Check out my piece, “Unpublished Federalist Papers” in The McSweeney’s Book of Politics and Musicals, out on June 26th.
If you can’t wait until then, or hate the book publishing industry for some reason, you can read my piece immediately in the Amazon preview, page 177.
this week, discussing dolphins in captivity.
Several months ago, I was invited to be part of a three-part workshop with Kevin Kling, alongside about two dozen on the Twin Cities’ most talented writers, performers, comedians, and all-around storytellers. This Wednesday, April 25th, we shall showcase the fruits of our collective labor, presenting a night of storytelling at Minnesota Public Radio’s UBS Forum. Join us. You won’t believe your ears. (But you should.)
April 25th, 2012, 7-9 PM
$15, and discounted to $12 for MPR Members
- Allegra Duncan Lingo
- Amy Salloway
- Annie Baxter
- Barbara Wiener
- Courtney Maclean
- Dylan Fresco
- Gary Dop
- Joseph Scrimshaw
- Loren Niemi
- Patrick Dewane
- and Kevin Kling
I’ll be cracking mad jokes as the keynote speaker of this year’s Women’s Wellness & Adventure Weekend at Minnesota’s Audubon Center, May 4-6, 2012. That’s really soon, so buy your tickets now! I’ll also be teaching a writing workshop called “Finding the Story,” about how to find stories in your life and/or brain, and translate them onto the page.
O the adventure!
International Women’s Day is coming, and I’ll be interviewed on radio KFAI for the occasion.
The Subject: Women, comedy, and women in comedy.
In addition to talking about myself and my views on lady issues, I’ll read two pieces of short fiction: “Dear Mother,” and “On the Subject of My Arrest: An Address to my Fellow Residents of Surrency, GA, July the 25th, 1866.”
UPDATE: Listen to the interview at KFAI by clicking Listen Now or MP3 Stream next to “Finding the Female Funny.” Molly first, then Emily, and my segment starts at 35:19.
It’s been a while since I’ve written for mental_floss magazine, but now we’re reunited, and feels so good.
Three from the future*:
And one from the vault:
When Propaganda Backfires (reprinted on neatorama)
Look for my commissioned piece on the Berenstain Bears in next month’s paper issue. And more blogs like these *EVERY. SINGLE. WEEK.
That is, “I managed to perform some of my own stuff on the radio and it came out pretty okay, all things considered.” Also, I had a couple commentaries on Minnesota Public Radio: All Things Considered.
You can listen to the first commentary, about Halloween, etc., right here:
You can read an extended version, here.
My second commentary fell on Thanksgiving, which was appropriate. If you want to know why, read it here.
I guess I’m their Holiday gal. Let’s see what I can rustle up for National “Stay at Home Because You’re Well Day,” tomorrow. Or not.