Synopses & Reviews
Written in side-splitting and often cringe-inducing detail, Paul Feig takes you in a time machine to a world of bombardment by dodge balls, ill-fated prom dates, hellish school bus rides, and other aspects of public school life that will keep you laughing in recognition and occasionally sighing in relief that you aren't him. Kick Me is a nostalgic trip for the inner geek in all of us.
"I love Paul Feig's sense of humor in a platonic way. This book is hilarious. I recommend it to people like me. And to people who don't like me." Garry Shandling
"Whether he's triumphant or humiliated, Feig is a droll storyteller." Booklist
"With this collection of very funny essays, Feig once again captures the experience of teenagehood with all its insecurities, embarrassments, angst, and obsessions....It is certain to release a rush of memories in all who have finally come to grips with the awkwardness of having grown up." Library Journal
"Teens will find lots to laugh at and relate to in these tales of insecure geekdom, even though the events took place more than 20 years ago, in the time of Olivia Newton-John records and polyester pants." School Library Journal
The creator of the cult classic TV series Freaks and Geeks offers a truly hilarious and blisteringly honest look at his real-life high school experiences to which every adult can relate.
About the Author
Paul Feig is a movie and television writer, director, and producer. He is a two-time Emmy nominee and lives in Los Angeles.