Joel Madison has been working in comedy since forever, having done stand-up from 1987-1992, when he started writing for television. During his stand-up days, he wrote for numerous other stand-ups including Rosanne Barr — who gave him his first TV writing gig. He has gone on to write and create a lot of content that makes audiences laugh, most recently the HBO hit series “Crashing.” […]
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Joel Madison started professionally as a stand-up comic, but discovered he had as much fun writing the jokes for others as performing them. One of those comics happened to be Rosanne Barr, who hired him as a writer on her hit sit-com, Roseanne. His television credits include more than a dozen shows, including The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, The Larry Sanders Show, America’s Funniest Home Videos and Malcolm and Eddie, which he created and served as co-executive producer. […]
Idaho author Elaine Ambrose called traveling to the 2018 Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop “a sacred pilgrimage for the healing power of another belly laugh.”
Jolyn Young, a first-time attendee, made the trek from a remote cattle ranch in northern Arizona with the hope of furthering her freelance career and connecting with other humor writers. “Also,” she blogs, “my two young kids don’t sleep through the night, and I really wanted a nap.” Another first-time attendee from Arizona, […]
The 2018 Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop has sold out in a record four hours and 42 minutes. To register for the waitlist, click here.
Craig Ferguson, comedian, actor, writer and, for 10 entertaining years, the madcap host of the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, will kick off the University of Dayton’s Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop next spring.
An author of two books, he won two Daytime Emmys for Outstanding Game Show Host for “Celebrity Name Game,” […]
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10 Top Lessons Learned From 10 Years of Interviewing Bestselling Authors (one time only)
Jessica Strawser, editor-at-large for Writer’s Digest magazine, distills best-in-class writing and process advice from her Writer’s Digest conversations with the likes of David Sedaris, Alice Walker, David Baldacci, Lisa Scottoline, Lisa Gardner and others.
Offered Friday at 9 a.m.
Panel: Drag Races, Detours and Destinations: Finding the Power in Your Creative Journey (one time only)
Moderator: Dr. […]