Donald McCarthy currently lives on Long Island in New York. He is attending the City College of New York's MFA program while tutoring and teaching. His writing has appeared in Pseudopod, The Progressive Populist, Screen Spy, KZine, The Death and Taxes, and more. He is currently an ongoing writer for the website Drunk Monkeys where he writes about all sorts of topics ranging politics to television to the films of David Lynch. He doesn't understand what's so special about the beach.