Writer
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When Jake Novak was a wee lad, his teacher assigned him to pen a one-page short story. Seventeen pages later, Jake realized he loved writing, and the rest was history — history you can read about in his eventual memoir, Bar Mitzvahed at 40 and Other Mistakes.

Until then, you can read this stuff:

Standalone Scenes
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These little moments may not have a place in a larger script, but they’ll surely have a place in your heart. 

Parody Songs
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There is perhaps nothing more beautiful than a well-crafted song. And there’s nothing Jake enjoys more than taking such masterful works of lyrical art and turning them into sex jokes. 

Personal Essays
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Poetry
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 Because who says that creative writing class Jake took in high school was a complete waste of time and didn’t further his education whatsoever? 

And More
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There’s plenty of other stuff to read on his blog, “Why Not?” 


Don’t you love his work? He does too.