David Misch is a comic folksinger, stand-up comedian, and screenwriter.
Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes legendary comedian and comic writer David Misch. After graduating from Pomona College, David moved to Boston, where he wrote political satire, hosted a live music radio show and performed as a comic folksinger and stand-up comedian at colleges, coffeehouses and nightclubs in New England and the Midwest. His song “Somerville” was released nationally by Fretless Records and he was named “Best Comedian In Boston” by Boston Magazine. He moved to California to write for “Mork & Mindy,” which was nominated for two Emmy awards. He also co-wrote “Leave It To Dave,” the pilot for David Letterman’s first talk-show. He’s since written, created and/or produced programs for all the major networks and many of the major (and minor) cable outlets. Among his credits: he co-wrote and directed an episode of the syndicated series “Monsters” which was chosen for competition at the Banff International Television Festival, Executive Story Editor on the legendary Zucker-Abrahams-Zucker series “Police Squad!,” co-writer and producer of “Callahan,” a pilot later screened at the Los Angeles Museum of Art Television Festival, guest writer on “Saturday Night Live.” David was Executive Consultant on “She Spies” (chosen as one of “5 TV Spies To Love” by Time Magazine) and wrote the TV-movie “Behind The Camera: The Unauthorized Story of ‘Mork & Mindy’” (NBC). David’s books include A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO CORRUPTION which Penn Jillette of Penn & Teller said “David Misch is one funny mother …” @Copyrighted . Listen to the podcast on your favorite app.
Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes legendary comedian and comic writer David Misch.  After graduating from Pomona College, David moved to Boston, where he wrote political satire, hosted a live music radio show and performed as a comic folksinger and stand-up comedian at colleges, coffeehouses and nightclubs in New England and the Midwest. His song “Somerville” was released nationally by Fretless Records and he was named “Best Comedian In Boston” by Boston Magazine. He moved to California to write for “Mork & Mindy,” which was nominated for two Emmy awards. He also co-wrote “Leave It To Dave,” the pilot for David Letterman’s first talk-show. He’s since written, created and/or produced programs for all the major networks and many of the major (and minor) cable outlets. Among his credits: he co-wrote and directed an episode of the syndicated series “Monsters” which was chosen for competition at the Banff International Television Festival, Executive Story Editor on the legendary Zucker-Abrahams-Zucker series “Police Squad!,” co-writer and producer of “Callahan,” a pilot later screened at the Los Angeles Museum of Art Television Festival, guest writer on “Saturday Night Live.” David was Executive Consultant on “She Spies” (chosen as one of “5 TV Spies To Love” by Time Magazine) and wrote the TV-movie “Behind The Camera: The Unauthorized Story of ‘Mork & Mindy’” (NBC). David’s books include A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO CORRUPTION which Penn Jillette of Penn & Teller said “David Misch is one funny mother …” @Copyrighted . Listen to the podcast on your favorite app.
Comedy writer David Misch joins us to discuss his latest projects and career in comedy. He will give us tips on how to break into television writing. Misch's long list of writing television credits include "Mork and Mindy", "Police Squad", and "Duckman." His film credits include: "The Muppets Take Manhattan", "Mike and Mel", and "Disturbing The Peace." He also a stage writer. When he's not writing, Misch can be seen on stage doing his comedic routines, and performing as a musician. Misch has opened for performing artists Talking Heads, Billy Joel, and The Persuasions.      
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Episode Count
3
Podcast Count
3
Total Airtime
2 hours, 12 minutes
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