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So this is the story of HOW I GOT #AzizAnsari TO BRING ME COOKIES AND MILK.
We were both on a non-stop flight from New York to Los Angeles. He was in business class and, well, I was not.
It was March of 2016 and I was flying home to Los Angeles after touring the east coast telling jokes. I was exhausted and existentially pissed that I was flying from New York to Los Angeles on Delta Airlines. I never fly on Delta because it's expensive and I'm an immigrant who rescues restaurant napkins. The only reason I was on this flight was because I had to use flight credit after paying a two hundred dollar refund penalty. I’m a self-employed stand up comedian. I never waste money like that.
#NaNoWriMo 2014 is here! What are you writing this month?
It's already the end of 2014?! November is one of my fav months because it's the month of my birthday, there is crisp Fall weather AND it's National Novel Writing Month! This year I will work on my first screenplay. I don't know how I'll "measure" progress. But writing every day on it is the goal.
In 2012, I tried my hand at a novel - without an outline. Egads! It was super fun and intense though. Let's just say "Jenny Chang: Nubian Queen" will never see the light of day.
Last year I opted to do a short story a day. It was super rewarding because it forced me to just get something done. Stories don't have to be EPIC. [continue reading]