damn adam bradley. i snickered earlier because toure’s current book opens with his jumping out of a plane, thus satisfying neil strauss‘ first rule of memoir writing. (and yea, the innerview is coming). tina fey’s story is actually written by her (alone), and it just goes to show that women are more capable-and that we’re used to working on smaller budgets. it’s quick, it’s funny, and it’s worth the literal laughs out loud.
“There is one other embarrassing secret I must reveal, something I’ve never admitted to anyone. Though we are grateful for the affection 30 Rock has received from critics and hipsters, we were actually trying to make a hit show. We weren’t trying to make a low-rated critical darling that snarled in the face of conventionality. We were trying to make Home Improvement and we did it wrong. You know those scientists who were developing a blood-pressure medicine and they accidentally invented Viagra? We were trying to make Viagra and we ended up with blood-pressure medicine.” (190)