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Humor Writer of the Month: David Misch

David Misch has been a comic folksinger, stand-up comedian and screenwriter. His credits include “Mork and Mindy,” “Saturday Night Live” and “The Muppets Take Manhattan.”

He's written Funny: The Book, A Beginner’s Guide To Corruption, the foreword for The Films of Robin Williams: Critical Essays, and has been anthologized in Faith: Essays From Believers, Agnostics and Atheists; May Contain Nuts; and Horrific Humor and the Moment of Droll Grimness in Cinema. He’s also contributed to HuffPost, Vulture, L.A. Weekly, Script Magazine, the American Bystander and the Weekly Humorist.

David has taught comedy courses at USC and UCLA. He's also spoken at the San Miguel (Mexico) and Willamette Writers’ Conferences, as well as Yale, Columbia, Oxford, the Smithsonian, University of Sydney (Australia), American Film Institute, Raindance Film Festival (London), 92nd St. Y (NYC), New York Public Library, Lucasfilm, DreamWorks, Sony Pictures, Austin Film Festival, Midwest Popular Culture Association and the VIEW Cinema Conference (Torino, Italy). 

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