Lael Gold, a stand up comedian and writer who received a Ph.D. in comparative literature in 2004, has been published in Zeek, Rivet,The Berkeley Review, 100 Word Story, The Big Jewel, and the volume Faulkner’s Inheritance. She taught literature, film, and creative writing at U.C. Berkeley before founding the dream-related business Productive Slumber as a means of serving writers, the gravely ill, and everyone who sleeps.

Lael Gold has been a guest on 5 episodes.