The original title for this piece was “Why Fashion Is Better Than Food”. My idea was to examine reality show contests. I thought I could make a living writing shallow pieces on whatever I was watching on TV. Then I remembered that Maureen Dowd already has that niche filled. Continue reading
About Dan Kilian
Dan Kilian writes songs, essays, fictions and lies in Sunnyside New York. He is the creative director for The Consumers*, a musical act, and the lead singer of Dan Kilian and The Million Man Band. He is the host of A Couple Nights A Week, an online interview program, and the Editor and a contributor to Klog, a literary blog.
Entries by Dan Kilian
The Year on Mars – You know they’re gonna find the tip of the Martian version of the Statue of Liberty or something like that up there. Just a matter of time. Continue reading →
Tweetbooks are the latest avenue to self-publishing made easy. And best of all, you don’t actually have to be a writer, just one of the millions who dash off witticisms at 140 characters per. Continue reading →
During a bad patch of the election–when it looked as though Mitt Romney might actually win—it dawned on someone in the administration that unfettered presidential kill powers might not be as cool if we ever had another president. Its okay for President Obama to have such life-and-death power, because he’s really really careful about it, but it was thought prudent that some rules be drafted. Continue reading →