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Louis C.K., Lena Dunham, Chris Rock Will All Be Featured in Judd Apatow's Book of Comedian Interviews

We reported in April that Judd Apatow is releasing a book of interviews he's conducted with famous comedians, and a partial list of guests for the book has just been announced via The NY Times. Set for a 2015 release, the book is called Sick in the Head (named after a rejected Fox pilot Apatow made back in 1999) and it will feature interviews with Mel Brooks, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Lena Dunham, Louis C.K., Amy Schumer, Roseanne Barr, Steve Allen, Jay Leno, Spike Jonze, and more for a total of about 25 interviews. The interviews have been sporadically conducted over the last 30 years, starting when [...]

Judd Apatow and Amy Poehler's 'Sick in the Head' Pilot Was a Real, Funny Thing

"I am in New York writing a pilot for the Fox network called Sick in the Head. It's about a very young therapist with no life experience. The president of Fox, Peter Roth, is a great guy. He loves the show. Got a call from my old friend Paul Feig today. He said he wrote a television pilot and he's sending it to me. There is nothing worse than reading your friends' scripts. They are always terrible." – Judd Apatow, in his "diary," October 16, 1998

Between the years of 1998 and 2001, The Ben Stiller Show and The Larry Sanders Show writer/executive producer Judd Apatow created five [...]