A Trusted Friend in a Complicated World

Katie McKenna

Katie McKenna is a professional fund-raiser and stand-up comedian living in Brooklyn. She runs a blog called Small Bites and Little Victories and is an expert on the best date spots in New York City. How to Get Run Over by a Truck is her first book.

How I Got Run Over by an Eighteen Wheeler—and Survived

The last thing I remember before actually being run over was the hollow sound of my fist banging the side of the truck, and then I felt as though I was tumbling. All I could think was, Sweet Jesus, please let this man stop before the second set of wheels comes for me.