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TV WRITER PODCAST 088: Rick Rosner (Jimmy Kimmel)

What would you do if you were ranked among the top 3 smartest people in the world? TV comedy writer Rick Rosner is sure to surprise you with his answers!

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What would you do if you were ranked among the top three smartest people in the world? This week’s guest, TV comedy writer Rick G. Rosner, is sure to surprise you with his answers!

Rick G. Rosner is not your typical genius. From attending high school not twice, but three times, to working as a bouncer and nude model, Rick has taken a very atypical path to becoming a TV writer.

From his first opportunity writing for an MTV show in 1987, to a large number of clip shows, comedy shows and pilots, to a long stint with Jimmy Kimmel, Rick has worked in many forms of comedy writing.

Be sure to watch to the end, when he shares many helpful tips on breaking in to comedy writing.

Follow Rick on Twitter: @dumbassgenius

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Hosted by Gray Jones, the TV Writer Podcast is devoted to interviews with working TV writers. It is brought to you by Script magazine and, the leading source for scriptwriting information on the web.

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