The Double Life is Twice as Good by Jonathan AmesJONATHAN AMESS LATEST BOOK, his eighth, is a hilarious, erotically charged, and insightful collection of articles, essays, cartoons, and short stories. With an HBO series based on this collections centerpiece, Bored to Death; a beloved novel, The Extra Man, soon to be released as a movie; a critically acclaimed graphic novel, The Alcoholic; and an ongoing series of strange literary and not-so-literary performance events, Ames has proven himself to be a writer of diverse and unusual talents.
In The Double Life Is Twice as Good, Amess odd, Zelig-like life as a writer is on full display, as he covers the U.S. Open and a Goth music festival, profiles Marilyn Manson and Lenny Kravitz, gives a speech at an annual gathering of passionate corduroy lovers, and attends a class on how to better pleasure women. On the fiction side, the short stories feature plenty of eros, heartbreak, and sexualities of all stripes and inclinations.
Amess unique style and humor shines throughout this new volume, reminding us yet again why The Portland Oregonian dubbed him an edgier David Sedaris.
Were Audiences Bored To Death Or Was It Cancelled Too Soon?
Jonathan Ames — the creator, writer, and executive producer of Bored to Death , versus the main character on the show, also named Jonathan Ames but played by Jason Schwartzman got that? How are you holding up? Pretty good. The show was like a Summer Stock theater group to me. It was sort of like the circus life.
It seems that Jonathan, George, and Ray have tackled their last case. HBO has cancelled Bored to Death after three seasons and 24 episodes.
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HBO shocked industry insiders on Tuesday when it canceled three series in one fell swoop. Hung , Bored to Death , and How to Make it in America all got scrapped after three, three, and two seasons, respectively. Why was the trio of shows canceled while Enlightened got a pick-up? Here, a brief guide:. What are these shows about? Spared was Enlightened , starring Dern as a career woman undergoing a spiritual awakening.