“Gleefully wacky and irreverent.”

–The New York Times

“Line by line, Mr. Rudnick may be the funniest writer for the stage in the United States today.”

–The New York Times

“Deeply funny musings and adventures elevate Paul Rudnick to the highest level of American comedy writing.”

–Steve Martin

“One of the funniest quip-meisters on the planet.”

–The New York Times

“Paul Rudnick is a champion of truth (and love and great wicked humor) whom we ignore at our peril.”

–David Sedaris

“Quips fall with the regularity of the autumn leaves.”

–Associated Press

October 13, 2014

It’s Coming

Halloween will be here any minute, and I’ve always been fascinated by the costumes available at KMart. Even though most of these costumes are intended for children, they’re always called things like Sexy Witch, Sexy Nurse, Sexy Pirate Wench and Sexy Cop. Why not Sexy Secretary of State, Sexy Marine Biologist or Sexy Booker Prize Winning Novelist?


There are plenty of couples costumes out there, and I’m not sure if this is offensive or imaginative or both:


This is upsetting, but I’m not sure why. Just be grateful that I wasn’t able to upload the extremely graphic costume of an agonized pumpkin giving birth to a smaller pumpkin:




This is almost lyrical. Almost:


This is brilliant:


This claims to be from Martha Stewart – I’m not kidding. Because doesn’t every infant dream of becoming an entree?turkeycostume-marthastewart-394-pk-102808

I lied: