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Ferris Butler

The inspiration for the movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. During season six (1980-’ 81) of Saturday Night Live, there was a staff member added mid-year named Del Close. Del was the guru ofSecond City, and brought on to coach and advise on improvisational comedy. He got along with me very much, drank beer in the More Info »

Jeffrey Gurian

WOODY ALLEN took the rare step of allowing an aspiring young comedy writer to meet with him backstage on Broadway, many years ago, when he was starring in “Play It Again, Sam.” Allen was impressed enough with the young writer to invite him to bring more of his work the next evening, and encouraged the More Info »

Michael Levine

Michael Levine is an American writer and public relations expert. He is the author of numerous books on public relations including Guerrilla P.R. He has represented 58 Academy Award winners, 34 Grammy Award winners, and 43 New York Times best-sellers, with such names that include Michael Jackson, Barbra Streisand, and George Carlin among many others. His work has included non paid More Info »

Ken Levine

Ken Levine (born February 14, 1950) is an American writer, director and producer in the television and film industry, and an author. Levine has worked on a number of television series, including M*A*S*H, Cheers (for which he shared Outstanding Comedy Series honors at the 35th Primetime Emmy Awards), Frasier, The Simpsons, Wings, Everybody Loves Raymond, More Info »