Leland Gregory is the two-time New York Times bestselling author of “Stupid American History” and “America’s Dumbest Criminals” and is a former writer for Saturday Night Live. Leland has authored nearly thirty books, many of them national best sellers, including “Stupid History” “The Stupid Crook Book” and “What’s The Number for 911?” He has written and sold a screenplay to Disney and optioned another screenplay to Touchstone. He was also co-creator of the nationally syndicated TV series, “America’s Dumbest Criminals.”

He has recently served as Executive Producer and head writer for the PBS show, “Arlen Specter’s The Whole Truth” which is in negotiations as a series. He’s created advertising campaigns for national corporations like Captain D’s, International Paper, Cracker Barrel and AT&T and has contributed to such publications as Readers Digest, George and Maxim.

He became a nationally recognized political media consultant in 1994 when his work helped a long-shot candidate beat an 18-year incumbent. In 2002 he was awarded the prestigious Gold Pollie award for Overall Television Campaigns for his work on a highly publicized Senate race.

Leland is an overall nice guy who has no interesting hobbies.