The Guy Under the Sheets

Here we have autobiography as Munchausen syndrome, as comedian Chris Elliott fantasticates the rudiments of his life into a two-fisted, continents-spanning farce. Whether washing up as a castaway on Marlon Brando's private island or disposing of corpses for the Mafia, Elliott provides not only insights into his formative influences but also slabs of his twisted imagination.

April 23: " 'A job,' the woman repeated again, smiling, as if I hadn't heard her. 'Would you like one?' "

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.