From the Archives: Eugene Mirman talks with Wesley Stace
“Reading a book can be exhausting, even boring… just tell me how it ends.” - Eugene Mirman
Book trailer for: Charles Jessold, Considered as a Murderer, by Wesley Stace
From the Archives: Zach Galifianakis Interviews John Wray
Videogum said: “Now, I don’t know what a ‘book’ is, but I agree that this is the way to sell one”
Flavorwire said: “Here’s one of our favorite comedians interviewing one of our favorite authors — except they’ve inexplicably swapped roles and there’s not a fern in sight.”
Huffington Post said: “If you’re going to make a book video, this is definitely the way to do it.”
We say it still holds up as the funniest book trailer.
Book trailer for: Lowboy, by John Wray
The parable of Baltimore’s Snot Boogie, recounted above on page 563 in David Simon’s Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets, was later immortalized in The Wire’s very first cold open. Neat huh?
Previously, we revisited the curious case of the copier turned polygraph test from Season 5.
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