Today is Feb. 7, 2017. It is the official publication day of Schadenfreude, A Love Story: Me, the Germans, and 20 Years of Attempted Transformations, Awkward Miscommunications, and Humiliating Situations That Only They Have Words For, my first work of commercial nonfiction. If you think the title’s got too many words, just wait ’till you […]Read more "BOOK."
Hello. It’s February 2. The world is a flaming garbage pile. It is a truly miserable time for almost everyone, and that includes those of us fortunate enough to have books coming out, that happen to be nevertheless coming out at one of the worst times for non-political books in human history. Can you imagine […]Read more "an exclusive first look, and some real talk about promoting a book during the apocalypse"
Welp, Schadenfreude drops a week from today. I don’t know if it’s the general pall of awfulness in the world or my own psychological coping mechanism — where I have a complete meltdown shit-fit like 4 weeks in advance, and then when the real Event I’m Stressed About comes, I’m cool as a fucking cuke […]Read more "30 Days of Schadenfreude: The Final Countdown "
St. Louis friends and readers, if you would like to take a brief comic respite from your regularly scheduled existential anguish (and also the incredible protests and activism you are all doing), please join me and some of my friends for the launch party for Schadenfreude, A Love Story (which releases in just over a […]Read more "30 Days of Schadenfreude: SCHADENFREUDE LIVE! (Not a musical.)"
My dear daughter, Fifteen minutes ago, you officially turned two years old. You cuddled into bed with me and your little stuffed dog NaeNae (and about nine other animals), and I told you the story of the night you were born. You nursed off and on as I explained: Once upon a time, you lived […]Read more "Two Years: Check THIS out!"