Comic Genius: Portraits of Funny People by Matt Hoyle

By Matt Hoyle

This star-studded tribute to the kings and queens of comedy attracts jointly such mythical names as Steve Martin, Tina Fey, Steve Carell, Eddie Murphy, Robin Williams, Ricky Gervais, and lots of extra. Granted striking entry, photographer Matt Hoyle has captured his matters in images which are artistic endeavors in themselves—by turns zany and deadpan, laugh-out-loud and contemplative. Accompanying them are first-person reflections from all the comedians on existence and laughter that usually reduce instantly to the guts of comedy: it's humorous simply because it's precise. web page after sidesplitting web page in comedian Genius bargains prose as attractive as each one portrait is memorable. the following, in a single good-looking package deal, is the present of laughter itself. comedian Genius is proud to aid retailer the kids.

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