James Folta

James Folta is a writer, comedian, and carpenter living in Brooklyn. Find more of his work at or on Twitter, @JamesFolta.

Stories By James Folta

The Man Behind the Glass

“Hello, I’m a taxidermist here."

Hell of a Race

With a runner negotiating with his maker on his heels, this author gets an ungodly gift when they cross the finish line.

Lets Be Honest: Dogs Are Really Just Indoor Wolves

Surrounded by artwork worth millions, and carpentry tools, I met my greatest fear.

Crash of the Century

Ninety-five years ago, a horrific train wreck wiped a Brooklyn street off the map, and changed the city’s subway system forever.

Making All Stressful Stops

I was dissolving in the tunnels beneath the Big Apple. A real New York nightmare.