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Alan Zweibel

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PLAYING GOD by Alan Zweibel (Re-Release)

Playing On Air: Short Audio Plays

In PLAYING GOD, a divine comedy from SNL's Alan Zweibel (Playing on Air's HAPPY), a self-involved OB-GYN (Scott Adsit of 30 Rock) creates chaos for his pregnant patient (Emily Bergl). Over the objections of a heavenly assistant (Susie Essman of Curb Your Enthusiasm), God himself (Bill Buell) challenges the doctor to an outrageous squash match for his faith. Following the play, director Fred Berner and host Claudia Catania join the cast and playwright to talk about their roots in comedy.

24mins

19 Sep 2021

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Alan Zweibel Talks About His 50 Year Long Comedy Writing Career: From Selling $7 Jokes To SNL & Many Feature Films

Bob Saget's Here For You

Comedy writer, author, and playwright, Alan Zweibel shares a laugh with Bob as they explore how their careers took them from working behind the deli counter to making audiences around the world laugh. Alan recalls over 50 years of writing for comedians, coming up into old school show business, and talks about how he was discovered by Lorne Michaels. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 38mins

19 Jul 2021

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Alan Zweibel Talks About His 50 Year Long Comedy Writing Career: From Selling $7 Jokes To SNL & Many Feature Films

Bob Saget's Here For You

Comedy writer, author, and playwright, Alan Zweibel shares a laugh with Bob as they explore how their careers took them from working behind the deli counter to making audiences around the world laugh. Alan recalls over 50 years of writing for comedians, coming up into old school show business, and talks about how he was discovered by Lorne Michaels. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 38mins

19 Jul 2021

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Episode 118: Alan Zweibel: The Funny Writer Behind the Funny People

SABRcast with Rob Neyer

On this week's episode of SABRcast Rob Neyer is joined by writer Alan Zweibel. The pair discuss Alan's latest book, "Laugh Lines: My Life Helping Funny People Be Funnier" as well as his long career in comedy writing including his days writing for Saturday Night Live. Then SABR CEO Scott Bush joins the show to discuss who won the weekend. For show notes, extra content, and a list of what Rob's reading, visit the SABRcast website at https://sabr.org/sabrcast.

1hr 8mins

6 Jul 2021

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EP88: Alan Zweibel, Television Writer, Author, Playwright, and Screenwriter

Great Minds

From his early days writing for SNL to his latest collaboration, Here Today, with Billy Crystal, the legendary Alan Zweibel takes Great Minds listeners on a journey through his unparalleled career.

1hr 18mins

18 May 2021

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Alan Zweibel – Collaborator

Mental Health Comedy

Alan is a true comedy legend. But beyond how prolific, how creative and how funny he is; there is the soul and wisdom of a world-class collaborator. Besides being the winner of 5 Emmys, author of 11 books, shows and movies; he’s collaborated and been partners with Billy Crystal, Larry David, Garry Shandling, Gilda Radner, … Continue reading Alan Zweibel – Collaborator → See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

46mins

12 May 2021

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Alan Zweibel On His Film "Here Today"

City Lights with Lois Reitzes

Lois Reitzes is joined by award-winning comedy writer Alan Zweibel to talk about his new movie "Here Today," starring Tiffany Haddish and Billy Crystal, who also directed. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

51mins

7 May 2021

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SNL Original Writer Alan Zweibel. Part 2

Hangin' With Langan

My conversation with comedy writing great Alan Zweibel continues. In his book Laugh Lines: My Life Helping Funny People Be Funnier, Alan talks about political correctness and its impact on comedy today. Video chat avail at: www.Patreon.com/MaureenLangan

34mins

5 Mar 2021

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SNL Original Writer Alan Zweibel Part 1

Hangin' With Langan

Alan Zweibel, original SNL comedy writer and co-creator of It’s Garry Shandling’s Show, joins me to talk about his book Laugh Lines: My Life Helping Funny People Be Funnier. Such a great conversation! Video chat avail at: www.Patreon.com/MaureenLangan

38mins

5 Mar 2021

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Alan Zweibel: Let Them Catch Up

Hey Human Podcast

E249 Alan Zweibel cut his comedic teeth in the Catskills writing jokes for comics in the Borscht Belt. He was one of the original Saturday Night Live writers (Zweibel wrote many of its memorable sketches, including the Samurai character for John Belushi and he helped to create the characters of Gilda Radner’s Roseanne Roseannadanna and […]

1hr 28mins

18 Feb 2021

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