Episode 151 — Lesley Arfin

   

Lesley Arfin is the guest. She was a staff writer on the first two seasons of the hit television show Girls, starring Lena Dunham, and she also writes for the MTV series Awkward.  Her book, Dear Diary, is based on a column of the same name that originally appeared in Vice magazine.  It was published […]

Episode 131 — Ned Vizzini

   

Ned Vizzini is today’s guest.  He is the award-winning author of It’s Kind of a Funny Story (also a major motion picture), Be More Chill, and Teen Angst? Naaah…. In television, he has written for MTV and ABC. His essays and criticism have appeared in The New York Times, The Daily Beast, and Salon. He […]

Episode 114 — Sean Beaudoin

   

Sean Beaudoin is today’s guest.  He’s the author of several books, the most recent of which is a novel called The Infects, now available from Candlewick Press. Publishers Weekly raves Horror goes hand in hand with dark comedy in this wickedly unpredictable adventure, as Beaudoin simultaneously skewers the fast food industry and familiar zombie tropes. […]