“Kidding” scribe Dave Holstein
doesn’t like a lot of distractions when he writes. “I prefer a windowless room in a corner,” he says. “Just an internet connection and some silence is my M.O.” But in the year and a half since he has had a home on the Sony
lot, he has filled his space with comforts, gifts and nostalgia to ensure a productive and inviting environment. The central item may be a bright orange throne-style chair in which he hopes to wire speakers, but a pickle-green couch is also key to “mix up” where he writes.
Framed behind Holstein’s desk is the title card from the eighth episode of “Kidding.” Each episode of the show features a different main titles sequence. Holstein was inspired to do it on his show after working on “Weeds
,” which also themed unique sequences to its episodes. “It lets