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CYNTHIA TRUE is a TV writer and producer who has written, run and developed many kid and adult cartoons. She is currently a development consultant for producer Debbie Liebling (PEN15, Another Period) on a live action-animation hybrid comedy and recently directed her first animated pilot, a workplace comedy set in an abortion clinic called Don’t Kid Yourself. She created Nickelodeon’s The Mighty B! with Amy Poehler and Erik Wiese, which ran for two seasons and was Emmy nominated. She wrote American Scream: The Bill Hicks Story (HarperCollins; MacMillan UK), which has sold more than 800,000 copies worldwide and will be published for the first time on digital platforms in early December. She was previously a reporter who wrote for Rolling Stone, Harper’s Bazaar, Time Out NY and Texas Monthly.

“Conscientious, perceptive and affectionate… [True] understands her subject perfectly”

The Independent

“Intelligent and tightly researched”

The Guardian