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Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel: Lunatics

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

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.

Guests:

Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel

Comments [3]

anonyme

This was fun - I have to listen again - Thanks!!!

Jan. 11 2012 08:32 PM

South park did a hysterical episode on parents and kids sports.

Jan. 11 2012 12:50 PM
Brendan from East Village

Please ask Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel more about their past collaborative projects. Dave was brought in by Steve Martin to help write gags for The Oscars show, and Alan was one of the original writers for SNL. Any tales from those experiences? How is working in a team different than working in a duo and working alone?

Jan. 11 2012 12:47 PM

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