Journal of a Schoolyard Bully Notes on Noogies, Wet Willies, and Wedges by Farley Katz


Journal of a Schoolyard Bully Notes on Noogies, Wet Willies, and Wedges by Farley Katz

Niko Kaylor, the terror of his middle school, doles out wedgies and collects money he doesn't need. When he is forced to begin keeping a journal of his activities to curb his bullying ways, he secretly turns his diary into a how-to guide for bullies. Now, against the wishes of his peers, Niko plans to conquer his middle school and teach everyone a lesson in bullying, including his teachers.


The book has many funny moments... Katz has an inventive mind along the lines of Roz Chast's. - The New York Times Book Review

About the Author

At 26, Farley Katz is the youngest staff cartoonist for The New Yorker, where he's published over fifty cartoons. Last year he wrote and edited the New Yorker's comedy blog, The Cartoon Lounge. He's written jokes and drawn cartoons for Mad Magazine, Saturday Night Live, and The Harvard Lampoon, where he was an editor in college. After graduating, he moved to Los Angeles where he developed a comedy pilot for Endemol, and wrote and directed for Budweiser's Bud T.V. His work has appeared on and in Narrative magazine. He lives in New York City where he writes and draws the webcomic Kids Are Dumb (

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272 pages


Farley Katz
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Publication date

17th October 2011



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