MARK NUTTER

MARK NUTTER

APTLY-NAMED AUTHOR,
COMPOSER, LYRICIST AND
SCREENWRITER.

Giant Banana Over Texas,
Sunset Cruise on the River Styx,
Almost Heroes, The Bicycle Men,
Re-Animator: The Musical,
Christmas Smackdown.

MY WORK

BOOKS

My short story collections. Monty Python meets S.J. Perelman meets Monty Python again meets the pizza guy at the front door.

GIANT BANANA OVER TEXAS

SUNSET CRUISE ON THE RIVER STYX

MY WORK

MUSIC

Comedy for your ears. Songs written by me. Some songs written by me and someone else. Sung by me and others.

THE BICYCLE MEN

CHRISTMAS SMACKDOWN

TWISTED SONGS FOR TWISTED SOPHISTICATES

APTLY -NAMED AUTHOR, PLAYWRIGHT AND SONGWRITER

MORE ABOUT MARK

MARK NUTTER grew up in a motel near Joliet, Illinois, which is not as glamorous as it sounds. He acquired a taste for absurd comedy in the womb. Mark is the author of Giant Banana Over Texas: Darkly Humorous Tales, and Sunset Cruise on the River Styx: Dark, Absurd Tales. He’s been published in That Is So Wrong!, Jokes Review, HAVOK Magazine, Mystery Weekly, Dear Leader Tales, and The Daily Drunk.

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New blogs and old blogs. Sure to delight those who like blogs.

RUN BEFORE YOU WALK

RUN BEFORE YOU WALK

Part One: Run On July 17, 2022, I finished a half-marathon, 13.1 miles from Napa to Sonoma in Northern California. This is the story of how a tall awkward uncoordinated young man became a tall awkward uncoordinated half-marathon-finishing senior citizen. I never played team sports. Not that I haven’t enjoyed watching them. I loved seeing […]

Does Self-Help Help?

Does Self-Help Help?

“Hello. My name is Mark, and I’m a self-help bookaholic.” “Hello, Mark,” answer thirty million people. Like so many buyers of self-help books, I see a title that promises to address something I’m feeling in the moment, an emotional need. So I buy the book. By spending money on a book, I have helped myself. […]

A Slight Obsession with James Bond

A Slight Obsession with James Bond

Speaking as someone with no qualifications whatsoever to discuss childhood development (aside from having once been a child), it seems to me there’s a point in a person’s growth—around age nine, ten, or eleven—when parents or parental figures are no longer the most important adults in said person’s life. Young humans then turn to the […]

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