Alan Zweibel was on the Lopate Show recently, along with Dave Barry, to discuss collaborating on their new novel, Lunatics. He also told us that he loves antique pens! Find out what else he's a fan of!
Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel, winner of the Thurber Prize for American Humor, talk about joining forces to write a novel. Lunatics is about two men: Philip Horkman, a happy man who owns a pet store and is a referee for kids' soccer, and Jeffrey Peckerman, the sole sane person in a world filled with jerks and morons, who is having a really bad day. The two collide in a swiftly escalating series of events that sends them running for their lives.
Former SNL writer and Thurber Prize winner Alan Zweibel’s new collection of stories and essays, Clothing Optional, finds the humor in awkward moments at a nudist resort, being beaten in a marathon by a polar bear, and confrontations with fans.
Find out about the changes in environmental policy being rushed through during the final weeks of the Bush administration. Also, former SNL writer Alan Zweibel on his funny new book, Clothing Optional. Stewart O’Nan on his latest novel. Plus, Jonathan Alter, editor and columnist for Newsweek magazine, on being witness ...