03/24/2011 12:01 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Bill Ryan On Why He Wants To Be Insulted By Authors

Somewhere in New York this week, Bill Ryan might be found standing in line after an author's reading, waiting his turn for a few words and a signature. While some people get nervous waiting to speak to an author, Ryan is often more nervous than most. That's because he's not just hoping for an autograph -- he's hoping for an insult.

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