fiction

Sean Penn’s Novel Is the Worst Ever Written By an Actor — But He’s Got Competition

Sean Penn wrote a novel. That Sean Penn: the actor who I believe peaked in 1982 with a turn as the dumbest stoner alive in…

Nick Cutter Will Scare the Shit Out of You Like Stephen King Never Did

Two years ago, my friend Jason was raving about The Troop, a horror novel by an author named Nick Cutter. “It’s fucking sick,” he swore…

‘People Who Say Their Kids Change Them Are Full of Shit’

16: Drew Magary – MEL On Air There’s not one among us who — in our quieter, more pensive moments — hasn’t fantasized about ditching our adult lives to…