Emily Levine is an American humorist, writer and public speaker who lectures on science and the human condition.
Emily Levine was born in Nashville, and brought up in Connecticut and Brooklyn. After graduating from Harvard Levine’s first job was dubbing spaghetti westerns in Rome. On returning to Brooklyn she taught autistic children and joined an improvisational comedy group called The New York City Stickball Team.
In the ’80s, Levine became a television writer/producer, working on shows such as Designing Women, Love and War and Dangerous Minds.
Levine is a radio commentator for WNYC in New York. She also has created two one-woman shows: It’s Not You, It’s the Universe: How to Have Your Cake and Eat It Too and Lose Weight and How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Free Market.
She writes a humorous blog for the Huffington Post.
She lives in Berkeley, California.