THE GABBLER

Nonfiction essays and prose.

MOLESKINE CONFESSIONS

Monday, July 30th, 2012

A Face Full of Humiliation, or, How the Boy Scouts Ruined My Life

The following excerpt comes from a book of essays written by former Boy Scouts who were asked to leave the organization following either accusations or open admissions of homosexuality. The book is due out this August and will be titled Living Outside the Scout Law.  This particular excerpt tells the story of John Cooper, a

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

The Epic Poetry of Eminem

The following is an excerpt from the debut book of poetry “Inner Paradise, Lost and Found” from the rapper, songwriter, actor, and record producer Marshall Mathers (often referred to by his stage name, Eminem). In a recent...

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

In Death, Writer Judy Freudberg Reveals 'Blood Red Elmo'

The following is an excerpt from the personal diary of Judy Freudberg. Freudberg was a well-known writer on Sesame Street and also co-wrote the screenplays for the animated films An American Tail and The Land Before Time....

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

If I Did Cut It (Here’s How It Happened)

The following excerpt is from GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s latest memoir, titled Foundations of Excellence. The memoir deals exclusively with Romney’s time at the prestigious Cranbrook School in Bloomfield, Michigan and will be published in late...

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Everything I Know About Politics, I Learned in Retail

The following is an excerpt from New Jersey State Senator Lizzy Buckner’s new memoir entitled Politics from the Heart: How a Small Town Jersey Girl Became a Government Hot Shot. Senator Buckner, an independent, is best known for...

Monday, April 16th, 2012

The Bieber Shuffle

The following is an excerpt from Tiger Son: the Story of a Boy Unjustly Labeled “Bully,” a memoir written by Molly Mackenzie, whose son, Thomas, was forced to transfer several schools after various series of bullying incidents resulted...

Saturday, April 7th, 2012

The Right Way to Spot Mr. Wrong, by America's Sweetheart

The following is an excerpt from the first page of Jennifer Aniston’s debut collection of short stories and essays, titled “Mr. Wrong.” Aniston began writing the book on the set of the film “Wanderlust” in late 2010 –...

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