Joe Donatelli is a journalist in Los Angeles who is comfortable referring to himself in the third person. He was born and raised in Cleveland and is a graduate of Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism and the Upright Citizens Brigade L.A., both fine schools. He is the author of “The Marching Band Refused to Yield” and “Full Griswold: Stories from a Honeymoon in Italy.” Donatelli has written articles for the Los Angeles Times, Reason, Slate, Scripps-Howard, Salon, Cracked and spent two years as a writer and editor at Playboy. He currently is the digital managing editor at Los Angeles magazine. In his spare time he sets his mouth on fire with hot sauce.