Comic Prose

I’ve been writing comic prose since I was 5 and getting rejection
letters from The New Yorker – some personalized! – since I was 22.
Click images at bottom for three of the most distinguished rejectees.

“Henri Doupier: Man or Myth?  Or Man?”
(below) is in the
Sherman Oaks Review of Books

“Alumni Notes” (below) appears in abridged
form 
in “May Contain Nuts” (HarperCollins)

1/3 of “Little-Known Points of Law” appears
in
the humor magazine The American Bystander
(available only in print)(!)

tree
During Mitt Romney’s Presidential campaign,
he said Michigan trees were “the right height”.

For a tree’s heartfelt rebuttal, click here.

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I have essays in three anthologies…

“The F-Word” in “Faith: Believers, Agnostics and Atheists Con-
front the Big Questions”
(Simon & Schuster/Beyond Words)
Click here for excerpt.

“It’s Complicated” in “Robin Williams: Essays on the Man
and the Movies” – 
Johnson Cheu, ed. (McFarland; forthcoming)

“Ha!/Aah!: The Painful Relationship Between Humor and Horror”
in “Horrific Humor and the Moment of Droll Grimness
in Cinema: Sidesplitting sLaughter” (Lexington)

John A. Dowell, ed. (forthcoming)
Click here for beginning.

And here’s my interview about writing,
screen and otherwise, in Script Magazine.

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I occasionally blog for The Huffington Post; during the “Ground Zero
mosque”
controversy, I presented my fool-proof plan to terror-proof America.

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