From New York, original humor writing & commentary by Brian Sack. Subject to all the flexible quality standards of internet self-publishing.


Glenn Beck Appearance 08/30/07

The Public Viewer segment is unscripted. Instead, my producer Eric and I map out what we’re going to talk about, and try to imagine the route we’ll take to get to our planned bits by guessing what Glenn will say in the segment.
Of course, what we think Glenn will say in the segment and what Glenn actually winds up saying often are often not the same thing, which sends us down another path. Before I know it, we’ve spent 30 seconds of a 4 minute segment talking about something else, and in the back of my head I’m scrambling to find a way to return to the comedy bits Eric and I had planned. In this case, we didn’t even get close to the bit we’d prepared for the end of the segment, which I was really excited to do. I think I did a great job of not hiding my disappointment.


I'd always considered my wife's home village to be "rural" because there aren't many people in it, the police station is only open on Tuesday, and I can walk the length of it in under …


This past week the HarperCollins folks had meetings and made decisions, and on Friday I received the copyedited manuscript for IN THE EVENT OF MY UNTIMELY DEMISE, my book. This is a milestone of some …