Bill Barol

I've written for a lot of sites and publications. I’m also the author of THANKS FOR KILLING ME, a novel. More? www.billbarol.com


Think Like A Writer!


Imagine what life could be like if your thoughts had no boundaries — if you could transform a dull moment into an adventurous romp in your head — and think like a writer


Go Set A Watchman: Advance Excerpts


Amid widespread excitement at the discovery of a “lost” work by Harper Lee, some have raised concerns that the 88-year-old novelist may have been pressured into publishing it…. The announcement comes months after the death of her sister Alice, a lawyer who for decades had administered her younger sibling’s affairs. Alice, who died last November aged 103


My Home, Your Hoffice

A new Swedish project aims to help freelancers find it easier to get things done, by transforming apartments and homes into temporary coworking spaces. In the morning


Now Screening For Critics: “Jerk Detective”


Good morning. We’re — can everybody hear me in the back?

(Adjusts mic)


Think Like A Writer!


Imagine what life could be like if your thoughts had no boundaries — if you could transform a dull moment into an adventurous romp in your head — and think like a writer


Your Custom Visualizations For Today


Are you sitting comfortably? Good. Begin in the usual way, with a few nice deep breaths. Then allow your breath to return to its natural rhythm. Be…


What My Mother Can Do With Her Mind


The problem isn’t that my elderly mother suddenly developed telekinetic powers. The problem is that she’s so negative about it. It’s “Uch, I’m exhausted…


Goodbye To My New York


How can I say goodbye to New Tork, the city that’s been my home for — Hang on. I’m being advised that it’s actually “New York.” Stand corrected.


The Bieber Deposition: The Unpublished Excerpts


Last week leaked excerpts of a deposition by pop singer Justin Bieber appeared online. These selections were previously unreleased.


Your Ship’s News

January 30, 2014


A deserted cruise ship crawling with cannibal rats is feared to be heading towards Britain, marine experts revealed. The 300-ft. Lyubov


de Blasio Unbound


TO: Bill de Blasio

FROM: Staff

RE: Polling and The Sprint To Election Day