Mike Reiss is the longest-tenured writer on television's longest-running show.
As a former head writer on "The Simpsons" he won four Emmy Awards.
In his new book Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies from a Lifetime Writing for The Simpsons, Mike offers hilarious stories of what goes on behind the scenes with arguably TV's most consistently funny show.
Oh...and he used to write jokes for the Pope, too.
Mike checked in with Jim Monaghan and John Hodorovych on the WDHA Morning Jolt.