About Lia Romeo

Lia Romeo is an award-winning comic playwright, and co-author with her brother Nick Romeo of the humor book 11,002 Things to Be Miserable About and the humor blog www.thingstobemiserableabout.com.

Misery and the City

By January 23, 2009

Maybe it’s the cold, grey weather, or the fact that I slipped and fell on a patch of black ice while walking home last night.  Whatever it is, I’ve been thinking lately about how even though New York is vibrant … Read More

History’s Miseries

By January 22, 2009

While browsing the New York Times online this morning over coffee, I noticed an interesting statement in their editorial about President Obama.  Talking about the crowd at Tuesday’s inauguration, the editorial staff wrote: "By the hundreds of thousands they came … Read More

A Few Miserable Facts

By January 21, 2009

After we finished writing 11,002 Things to Be Miserable About, my brother Nick and I decided to start a humor blog called, Things to Be Miserable About. (Ok, so we’re very creative when it comes to misery, but not quite … Read More

Things About the Inauguration to Be Miserable About

By January 20, 2009

Yesterday I wrote about how, after spending the past year of my life writing 11,002 Things to Be Miserable About, I’ve become an expert in seeing the misery in just about anything.  And so today, in honor of an important … Read More

How the Misery Began

By January 19, 2009

Lia Romeo, co-author of 11,002 Things to Be Miserable About, is guest blogging this week as one of Jewcy‘s Lit Klatsch bloggers. The book, which Lia wrote with her brother, Nick, is a list of 11,002 reasons to be unhappy, … Read More