Alan Katz

Alan Katz has been a print and television comedy writer for more than twenty years. In addition to being a multiple Emmy nominee for his work on The Rosie O’Donnell Show and Disney’s “Raw Toonage,” he has written for children’s programming on Nickelodeon, ABC Television, Warner Brothers Animation’s Taz-Mania, and many others. Alan is the author of several adult humor books; he has written humorous essays for The New York Times and other publications. Alan lives in Weston, Connecticut, with his journalist wife, Rose, and their children Simone, Andrew, Nathan, and David. Visit him online at

Books by this Author

That Stinks!
Poems I Wrote When No One Was Looking
Me! Me! Mine!
Mosquitoes Are Ruining My Summer!
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Keep reading, keep laughing.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Clean your room. No one listens.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. I'd like to meet Abner Doubleday and thank him for inventing baseball. I'd also sing him songs from "Going, Going, Gone," 'cause I get the sense he'd love parody tunes about sports.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Not one living person; five. My wife Rose and our four kids.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Cantaloupe

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