“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

February 11, 2014

Olympic Couture

While thanks to the hideously discriminatory practices of the Russian government, the Sochi Olympics feel sour and blighted, here’s a look on the brighter side, by which I mean the outfits. This first look feels as if it’s a gay rights protest, but I suspect it’s not:


Here are some of those All-American Ralph Lauren cardigans, which seem like a strange drug reaction:



I didn’t know that the Osmond Brothers were competing:


These Russian guys look like they’re representing a beauty salon bowling league from Queens:


I think it’s called Apres-ski in Aspen, where these coats would be accessorized with oversize sunglasses, shopping bags, cocaine and a private jet:


I believe this is from an earlier Olympics, when the games were less fraught. Or these might be marionettes: