Kapitoil & Trouble
Erstwhile Y.P.R. contributor Teddy Wayne publishes a book. A book!
That's right, folks: your humble literary journal has canceled its MySpace, Friendster, and AOL chatroom accounts.
See Y'all in MMX
Y.P.R. will return in 2010.
R.I.P., William Safire
Remembering the conservative wordsmith.
A Note to Our Dear Readers
As you may have noticed, 2009 has found your humble journal moving at a snail's pace ...
Beatrice "Bea" Arthur, R.I.P.
May 13, 1922 - April 25, 2009
This Thing Does Indeed Look Like That Thing. ("On Weeeed
What the Hey?
For the duration of Aught Eight, the Y.P.R. machine will be steered by the very capable (?) hands of Mr. Jimmy Chen
and Mr. Fortunato Salazar
Live (Sort of) Coverage (Well, Jokes) of the Presidential Town-Hall Debate
Y.P.R.'s experiment in "live-blogging" the "town-hall" "presidential" "debate."
Dog Poll Results, 2008
Sit, Zogby, sit. Good dog.
Sex and the City: Miami
The hags are back, on the big screen!
This Thing Looks Like That Thing, and Also, This Other Thing Also Looks Like That Other Thing from the Same Thing
Can you tell which cheeky Chanel ad was designed by Chip Kidd, the legendary book-coverer and noted cheese monkey, and which was done by freelance commenter José?
The Giants Win the Pennant! The Giants Win the Pennant!
Wear your pride on your chest with Yankee Pot Roast's commemorative Super Bowl XLII T-shirt.
Mailer Meets Maker
Mr. Norman Kingsley Mailer, the legendary writer and pugilist, now punching God in the face.
How to Be Productive During a Writers' Strike
Hey, striking screenwriters: Why not turn off Final Draft and flip open Microsoft Word for NaNoWriMo
We hope that you all have wonderful holidays and we know that they will be made more wonderful by the attached recipe for Pumpkin Pie.
Mr. Josh Abraham, your humble coëditor, had been mostly absent from this site for much of the past year, busy making a moving picture (or "talkie" as the kids are calling them these days)...
Will Pimp for Props
Got a band, a Web site, a book, a store, a clothing line, or anything else to promote? We need to dress dozens of N.Y.C. apartments for our film, American Standard, and would be happy to feature whatever props you...
Three Concerns about This Caption
11 million (and one) Americans can't read this story.
The Complete Radar
Collected in two handsome, leather-bound volumes, with raised spine, gilt edges, and over 2,300 illustrations, The Complete Radar
is yours for only $289.00.
May We Use Your Loo?
Your humble coëditor, Josh Abraham, will be directing an independent feature film. It's called American Standard, and will star these extraoridnarily talented, funny, beautiful people. But we need places in which to put them! In The Can Production is seeking...
"New Orleans is not fast or energetic or efficient, not a go-get-'em Calvinist well-ordered city."
"There will be pictures of bodies falling from the twin towers, beheaded kidnapping victims in Iraq and corpses still floating in the waterways of New Orleans five days after the disaster that caused them. It's already clear this will be known as the grueling decade, the Hobbesian decade."
Attn: N.Y.C.-Area Actors
There's a casting call for an independent film seeking your dramatic talents and pretty faces. Plus: the chance to be directed by your humble Y.P.R. coëditor, Josh Abraham.
Who Wants to Watch Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
As many of you know by now, Geoff Wolinetz, your humble coëditor, taped an episode of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
in December of last year. The show is no longer hosted by Regis.
J.S.F., Loud & Close
This month (um, circa) the Y.P.R. Book Club solicited your clever tricks satirizing or inspired by Jonathan Safran Foer’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, whether you’ve read the book or not. Extremely Long and Incredibly Bad Writer’s Blockby Angela Genusa...
The New York Post-Times
All the news that's pit to frint.
Dowd, Untouchable Mutant
If she seems cold and standoffish, it's because her slightest touch will siphon your energy and consciousness.
"I try to think of myself as Emma Peel in a black leather catsuit ..."
Behold "Three Jokes about Pirates
," a short piece of humor writing, and a digital painting, and a short film, sort of, via arrrrt.com's artPad, by Dennis DiClaudio
Folks, Welcome. As you can see, we've finally caught up with late-20th Century technology. Our upgrade is still underway, and you'll notice most of our archive links go nowhere. Please be patient with us as we rejigger our gears over...