"Michael Ian Black has proven that even the most simple-minded among us can occasionally create works of genius." -- Stephen Colbert
"Like all custom vans, Michael Ian Black's book is customized to fit all your needs and wants for the journey of your life. It's luxurious, entertaining, spooky, disturbing, and hilarious. Devil's in the details! It's stocked with tacos, vampires, squirrels, a cleaning lady, scented candles, salami, tundra, and a foreword by Abe Lincoln himself -- now that's Class with a capital C. Enjoy the ride of your lifetime." -- Amy Sedaris
"This is a great book for shut-ins, for people who like to laugh at sentences, and people who like to move their belongings from place to place. In fact, anyone who likes to pack or ship anything will find a lot to like in these pages." -- Dave Eggers
"Fun to read while you're pooping." -- Sarah Silverman
"I always walk away jealous and a little fearful of Michael Ian Black's sharp comedic wit. If you like your comedy dry, absurd, and unforced, you will love this book." -- Jim Gaffigan
"Michael Ian Black speaks to the laughless in all of us and asks, 'Why aren't you laughing?' Then he takes the laughless in all of us roughly by the shoulders and INSISTS THAT WE LAUGH, usually by writing exceedingly funny and compelling essays such as those included in this volume." -- John Hodgman
"Michael Ian Black is so wrong that he's right." -- Lewis Black
About the Author
Michael Ian Black is a writer, comedian, and actor who has created and starred in many television series, including Michael and Michael Have Issues
and The State.
He also starred in the NBC television show Ed
and on VH1’s I Love The...
series. He wrote the screenplay for the film Run, Fatboy, Run
and wrote and directed the film Wedding Daze.
Michael regularly tours the country as a stand-up comedian and is the bestselling author of the book My Custom Van (and 50 Other Mind-Blowing Essays That Will Blow Your Mind All Over Your Face)
and the children’s books Chicken Cheeks
, The Purple Kangaroo
, A Pig Parade Is a Terrible Idea
, I’m Bored
Michael lives in Connecticut with his wife and two children.