Mark Leyner is the author of My Cousin, My Gastroenterologist; Tooth Imprints on a Corn Dog;I Smell Esther Williams; Et Tu Babe; and The Tetherballs of Bougainville. He has written scripts for a variety of films and television shows. His writing appears regularly inThe New Yorker, Time, and GQ.
Billy Goldberg, M.D., is an emergency medicine physician on faculty at a New York City teaching hospital. He is also a writer and artist whose paintings have been exhibited in New York City.
Is There a Doctor in the House?
Say youre at a party. Youve had a martini or three, and you mingle through the crowd, wondering how long you need to stay before going out for pizza. Suddenly youre introduced to someone new, Dr. Nice Tomeetya. You forget the pizza. Now is the perfect time to bring up all those strange questions youd like to ask during an office visit with your own doctor but havent had the guts (or more likely the time) to do so. Youre filled with liquid courage . . . now is your chance! If youve ever wanted to ask a doctor . . .
How do people in wheelchairs have sex?
Why do I get a killer headache when I suck down my milkshake too fast?
Can I lose my contact lens inside my head forever?
Why does asparagus make my pee smell?
Why do old people grow hair on their ears?
Is the old adage beer before liquor, never sicker, liquor before beer . . . really true?
. . . then Why Do Men Have Nipples?
is the book for you.
Compiled by Billy Goldberg, an emergency medicine physician, and Mark Leyner, bestselling author and well-known satirist,Why Do Men Have Nipples?
offers real factual and really funny answers to some of the big questions about the oddities of our bodies.