Michele Mozzati and Gino Vignali, journalists, satirical and comedy writers, work for TV, theater, print media, and cinema. They began in the 1960s while still at college and founded a cabaret group called “I Bachi da sera”. This marked their new comedy approach to entertainment that involved Enzo Jannacci, Paolo Rossi, Maurizio Nichetti, Michele Serra, Aldo, Giovanni e Giacomo, Ficarra e Picone, Arturo Brachetti, and Gabriele Salvatores in their shows. Founders and directors of the famous cabaret Zelig, Milan, and authors of the TV show of the same name, they collaborated with Giancarlo Bozzo on writing the texts for Marina Alessi’s photography book Zelig - 25 anni di risate. With Matteo Molinari they co-authored the “Formica Triology” in the Anche le formiche nel loro piccolo s’incazzano anthology. Together with Nino Colonna they created and directed the agenda-book Smemoranda. They co-authored the novel Neppure un rigo in cronaca; Michele is the author of Luci con Muri, ten stories about Edward Hopper; Gino is the author of La chiave di tutto, a detective novel set in Rimini.