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Dean Stefan, veteran animation writer

Dean Stefan–who, for the better part of 25 years, has enjoyed an illustrious career as a television animation writer, penning episodes of shows ranging from “Dragon Tales” to “CatDog” to “The Penguins of Madagascar” to new programs like ‘The Octonauts” Read more…

Paula Poundstone, Comedian and Serious Cat Enthusiast

Paula Poundstone — The singular comedian who for much of her 30+ year career has laced her routines with cat tales, often based on observations and misadventures with the sizable flock of felines sharing her home–discusses the current household cat population (16), and how the tally got that high.  Read more…

Marc Maron, a veteran comedian, cat fanatic and host of the immensely popular and celebrated podcast, “WTF”

Marc Maron, a veteran, highly accomplished comedian and cat fanatic whose podcast, “WTF,” has become enormously popular and celebrated–its profile ratcheting up several notches in the wake of a major Sunday New York Times feature and a spotlight in Rolling Stone–discusses the cats that live in and around his, the fabled “Cat Ranch,” from which “WTF” emanates.  Read more…

Carol Leifer–comedian and writer

Carol Leifer–the veteran, top-notch comedian and Emmy-nominated writer who’s worked on such shows as “Seinfeld,” “Saturday Night Live” and the Academy Awards–discusses her new book, “When You Lie About Your Age, The Terrorists Win,” Read more…

Richard Belzer–Detective John Munch on “Law & Order SVU”

Richard Belzer–the veteran comedian-actor perhaps best known as Detective John Munch on “Law & Order SVU,” also seen earlier this summer as a celebrity judge on “Last Comic Standing”–discusses his role as spokesperson for the North Shore Animal League America (based in Port Washington, NY, NSALA is the largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization in the world) Read more…