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Travon Free

Travon Free (@travon) is a comedian, actor and Emmy nominated writer for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart from Compton, California… and that’s where our journey begins. After some astonishing twists and turns and shootings and two-on-one street fights and a high school basketball championship and a bunch of other amazing stuff, the journey ends[…]

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Pilot Season Reviews: Part 2

Hallie Haglund (@HallieHaglund) and Dan McCoy (@dankmccoy, @theflophousepod) are responsible adults with good jobs and healthy eating habits. Also, they have Emmy Awards for writing comedy-based material for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Together we give our unsolicited opinions of sitcom premieres I didn’t get around to in Part 1 including The Crazy Ones[…]

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Pilot Season Reviews: Part 1

Zhubin Parang (@zhubinparang) and Daniel Radosh (@danielradosh) are Emmy Award-winning writers for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. In this ground-touching episode we band together to review several of this seasons new sitcoms including Dads (ugh), Brooklyn Nine-Nine (yea!), Mom (meh), The Goldbergs (sure, why not?), and Back in the Game (a sacrifice bunt). For[…]

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Tom Ruprecht

Tom Ruprecht was a writer for The Late Show with David Letterman for 12 years before he jumped ship to pursue a career in looking for work. Also, he wanted to write some books, which he did! His latest is called “This Would Drive Him Crazy: A Phony Oral History of J.D. Salinger” and it’s[…]

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Larry Wilmore

There are a handful of people in this business who can do it all and Larry Wilmore is one of those people. He has not only created successful shows on his own, he has written for every genre known to television comedy, acted on “the TV” and in “the movies”, written a book with another[…]

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Chris Mundy

Chris Mundy is one of my more talented friends. Just ask my other friends. More importantly, Chris is a classic “nice guy” (except for the “finishing last” part.) He started his writing career at Rolling Stone before venturing out to TV. His first job was at the final season of “Chicago Hope” where he ended[…]

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Scott Jacobson

Scott Jacobson is not only a friend to man and beast alike, but also the co-producer of “Bob’s Burgers”, which happens to be one of my favorite shows. Before that he took the typical route through the slightly lower echelons of the entertainment industry writing for various shows on Adult Swim, which is actually a[…]

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David Javerbaum

Don’t let the earnest headshot fool you – David Javerbaum (pronounced “Javerbaum”) is the author of the hilariously funny book, “The Last Testament: A Memoir by God,” and the holiest of Twitter feeds,@TheTweetOfGod. He also wrote the equally entertaining “What to Expect When You’re Expected: A Fetus’s Guide to the First Three Trimesters.” He also[…]

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Rob Kutner

Rob Kutner was my fellow writer and officemate at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart for six and a half years. Before that prison sentence he wrote for Dennis Miller Live, and in 2009 he left TDS to board the unsinkable Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien! Unfortunately, that show sunk. Fortunately, Rob retained his writing[…]

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Gene Perret

Meet Gene Perret, writer for Love, American Style, All in the Family, Three’s Company, The Carol Burnett Show, Welcome Back Kotter – do I really need to go on? Okay, I will. Gene was also Bob Hope‘s head writer for 12 years! And he has graciously brought his vast experience and wealth of knowledge to[…]