Jerry Zezima
Humor columnist, The Stamford Advocate

Jerry Zezima writes a humor column for his hometown paper, The Stamford Advocate in Connecticut. His column is distributed by the Tribune News Service and has run in newspapers across the country and around the world.

Mr. Zezima is the author of three books: "Leave It to Boomer," "The Empty Nest Chronicles" and "Grandfather Knows Best."

As a chilling example of just how low journalistic standards have sunk in this country, he has won many awards, including seven Excellence in Journalism Awards for Humorous Writing from the Society of the Silurians, which is based in New York City and is the oldest press club in the United States, and six awards for humorous writing from the National Society of Newspaper Columnists.

Mr. Zezima also has written for such magazines as Reader’s Digest and Family Circle. He has written and recorded humorous commentaries for such public radio programs as "Marketplace" and "All Things Considered." He has done funny reported segments for WLIW of Long Island, N.Y., one of America’s largest public television stations, and he wrote and recorded a commentary for "CBS News Sunday Morning."

Mr. Zezima is a popular public speaker in the New York metropolitan area and has performed stand-up acts at comedy clubs in Manhattan.

He even has a blog: www.jerryzezima.blogspot.com

Mr. Zezima lives on Long Island with his wife, Sue. They have two daughters, two granddaughters and many creditors.

Mr. Zezima has no interesting hobbies.

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