Nebraska Authors

Sam Johnson

Born ≈ 1963 Omaha, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Omaha, NE: c1963-1981
New Haven, CT: 1981-1985
New York, NY
Los Angeles, CA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Visual Work


Writer for MTV's 'Beavis and Butt-head' Cartoon


Graduated, 1981, Omaha Central High School, Omaha, NE
BA in English, 1985, Yale University, New Haven, CT


Editor for National Lampoon, 1990-1991
Member of the writing staff at Comedy Central, cable TV
1993 joined MTV's "Beavis and Butt-head" staff


Chris Marcil, another writer for MTV's BEAVIS AND BUTT-HEAD was Johnson's college room-mate and current writing partner
Vard Johnson, Omaha lawyer and former state senator is Johnson's father


This Book Sucks (Beavis and Butt-head Comic book) 1993. (co-written by Johnson and Marcil)
Ensucklopedia (Beavis and Butt-head Comic Book) 1994. (co-written by Johnson and Marcil)

Has written and produced Beavis and Butt-head, Daria, News Radio, Frasier, How I met your Mother, Hot in Cleveland and Crowded. (with Chris Marcil)

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