Actress, author and activist Annabelle Gurwitch takes social issues and gives them her own brand of humor and perspective. She is a columnist for The Nation Magazine and an NPR contributor where her targets are everything from politics to pop culture. Annabelle is also hosting the new series "Wasted" on Planet Green. Her non-scripted TV series include: her six year stint on the cult favorite "Dinner and a Movie" for T.B.S., hosting shows on The Style Channel, Sci- Fi, VH1, ABC, The Game Show Network and HBO. Guest spots include: "Medium", "State of Mind", "The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman" and "Boston Legal". Her films include: "Shaggy Dog" and "Melvin Goes to Dinner". Annabelle’s work in off-Broadway in the title role of Murray Mednick’s Joe and Betty garnered her place in The New York Times Top Ten Performances in Theatre of the Year 2002. Her essays appear in two anthologies: Note to Self (Simon Spotlight) and Rejected (Villard) and have been featured in publications including The Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Magazine, Child, Glamour, Penthouse, and the on-line essay salon, Fresh Yarn.