Sun-Timesman’s new Phil Hartman bio published

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A new biography of comedian Phil Hartman has just been published — written by Sun-Times reporter Mike Thomas.

Congrats to Sun-Times colleague and veteran reporter Mike Thomas on the publication of his wonderful new definitive biography of the late, great comedian and actor Phil Hartman — recently ranked second only to Will Ferrell as the best “Saturday Night Live” star in the history of the long-running NBC-TV show.

Thanks to his own in-depth research and the cooperation of Hartman’s family, Mike had access to a treasure trove of previously never-published material about the entertainer, who tragically died in May, 1998 when he was shot by his wife, Brynn Hartman, who then committed suicide several hours later.

Mike is doing a number of upcoming book-signings for “You Might Remember Me: The Life and Times of Phil Hartman” in our area. Here are the details:

6 p.m. Tuesday: Barnes & Noble/DePaul University Bookstore, 1 E. Jackson, Chicago

7 p.m. Wednesday: Anderson’s Bookshop, 5112 Main Street, Downers Grove

7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30: The Book Cellar, 4736-38 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago

7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2: The Book Stall, 811 Elm Street, Winnetka

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