May 9, 2012


"100 Days of Hunger Games Interview with Ned Vizzini"

Vocab Gal
"Author Interview: Ned Vizzini"

Hunger Games Fireside Chat
"Ned Vizzini: Hungry for Reality"

South By Southwest 2011
"Tell & Sell Your Story" Panel with Stephanie Klein, Michael Chaney and Alex Lerner

WKCR 89.9FM in NYC
"Arts & Answers" Interview with Anne Cammon - Part 1
Interview with Anne Cammon - Part 2
Interview with Anne Cammon - Part 3
Interview with Anne Cammon - Part 4

German Radio
with Siggi Seuss -- answers dubbed into German (I just thought this was cool -- and maybe you understand German)
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5
Part 6

"Radio FM4"
Interview with a German radio station -- questions in German, answers in English
pt. 1 -- a German reading of the suicide hotline call in It's Kind of A Funny Story - pretty funny
pt. 2 -- brain maps
pt. 3 -- 85% true
pt. 4 -- people making money off depression
pt. 5 -- pressure
pt. 6 -- admitting you need help (I sound kinda stupid here)

Ned Vizzini | Press
Lexington Minuteman
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"Author shares life experience with Minuteman High students"

Whim (Radford University)
website computer_icon.

Ned Vizzini and Its Kind of a Funny Story
[report on "How Not to Go Crazy in College"]

The Spectator (The Stuyvesant High School Newspaper)
newspaper newspaper.

A Conversation With Ned Vizzini

Entertainment Weekly
magazine magazine.

It's Kind of a Funny Story
[film review by Lisa Schwarzbaum]

NFC: The Internet Nirvana Fan Club
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New film: It's Kind of a Funny Story

Fuse #8 (School Library Journal)
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Its Kind of a Funny Story Story

New York Times
newspaper newspaper.
"A Coming-of-Age Tale, Set Among the Sad"
[film review by A. O. Scott]

Wall Street Journal
newspaper newspaper.
A 'Funny' Thing Happened in Brooklyn
"[T]he film transforms into a unique coming-of-age story grounded in modern-day Brooklyn reality and gilded with flights of magic realism."

Nylon Magazine
magazine magazine.
"Next To Normal"

The L Magazine
magazine magazine.

Ned Vizzini's Funny Story

New York Times
newspaper newspaper.
A Teenager Flying Over a Cuckoos Nest
"[T]he novel and film keep the tone light and use the circumstance to explore the passion, confusion and, ultimately, revelations of teenage life..."

Gordon and the Whale
blog blog_icon.
TIFF 2010 Interview: Its Kind of a Funny Story author, Ned Vizzini

New York Times
blog blog_icon.

Its Kind of a John Hughes Homage
"While they didnt aim to copy the directors style, they did make a direct homage to The Breakfast Club in one scene. Below is a look at the scene from Funny Story."

LA Times
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In dark territory at the Toronto International Film Festival
"Breaking that fourth wall with the audience whenever it felt right, the film spins a whimsical coming-of-age, maybe-suicide-isn't-the-answer, story of young love..."

New York Times
newspaper newspaper.

New York Times
newspaper newspaper.

Breaking Out of the Mold"Various events contribute to the gradual drop in Craigs anxiety level, but the most crucial is revealed in [Keir] Gilchrists eyes: the emergence of a new and empathetic interest in the suffering of others."

The Figment Blog
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Interview with Ned Vizzini

Metro New York
newspaper newspaper.

AM New York
newspaper newspaper.

Page Six Magazine
magazine magazine.

© Ned Vizzini 2000-2012

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