Writer Jonathan Ames

Tarzan, My Hero

Jonathan Ames In the Green Room

Jonathan Ames is the author of the novels The Extra Man and Wake Up, Sir!, creator of the TV show Bored to Death, and the creator of and show runner for the TV show Blunt Talk, which features Patrick Stewart and is scheduled to air on the Starz network in 2015. Before talking with Joshua Wolf Shenk about the chemistry of great collaborations, he discussed his boxing prowess, why his laptop is perpetually dirty, and his admiration of Tarzan (the one from the novels not the movies) in the Zócalo green room.

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