Essays, notions, one-offs, early work, and oddities from the archives.
Images of the city increasingly dominate my Instagram. So that's why I'm on Instagram!
An essay about the first season of Cobra Kai, the supremely unlikely 34-years-later Karate Kid streaming series, and the aesthetics of fan service.
An essay about the bigotry and historical inaccuracy embedded in religious origin mythology, and how we can lead the exodus from faith.
The heartwarming memory of a school field trip to our nation's capital, and the lessons I learned about friendship, and how to transform a hotel room into a nightmare.
VaudeVisuals and Trav S.D. produced this Vaudephone video of my "United Nations Song," as seen in Travesties of 2012. (Older version here.)
Amanda Sisk and Noah Diamond present Bread and Butter. Watch their lovable antics in The Best Things in Life Are Free and Bread and Butter at Work.
Hey kids! Captain Fun-N-Games presents an addictive new game! Guess the celebrity with a car for a head! It's a real FUN-TEASER (TM, C, R, All rights reserved)!
Poetry by my grandfather, Joseph Lerner.
Watch a video of the stirring anthem "Corporations Are People Too," written by Amanda Sisk and me. More Nero Fiddled here.
Watch Dr. Hackenbush Restored, which restores the song "Dr. Hackenbush" to its rightful place in the Brothers' 1937 film A Day at the Races.
In America, planning your future means planning your future, in America. American Bank. Because your dreams are like the sun. (More here and here.)
Read my essays on the lyrics, the original recording, and the 2013 Encores production of Marc Blitzstein's agitprop masterpiece.
If you can stand the excitement, watch this thrilling video, Amazing Fighter Pilot Adventures #342. It's even better than the first 341 episodes!
Most of my work is comedic, but once in a while I do something gravely serious, such as Trampled by a Horse.
During one performance of Life After Bush (2008), I spent two and a half minutes ad-libbing about birds.
New Faces of 1492 is an animated film that dares to tell the truth about Christopher Columbus: He was a schmuck.