Leonard Stern, along with Roger Price, created Mad Libs in the 1950s. The series has been a favorite among kids of all ages ever since.
Stern had a colorful and varied history. Before cofounding Price Stern Sloan with Roger Price, Stern was a successful television writer. In addition to his creative involvement with over twenty television series and over ten motion pictures, Stern worked with Jackie Gleason on The Honeymooners. He also wrote for the The Phil Silvers Show, The Steve Allen Show, and wrote and produced the original Get Smart television series. Stern also published A Martian Wouldn't Say That, which compiled weird and wacky memos written by people in the entertainment industry.