Ben Greenman

Ben performed on stage at Joe’s Pub in our October 24, 2023 edition of Seriously Entertaining, speaking on the evening’s theme, “What Goes Around.”​​

​​Ben Greenman is a New York Times-bestselling author and New Yorker contributor who has written both fiction and nonfiction. His novels and short-story collections include The Slippage and Superbad; he was Questlove’s collaborator on Mo’ Meta Blues and Something to Food About; and he has written memoirs with George Clinton and Brian Wilson. His newest book, written with Sly Stone about his life, is Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin): A Memoir.

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