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Zweibel, Alan

Overview
Works: 144 works in 317 publications in 7 languages and 11,393 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Humorous fiction  Drama  Comedy films  Biographies  Humor  Biographical films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Scenarist, Producer, Bibliographic antecedent, Director
Classifications: PZ7.Z848, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alan Zweibel
Our tree named Steve by Alan Zweibel( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a letter to his children, a father recounts memories of the role Steve, the tree in their front yard, has played in their lives
Lunatics by Dave Barry( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Czech and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An uproarious tale told in alternating voices follows the stories of a pet shop owner and a curmudgeon who find themselves on the run from police, terrorists, and a pizza chain mascot. One character, Philip Horkman is a happy man, the owner of a pet store called The Wine Shop, and on Sundays a referee for kids' soccer. The other, Jeffrey Peckerman is the sole sane person in a world filled with goddamned jerks and morons, and he's having a really bad day. The two of them are about to collide in a swiftly escalating series of events that will send them running for their lives, pursued by the police, soldiers, terrorists, subversives, bears, and a man dressed as Chuck E. Cheese
Lunatics by Dave Barry( Recording )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Horkman is a happy man, the owner of a pet store called The Wine Shop, and on Sundays a referee for kids' soccer. Jeffrey Peckerman is the sole sane person in a world filled with goddamned jerks and morons, and he's having a really bad day. The two of them are about to collide in a swiftly escalating series of events that will send them running for their lives, pursued by the police, soldiers, terrorists, subversives, bears, and a man dressed as Chuck E. Cheese
Love, Gilda( Visual )

7 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Never-before-seen footage and journal entries form the narrative spine of the documentary, allowing Gilda Radner to tell her own story; through the laughter and sometimes the tears. Incredibly, she was able to find humor in even the darkest of times. Her spirit lives on in comedy as a female trailblazer who continues to inspire many present day comedic performers
The story of us by Rob Reiner( Visual )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 15 years of marriage, Ben (Willis) is still the free-spirited person he's always been while Katie (Pfeiffer) is left to handle life's messy little problems. So when the kids go off to summer camp, they face the most important decision of their married life. Do they end their story or begin a new chapter?
Saturday night live( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still considered iconic for their live performances from Studio 8H in New York, the original cast set the tone for years to follow with their irreverent, edgy humor. They combined anti-establishment political satire with rock-and-roll attitude for a show that spoke to the youth of the 1970s
Dragnet by Tom Mankiewicz( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a comedy homage to the famed 1950s and 1960s police drama, Detective Joe Friday, the straitlaced nephew of the original, reluctantly teams up with a nonconformist detective named Streebek to save Los Angeles from a power hungry phony TV preacher and a corrupt Police Commissioner, leading to comic adventures with oddball characters
The other Shulman : a novel by Alan Zweibel( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joking that he has been gaining and losing the same thirty-five pounds since junior high, Shulman, a chubby, middle-aged stationary store owner from New Jersey, is stunned when he actually meets this doppelganger Shulman, a successful man who made all the choices that the original Shulman had spurned
From the bottom drawer of Alan Zweibel by Alan Zweibel( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Zweibel dusts off some hilarious material written years ago that stand the test of time. An original Saturday Night Live writer, award winning author and playwright, Zweibel releases three never before published short stories: 'The Prize', 'The Ride Home', and 'Sexting with Alan Dershowitz' pulled from Alan's Bottom Drawer delivered directly to your eReader. You'll be laughing within seconds ... Okay, minutes ... Okay, the next day. But that's still good, right? 'One of the best comedy writers around, Alan Zweibel is my bounce guy. We've been friends for so long we have our own comedic shorthand. We totally get each other's sense of humor.'? Larry David 'He's wonderfully funny and very smart and he's a big guy, but very sensitive.'? Billy Crystal 'Alan Zweibel is the funniest writer in the world.'? Dave Barry 'Read Alan Zweibel and you'll be reminded of the likes of Robert Benchley and S.J. Perelman. You can't help but be moved by his warmth and insight even as you laugh your ass off.'? David Steinberg
Benjamin Franklin : huge pain in my ...! by Adam Mansbach( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2020 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of adjusting to middle school and having a girlfriend, Franklin "Ike" Saturday's life becomes even more complicated when he writes a letter to Benjamin Franklin as an extra-credit assignment and gets a reply, beginning a correspondence that could change history
Tom Hanks comedy favorites collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The money pit: A young couple struggles to repair a hopelessly dilapidated house
A field guide to the Jewish people : ... who they are, where they come from, what to feed them, what they have against foreskins, how come they carry each other around on chairs, why they fled Egypt by running straight into a large body of water, and much more, maybe too much more by Dave Barry( Book )

5 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This hilarious tome from three comedy legends--Barry, Adam Mansbach, and Alan Zweibel--contains the sweetness of an apricot rugelach and all the wisdom of a matzoh ball in a guide to the inner-workings of Judaism.f Judaism
For this we left Egypt? : a Passover Haggadah for Jews and those who love them by Dave Barry( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With this ... parody Haggadah from the comedic minds of Dave Barry, Alan Zweibel, and Adam Mansbach, good Jews everywhere will no longer have to sit (and sleep) through a lengthy and boring Seder. In [the book], the authors will take you through every step of the Seder, from getting rid of all the chametz in your home by setting it on fire with a kosher blowtorch to a retelling of the Passover story starring Pharaoh Schmuck and a burning bush that sounds kind of like Morgan Freeman, set against the backdrop of the Promised Land"--Amazon.com
Benjamin Franklin : you've got mail by Adam Mansbach( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ike Saturday travels back to 1776 to help Benjamin Franklin keep history on track"--
North by Alan Zweibel( Book )

17 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

North, a nine-year-old boy dissatisfied with his parents, travels around the world in search of the perfect parents, but all of them seem to have flaws
North by Rob Reiner( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and German and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old North realizes that his parents never pay attention to him. After talking to a wise man in an Easter Bunny suit, North comes up with the idea of becoming a free agent. After winning a court case, North is given two months to find new parents, leading to an amazing and hilarious adventure
Billy Crystal 700 Sundays by Billy Crystal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanning several decades beginning in the 1950s, Crystal reminisces about what it was like growing up in a loving Jewish family in Long Beach, LI. He recalls the numerous eclectic relatives who inspired him, the huge influence of jazz on his family, his passion for the New York Yankees, and much more
It's Garry Shandling's show( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A surreal look at the daily life of a young single man who is a comedian
North by Alan Zweibel( Recording )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

North, a nine-year-old boy dissatisfied with his parents, travels around the world in search of the perfect parents, but all of them seem to have flaws
Roseanne Roseannadanna's "Hey, get back to work!" book by Gilda Radner( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Alan Zweibel acteur américain

Alan Zweibel Amerikaans filmregisseur

Alan Zweibel attore statunitense

Alan Zweibel léiritheoir Meiriceánach

Alan Zweibel pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Zweibel, Alan Bud 1950-

Алан Звайбел

الان زويبل

آلن ازوایبل بازیگر، تهیه‌کننده، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

즈위벨, 알랜 1950-

즈위벨, 앨런 1950-

アラン・ズウェイベル

ツァイベル, アラン

亚伦·兹维贝尔

艾倫·澤維貝爾

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