Saul Austerlitz is a freelance writer whose work has been published in the New York Times, New York Times Magazine, Esquire, Rolling Stone, the Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, Slate, and The New Republic, among others. He is an adjunct professor of writing and comedy history at New York University, as well as the author of Money for Nothing: A History of the Music Video from the Beatles to the White Stripes, Another Fine Mess: A History of American Film Comedy, Sitcom: A History in 24 Episodes from I Love Lucy to Community, Just a Shot Away: Peace, Love, and Tragedy with the Rolling Stones at Altamont and Generation Friends: An Inside Look at the Show That Defined a Television Era. Austerlitz grew up in Los Angeles and is a graduate of Yale University and New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He lives with his wife and children in Brooklyn.
Saul Austerlitz discussed the tragedy at The Rolling Stones' concert at Altamont. In hour one, David Dastmalchian talked about his comic, Count Crowley. More »