LB: Peer Production Really Does Pay Off

rachelbloomishappyJust ask Rachel Bloom.

What? You haven’t heard of her? You will. She’s one busy writer, working on scripts for ROBOT CHICKEN and ALLEN GREGORY, and as an actress Rachel’s appeared on HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER.

More importantly for TVWriter™ purposes, Rachel is also the writer and star of FUCK ME, RAY BRADBURY, a music video that as of this writing has over 2,175,000 Youtube hits.

Oh, and she just happens to have closed a deal to co-create and write (with Aline Brosh McKenna, who’s not exactly a slouch herself) a Showtime sitcom called CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND, which has a lot of attitude in common with her Bradbury video.

Would any of this have happened without the video? I dunno. But I do know that it had everybody I showed it to laughing out loud, which, after all, is what comedy writing is supposed to do. But you probably want to see for yourself. So:

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Author: LB

A legendary figure in the television writing and production world with a career going back to the late ’60s, Larry Brody has written and produced hundreds of hours of American and worldwide television and is a consultant to production companies and networks in the U.S. and abroad . Shows written or produced by Brody have won several awards including - yes, it's true - Emmys, Writers Guild Awards, and the Humanitas Award.