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cover2NIETZSCHE’S ANGEL FOOD CAKE: And Other “Recipes” for the Intellectually Famished was published in October 2013 by Beck and Branch Publishing. Excerpts have appeared in a wide variety of literary outlets including McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, The Rumpus, Defenestration, Little Old Lady Comedy, The Foundling Review, Narwhal, The Smoking Poet, The Revolving Floor, and Monkey Bicycle


*”Vladimir Nabokov’s Recipe for Velvita,” on The Belladonna

*”Philip Roth’s ‘Portnoy’s Compote’,” on Defenestration

*”Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s ‘The Little Blintz’,” on Defenestration

*”Virginia Woolf Has Second Thoughts About Mrs. Dalloway,” on Little Old Lady Comedy

*”Kim Kardashian Blesses the Animals

* “Great Moments in Product-Placement Poetry,” McSweeney’s Internet Tendency

* “Phoenix Complaining,” originally on Miranda Literary Magazine, now on Fictionaut

* “Early Thoughts on the Oedipus Complex,” originally on jmww and The Linnet’s Wings, now on Fictionaut.

* “From the Notebook of John T. Cacciopo,” originally on Metazen, now on Fictionaut.

and many more.