Satirist Michael Gerber has written for The New Yorker,The New York Times, The Village Voice, NPR, "Saturday Night Live" and many other places. His novels (Freshman) and parodies (Barry Trotter, Blarnia, A Christmas Peril) have sold 1.2 million copies in twenty languages worldwide...and that doesn't even include the pirated PDF your 12-year-old nephew has on his iPad. In September, the life-long Beatles fan released Life After Death for Beginners, a satirical mystery based on the murder of John Lennon.