MPZ’s “CJ and PEANUT” for MTV


MTV came to me and decided they wanted hosts for the On Demand channel instead of just a menu. The hosts would have story lines and give navigational directives to the viewer through bits and gags. It was the exec’s hope that eventually the characters would be branded into a show of their own as a part of the network.



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MPZ as “Scootz” in “The Moodsters”


This was one of those shows I really wanted to get picked up. I played “Scootz” the green Moodster.


The best part was working for two huge power houses in children’s television, director LISA SIMON and Executive Producer LOUISE GIKOW. The cast included the lovely, Jennifer Barnhart (Avenue Q) and the lovelier, Tim Lagasse (Johnny and the Sprites).


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Saturday Night Live’s “TV Funhouse”


This was the final “TV Funhouse” where I revisited my role as “Mickey Mouse”.


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Archived Posters and Ads

Just some of the newspapers, posters and billboards over the years.Read More

Sheldon Craig Impersonates Michael Ziegfeld


Sheldon is best known for his roles in “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” and “Ragtime” along with his time at “The Groundlings”.


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My List of Show Business Story Teasers

When I was asked to write a piece for the salute to today’s comedy, I had no idea that my 20 years on the edge of nearly making it in show business, counted. So Instead of boring you with self-analyzing, I’ve complied a list of short anecdotes.Read More

Ziegfeld Shot for NOH8 Campaign

The NOH8 Campaign is a photographic silent protest created by celebrity photographer Adam Bouska ( and partner Jeff Parshley in direct response to the passage of Proposition 8. Photos feature celebs and civilians with duct tape over their mouths, symbolizing their voices being silenced by Prop 8 and similar legislation around the world, with “NOH8″ painted on one cheek in protest.

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