‘The NY Times’ Has an Excellent Jack Handey Profile Today


Longtime SNL writer Jack Handey, who’s responsible for recurring sketches like “Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer” and “Deep Thoughts,” is the subject of an excellent, in-depth profile in The New York Times Magazine today. Titled “Jack Handey Is the Envy of Every Comedy Writer in America,” it covers Handey’s entire life and features quotes from Al Franken, George Meyer, Jim Downey, Ian Maxtone-Graham, and tons of other big-time comedy writers.