“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

August 4, 2014

This Is How We Don’t?

Here’s the new Katy Perry video, which, while hugely popular, has also been attacked for
something called “cultural appropriation.” This is a variation on charges of white privelege
and pop star entitlement, and while these critics may have a valid point, the video is, of course,
undeniably perky. I also saw a comment which claimed that the only people who would like
this video were “gays and hos”, which seemed a bit hostile. See what you think: