Brian VanHooker is a staff writer at MEL and Zimbio, specializing in pop culture, food (especially pizza) and long form oral histories. He is the co-creator of the comic book "Barnum & Elwood" and "The Tramp," a comedy pilot starring John O'Hurley. He also hosts a TMNT interview podcast called "Turtle Tracks" and was once called a "Good Guy" by Mr. T.
Recent Articles and Specials
An appletini a day most certainly does not keep this doctor away.  
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