Pen Name: None
Genre: Fiction, Non-Fiction
Born: 1958 in Chicago, Illinois
Zehme is a Chicago native and still resides there today. He graduated from Loyola University.
Biographical and Professional Information
A recipient of the prestigious ASME Award for Profile Writing, Zehme's has been a longtime writer for Esquire and his work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Playboy, and Vanity Fair, as well as in his collection Intimate Strangers: Comic Profiles and Indiscretions of the Very Famous.
Zehme is also celebrated for his observations of American pop culture. From Andy Kaufman to Frank Sinatra, he has profiled some of the most interesting icons of the entertainment world.
- The Bob Book, Dell, 1991 - written with David Rensin
- The Rolling Stone Book of Comedy, Bulfinch Press, 1991
- I`m Only One Man, Hyperion, 1995 - written with Regis Philbin
- Leading With My Chin, Harper Collins, 1996 - written with Jay Leno
- The Way You Wear Your Hat, Frank Sinatra and the Lost Art of Livin`, Harper Collins, 1997
- Lost in the Funhouse, The Life and Mind of Andy Kaufman, Delacorte Press, 1999
- Who Wants to Be Me, Hyperion, 2000 - written with Regis Philbin
- Intimate Strangers: Comic Profiles and Indiscretions of the Very Famous, Delta 2006
- Carson the Magnificent, Random House, 2007
- Hef's Little Black Book, HarperCollins, 2010 - written with Hugh Hefner
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
The Rolling Stone Book of Comedy
Release Date: 1991-11
I'm Only One Man
Release Date: 1996-09-01
Leading With My Chin
Release Date: 1996-10
Lost in the Funhouse: The Life and Mind of Andy Kaufman
Release Date: 2001-01-09
Who Wants to Be Me?
Release Date: 2000-09
Intimate Strangers: Comic Profiles and Indiscretions of the Very Famous
Release Date: 2002-11-26
ASME Award for Profile Writing
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
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