Tag Archives: Writer

Ben Garant

I mentioned Ben Garant earlier this week as the writing partner of Thomas Lennon (pictured above with Garant). Like Lennon, Garant made his way up as part of The State comedy group, then playing a deputy on Reno 911!, and now writing movies that make millions of dollars.

I love the picture above because it’s just two buddies with mustaches who have exploited the fact that people love going to the movies to watch Ben Stiller get into sticky situations.

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John Steinbeck

John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. (February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was an American writer. He is widely known for the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath (1939) and East of Eden (1952) and the novella Of Mice and Men (1937). He was an author of twenty-seven books, including sixteen novels, six non-fiction books and five collections of short stories; Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962.