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Dan Pasternack

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Dan Pasternack

Dan Pasternack is a comedy producer and programmer as well as a scribbler and superfan who loves alliterative couplets almost as much as he loves comedy. He has overseen the development and production of literally hundreds of hours of television. Dan served as the lead development executive for the IFC cable channel, where he helped shepherd the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series Portlandia for the network. He recently produced pilots for Adult Swim and Amazon and wrote, produced and hosted the award-nominated special: “Obsessive Comedy Disorder: The 60-Year History of the Comedy Grammy Award” for Sirius XM. Dan has been collecting autographed comedy records for most of his life. This is his collection and these are his stories. For more, check out