Ben Friedman

Ben Friedman is a poet, screenwriter and spiritual seeker currently running a Kickstarter campaign to produce his first independent film (based off his award winning screenplay). His interests include cosmology, the esoteric in pop culture, and the historical factors that lead to social change. He also believes deeply in the Jewish principle he was raised on of “tikkun olam” – fixing the world. He graduated in 2007 from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in creative writing and film theory, which he is still trying to put to good use. Connect with him on

Stories by Ben Friedman

Going Postal

Illustrated by Michael Ilkiw

At this point in his life, it no longer comes as a surprise to Reginald when the tighty-whities he has on are faded stone-gray. After all, he’s owned this particular pair for over four years, and he’s been wearing it more and more often recently. They are simply the pair he owns that have held up …

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