Cathryn Michon is a best-selling author, actress, Hollywood screenwriter and director. She has written for Emmy Award- winning TV series like Designing Women and China Beach and films like the upcoming DreamWorks movie A Dog’s Purpose starring Dennis Quaid and Bradley Cooper. An alumnae of The Second City, she is one of the filmmakers and stars in the upcoming film Cook Off! with Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone, and she directed, wrote and stars in the award-winning body image rom com Muffin Top: A Love Story with David Arquette, […]
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Cathryn Michon‘s hilarious romantic comedy “Muffin Top: A Love Story” continues to draw laughs — and serious attention to the issue of women’s body images. It will finish its summer run on STARZ and be available on Netflix, starting Aug. 30. The film, which she wrote, directed and starred in, is based on her book The Grrl Genius Guide to Sex (With Other People). […]
Cathryn Michon is an award-winning comic, actress, improviser, screenwriter and book author who got her start in the touring company of Chicago’s famed The Second City. She has been a writer for Emmy Award-winning TV series like China Beach and Designing Women and is, with her writing partner W. Bruce Cameron, a screenwriter of the upcoming Dreamworks film, A Dog’s Purpose and the Temple Hill/Fox 2000 film, The Dogs of Christmas. As a stand-up comic, […]
Grace and I read A Dog’s Purpose over winter break in December, using two bookmarks.
It was the first time we have read a book at the same time. I had suggested it when I found out that the author W. Bruce Cameron and his wife, screenwriter Cathryn Michon, are part of the Erma Bombeck writers’ tribe to which I also belong. Though I’d never met either one, I felt a kinship with them. […]
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One writer dubs the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop the “Woodstock of Humor.” Another calls it a “utopia” for writers — one “that only appears every other year, […]