Alfred Ryan Nerz Author, 'Marijuanamerica: One Man's Quest to Understand America's Dysfunctional Love Affair with Weed'

Alfred Ryan Nerz is a freelance journalist who has written for NPR, Esquire, and the History Channel. To support his writing habit, he has modeled for teen romance novels and emceed dozens of eating contests worldwide. His appearances have included The Today Show and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, where he discussed his previous work, Eat This Book: A Year of Gorging and Glory on the Competitive Eating Circuit.