Sep 29, 2011
Mike Sacks is a humor writer and part of the editorial staff of Vanity Fair. He got his start writing for Cracked and Mad Magazine, and since then has written for everyone from GQ to Esquire to The New Yorker, many of those pieces being collected in his book Your Wildest Dreams, Within Reason. He co-wrote the book Sex: Our Bodies, Our Junk, and his first book, And Here’s the Kicker is an anthology of his interviews with famous humorists from Paul Feig to Bob Odenkirk. A few weeks ago, Mike sat down with as at an acting studio in Midtown to school us in writing and discuss headshots, Chris Elliott, working in a record store, funny dentists, getting blowjobs in heaven, Blue Jam, the eternal anxiety of the humor writer, XOXOs and jumpin’ electrons.