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Rich Dahm

Rich Dahm
Richard Dahm

(often credited as Rich Dahm) is an American comedy writer from Wisconsin. A co-executive producer and head writer for The Colbert Report, he has also written for Dennis Miller Live and Da Ali G Show.[1]

Dahm attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the late 1980s, where his professional career began as a writer for the then-new The Onion. He is the author of The Cultural Idiocy Quiz and co-author of several other humor books. An Emmy Award winner, Dahm currently resides in New York.


The Cultural Idiocy Quiz, Adams Media Corp, 1997. ISBN 1-55850-796-5 Fanfare for the Area Man: The Onion Ad Nauseam Complete News Archives, Vol. 15, Three Rivers Press, 2004. ISBN 1-4000-5455-9

Rich is also a founding member of the 3-D House of Beer and a regular at Camp Funship.


  1. ^, "Wisconsin Wise Guys Plot TV Takeover"

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