Rives is a poet and pop-up book designer from New York City. He favors romance, wordplay and jokes that don't suck.
He is a regular on "HBO's Def Poetry Jam" and the annual TED Conference and was co-host of the Bravo TV special "Ironic Iconic America."
From a friend of the writer, some words:
There's a message I've heard Big and loud with 2 little words The gospel will be spread to the young and living, the old and dead On the net and in stadiums In the flesh and at web stocks My people. My Friends Two words. Rives Rocks.