An iconic staple of both the NYC and LA Comedy Scene, Rick Shapiro is known for his ability in and mastery of long-form, theatrical comedy and improv. As a comic laureate, Rick's ability to make up much of his trademark long sets on the spot places him in a league of his own. Today, Rick places down the microphone to join Paradisiac Publishing with his first publication; A compilation of over 200 writings of existential history driven by of his inner most demons, eclectic life style, and love of women. No industry, politician, chain, label, religion, or race escapes the observation of Rick's guise. Step into his mind. Engage in his thought. Walk the landscape of Rick's reality.