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Affectionate, intimate 'Love, Gilda' leaves us wanting more

Sep 21, 2018 - Chicago Sun-Times

When "Saturday Night Live" creator Lorne Michaels assembled the original Not Ready for Prime Time Players in 1975, the first cast member he hired wasn't Chevy Chase or John Belushi or Dan Aykroyd.

It was Gilda Radner.

By that point, the 28-year-old Radner had made a name for herself in comedic circles via her work with the Second City troupe in Toronto and on the syndicated National Lampoon Radio Hour alongside the likes of Belushi, Chase and Bill Murray.

But in the early y...