“The Cleveland Show”, Writer

Film, Produced:

Ace Ventura 3 with Morgan Creek (produced for DVD and the Cartoon Network.)

Screenwriter – 7 comedy features set up at various studios:
Kingpin 2 at 2929
T&A originally with Outlaw Productions at Intermedia, Jason Alexander attached to direct
Unnatural History originally at Disney with Jerry Bruckheimer attached as producer
Shock Jock at Paramount, Alphaville producing
A Man Among Boys with Tapestry Films
Clovis the Elf at Universal, Gary Ross producer
Iguanas (animation) at Vanguard Studios

Books: (Over 1,000,000 copies in print; adult and kids’ books)
• The Would You Rather…? Series
• Ghosts of Rockville Series
• The Spirit Glass
• The Yo Momma Vocabulary Builder
• The Official Movie Plot Generator
• Do Unto Others
• The World’s Worst Book
• MindF*cks
• Worst Case Scenario Handbook: Extreme (Junior Edition)
• Worst Case Scenario Handbook: Weird (Junior Edition)

• Esquire, Humor Writer
• Details, Humor Writer/Contributing Editor
• Men’s Journal, Writer/Contributing Editor
• MAD, Humor Writer

Other writing/directing/performing experience
• Writer/Director/Producer of short films and webisodes (Over 3 million views.)
• Writer/Performer for the Award-winning Documentary at LA’s acclaimed Improv Olympic theater, one of the theater’s longest running improvisational shows.

Associate Director, DreamYard/L.A., a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization (1999-2004)
• Associate Director for an arts education/gang intervention organization working with incarcerated/probation youth from South Central, L.A.; wrote proposals, mission statements, promotional materials, speeches, presentations, etc.
• Teaching Artist; facilitated workshops to help youth find and express their voices through writing and performance

Corporate Communications:

Creative Director (Proposal and Event)- Served as sole Creative Director for Deloitte’s Breakthrough Leadership Program Alumni Event in Hollywood, Florida
• Conceived of “Hollywood” motif and “Breakthrough to the Future” theme and all correlative features and components
• Wrote and helped visually execute parody movie trailers that applied to Deloitte initiatives (example, “The Breakthrough Club”, using photos of Breakthrough Leaders in a Breakfast Club style trailer.)
• Created and helped execute a dozen movie posters, celebrating Deloitte content/themes/groups
• Created ScreenPlay games (like those on screen before a movie) including lookalike employees/celebrities, Deloitte trivia, fun company/staff factoids, etc.
• Wrote Academy Award style-framed show to introduce speakers and award recipients (Best performer in a “Leading” role, etc.)
• Wrote a game show parody “Are You Smarter Than a Partner?” with Deloitte messaging
• Wrote an ARS-based trivia game with Deloitte messaging
• Wrote a “talk show” for a Q&A session about a new program
• Created an interactive ice-breaker game – based on my book the Official Movie Plot Generator, where guests had to work together to combine different elements of a Deloitte story to make a blockbuster movie and title it
• Created an entertainment-style “press conference” around a Q&A session to impart information about the program’s future
• Wrote and created web-based pre-event and post-event communications

Proposal Writer -Discovery Channel Upfronts Event
• Wrote a “Joy of Discovery” proposal based around the idea of new media platforms for Discovery
• Conceived of interactive modern media sculptures demonstrating new viewing experiences (a fish scaled with cell phone screens, etc.)
• Conceived of a “technological playground”: an “Apple” Tree, Sensacell Twister, and other games promoting Discovery’s top shows (an airplane seat viewing station for their travel show, etc.)
• Wrote the proposal to be presented on an iPod

Proposal Writer, Pfizer – Indoplon drug launch
• Helped conceive creative direction and wrote portions of a “Wake Up to a New Day” proposal for a four million dollar drug launch event.
• Wrote and conceived of ideas to weave the event themes into the entire experience:
o “Wake-up” calls specifically geared to the events integrated into the hotel wake-up call service
o Sleep factoids on coffee sleeves during coffee breaks.
• Wrote improv games/sketches related to the theme
• Helped write opening video; ideas for other video presentations and games

Proposal Writing– American Express Pacesetters Event in Mexico
• Wrote a proposal in the form of an Indiana Jones-style archaeologist’s journal where Mayan pictographs and artifacts were used to frame event components.
• Wrote opening video (Indiana Jones spoof using Amex Leadership)

• Brainstormed for themes, radio spots, and visual campaigns for AmeriCorps program
• Collaborated with creative directors on theme-generation and event proposals for various clients

Awards, smaller shows, etc.
• Wrote trivia games for BAE Systems Awards event
• Wrote award tribute videos and speeches for Pfizer sales reps

• Wrote radio spots introducing a number of new station formats
• Wrote and directed a series of comedic webisodes to advertise the Loaded Questions board game