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Michael Gross

Award-Winning Simpsons Writer

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 Michael Gross Biography

Mike Reiss is has won four Emmys and a Peabody Award during his twenty-one years writing for The Simpsons.  He ran the show in Season 4, which Entertainment Weekly called "the greatest season of the greatest show in history."  In 2006, Reiss received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Animation Writers Caucus.

Reiss co-created the animated series The Critic and created Showtime’s hit cartoon Queer Duck (about a gay duck).  Queer Duck was named one of “The 100 Greatest Cartoons of All Time” by the BBC.  Queer Duck: the Movie was released to rave reviews in July 2006, winning awards in New York, Chicago, San Diego, Sweden, Germany and Wales.

Reiss’s other TV credits include It’s Garry Shandling’s Show, ALF, and The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. 

My Life in Ruins, a film inspired by his travels to 71 countries, was released in 2009.  Reiss also co-wrote The Simpsons Movie and Ice Age 3, with a combined world-wide gross of $1.5 billion

His caveman detective story Cro-Magnon P.I. won an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America.  He has published seventeen children’s books, including the best-seller How Murray Saved Christmas and the award-winning Late for School.  Reiss also composes puzzles for NPR, and Games Magazine.

As a professional speaker, Reiss has lectured at over two hundred colleges and institutions, on six continents.   His topics include The Simpsons, Comedy and Judaism, and The Sorry State of Television.   Reiss is a former president of the Harvard Lampoon and editor of The National Lampoon.

He has been happily married for twenty-three years.  Like most children’s book authors, he has no children.

  1. The Simpsons Backstage Tour

    It's an irreverent, gossipy, inside look at the Simpsons: dealings with censors, celebrity guest stars and angry sponsors.

   

  1. FOR BUSINESS CONFERENCES:

    Bart's Billions: Secrets of the Simpsons Empire

    An inside look at how a cult cartoon show went on to become an international hit and gross fifteen billion dollars...and counting!

   

  1. FOR BOOK CONFERENCES:

    How to Write Children's Books

    Michael describes his experiences publishing six children's books, including the best-seller How Murray Saved Christmas.

   

  1. For GAY GROUPS:

    My Life in Queertoons

    Michael talks about his work in gay cartoons (he's straight, by the way), from Smithers on "The Simpsons", to his creation "Queer Duck". Queer Duck was named one of the "100 Greatest Cartoons of All Time" by the BBC.

  1. FOR JEWISH AUDIENCES:

    The Simpsons and Other Gentiles I've Known

    An ecumenical look at Jewish comedy.

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Late for School

Late for School

City of Hamburgers

City of Hamburgers

The Boy Who Wouldn't Share

The Boy Who Wouldn't Share

Santa's Eleven Months Off

Santa's Eleven Months Off

The Boy Who Looked Like Lincoln (Picture Puffin Books)

The Boy Who Looked Like Lincoln (Picture Puffin Books)

Merry Un-Christmas

Merry Un-Christmas

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Michael Gross

Award-Winning Simpsons Writer

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Michael Gross Biography

Mike Reiss is has won four Emmys and a Peabody Award during his twenty-one years writing for The Simpsons.  He ran the show in Season 4, which Entertainment Weekly called "the greatest season of the greatest show in history."  In 2006, Reiss received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Animation Writers Caucus.

Reiss co-created the animated series The Critic and created Showtime’s hit cartoon Queer Duck (about a gay duck).  Queer Duck was named one of “The 100 Greatest Cartoons of All Time” by the BBC.  Queer Duck: the Movie was released to rave reviews in July 2006, winning awards in New York, Chicago, San Diego, Sweden, Germany and Wales.

Reiss’s other TV credits include It’s Garry Shandling’s Show, ALF, and The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. 

My Life in Ruins, a film inspired by his travels to 71 countries, was released in 2009.  Reiss also co-wrote The Simpsons Movie and Ice Age 3, with a combined world-wide gross of $1.5 billion

His caveman detective story Cro-Magnon P.I. won an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America.  He has published seventeen children’s books, including the best-seller How Murray Saved Christmas and the award-winning Late for School.  Reiss also composes puzzles for NPR, and Games Magazine.

As a professional speaker, Reiss has lectured at over two hundred colleges and institutions, on six continents.   His topics include The Simpsons, Comedy and Judaism, and The Sorry State of Television.   Reiss is a former president of the Harvard Lampoon and editor of The National Lampoon.

He has been happily married for twenty-three years.  Like most children’s book authors, he has no children.

  1. The Simpsons Backstage Tour

    It's an irreverent, gossipy, inside look at the Simpsons: dealings with censors, celebrity guest stars and angry sponsors.

   

  1. FOR BUSINESS CONFERENCES:

    Bart's Billions: Secrets of the Simpsons Empire

    An inside look at how a cult cartoon show went on to become an international hit and gross fifteen billion dollars...and counting!

   

  1. FOR BOOK CONFERENCES:

    How to Write Children's Books

    Michael describes his experiences publishing six children's books, including the best-seller How Murray Saved Christmas.

   

  1. For GAY GROUPS:

    My Life in Queertoons

    Michael talks about his work in gay cartoons (he's straight, by the way), from Smithers on "The Simpsons", to his creation "Queer Duck". Queer Duck was named one of the "100 Greatest Cartoons of All Time" by the BBC.

  1. FOR JEWISH AUDIENCES:

    The Simpsons and Other Gentiles I've Known

    An ecumenical look at Jewish comedy.

Michael Gross Videos

  • Michael Reiss, Institute of Education, University of London - YouTube

Michael Gross Books

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  • How to book Michael Gross?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Michael Gross for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Michael Gross, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Michael Gross or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Michael Gross?

    Booking fees for Michael Gross, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Michael Gross, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Michael Gross?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Michael Gross for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Michael Gross for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Michael Gross or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Michael Gross or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Michael Gross is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Michael Gross for your event is available upon request. Michael Gross generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Simon Lovell, Ed Rigsbee, Brian Tracy, Dr. Nido Qubein and David McNally. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Michael Gross for an upcoming event.

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  • Michael Reiss, Institute of Education, University of London - YouTube

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