Kirker Butler is an Emmy nominated writer and producer. His TV credits include Family Guy, The Cleveland Show, and The Neighbors among others. While at Family Guy he wrote the Empire Strikes Back parody episode, Something, Something, Something Dark Side, as well as The Family Guy Video Game. Kirker is also the writer of the graphic novel, Blue Agave and Worm, which is available from Viper Comics in both print and e-book formats. As a songwriter, Kirker has written lyrics that have been performed by Kanye West and Fergie; and he wrote the lyrics for the opening theme song of The Neighbors. Kirker is a graduate of Western Kentucky University where he received a BFA in Performing Arts, and has performed as an actor in regional theaters throughout the Midwest. Additionally, his voice can be heard in several episodes of Family Guy, The Cleveland Show and Seth MacFarlanes Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy. Kirker has also written material for The 85th Academy Awards, E! News, and is a contributor to The Huffington Post. He lives in Los Angeles with his family.