My Latest New Yorker Piece
“Maskhole,” “body Zoom-morphia,” and more neologisms for coronavirus communication.
The words M,A,G & A need some rehabilitation. Let’s get started!
In the 1/13/20 issue. It’s not every writer who gets their life story told in the New Yorker. https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/01/13/pre-game-interview
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“Inglorious Seabees”: A crew of renegade sailors thwart the attack on Pearl Harbor, shooting down the Japanese planes while bare-footed nurses cheer them on. “Once Upon a Time…In the Midwest”: At Kent State in 1970, a group of Chinese transfer students go ninja on the Ohio National Guard, saving a group of shoeless co-eds — […]
This is a piece is recently wrote for the New Yorker about the challenge of writing comedy in the Trump Error, I mean Error, I mean…ERA! (Spell-check is sometimes pretty smart.)
It would be so easy to blame it on my being insulated by my wealth and privilege. But I refuse to do that, and the assistant I’m dictating this to feels the same way.