(California unless noted)

Sat., May 7 – Chapel Hill, NC

DSI Comedy Theater: “How Comedy Works”
1-4 PM: $25, $20 in advance; tickets here

Mondays through May 23 – Sherman Oaks

David’s “The Hole” is 1/3 of “Dead Pilots Society”, an evening of three
fully staged, un-television-produced sitcom pilots at The Whitefire Theatre.
“Will keep you laughing out loud” (Broadway World)
“Very funny” (Geek Authority
/ 8 PM; tickets here

WGA, ALAP discount: email for more info

Sat., June 11 – Topanga

Topanga Public Library: “The History of Ha!”; 2 PM, free


David’s “A Beginner’s Guide To Corruption” available in print and eBook.

Fall – Sherman Oaks

David’s comedy “Pretty Naked People”, starring Paul Provenza
and directed by Rick Shaw, has its world premiere 
Secret Rose Theatre.  Details soon.

Oct. 13-16 – Austin, TX

David speaks at the Austin Film Festival; purchase badge here

Thurs., Dec. 29 – Sat. Jan. 3, 2017 – San Francisco

David presents “The History of Ha!” at the international Road
 program, along with four other lecturers on a wide
range of topics; also included, excursions around the Bay.
$1,029; program details



David’s “Henri Doupier: Man or Myth?  Or Man?” is in the Sherman Oaks Review of Books.

For a report on David’s appearance at the VIEW Cinema Conference, click here.  But only if you speak Italian.

David explains why “Artificial Intelligence Is A Joke” on The Huffington Post.Smithsonian2

Thanks to the Smithsonian Institute for a great evening (right; David greets two fans).
Gearing up for the event, the D.C. Improv posted this interview.

Congrats to Martine S., who won David (okay, a 1-hour talk on comedy) in the KPCC Ben- efit Auction.

Don’t forget our affiliated site: Emily Misch, Soprano.


RECENT MEDIA  (for more media click here, see left column)

The New York Times‘ Bill Carter discusses the impact of “The Colbert Report” with Josh Zepps on “HuffPost Live”; David chimes in.

Want an extensive analysis of the rise and fall of “Mork and Mindy”?  Look no further.

David’s talk in Ohio was covered by WFMJ, Youngstown’s news leader; click here to see.  (For more video than you can stand, click here.)

“Funny: The Book / Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Comedy”
is available in print and interactive e-book editions, and wherever
fine (and, let’s be honest, also sucky) books are sold.
CLICK HERE TO BUY; for more info, click book cover on left.

Reviews the author totally didn’t pay for:

“Lives up to its title… brilliant.” – Aimee Levitt, Chicago Reader
“Really funny.” – Mark C. Miller, Huffington Post
“Comedic gold.” – BookBub


David’s essay “The F-Word” is in “Faith: Believers, Agnostics and Atheists Confront the Big Questions” (Simon & Schuster/Beyond Words); click here for an excerpt in Realize Magazine.

20 years after “Duckman”, Daniel Kurland at Den of Geek! says we need it more than ever. (David agrees.)

At the height of the controversy around New York City’s “Ground Zero Mosque”, David proposed his foolproof plan to terror-proof America in The Huffington Post.



Thanks to Jason Alexander, Ed Asner, Kristen Miller, Charles Shaughnessy, Phil Proctor and everyone else in the reading of David’s pilot “Doug and Cindy” at the Writers Guild of America, west.



During the 2012 Michigan Republican primary, Mitt Romney declared that Michigan trees were “the right height”.  Here with a heartfelt rebuttal, is a tree.


David endures five minutes of brutal interrogation by FOX 25 (Dedham, Mass.); click to view.





DuckmanDVD     MorkDVD     PoliceSquad!DVD    FTBcover    MuppetsTakeManhattanDVD

SheSpies     MonstersDVD     FaithCover     MayContainNuts

“Monsters”: Taps, My Zombie Lover
“Faith”: The F-Word

“May Contain Nuts”: Alumni Notes

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