ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Paul Slansky’s profiles, essays, and humor pieces have appeared in The New Yorker (where his scathing political quizzes were a regular feature throughout the years of the Bush coup d’etat), The New York Observer, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, The New Republic, Rolling Stone, The Village Voice, Playboy, Esquire and dozens of other publications.┬áSeveral of his pieces have been collected in anthologies, among them White Noise: The Eminem Collection; Very Seventies: A Cultural History of the 1970s, From the Pages of Crawdaddy ; and The I Hate George W. Bush Reader. He worked as an editor at New Times magazine and The Soho Weekly News (both long defunct), and currently blogs for The Huffington Post. He created the weekly news index format for Time.com in 2008. He is the co-writer of the feature film Picture Perfect (1997), and co-creator of the NBC situation comedy Fired Up (1997-98). His first e-book, The Year of Living Shamelessly, was published in December 2010.

Contact the Author: paulslansky@gmail.com