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Your Mind Makes Thoughts Like Your Butt Makes Farts

Todd Strauss-Schulson is an award-winning writer/director. His films include A Very Harold & Kumar ChristmasThe Final Girls, which premiered at SXSW and has amassed cult status, counting Stephen King, Sam Raimi, and Quentin Tarantino as vocal fans; Isn’t It Romantic, starring Rebel Wilson, Liam Hemsworth, Adam Devine, and Priyanka Chopra; and most recently, Silent Retreat, starring Isabella Rossellini, a silent comedy set at a meditation retreat. Todd has been meditating for over a decade and has sat numerous silent retreats with many of the most notable Buddhist teachers in the United States. In fact, this book came to him while he was on one. His last book, Scrawl, which he wrote with his mother and sister as a tribute to his late father, was published by Rizzoli in 2019.

Your Mind Makes Thoughts Like Your Butt Makes Farts

Phil McAndrew is an award-winning illustrator, a cartoonist, and a writer. He is the author and illustrator of Crying in Front of Your Dog and Other Stories (Uncivilized Books, 2013). He also illustrated the Caveboy Dave series of graphic novels written by Aaron Reynolds (Viking Books, 2016 and 2018) and Monster Science by Helaine Becker (Kids Can Press, 2016). Phil has contributed comics and humor to The New YorkerMAD MagazinePopulaAWRYThe Nib, and many other publications. Phil lives in the Buffalo, New York, area and he currently teaches part-time in the illustration program at Syracuse University. He enjoys digging around in his garden and playing drums in bands with his friends.

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