WHO IS THIS IDIOT NED VIZZINI?
[hear the deal from the esteemed John Strausbaugh]











 

 

Other Writing

Hey! I have finished writing, have unbelievably duped people into buying, and have been actually editing a new book, my first novel. The title is Be More Chill; the book is about a guy in high school named Jeremy Heere who gets a pill that makes him cool. All other relevant info is right here.


In summer 2003, I did some writing for New York Press' "Online Billboard" section, a rotating blog where people ranted about culture. Here's that:

New York Press Online Billboards:

  Summer of Rats
  Another Gov't Plot to Screw You
  Arnold Schwarzenegger in Liberia
  Stewardesses Past and Present
  Beginning of the End of Eminem?
  Is SARS Over?
  Time and Harry Potter
  Fox's New Show Skin
  Wal-Mart to Maxim: Drop Dead
[four days later, Joel Stein of Time totally ripped me off]
  Websites w/o Links
[includes some sites of Teen Angst book fans]
  The Time-Matrix Matrix
  Attack of the SARS Photo-Op!
  In Stunning Attack of Sense, Matrix Rescues IMAX


I continue to write freelance for New York Press. I've also been printed in Newsday, the New York Times Magazine, online outposts and plenty of magazines for teenage girls. Here's a smidgen of that stuff if you're interested:

1. hot off the presses:

  Mr Dow 1000: Nick Guarino Fights Wall Street (and the Law) 
  Giant Missile Penis in Union Square, NYC! 
[see Clinton Boisvert's genius art here]
  Review: A Teen Pundit's First Offering 
 

2. from Newsday:

  The Coming Doom of Sims Online 
 

Jackass Kicks Hollywood Back Where It Belongs

 

Star Wars as a Video-Game Rip Off

 

3. from New York Press:

  Park Slope's Nasty, Egg-Throwing Kids
  Car-Smashers in Brooklyn
  Te'DeVan Rocketman Kurzweil 
[more on Te'DeVan's film here]
  Jeff Brewer: NYC's Last Great Bookseller 
  Runner's Pain
  The Equal-Opportunity Messiah
  Kurt's Diaries
  Two Radio Stations Duke it Out in NYC
  Review of Michael Crichton's Prey 
 

A Homeless Man Sells Books, Saves USA

 

The Museum of Sex

 

Songs For The Deaf Review

  A Summer Guide for the Well-Endowed Man
[warning: humorous anti-sexuality]
  She Shits On The Shit Seat
[warning: scatological content]
  My Review of NIN & South Park Mexican
[also check the angry letter I got about this from an SPM fan]
  The Skinny on My College
[people love this one]
 

My Report on a Crooked Club

 

Me at the Gym

  The Amazing Kaiju Big Battel
[also check the Kaiju site, these guys are blowing up and I'm so proud]
 

My Review of Marilyn Manson's Holy Wood

 

Why I Love[d] Eminem

 

A Sweet Profile of Wesley Willis

 

Live Review of Bjorn Again

 

4. from the New York Times:

  "Teen Angst? Nah!"
[appeared in the Times Magazine and led to the publication of the book]


Finally, here are the complete archives of my "Since When?" NYPress events column, for those who really liked it:

January
'01

01/31/01

February
'01

02/07/01
02/14/01
02/21/01
02/28/01

March
'01

03/07/01
03/14/01
03/21/01
03/28/01

April
'01

04/04/01
04/11/01
04/18/01
04/25/01

May
'01

05/02/01
05/09/01
05/16/01
05/23/01
05/30/01

June
'01

06/06/01
06/13/01
06/20/01
06/27/01

July
'01

07/04/01
07/11/01
07/18/01
07/25/01

August
'01

08/01/01
08/08/01
08/15/01
08/22/01
08/29/01

September
'01

09/05/01
09/12/01
09/19/01
09/26/01

October
'01

10/03/01
10/10/01
10/17/01
10/24/01
10/31/01

November
'01

11/07/01
11/14/01
11/21/01
11/28/01

December
'01

12/05/01
12/12/01
12/19/01
12/26/01

January
'02

01/02/02
01/09/02
01/16/02
01/23/02
01/30/02

February
'02

02/06/02
02/13/02
02/20/02
02/27/02

March
'02

03/06/02
03/13/02
03/20/02
03/27/02

April
'02

04/03/02
04/10/02
04/17/02