Mike Sacks

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Mike Sacks
BornVirginia
EducationTulane University
Website
mikesacks.com
 
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Mike Sacks
BornVirginia
EducationTulane University
Website
mikesacks.com

Mike Sacks is an American author, humor writer, and magazine editor based in New York City. Sacks was born in Virginia and raised in Maryland before attending Tulane University in New Orleans.

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Career

Sacks has worked at The Washington Post, and is currently on the editorial staff of Vanity Fair magazine.[1][2] He has written articles for several magazines, including The New Yorker, McSweeney's, Esquire and Salon.[3] On writing, Sacks has said: "With the internet, anyone can write from anywhere.... You don’t have to go to New York if you want to write, you can just do it on your own and I encourage anyone who wants to do it to just go for it."[4]

Selected publications

Reviews

The A.V. Club states "The fun in Your Wildest Dreams is watching Sacks unpack his weirdness, and there’s plenty of weirdness to unpack."[8]

References

  1. ^ Mike Sacks in VF
  2. ^ Kuntzman, Gersh (10 March 2011). "Checkin’ in with … comedy writer Mike Sacks". The Brooklyn Paper. http://www.brooklynpaper.com/stories/34/10/web_mikesacks_2011_3_4_bk.html. Retrieved 11 September 2011.
  3. ^ Loftus, David (21 May 2011). "'Your Wildest Dreams' review: Mike Sacks has an inconsistent wit". Oregon Live. http://www.oregonlive.com/books/index.ssf/2011/05/your_wildest_dreams_review_mik.html. Retrieved 11 September 2011.
  4. ^ McCombs, Senitra (3 March 2011). "Another Book From Mike Sacks". Potomac Almanac. http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/article.asp?article=348739&paper=70&cat=104. Retrieved 11 September 2011.
  5. ^ Sacks, Mike (March 1, 2011). Your Wildest Dreams, Within Reason. Tin House Books. ISBN 1-935639-02-1.
  6. ^ Sacks, Mike (July 8, 2009). And Here's The Kicker: Conversations with 21 Top Humor Writers. Writers Digest Books. ISBN 1-58297-505-1.
  7. ^ Sacks, Mike (August 24, 2010). Sex: Our Bodies, Our Junk. Broadway. ISBN 0-307-59216-2.
  8. ^ Heilser, Steve (3 March 2011). "Your Wildest Dreams Within Reason". A.V. Club. http://www.avclub.com/articles/mike-sacks-your-wildest-dreams-within-reason,52641/. Retrieved 11 September 2011.