Tony DuShane is the author and screenwriter of Confessions of a Teenage Jesus Jerk, published by Soft Skull Press and directed by Eric Stoltz.

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His journalism and essays has appeared in The Los Angeles TimesMother JonesPenthouseThe RumpusThe Believer, and other media outlets. He was a music columnist for The San Francisco Chronicle and wrote 100s of articles covering books, film, and music for the newspaper between 2006 – 2015. His radio show and podcast Drinks with Tony ran from 2002 – 2015 and included many guests including Steve Buscemi, Nick Cave, Richard Hell, Chelsea Handler, Miranda July, and more. DuShane teaches novel writing at UCLA Extension.