David Javerbaum has won five Emmys, two Peabody Awards, and two Television Critics Awards for both Best Comedy and Best News Show for his work as Head Writer and Supervising Producer of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He is one of the primary authors of that show's textbook parody America (The Book), which spent a year on The New York Times Bestseller List (including 15 at #1) and was named Publishers' Weekly's 2004 Book of the Year. Prior to The Daily Show, he spent a year writing for The Late Show with David Letterman and three years for the satirical newspaper and website The Onion. His musical theater lyrics, including his work on the upcoming Broadway adaptation of John Waters' film Cry-Baby, earned him the prestigious 2005 Kleban Award. He is a graduate of NYU's Graduate School of Musical Theater Composition and Harvard University. He lives in Manhattan with his wife Debra and their daughter Kate. His hobbies include the succinct encapsulation of his achievements.