Annabelle Gurwitch

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(Gurwitch, Annabelle)  Annabelle Gurwitch is an actress and the author of I See You Made an Effort; You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up (coauthored with Jeff Kahn); and Fired!. Gurwitch gained a loyal following during her stint cohosting Dinner and a Movie on TBS and years as a regular commentator on NPR. She’s written for theNew Yorker, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and the Hollywood Reporter. Gurwitch was the news anchor on HBO’s Not Necessarily the News and hosted WA$TED on Planet Green network. Her acting credits include Seinfeld, Boston Legal, Dexter, and Melvin Goes to Dinner.  Gurwitch’s new hysterically funny and slyly insightful essay collection is Wherever You Go, There They Are: Stories About My Family You Might Relate To (Blue Rider Press), which is about her own family of scam artists and hucksters, as well as the sisterhoods, temporary tribes, communities, and cults who have become surrogates along the way.