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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Richard Zoglin is author of the critically acclaimed biography Hope: Entertainer of the Century (Simon & Schuster, 2014) and Comedy at the Edge: How Stand-up in the 1970s Changed America (Bloomsbury, 2008), considered the definitive history of that seminal era in stand-up comedy. He has spent more than 30 years as an editor and writer for TIME Magazine and is currently the magazine's theater critic.
Zoglin graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California at Berkeley with a B. A. in English, and also earned a master of journalism degree at Berkeley. He is a native of Kansas City, Mo. His late wife, Charla Krupp, was a magazine editor, Today show contributor, and author of the bestselling books How Not to Look Old and How to Never Look Fat Again.