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
The Hollywood Reporter
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Par, MTV tell Vizzini's 'Story'

Lincoln Journal Star
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Nine books to lead the way into YA lit

The Film Experience
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We Can't Wait #12: It's Kind of a Funny Story

New York Magazine
magazine magazine.

Zach Galifianakis on His Oscar Snub: Anybody Can Vomit Out Their Lines in a Serious Movie

New York Times
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Great Read-Alouds From The New York Times

The Playlist
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'It's Kind Of A Funny Story' Wraps Shooting, To Feature Cast Lip Synching To Queen & Bowie's 'Under Pressure' In Fantasy Sequence

Virtual Author Visits
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Chat transcript with teachers moderated by Beth Gallaway

Ion Cinema
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It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)

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It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)

The Viewpoint (Mountain View High School, Mesa, AZ)
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Writer's Block: Inspiration from a contemporary writer's mind
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Production starting on ITS KIND OF A FUNNY STORY this week
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"It's Kind of a Funny Story" (2010) [hub page for movie]

Yankee Pot Roast
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Y.P.R. One-Question Interview: Ned Vizzini

New York Times
newspaper newspaper.
A New Assignment: Pick Books You Like by Motoko Rich
[A student talks about It's Kind of a Funny Story]

New York Times
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A New Assignment: Pick Books You Like
[full article]
[this story was the most emailed article that day]

Murray News
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"Vizzini shares experience with campus"
[about one of my speaking programs!]
[campus TV news report here]

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Movie Announcement! [pdf]
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"Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden to write and direct IT'S KIND OF A FUNNY STORY"

New Youth Connections
newspaper newspaper.
[student-produced newspaper in New York City]
[also, kudos to the editors for picking the best title yet: "From Homeroom to the Psych Ward"]

Lincoln Trail Libraries System Blog
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Marshall High School Book Club \"Skypes\" [me and Ellen Hopkins]

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