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Tarcher Talks

David Thorne: Writing in a Shark Cage

David Thorne, author of The Internet Is A Playground, has described what he does as "writing in a shark cage," and anyone who has read his hilarious viral email correspondences—such as "Simon's Pie Charts,"…

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David Thorne, author of The Internet Is A Playground, has described what he does as "writing in a shark cage," and anyone who has read his hilarious viral email correspondences—such as "Simon's Pie Charts," "Missing Missy" or "It Is Obviously That Your a Foggot"—will understand why.

In this video, Tarcher editor Michael Solana speaks with Thorne about everything from the inspiration behind some of his most viral correspondences, to the online prank that got him arrested for three days, to the time he spent frequenting knitting forums as "Edna."

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