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SETH WEITBERG

very serious person

 

about

Seth Weitberg is a writer and producer, originally from Boston, who now lives in Brooklyn. Currently, he is a writer for Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj on Netflix. Before that he was the co-executive producer for This Week at the Comedy Cellar and a staff writer for The Opposition with Jordan Klepper, both on Comedy Central. He was the co-executive producer for Barely Famous (VH1), The 5th Quarter (Go90) and the first three seasons of Comedy Central's Drunk History, for which he received two Emmy nominations.

Seth's writing has been published by The New Yorker, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Esquire, Chicago Magazine, and for a number of years as the lead humor writer for The Chicago Tribune. He is a proud alumnus of The Second City Touring Company and a devoted NBA and cheeseburger consumer.

 

Drunk History

Dolly Parton becomes a star

The birth of the LAPD

The caning of Charles Sumner

1 bottle of Basil Hayden bourbon

1 bottle of Los Amantes mezcal

1/2 bottle of Oban 14 scotch and 1/2 bottle of Lagavulin 16 scotch

Seth was the co-executive producer for the first three seasons of Drunk History, but also appeared on the show as a narrator. 

 

Writing Samples