We’re talking about Books That Make You Cranky
We’re all cranky right now, aren’t we? We’ve been cooped up for months, people we live with are driving us batty, it’s cold—winter—can’t go outside much, the holidays are over and we got months to go before a vaccine kicks in. Plus, politics, and the situation in the world right now, is literally making some people downright crank-a-sauruses! Or something.
With all the self-help books on the market, one that tells us it’s okay to be cranky and to embrace our crankiness is pretty darn refreshing.
I am happy to present Steven Joseph, author of “The Crankatsuris Method: A Grownup Guide to Effective Crankiness”, a book that flips notions of crankiness on its head. Steven wrote it on the heels of the wildly popular children’s book, “The Last Surviving Dinosaur: The TyrantoCrankaTsuris”.
This is Steven Joseph’s second appearance on the show. He is a first generation American, son of a Holocaust Survivor, an attorney, a negotiator, a speaker a five-time Boston Marathon and 16 time NYC Marathon runner.
He is also a humorist who has spent 28 years as a partner with therapists, a life-time of schuckling at countless synagogues, as well as many years sitting on a cushion staring at a white wall at the Village Zendo. However, he’s still smart enough to know that he hasn’t figured everything out – except for crankiness.