Brad Listi is like an evil, creative genius without the crazy hair. He may also not be particularly evil…or even ill-tempered. What is true is that through a potent combination of talent and force of will, Brad has brought forth into being a Los Angeles Times bestselling novel called Attention. Deficit. Disorder., as well as the well-known online culture magazine and literary community, The Nervous Breakdown. More recently, he has spun off TNB Books, an independent press specializing in literary fiction and nonfiction, publishing works by well-loved authors D.R. Haney and Lenore Zion, among others. He is also the razor sharp host of Other People, a twice-weekly podcast featuring in-depth, inappropriate interviews with today’s leading authors. You can read about his struggle in Issue 2 and…the “creative genius” part still stands.