Chris & Bob Elliott

Wrapping up “Fathers Week” here on Now I’ve Heard Everything, a conversation I had thirty years ago this week with two very funny guys who happened to be father and son: actor Chris Elliott and his dad, Bob Elliott, who of course was half of the comedy team Bob & Ray.

They wrote a funny little book together in 1989 called “Daddy’s Boy: A Son’s Shocking Account of Life with a Famous Father.” It was a parody celebrity tell-all memoirs, and was all very, very tongue-in-cheek — as was our interview just before Fathers Day 1989:

I’m not sure if their book ever did become a bestseller, although it did get a really nice write-up in the New york Times and a lot of other places..

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