C. James Bye

Writer, Musician, Consumer of Nerd Culture.


"Top Five Fan Theories for Movies I Snagged From the Used DVD Section of My Local Family Video Store the Week Before It Closed" at Hypertext Magazine

"Dinnerview: C. James Bye" by Danielle Susi at Entropy

Tip Your Songwriter: Lansing’s music scene sounds off on licensing fees at Lansing City Pulse

Innovate and infiltrate: Inaugural Lansing Maker Week showcases the local creative spirit at Lansing City Pulse

How to be Temporarily Unemployed at The Prague Revue

How to Get Fat: A Celebration of All the Choices That Led Me to My Rubenesque Glory and Definitely Not a Generalization about All Overweight People Ever (I Feel You about That Thyroid Problem, Bruh) at The Prague Revue

How to Get an Adrenaline Rush if You Fear Physical Harm at The Prague Revue 

 "Language" in the upcoming anthology, Bedtime Stories for Everyone (Wicked East Press)

"How to Fight the Loneliness" at The Prague Revue

"How to Enjoy a Summer Music Festival" at The Prague Revue

"How to Watch Your Favorite Films with Your Feminist Girlfriend" at The Prague Revue

"How the Ways You Now Spend Your Weekend Show Just How Old You've Gotten" at The Prague Revue

"How to Separate the Art from the Artist" at The Prague Revue

"How to Not Kill Yourself in the New Year" at The Prague Revue

"How to Use Netflix to Remind Your Spouse of Your Five-Year Plan to Wait to Have Children" at The Prague Revue

"How to Home-Record Music Like You're Lou Reed and too Cool to Give a Damn" at The Prague Revue

"The Prog Review: Progressive Rock through a King Crimson Lense" at The Prague Revue

"How to Enjoy Batman Comics: a Love Letter" at The Prague Revue 

"Things I Could Write About, but Why Drudge Up all That 1-10" at decomP 

"How to Waste Five Hours on Wikipedia" at The Prague Revue

"Photo Opportunity" available for Kindle and e-readers in the anthology The Flashing Type Issue 2

"Advice for Non-Teens About to Get into Trouble Dealing with Troubled Teens" at Monkeybicycle 

"A Review of My Opinion of Toast" at Knee-Jerk

Various Album Reviews at The Shepherd Express

Various Arts & Entertainment Reporting (2004-present)

As Sheldon Weasley

 "A Review of My Techniques as a Crime-Busting Streetfighter by Sheldon Weasley"

"A Review of My Favorite Most Popular Things on the Internet by Sheldon Weasley"


"The Way We Sleep Talks with Actor/Writer Joe Lo Truglio"  

"Knee-Jerk Talks with Doug Benson" 

"Knee-Jerk Talks with Paul Levitz of DC Comics" 

"Knee-Jerk Talks to Frank Conniff" 

"Knee-Jerk Talks to Jaimee Wriston Colbert" 

"OFFLINE, VOL. 1 EXCERPT: Knee-Jerk Talks with Harold Ramis"

"Knee-Jerk Talks with Harold Ramis Complete Audio Version" 


"The Intraoral Kinsey Scale," "Brand Refresh," & "It Doesn't Fucking Matter" performed by Comedy Coven for show XXIV: Fake & Gay

Four Songs at MadHat issue #15: "Eye on the World"

"Kickstarter 2011 Contributor Songs" 

"Dear Steve/Dear Casey" 

"Gesture 6" featured in The Chicago Shakespeare Company's 2011 production of en route 

"Variation XI" featured in The Chicago Shakespeare Company's 2011 production of en route 


Staff Transition Videos for Michigan State University

"Dear Steve/Dear Casey" at Hypertext 




"Livin' with E.T." 

"Maeby the Dog Gnaws on a Bone"


"Cute Things" 


"Apples to Apples" 

"Flicker, Twitter, Tumblr, Baby" 

"Knee-Jerkstar Galactica"

"Knee-Jerk Circle Jerk"


"Ben Tanzer Grows a Mustache"

"The Chosen One" 

"Steve Gets Punched" 


"Engaged Editing Duo Breaks Beds" at The Good Men Project  

 "He Said/She Said, an In-Bed Conversation" at Another Chicago Magazine

"The Way We Sleep Podcast" at  Monkeybicycle

"I Dream Secret Dreams: an Interview-In-Excerpts with The Way We Sleep" at The Collagist 

"The Way We Sleep to Music" at Hobart

 "Knee-Jerk Talks to Jessa Marsh and C. James Bye About The Way We Sleep" at Knee-Jerk 


"Ask the Editors: the Men of Knee-Jerk" at [Pank]

Interview with Ben Tanzer at This Podcast Will Change Your Life

"Knee-Jerk Reaction: Local Writers Discuss Their Literary Magazine" at Center Square Journal

"Knee-Jerk Magazine: Launching our Monthly Magazine" at Chicago Artists Resource 


Author page: https://www.amazon.com/author/cjamesbye