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Zweibel, Alan

Overview
Works: 108 works in 194 publications in 2 languages and 9,178 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Humorous stories  Biography  Psychological fiction  Sports stories  Parodies, imitations, etc  Detective and mystery television programs  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Producer, Bibliographic antecedent, Director
Classifications: PZ7.Z848, [E]
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Most widely held works by Alan Zweibel
Our tree named Steve by Alan Zweibel ( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 3,519 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 2014 in English and held by 1,388 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 )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 746 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 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
The story of us by Rob Reiner ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 496 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?
The other Shulman : a novel by Alan Zweibel ( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 412 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
SNL ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 361 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 )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 346 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
North by Alan Zweibel ( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 218 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 Alan Zweibel ( Visual )
6 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
Tom Hanks comedy favorites collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dragnet: A comedy that plays homage to the famed original police drama of the '50s and '60s. Friday and Streebek are assigned to some very strange thefts which have one thing in common: visit cards with the word "PAGAN" left at the crime scenes
From the bottom drawer of Alan Zweibel by Alan Zweibel ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 104 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
North by Alan Zweibel ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 67 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
It's Garry Shandling's show ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A surreal look at the daily life of a young single man who is a comedian
Roseanne Roseannadanna's "Hey, get back to work!" book by Gilda Radner ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's Garry Shandling's show ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A surreal look at the daily life of a young single man who is a comedian
It's Garry Shandling's show ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A surreal look at the daily life of a young single man who is a comedian
It's Garry Shandling's show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A surreal look at the daily life of a young single man who is a comedian."--Container
It's Garry Shandling's show ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A surreal look at the daily life of a young single man who is a comedian
SNL ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 21 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
SNL ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 20 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
 
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Alternative Names
Zweibel, Alan Bud 1950-
ツァイベル, アラン
Languages
English (86)
German (1)
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