Alan Zweibel, an original Saturday Night Live writer and author of the 2006 Thurber Prize-winning novel The Other Shulman, has won multiple Emmy, Writers Guild of America and TV Critics awards for his work in television, which also includes It’s Garry Shandling Show, Monk and Curb Your Enthusiasm. Alan co-wrote the screenplays for the films Dragnet, North and The Story of Us, and his many theatrical contributions include Billy Crystal’s Tony Award-winning 700 Sundays, Martin Short’s Fame Becomes Me, and the off-Broadway play Bunny Bunny – Gilda Radner, A Sort of Romantic Comedy, adapted from his best-selling book. Alan is also the author of the popular children’s book Our Tree Named Steve and the collection Clothing Optional. His humor has appeared in Esquire, The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Op-Ed page, The Huffington Post and MAD Magazine. His newest novel, Lunatics, written with Dave Barry, will be published in January 2012. In 2010, the Writers Guild of America, East presented him a Lifetime Achievement Award.