Lynn Phillips

Lynn Phillips

Lynn Phillips, author of the satirical advice manual Self-Loathing for Beginners, (, is a native New Yorker and Harvard/Radcliffe grad who trained as a documentary film editor under the Maysles. After working as staff writer for the cult hit, Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, she wrote for a numerous publications, including The Nation, Nerve, Newsweek International, and T Magazine. Her work has appeared in several collections, including essay compilations like Crime and Criminals (Opposing Viewpoints), and satires: Paul Krassner's Pot Stories for the Soul, and Billionaires for Bush: How to rule the world for fun and profit.

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Dream On

Gratifying delusions (like that we're in touch with "reality") are so addictive, we tend to hang onto them no matter what they cost us.
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