Treva Silverman had spent most of her 30 years wanting to be funny and female -- and allowed to do so in public, maybe even collect a buck or two for her
trouble. Growing up in the 1950s in Cedarhurst, Long Island, she'd looked up to Carole Lombard and Jean Arthur, those grand dames of '30s screwball
comedies, then she'd discovered, via Dorothy Parker, the idea of writing comedy for a living.
- By Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
- July 17, 2013 12:30 PM
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