Dan Kennedy

Dan Kennedy is host of The Moth podcast, a longtime host and performer at Moth live events, and has spent much of the last fifteen years traveling the world performing and writing. His stories have appeared in GQ Magazine, on the Peabody Award-winning The Moth Radio Hour, in McSweeney's, and in numerous print anthologies. He is the author of three books, Loser Goes First (Random House/Crown 2003), Rock On (Algonquin 2008, a Times of London Book of The Year, series rights bought by HBO) and American Spirit (Houghton Mifflin/Little 2013, a Publishers Weekly starred review). He has been a guest lecturer at Yale, and a guest author at The Harvard Lampoon in celebration of his work anthologized in The Best of McSweeney's Humor. He lives in downtown New York, where he is currently working on another screenplay.

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Dan Kennedy

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I Am Paid to Write Love Notes to Phil Collins

by Dan Kennedy

A young man swears that he will never sell out.

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15:01
And How Does That Make You Feel?

by Dan Kennedy

A CSW helps a young slacker get on track, and gives him the tools, and a reason, to cry.

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In Deep Guano

by Dan Kennedy

Dan Kennedy travels to Indonesia to find giant snakes and live in the moment.

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