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Steve Skrovan
Steve Skrovan has worked as a stand-up comedian and TV comedy writer for twenty-seven years. He has written for many shows, most notably, the entire nine year run of "Everybody Loves Raymond."

He is also Co-director/writer/producer of "An Unreasonable Man" a documentary about the career of Ralph Nader, an official selection of the Sundance Film Festival and on the Motion Picture Academy Award "shortlist.

"An Unreasonable Man" is now in commercial release. Go to:

Entries by Steve Skrovan

Socialism, American Style

(1) Comments | Posted January 27, 2016 | 11:34 AM

I happened to catch the tail end of the CNN Iowa Democratic town hall event last night. And to my surprise, I found myself agreeing with a couple of the pundits afterward. They were talking about Bernie Sanders. I thought Van Jones made a good point by saying that when...

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The Koch Brothers Don't Want You to Read This!

(3) Comments | Posted October 14, 2014 | 1:48 PM

I can't wait for these midterm elections to be over.

For the last six weeks, my inbox has been jammed with "urgent" messages from various congressional candidates and progressive organizations. They use a number of tricks to get you to open the email.

One thing: they try to...

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Move Along, No Gay Propaganda Here

(3) Comments | Posted August 14, 2013 | 1:57 PM

I am a law-abiding citizen. I have never been arrested. I don't ever want to be arrested. That is why as an American visitor to the Russian Federation I plan to abide by the law that President Vladimir Putin signed in late June banning all "gay propaganda."

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A Guide to Moscow for American Whistleblowers

(4) Comments | Posted August 1, 2013 | 8:27 AM

Warning: The following contains mature language (or childish, depending on your point of view). Not suitable for anyone under 18 or anyone who has ever asked a comedian, "Why do you have to work so blue?"

I happen to be in Russia at the same time as a young man...

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How Public Citizen Is Exactly Like Battlestar Galactica

(3) Comments | Posted April 18, 2012 | 7:25 PM

Suddenly, everything is so clear to me. It all comes back to Battlestar Galactica. Everything does.

I realize I am a full four years behind the curve on this one, but for the past month my wife, my son and I have been knocking out two episodes...

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Stand Up for Main Street!

(2) Comments | Posted June 3, 2011 | 5:31 PM

I'm becoming a pain in the ass.

Let me back up a minute. I wasn't always a pain in the ass.

The short story:

A sitcom idea turns into a documentary, which results in my becoming a board member of a public interest group, which eventually turns me into an...

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Greetings From Never Never Land!

(4) Comments | Posted March 15, 2007 | 7:57 PM

Okay, Eric, for the patient readers of the Huffington Post, this will be the last I have to say about this subject.

Your condescension knows no bounds. Apparently, anyone who disagrees with your analysis of political affairs must be a member of a cult. And the cult apparently includes...

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An Open Letter to Eric Alterman

(30) Comments | Posted March 14, 2007 | 9:18 PM

Dear Eric,

This is long overdue, but I do sincerely want to express my gratitude to you for granting us an interview for our movie about the career of Ralph Nader An Unreasonable Man. I am a regular reader of your column in The Nation and appreciate the work...

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Blogging Sundance: "An Unreasonable Man"

(30) Comments | Posted January 27, 2006 | 5:28 PM

I've spent the past week in Park City, Utah at the Sundance Film Festival hawking a movie I wrote and directed with my friend Henriette Mantel, called An Unreasonable Man. It's about the career of Ralph Nader. We're in the documentary competition.

I saw the big premiere movie, Friends With...

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