Rob Long is a writer and producer in Hollywood. He began his career writing and producing TV's long-running "Cheers," and served as co- executive producer in its final season. During his time on the series, “Cheers” received two Emmy Awards, and two Golden Globe awards. Mr. Long has been twice nominated for an Emmy Award, and has received a Writers Guild of America award. He continues to work in film and television in Los Angeles and New York. His first book, Conversations with My Agent, chronicled his early career in television. It was published in the UK by Faber & Faber, in the US by Dutton, and in France by Actes Sud. His second book, Set Up, Joke, Set Up, Joke, was published in November 2005 by Bloomsbury. In recent years, he has been a columnist at The Spectator (London), The National (Abu Dhabi’s English-language newspaper), and The Observer. He writes a weekly column for The Washington Examiner and a monthly column for Commentary Magazine. His popular weekly podcast, "Martini Shot," tells stories and provides a unique perspective on life and work in the center of American media, Hollywood. His most recent book is Bigly: Donald Trump in Verse, published in October 2017 by Regnery. Mr. Long graduated from Yale University, and spent two years at UCLA School of Film, Theater and Television. He teaches at Tisch/NYU and is on the board of My Friend’s Place, an agency for homeless teens in Hollywood. On Twitter and Instagram, he’s @rcbl.