UPS : 2/4/10-4/29/10 We've
mined the FY vaults filled with SIX YEARS of personal essays, and
picked two fresh-tastic pieces that randomly connect in some way.
Two different pieces about LUCILLE
Two different pieces having to do with...well...SCHOOL
Hand Momma her Gun
by Jason Micallef
the 2008 Nicholl fellowship in Screenwriting from the Academy
of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for his screenplay Butter,
which begins filming in April and stars Jennifer Garner.)
powerful pieces about losing a parent (and so much more....)
writer, director, member of the acclaimed Actor's Gang;
Performed around the country in her one-woman show about
Dorothy Parker, Laughter, Hope and a Sock in the Eye.)
pieces about a celebrity's fall from grace!
THREE WAY mash up!
Essays by FY contributors who all have just had books published
in the last weeks AND the books are about the same topic -- MARRIAGE!
(Alright, so it's a little convoluted but a mash up nevertheless!)
of bestseller Stick Figure: A Diary of My Former Self;
NPR Commentator; has written for Time,
The Los Angeles Times, People, Elle, Glamour,
Slate, and Salon.)
Tyranny of Happiness
on NPR's All things Considered; spent
7 years co-hosting the cult favorite Dinner and a Movie
on TBS; has published
essays in mags including Los Angeles, Premiere, Child, Glamour
pieces about saucy, salacious grandparents!
Grandfather the Pimp
film festival favorite short Draw the Pirate, and P.1.
aired on HBO; Actor Joe
Somebody with Tim
Allen and Sugar & Spice with Mena Suvari.)
A Love Story
outlet for literary angst has been the financial pages of
Barron's, battling corporate malfeasance -- in the
the truth about Peeps in a shout-out to Spring! Two pieces about
and monologist, has performed her original works on NPR's
"This American Life" and renowned theaters throughout
Big Red Shoe Diaries
of Freaks and Geeks; Director The Office, 30 Rock,
Nurse Jackie, Mad Men, Parks and Recreation, Weeds, etc. Author,
Kick Me: Adventures in Adolescence and Superstud: Too
Much Information About the Author.)
of public radio parody program IPR: Irrational Public Radio.
Reads his essays at
L.A. spoken word hot-spots -- Sit 'n Spin, The Spark, Tasty
Words and more.)
pieces about growing up with famous fathers!
Day the Sun Exploded
on Huffington Post; writing appears in the
anthology Dirty Laundry: Real Life, Real People, Real Funny
(Phoenix Books); upcoming
memoir, What a Strange and Wonderful Life. )