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About the Author
David Javerbaum has won nine Emmys and two Peabody Awards for his work as Writer, Head Writer and Executive Producer of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
. He was one of three principal authors of that show’s 2004 best-seller America: The Book
. His work as a lyricist includes collaborating with composer Adam Schlesinger on the score for the Tony-nominated Broadway musical Cry-Baby
and Stephen Colbert’s television special A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife Debra and their daughters Kate and Sara.
Mike Loew is a contributor to The Onion
and the author of two previous books, Tough Call
and Citizen You!
He lives in Brooklyn, New York.