Andy Boyle is a writer, comedian, web developer, and author of ADULTHOOD FOR BEGINNERS: All the Life Secrets Nobody Bothered to Tell You. His work has been in Esquire, The Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe, The St. Petersburg Times and The New York Times Regional Media Group, where his work was cited in the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News. When he's not teaching a class in digital storytelling at Columbia College Chicago or working on screenplays, he performs comedy wherever he can, usually in venues that shouldn't allow comedy. He lives in Chicago with his way-too-fluffy cat Tiberius. Find him at and on Twitter @andymboyle.