About the Author:
M. Asher Cantrell is the pen name of M. Asher Cantrell because he doesn’t understand how pseudonyms work.
Ashe was born in Nashville, TN and received a B.A. in English/Writing from Middle Tennessee State University. He now lives near Nashville in an apartment that is smaller than the inside of many automobiles.
You can contact him (work offers welcome) by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or, if you’re lucky and within about a 100 yard radius, you can try shouting his name loudly.
Author or co-author of 30+ articles with more than 60 million total views
Writer of over half a dozen articles, such as the popular “12 Proposed U.S. States That Didn’t Make the Cut”
Film School Rejects
12-week article run, including the viral hit “6 Things Hollywood Doesn’t Want You To Know About”
-Short story, “Blind Love.” Published on Weaponizer.co.uk, an independent fiction webzine
-Short story, “Mirage.” Published in Four Humors by Wordplague Books (Out of print)
-One-act play, “Interrogation.” A selection for Marshall University’s First Annual Robert Hinchman New Works Festival in 2007 and a finalist for the Region IV American College Theater Festival in 2008 (Director Jeff McLaren won in his category)
10/9/12: Wisconsin Public Radio - The Kathleen Dunn Show for “12 Proposed U.S. States That Didn’t Make the Cut” from mentalfloss.com
3/9/11: Film School Rejects - Reject Radio for “5 Hollywood Secrets That Explain Why So Many Movies Suck” from Cracked.com
9/20/11: CNNMoney - Cracked.com’s Crowdsourced Humor briefly shows “7 Insane Easter Eggs Hidden in Movies and TV Shows”
4/15/11: Adult Swim - A bump titled Cattle Injury Deaths references “6 Statistically Full of Shit Dangers the Media Loves to Hype” from Cracked.com.
Social Media/Celebrity mentions
9/19/11 - Film critic Roger Ebert shared “6 Things Hollywood Doesn’t Want You to Know About” on Facebook
1/31/11 - Lead singer of Fall Out Boy, Patrick Stump, shared “5 Complaints That Are Statistically B.S.” on Twitter