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Frank Lesser 

Frank Lesser is an Emmy-winning writer for The Colbert Report who’s also written for At Home with Amy Sedaris. He’s the author of a humor book about sad monsters called Sad Monsters: Growling on the Outside, Crying on the Inside and the creator of an animated series about monsters in therapy called You're Not A Monster. He promises his next project won’t be about monsters (but if it is, they’ll be happy this time).

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You're Not A Monster

Frank is the creator, writer, and series director of this short animated series starring Kelsey Grammer, Eric Stonestreet, Aparna Nancherla, and many others.

Max Seward's patients really are the horrifying monsters they think they are ... because they really are horrifying monsters. But as this para-therapist struggles with his own demons - and his vampire great-grandfather who left him his practice - he learns that the only thing worse than being undead is being unloved.

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Frank's humor has been published in the New Yorker, The New York Times,  Slate, and McSweeney's.

Sad Monsters

"Thanks to this hilarious book, I'm no longer scared of monsters. However, I am still terrified of books." — Stephen Colbert

"Delightful and definitive proof that the undead are just as unhappy as the rest of us." — Seth Grahame-Smith, author of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies 


"Sad Monsters is utterly hilarious. Then scary. Then hilarious again." — Scott Kenemore, author of The Zen of Zombie



Greg Walter | 3 Arts

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