TVNewser FishbowlDC AgencySpy TVSpy LostRemote PRNewser SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Epizootics Revealed! Will Tom Cruise Convert?

epizot.jpg

Back when Tom Cruise was in diapers, Paul Krassner, editor of The Realist was already wise to the tricks of a certain Sci-Fi writer turned cult leader. Epizootics, a spoof of Dianetics, was written by Gershon Legman, and first published in Neurotica in 1950. The gist:

Axiom 1.–the fundamental rule of life is–MAKE DOUGH

Read, as the man says, the whole thing.

Mediabistro Course

Travel Writing

Travel WritingStarting September 23, learn how to turn your travel stories into published essays and articles! Taught by a former Vanity Fair staff writer, James Sturz will teach you how to report, interview, and find sources, discover story ideas and pitch them successfully, and understand what travel editors look for in a story. Register now!