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Sheldon's portion is great. It's an interesting background on a philosophy. The rest is the most masturbatorial text you'll ever read -- and it praises the tragically mediocre. Read morePublished on January 8, 2004 by humplover
There are far better books on the history of The Second City for those who want to know the personalities of those who created it from an objective and historical perspective. Read morePublished on July 4, 2001 by Jay Smith
The first half of this book is such an excellent look at the early years of the Second City, it is really such a shame the rest of the book is filled with self-serving, half-truths... Read morePublished on November 10, 2000
I think Sheldon Patinkin has done an excellent job of illustrating what the Second City once was, and what it has now become, a corporate entity. Read morePublished on November 3, 2000