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I guess that minor in English was a good decision.

 

BOOKS

Two Gentlemen of Lebowski:
A Most Excellent Comedie and Tragical Romance

Simon & Schuster(pop culture humor, October 2010)

What if… William Shakespeare wrote The Big Lebowski?

"A blast to read." — GQ
"It's the greatest thing since Geoffrey Chaucer." — Cinematical

"The best book I read this year." — Creative Loafing Tampa
"Laugh-out-loud funny." — The Folger Shakespeare Library
"Hysterical." — The Royal Shakespeare Company

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SPRAWLING INTERNET PROJECTS

Overthinking Ghostbusters
"No-one has EVER thought more about Ghostbusters than this man… amazing." — Caitlin Moran
"A great in-depth look at every aspect of Ghostbusters." — io9

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The Chopped-Off Hands of Star Wars
"Sure to make drooling, gore-thirsty Star Wars fanboys everywhere crap their pants laughing." — IGN
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SHORT NON-FICTION

"Villanelles by the Village People"
The Higgs Weldon——(poetry / humor, November 2016)

"Ghostbusters" [National Film Registry]
The Library of Congress——(film review, July 2016)

"Skip the $4 Latte! And 9 More Personal Finance Tips"
Splitsider——(humor, December 2015)

"Sink or Swim"
Citrus Detritus——(personal essay, October 2015)

"What Your Favorite Color Says About You"
Defenestration——(humor, September 2015)

"Grandma Britney"
Hobo Pancakes——(poetry, March 2015)

"Son, this 'Monopoly' Investment Scheme is No Substitute for a Steady Job"
Splitsider——(humor, December 2014)

"Alternate Forms for Shakespeare's Sonnet 18"
The Morning News——(poetry / humor, October 2014)
"Recommended reading." — The Millions

"Clickbait Pornography"
The Higgs Weldon——(humor, August 2014)

"A Filmmaker's Take On the Best Book on Film Editing"
Off the Shelf——(book review, July 2014)

"A Memoir That Turns Tragedy Into Poetry"
Off the Shelf——(book review, June 2014)

"The Piercing Wit of Oscar Wilde, the Satirical Fearlessness
of Jonathan Swift, and the Cheer of Grumpy Cat"

Off the Shelf——(book review, April 2014)

"Selections from the Stay Puft Marshmallows Corporate Twitter"
The Toast——(humor, March 2014)

"Suit the Word to the Action:
Language, Lebowski and Literal Connections"
(essay, November 2013)

An essay on the language in the film The Big Lebowski,
appearing in the book Lebowski 101.

My piece runs first, so you can actually read it for free
in the Kindle preview on Amazon.

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"Pawn Promotion:
Art, Computer Chess, and Life After Thirty"

The Junior Varsity——(essay, October 2013)

"Star Trek Vs. Star Wars:
Fans Weigh In on the Timeless Debate"

The Guardian——(essay, May 2013)
The typo in this essay was added by the editor, I swear. Insert 'Grauniad' joke here.

"Please RT:
Two Years and Change of Social Mediocrity"
(humor, January 2013)

Tweets from the sublime to the ridiculous, but mostly ridiculous.

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"Man or Muppet?"
Ain't-It-Cool-News——(essay, March 2012)
One of three winners of a contest
asking readers to respond to a song in the film.

"Twenty-Four Hours to Twelfth Night:
One Bardolator's Sleepless Saga of Shakespeare in the Park,
the Meaning of Life and Anne Hathaway's Second-Best Bed"
(essay, January 2012)

High culture, low sleep and Anne Hathaway.

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"The Modest Case for Ben Affleck
as Unwitting Chronicler of Millennium's End"

The Junior Varsity——(article, July 2011)

"The Continuing Mystique of the Pink Cadillac"
Rods & Wheels——(article, September 2006)

 

 

SHORT STORIES

"Caitlin Among the Beasts"
(new adult fiction, November 2016)

A comedy about finding grace and other things that get away.

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"The Dark Discord of Ravensbane and Kim"
(new adult literary fiction, November 2015)

The scariest thing is being outgrown.

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"The Girl from Ventnor Avenue"
(new adult romantic comedy, October 2014)

Normal people don't have a monopoly on love.

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"For My Next Trick…"
(new adult romantic comedy, June 2014)

A conjurer's crush feels like magic.

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"The Snow Queen of Somerville High"
(young adult romantic comedy, December 2013)

She loves winter, sledding, snow and the cute new guy at school.

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"Second Thoughts About the Fourth Dimension"
(literary fiction, May 2013)

A bride-to-be wonders if the timing is right.

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"Watching Wonderful"
(pop culture literary fiction, December 2012)

Strangers bond over a Christmas classic on TV.

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"Veronica's Vengeance"
(young adult dark comedy, November 2012)

Revenge, ambition, intrigue, fear and other teenage girl stuff.

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"The Usual Werewolves"
(young adult romantic comedy, October 2012)

Paranormal romance bites.

"It's funny and adorable and I cannot believe how much I liked it."
— MotherEffingBooks

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"The Land of Rock"
(literary fiction, September 2012)

Little sisters grow up so quickly.

(Includes bonus essay about the creation of the story.)

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"Kaylee and Breck and the Very Worst Songs of the '90s"
(pop culture comedy, August 2012)

A relationship autopsy, with help from preposterous music.

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"Talking to Xyr"
(literary fiction, July 2012)

The woman he loves announces that she isn't a woman.

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"In the Days in Between"
(young adult literary fiction, June 2012)

Best friends face the summer between high school and the rest of their lives.

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"The Noble Court of Princess Kelseypants"
(young adult literary fiction, May 2012)

A '90s prom through the eyes of a girl whose mind is a little bit different.

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"Chicken Crossing"
(dark comedy, April 2012)

Why did the chicken cross the road?

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"Kiss Me, I'm Iris"
(young adult romantic comedy, March 2012)

Luck is in the air for the girl who won't wear green.

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"The Clinch Cover"
(romantic comedy, February 2012)

A romance novel cover designer finds love.

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"The Fairfield County Friday Night Gridiron Bonanza"
(literary horror, February 2012)

A beautiful cheerleader, a small-town tragedy and a terrible secret.

"It's a really great piece of work." — The Library Police

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PLAYS

Miranda from Stormville
(full-length drama; premiering in New York in 2017)
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Two Gentlemen of Lebowski
(full-length comedy; premiered March 2010)
"Critic's Pick" — Back Stage
"Arguably one of the most inventive pieces ever created." — Broadway World
"Thoroughly engaging… gasping-for-air hilarious." — Theater Online

Web site

 

I am represented in the publishing field by Lindsay Edgecombe
of the Levine Greenberg Rostan Literary Agency.

I do not have representation as a playwright.