Michael Maiello
MeetMichael Maiello
Michael Maiello is a New York-based playwright, author and humorist. His work has appeared in McSweeney's, The New Yorker, and Weekly Humorist. He has two plays available through playscripts.com.

From the mind of Michael

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{Good News}, Fake News: An Oral History of the Trump Administration

A series of vignettes from some key figures from the Trump Administration show what went wrong, why, and what they maybe shouldn’t have missed.

Michael Maiello
August 3, 2020
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The Townsfolk Appeared… When {Stranger Than Fiction} Goes Wrong

Based on the true events of a multiracial family on a camping trip in Washington State, accused of being Antifa activists. Truly stranger than fiction.

Michael Maiello
June 23, 2020
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iPhone, You Person — An {Inner Monologue}

If your iPhone could talk, what would it say to you? No matter how old or new, your iPhone might be the strongest relationship in your life.

Michael Maiello
June 19, 2020
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Just Outside of Town: The {Quicksand} Story

Something weird is happening in the town. Better not get mixed up in it though, right? It’s not really our business to get involved.

Michael Maiello
April 2, 2020
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Letter Your Employer Is Sending You About Coronavirus

By now, we’ve all received our company’s letter about coronavirus. How does it spread? What do we do? How does Heather know so much about COVID-19?

Michael Maiello
March 9, 2020
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{Dear Satan}: I Did Your Bidding in Idaho

You sent me to wreak havoc at the Idaho caucuses, so I did my worst. Suck it, democracy. Wait, you did say Idaho, didn’t you? Satan?

Michael Maiello
February 10, 2020
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