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Adam Resnick Looks Back on His Days as a 'Letterman' Intern

Here's a clip from Adam Resnick's visit to last night's Late Show, where he reminisces about the days he worked for the show as an intern and a particular errand involving soup that didn't go very well. Watch Resnick read an excerpt from his book Will Not Attend about some heartwarming Disney World memories below:

Inside Adam Resnick's Proudest and Most Embarrassing Projects

Nearly three decades into his career as a professional comedy writer, Adam Resnick has been responsible for more than his fair share of cult hit movies and TV shows, but this year sees him diving into a completely new frontier altogether: the literary world.

Resnick's first job was as part of David Letterman's prolific mid-'80s writing staff, where he met Chris Elliott and started a long, fruitful partnership that led to the two of them creating cult hits like Get a Life and Cabin Boy together, both initially maligned by critics but eventually beloved by a loyal group of fans and the generation of comedy writers that followed. A [...]

Adam Resnick's 'Will Not Attend' Is the Funniest Book About Pennsylvania Hillbillies You'll Ever Read

It’s commonly perceived that the people who live in Northeastern/Central Pennsylvania are rednecks or white trash. As a lifetime resident I can assure you that’s not completely true. We’re more like a weird missing link between the two extremes. Living in Northeastern/Central PA is like living in the scummier real world equivalent to Tom Scharpling’s Newbridge or the parts of Blue Velvet where people find severed ears lying in the streets and angry men violently belittle you for drinking the wrong beer. A little less than half of my graduating class in high school were either practicing or reformed arsonists, a nearby community center closed when somebody realized — after [...]