Alan Zweibel Laugh Lines: My Life Helping Funny People Be Funnier

Date: November 22, 2020  - Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Online and Merage JCC Show map
Contact: Nicole RosensonPhone: 9494353400 ext. 161Email:

Alan Zweibel

Laugh Lines: My Life Helping Funny People Be Funnier

Sunday, November 22, from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Discussion and live Zoom Q&A with the author

In his tender, funny memoir of four decades in the business, Alan Zweibel traces the history of American comedy. He weaves together his own stories and interviews with his friends and contemporaries including Richard Lewis, Eric Idle, Bob Saget, Sarah Silverman, Judd Apatow, Carl Reiner, and more.

Alan Zweibel is an original Saturday Night Live writer and winner of multiple Emmy and Writers Guild of America awards for his work in television on such shows as It’s Garry Shandling's Show and Curb Your Enthusiasm. He collaborated with Billy Crystal on the Tony Award-winning Broadway play 700 Sundays, and the upcoming film Here Today, and won the Thurber Prize for American Humor for his novel The Other Shulman.


One price per household, whether online or in person.

Zoom link will be provided after registration. 

Make it a date night… enjoy a delicious take-home dinner. Available for purchase to enjoy while you are watching the Zoom event in the comfort of your own home, take-away Kosher dinner boxes for 2, $28 from Blueberry Hill Caterers. All dinner orders must be placed by 2pm on Friday, Nov. 20


Menu #1 $28

BBQ braised short ribs

Creamy garlic mashed potatoes

Balsamic grilled vegetables garden salad, dressing on the side

Fudgy brownies


Menu #2 $28

Teriyaki glazed salmon filets

Fried Rice with caramelized onions and mushrooms

Butternut souffle

Oriental salad, dressing on the side

Chocolate mousse with Oreo crumbles


If ordering a take-away dinner box from Blueberry Hill Catering, please provide your credit card information when registering. The meal charge will be processed by Blueberry Hill Catering and they cannot access member’s cards on file at the JCC.

To purchase your copy of this book please click the Amazon Smile link and select the “Jewish Community Center of Orange County” as your chosen charity