You Are Nothing

Admirers of the editor (and comedy fans alike) might like to hear about my first book, published last week by comedy media octopus, Go Faster Stripe.

The book is called You Are Nothing and (far from being a self-help book with a title like that) is an “unreliable history” of the avant-garde early work of super-comedians Stewart Lee, Roger Mann, Simon Munnery, and their amazing friends.

I’ve loved Go Faster Stripe since they were formed in 2005 and I’m profoundly happy to have produced something with them.

Properly against the grain in style and in subject, You Are Nothing was a thrill to write and will be thrice as thrilling to read (lest my eyes be plucked from their sockets by a tribe of the commonest wooodland mammals).

Read more about the book (and place your order if you like the sound of it) here.


Robert Wringham is the editor of New Escapologist. He also writes books and articles. Read more at

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