Meet the BRI: Jay

November 28, 2012

Meet the Bathroom Reader StaffIn honor of our 25th anniversary, we think it might finally be time to introduce you to the people behind this amazing series. We will be posting brief interviews with each of the staff members throughout the month of November.


Today we introduce Jay:

Q: How long have you been with the BRI, and what do you do?

A: I’ve been helping Uncle John make books since 1998. I’ve written hundreds of articles, edited thousands of pages, ran point on half a dozen books, and shepherded more than 30 covers to press.

Q: What is your favorite part about working on Uncle John’s Bathroom Readers?

A: Getting to work in an awesome little house with an eccentric gaggle of fellow trivia lovers!

Q: Which stall is the best: the first, the middle or the last?

A: Second to the last.

Q: Complete this sentence: When life gives you lemons ______?

A: Put two of them inside your shirt and parade through your office saying, “Hey, everyone—look at me lemons! Woo hoo!”

Q. What is your favorite Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader story that you’ve worked on?

A. One of my favorites is “The Tourist of Death” from Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader The World’s Gone Crazy page 141