Kem Nunn is co-executive producer of John From Cincinnati, with David Milch.

Nunn is a novelist, surfer, magazine and television writer from California. His novels have been described as "surf-noir" for their dark themes, political overtones and surf settings.

He is the author of five novels, including his seminal surf novel Tapping the Source.

In a June 2007 New York Times article, Nunn described his interest in writing about the darker side of surfing culture: "When you think of down and gritty, you think of the slums of Detroit. But in Southern California, a place that is very funky and dangerous can be beautiful, with palm trees." [1]

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  1. "Moondoggie Needs an Intervention", David Carr, The New York Times. June 3, 2007.