By Darrell Hammond
A uncooked, poignant, and infrequently hilarious glance contained in the lifestyles and brain of an American comedian icon
From his harrowing formative years packed with actual and emotional abuse, to a life of alcoholism and self-mutilation, psychiatric hospitalizations and misdiagnoses, to the height of repute and good fortune because the longest-tenured solid member of Saturday evening Live (where his hilarious dead-on impressions of invoice Clinton, Dick Cheney, Chris Matthews, and 100 different favorite figures ushered him to the height of stardom), Darrell Hammond delves into the darkest corners of his existence, either in entrance of and in the back of the digital camera, with brutal honesty and fierce comedian wit.
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