Back to BVR Alumni: Al Fitzpayne and Matt Selman '89 by Back to BVR published on 2019-05-24T19:50:30Z Matt Selman (Beaver class of '89) is one of the lead writers of the iconic television show, the Simpsons. Al Fitzpayne (Beaver class of '89) is the director of the Future of Work Initiative which aims to find tangible solutions to a changing work landscape of America. Previously, Fitzpayne held numerous positions in government, including a member of the treasury department during the Obama Administration. The podcast discusses relevant political issues such as government sanctions, the finical crisis of 2008, and if robots will someday steal the majority of modern-day jobs. The podcast also discusses how to write Hollywood scripts, and listeners will have the opportunity to hear what it is like to work at the Simpsons. The podcast is funny, interesting, and uplifting, and it sheds light on the life long connections made in high school.