentation starring Jon Hamm, Rhea Seahorn, Paul F. Tomkins, Andy Richter and Philip Baker Hall. Mike has wrestled with selecting the 12 most influential pieces of humor to him as an artist, creating a de facto syllabus for his Comedy Education. From Albert Brooks to Richard Yates, Mike Sacks has a lesson plan to expand your entertainment palate. Originally recorded on April 16th, 2018. Hail Satire! is hosted and produced by Vic Shuttee.