John Swartzwelder


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November 16, 1950

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American absurd satirical novelist and former writer of the animated comedy show "The Simpsons"

Swartzwelder won an Emmy Award as a writer of 59 episodes of the Simpsons.

In 2004 he released his first satirical science-fiction novel about a private investigator called Frank Burly.

Average rating: 3.98 · 3,969 ratings · 323 reviews · 16 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Time Machine Did It

3.85 avg rating — 1,650 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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How I Conquered Your Planet

4.05 avg rating — 497 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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The Exploding Detective

4.13 avg rating — 421 ratings — published 2007 — 4 editions
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Double Wonderful

3.73 avg rating — 338 ratings — published 2005 — 2 editions
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Dead Men Scare Me Stupid

4.17 avg rating — 253 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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Earth Vs. Everybody

3.95 avg rating — 222 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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The Last Detective Alive

4.26 avg rating — 139 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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The Fifty Foot Detective

4.24 avg rating — 116 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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The Million Dollar Policeman

4.25 avg rating — 105 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Detective Made Easy

4.29 avg rating — 92 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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The Time Machine Did It How I Conquered Your Planet The Exploding Detective Dead Men Scare Me Stupid Earth Vs. Everybody The Last Detective Alive The Fifty Foot Detective
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“I try to maintain a positive attitude at all times, because clients notice little things like that, and if you're frowning and crying all the time and saying "why? why?", they get worried.”
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“As my exciting story began I was being punched in the stomach.”
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“I'm 190 pounds of rock hard muscle, underneath 40 pounds of sturdy protective fat.”
John Swartzwelder, The Time Machine Did It

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