DC Pierson is a comedian, actor, member of the popular sketch group DERRICK, and well regarded UCB performer. In 2010, he added "novelist" to that resume with the release of his first book The Boy Who Couldn't Sleep and Never Had To. Last week, he released his second novel, Crap Kingdom. I had a chance to sit down with Pierson and chat about the book — which I can honestly say is definitely worth reading (or better yet, owning) — as well as working in the young adult genre, making rap videos to get on the New York Times bestseller list, why DERRICK's success may have been [...]
Comedian DC Pierson released a brand-new 30-minute stand-up special this weekend after promising fans he'd do so if enough of them pre-ordered his new young-adult novel, Crap Kingdom, and the full special is embedded above. You still have three days to pre-order the book if you'd like Pierson to incorporate your name into a custom rap song on YouTube, which is way cooler than anything Stephenie Meyer has ever done for her fans.
On this episode: Tond Mitchell has a song for his pesky wife, Linda Francis has an excellent benefits package, the staff of Mask City hates stupid questions, Herb from Pittsburgh takes listener calls, Smiley Cleaners, Agent X-9 finds his long lost brother, the coolest teachers spit educational rhymes at Friday's school assembly, Skribblish!, an excerpt from the instructional video series "Attracting Women with Your Neck," Roger Harrison introduces Mitt Romney, James finds his soulmate, and a soulful tune can't explain that smell.
This month's show was written and performed by Adam Bozarth, Dan Chamberlain, Matt Little, Taylor Moore, and Anna Rubanova with special guests Nicole Drespel, Jason [...]
Collider reports that Mystery Team director Dan Eckman adapted DC Pierson's novel The Boy Who Couldn't Sleep And Never Had To for the screen with Pierson, and is currently shopping the script around to studios. The Boy follows the story of highschoolers Darren Bennett and Eric Lederer, best buds until "Eric reveals a secret: He doesn’t sleep. Ever. When word leaks out about Eric’s condition, he and Darren find themselves on the run." A story which could only be enhanced by the sombreros and bindle sticks left in the Mystery Team storage unit.