Comedy Writer, Comedian, Sports Columnist, Novelist and Drummer Bill Scheft has lost more than 419 Prime Time Emmys. Comedian Joe DeVito remembers Pol Pot’s thing for eyeglasses. And then we meet Professor Katie Porter who is running for California’s 45th Congressional district.
Professor Porter has been endorsed by Senators Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris. And is also endorsed by Howie Klein.
Bill Scheft is best known for being a Letterman writer from 1991-2015. He ran a weekly humor column over at Sports Illustrated called “The Show.” A collection of his columns, The Best of “The Show”, was published by 2005.
Scheft is the author of four novels: The Ringer (2002), Time Won’t Let Me (2005), Everything Hurts (2009) and Shrink Thyself (2014). Time Won’t Let Me was a finalist for the 2006 Thurber Prize for American Humor. Both The Ringer and Everything Hurts have been optioned for film.