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Episode 20

"YOUR WELCOME" with Michael Malice 020


“YOUR WELCOME” begins today with Michael talking about the terrorist attack and being called a troll by Madonna fans, Jeremie Ruby-Strauss joins the show and they discuss the people “he found,” masculinity and publishing, upcoming work, and what makes a good candidate. They also discuss “lucky Hitler,” publishing strategies, advice to new editors, becoming an author, “American Gangbang,” being like “House,” ghostwriters, Diary of an Oxygen Thief, men going their own way, and scandalous comic books.

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Jeremie Ruby-Strauss

Executive Editor Simon and Schuster

  • 00:00:00 START
  • 00:01:00 La Isla Bonita
  • 00:03:00 GUEST - Jeremie Ruby-Strauss
  • 00:04:00 Masculinity in Publishing
  • 00:08:00 Finding the next book
  • 00:15:00 Handwavium
  • 00:19:00 Writing advice
  • 00:23:00 Books that got away
  • 00:31:00 Recent changes in publishing
  • 00:35:00 Celebrity books
  • 00:38:00 Negging and Neil Strauss
  • 00:41:00 When a book doesn't work
  • 00:45:00 Diary of An Oxygen Thief
  • 00:52:00 Men going their own way
  • 00:56:00 Appealing to the lowest common denominator