Bill Scheft

Bill Scheft, a 15-time Emmy-nominated writer for David Letterman, is the author of two previous novels, The Ringer and Time Won't Let Me, which was a finalist for the 2006 Thurber Prize for American Humor. He has also written for the The New Yorker, The New York Times, Esquire and Sports Illustrated. He lives in New York City with his wife, comedian Adrianne Tolsch.
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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If you ever forget you're a Jew, a gentile will remind you.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Playing the drums

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Like a lot of people with background in stand-up, when someone says something funny, rather than laugh, I'll say, "That's funny" or "Hysterical"

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Need to get back to you after I get over the self-loathing.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. I'm kind of partial to Harvey "College Boy" Sussman in THE RINGER, mainly because I created him.

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