Ken Krimstein

Ken Krimstein has published cartoons in The New Yorker, Punch, The National Lampoon, and The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists. His writing has also appeared on McSweeney's, and The Morning News, and he has read as part of “Trumpet Fiction” at KGB bar in New York City. You can visit Ken at

The Catcher in the Rye: The Unauthorized German Translation Ja, so, dis is der story uf me, a young mensch who vanders arount New York mit dem red hat on mein kupf.
My Anti-Depressant Diary Happiness comes in many flavors. Read, and learn: Prozac®: As soon as I got my prescription, I headed straight to my local diner and kicked back one of the tiny tabs with a cup of decaf. “Piece of cheesecake?” asked...
Moby-Dick: The Whale's Story Following is an excerpt that reveals that Mr. Melville hadn't presented the most balanced account.
Poetry in Pastrami: The Carnegie Deli Goes Lit In an effort to boost sagging sales, famed New York eatery the Carnegie Deli—home of the mile high pastrami on rye—is taking a new tack. To appeal to the appetites of the hoards of hungry literati prowling midtown Manhattan, they’ve...
How To
Stunk ’n’ White: New ’n’ Improved!!! You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. This is The Elements of Style, the classic guide to English rules and usage, now in its fourth . . . ooops, make that fifth edition. The revisions to the new...
Our Disastrous Brunch The inexplicable ruination of the BROILED PINEAPPLE RINGS had the precise fingerprints of the Illuminati all over them. Or was it the anti-Illuminati? At any rate, it was clear that the mystical alignment of the seven rings spelled out apocryphal...
The Catcher in the Rye: The Unauthorized German Translation Ja, so, dis is der story uf me, a young mensch who vanders arount New York mit dem red hat on mein kupf.
I Was a Teenage Snarkist It all started in eighth grade when Billy Noodleman wore those paisley bellbottoms. I mean, come on, what was this, “The Brady Bunch,” for God’s sakes? This was the Midwest, land of farmers and hog butchers. I couldn’t help myself....
"Page Six" of Artforum BLIND ITEMS WHICH detested neo-realist threw a wild, drug-fueled party before his recent marriage? The image-maker was parading about his loft wearing only socks and showing off his leather outfits and sex toys . . . WHICH transgressive sculptor/videographer, who...

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