Weekends: February 5 – April 2016

David’s comedy “The Boomer Boys” has its world premiere at
Secret Rose Theatre in Burbank, directed by Rick Shaw.

If you’d like an email when tickets go on sale, click here
(or email and put “BB” (for
Boomer Boys) or something equally clever in the subject line.

Saturday, February 13 – Burbank

The Writers Store: “Understanding Comedy: The Rules”
2-5 PM; $79.99 until 1/29; click here to register)

Thursdays, March 31-May 5 – Westwood, CA

UCLA Extension“The Worlds of Comedy”
10 AM; registration opens 2/1/16.



For a report on David’s recent 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.


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.

David remembers Robin Williams and “Mork and Mindy” on “TV Confidential” with Ed Robertson.

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 (click photo on right for video):


David endures five minutes of brutal interrogation by FOX 25 (Dedham, Mass.); click photo on left 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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