Joe Tripician

Biography

Joe Tripician is an award-winning Producer/Writer/Director and Playwright. His work has been broadcast on Network and Cable television across America, Europe and Japan, and has shown at the Cannes Film Festival.

Joe received his first EMMY award for the documentary "Metaphoria" broadcast in the US on PBS in 1991.

Joe's humor book, "The Official Alien Abductee's Handbook", was published by Andrews and McMeel in 1997. Author and Futurist Robert Anton Wilson called it: "The funniest book I've read since the Warren Report." Famed scientist John C. Lilly said: "Joe Tripician has achieved the impossible: a truly funny book on alien abductions."

In 1996 Joe wrote, recorded and performed an alien song ("Ozark Melody") with the legendary Jeff Buckley along with musical partner Frederick Reed.

In May of 2002, Joe performed in his one-man play, "Balkanized at Sunrise", based on his 1997 trip to the Balkans. His Balkan journey began when the Croatian government hired him to write an official biography of their president. Much hilarity ensured.

In 2012, Joe published a controversial book: "MY NIGHT WITH SARAH PALIN ... and other disturbing stories"

Joe spends his time between New York and Brazil with his wife and two daughters, who do most of the translating for him.

Smashwords Interview

When did you first start writing?
I started writing alien stories at age six on the walls of my parent's house in South Jersey. Seeing my natural talent my mom and dad encouraged me to go into sports.
What's the story behind your latest book?
Immortality Wars is a sci-fi book about Private Detective Harry Tidbit who is hired to save the State from terrorist attacks. One day Harry learns that his employers have plans to kill him, along with an entire generation of new immortals.
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Joe Tripician online

Website: http://joetripician.com
Twitter: joetrip

Videos

Balkanized at Sunrise
The true story of how a sci-fi author was recruited to keep a Balkan president from the War Crimes Tribunal. See Joe Tripician navigate between toadying government aides, lying politicians, harassed dissident journalists, and Croatian and Bosnian women looking for a quick visa in "Balkanized at Sunrise", a fascinating exposé of political, moral, and sexual proportions. These excerpts from were recorded on May 2, 2002 at Dixon Place Theater in NYC to a sold-out house.

Books

Joe Tripician: Obras Seleccionadas, Volumen 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,350. Language: Spanish. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Historias extrañas e impactantes de la mente retorcida del galardonado director y autor Tripician Joe. Se incluyen los duros cuentos de la depravación, la ciencia ficción extraña e inquietante, guiones apasionantes y sátira social perversa. Traducción realizada por Pablo Martin Agüero de Cuentos Breves.
Immortality Wars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
"Death before immortality!" A group of dissatisfied new immortals rebel against being stuck in their aged bodies. Private detective Harry Tidbit uncovers a plot to use them in nefarious experiments, and soon becomes a target by competing forces.
MY NIGHT WITH SARAH PALIN … and other disturbing stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,000. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Strange and shocking stories from the twisted mind of award-winning director and author Joe Tripician. Included are hard-boiled tales of depravity, eerie and unsettling science fiction, riveting screenplays, and debauched social satire.
Balkanized at Sunrise
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,600. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
After the bloody Balkan wars of the '90s, the Croatian government hired a penniless science-fiction author to write the official biography of its President. Instead of propaganda, the biography became a darkly comic and sadly tragic tale of deception, danger, death and desire, where guilt abounds, but responsibility remains elusive. "Balkanized at Sunrise": a true and fascinating memoir.

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