'Decoding the Heavens' by Jo Marchant Michael Sims, Sims has written for various publications including American Archaeology and the New Statesman and is the author, most recently, of "In the Womb: Animals From the National Geographic Society."
So 10 comedians walk into the Improv . . . Pat Mellon, Pat Mellon is a writer and former morning radio host who has been doing stand-up for eight years. He hosts the open mike at on Wednesday nights, and when he isn't on stage, you can find him playing volleyball in Manhattan Beach in a red mesh Speedo.