Women are good at breaking a mans heart, and the book Things Ive Learned From The Women Whove Dumped Me (Grand Central), a collection of essays by comedy writers like Stephen Colbert, Will Forte, and David Wain, proves it.
Each writer shares their experience with heartache, but despite the hurt they once felt, editor/contributor Ben Karlin says its been character building for these comedy luminaries.
He explains, Rejection is the greatest fuel source. Its the nuclear power of comedy writing. If you didnt have any interesting experiences in life, youre not gonna be an interesting person.
Though getting over their lost loves wasnt easy, Karlin says these men have come to appreciate the ones who hurt them.
He says, These were written years after the event. If theyd been asked to write about it 10 minutes after it happened, all the stories would be one word, and that word would be b■tch.
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