The Boy On The Edge Of The Bathtub: Sam Lipsyte On Growing Up A…

Whenever somebody makes the connection between my father, Robert Lipsyte, the legendary sportswriter, and me (usually because Lipsyte is a rare name, unique to our family, a family that may or may not include a Lithuanian paratrooper I once found online who boasted in emails about our fierce mountain-dwelling… » 1/09/13 2:40pm 1/09/13 2:40pm

Live Chat With Sam Lipsyte

Sam's down in the comments, awaiting both your observations on America's sham meritocracy and your penis humor. Go say hi. Don't forget to read the excerpt and buy the book. » 4/15/10 3:00pm 4/15/10 3:00pm

Excerpt From The Ask: "... And I Pictured Titboning Vargina In A Rare…

Below is the first chapter of The Ask, by Sam Lipsyte, our funniest and foremost chronicler of fuck-up Americana. Read it and come back at 3 p.m. for a live chat with the author in a followup post. » 4/15/10 2:40pm 4/15/10 2:40pm

Join Us Thursday For A Live Chat With Sam Lipsyte, Author Of The Ask

We'll have an excerpt Thursday from the great Sam Lipsyte's new novel, which is very funny and which I encourage you to read immediately. Sam will be by around 3 p.m. to say filthy things to you and discuss aggressively marketed nachos. » 4/13/10 5:20pm 4/13/10 5:20pm