Posts Tagged: Simon Rich

The Worst Person in the World

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Simon Rich talks about humor, writing, and writing humor:

I always find something to write about. I mean, you always have some emotion inside of yourself. Sometimes the only emotion you feel is shame or disgust or embarrassment or whatever—it’s not always the sexiest emotion—but as a living, breathing person, you always have something going on inside of your brain and inside of your heart.

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Ridiculously Rich: The Rumpus Interview with Simon Rich

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Somehow everyone feels like they know a Simon Rich, a self-proclaimed nerd who embraced his geek-cool and blossomed into his brand as if overnight. Sometimes it seems like everyone I know knows Rich himself. To them, Rich is a kind of legend—a Saturday Night Live writer and former Harvard Lampoon president who signed a two-book deal (Ant Farm and Other Desperate Situations, and Free-Range Chickens) with Random House before graduation.

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