about me

I live in Encinitas, CA, and have been a professional writer for the past 12 years. Before writing humor books and becoming a full-time copywriter, I spent eight years touring the country as a stand-up comedian. It was an awesome experience but a very unsustainable lifestyle, and I decided to put the microphone down so I could stop living in Red Rood Inns in Des Moines, Iowa. Now I write things from the comfort of my own home and go to the beach the vintage camper trailer we've been renovating. 

When I’m not writing I’m usually playing soccer, surfing mediocrely, or telling dumb jokes to my wife’s pregnant belly (neither of them laugh). Read more...


"Oh, Robbo. I’ll write you a testimonial if no one else is responding to your emails. You’re the most handsome, talented boy in the world!"

— Jeanne Pickard, Robbie's Mom