• Michael J. Mooney

    When students and aspiring magazine writers ask me: “What drives you? What keeps you going as you type through the long, lonely hours, writing and re-writing and re-writing again until you literally pass out at your computer?” I always pause for a moment, look them in the eyes, and answer: “One day, National Magazine Award winner Tim Rogers may imagine the odor of your droppings.”

  • David Hopkins

    If you stay away from dairy, that helps.

  • J-NO

    I might have to actually read this story. Mooney seems to kind of be a big deal.

  • Bill Marvel

    I can picture Mike, standing there twisting his hair awkwardly, staring down at his feet, muttering “Aw, shucks.”