Summer Reads: Amy Poehler’s Pure, Hard-Core Advice in “Poking a Dead Frog” by Mike Sacks

Any time is a good time to pick up a book, but summertime sure feels like the right time to lounge poolside or on the beach, or anywhere you feel most comfortable, really, with a great read to pass the carefree day away. On weekends this summer, The Comic’s Comic will showcase an excerpt from a worthy hardcover or paperback in the world of comedy. This week it’s “Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today’s Top Comedy Writers,” by Mike Sacks, the follow-up to his first book of comedy interviews, And Here’s the Kicker: Conversations with 21 Top Humor...

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