Getting your big break isn't always what it's cracked up to be. And blowing your big break isn't always such a bad thing, either. A comedy duo lands the gig that can make them famous, the Ed Sullivan Show --- and they bomb. Plus, a third-grader gets his big chance to please his mother and finally push his drunken father out of the picture. This from a true story by author Shalom Auslander (Beware of God).
Banner image: Ed Sullivan at the Expo