STUART FRIEDEL is a kids TV writer, and the producer of the first 259 episodes of the Scriptnotes podcast with John August and Craig Mazin. Before that, he was an assistant in original series development at Disney Channel. He is a 2010 graduate of the Peter Stark Program at USC and a 2008 graduate of Pomona College. He has written or developed shows for Nickelodeon, Amazon Kids, Disney Jr, and Cartoon Network Asia, and while in college he helped revive historic Chinatown punk venue Madame Wong’s out of his living room. In 1992, he was crowned King of McDonalds.