Nikesh Shukla is the author of the Costa First Novel-shortlisted Coconut Unlimited, an e-book about the 2011 London riots, Generation Vexed (with Kieran Yates), and the Channel 4 Comedy Lab pilot, Kabadasses. His stories have appeared on BBC Radio 4, the Book Slam anthology, The Moth magazine, Best British Short Stories 2013, Five Dials, Teller Magazine, The Guardian and The Sunday Times. He co-hosts the podcast Meat Up, Hulk Out with James Smythe, and the author-on-author podcast, The Subaltern. He currently lives in Bristol but was born and always will be a Londoner. He is an avid reader of Spider-Man comics and once met Michael Jackson on a train.
He looks at me, into the core of my soul, and says, “This is my big white willy. I love my big white willy. It’s not a brown willy. It’s a white one.” He repeats this a few more times. My friends don’t quite know what to say.