“If they give you ruled paper,
write the other way.”

— Juan Ramón Jiménez

About the author

A professional journalist for more than 35 years,  Al Walentis reported on the Jon and Kate Gosselin saga for Us Weekly during the summer of 2009 and is the author of "The Secret World of Jon and Kate: The Stupidest Story in the History of the Universe and the People Who Covered It."  He is a former film critic and entertainment editor for the Reading Eagle and is the winner of five Keystone Press awards. Al has contributed to Filmfax magazine, Weekly World News, and Berks County Living. He now teaches writing and film  at Reading Area Community College.