Susan Silver is a trailblazing comedy writer whose writing credits include legendary shows like The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Partridge Family, and The Bob Newhart Show.
In her glitzy new memoir, Hot Pants in Hollywod: Sex, Secrets & Sitcoms, she dishes on her life as a Baby Boomer from the Midwest who made it big as one of the pioneering female TV comedy writers. Today, Susan is a pop culture commentator on NPR affiliate WHDD's RobinHoodRadio where she hosts Susan Says.
Connect with Susan on Facebook, Instagram, or her website, and listen to Susan Says on RobinHoodRadio.
Susan Silver examines everything funny, including her own life. A talented writer, whose book should be read by those who like to laugh.
--Garry Marshall, Director, Happy Days, Pretty Woman
'Hot Pants in Hollywood' makes me wish I'd come to the U.S. sooner!"
--Gary Shteyngart, author of Absurdistan, Little Failure
Girl, you have had some life! Funny, true, painful and hopeful, a gusty woman's journey through the years we were feeling our way. How did Susan do it? You've got to read it to believe it.
When I first met Susan Silver, I thought she was too gorgeous o be a comedy writer. Then I delivered her lines, and got an Emmy. There is a word in Yiddish for 'taste.' It's called 'tam.' I'm happy to report that even the sexy parts in her terrific book are done with tam!"